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Marvelous Monochromes

Maximize your hue with a view that just won’t stop Put some purple power behind your program with one of this year’s hottest hues. Traditionally suited for royalty but perfect for anyone fit to be king, shades of violet complement … Continue reading

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Bright Spots for Shade

Think that dank, dark shady spot is the cross your garden has to bear? Think again—color and shade don’t have to be exclusive. How about Hakonechloa macra ‘Aureola’? Only the second grass to be named the Perennial Plant Association’s Perennial … Continue reading

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The Magic of Moon Gardens

If you’re like us, while you’d rather be deep in the dirt ’round the clock, you’re more likely to gaze at your garden in the wee hours rather than in the light of day, at least during the workweek. So … Continue reading

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A-Bee-Cs for Pollinators

Bee-witched by pollinators? …but bee-wildered by how to help them? Not long ago, many folks saw bees as scary bugs to flee or exterminate. Now that we all know how vital pollinators are, it’s just good gardening practice to welcome … Continue reading

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Time to Garden

Time to Garden!!! from Santa Rosa Gardens on Vimeo.

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Our Droughty Little Secret

The following is a public service announcement for gardeners. When selecting new varieties for your garden, you’ll often encounter the phrase “drought-resistant,” or “drought tolerant.” This descriptor is applied to numerous species, from Achillea and Agastache to Stachys. It’s accurate, … Continue reading

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Cook up something great – herbs every gourmet needs

Why look any farther for fresh flavors than your very own garden? A culinary garden can be the ultimate inspiration for budding cooks and gourmet chefs alike. Like any recipe, start your kitchen garden with the basics. Think light, placement, … Continue reading

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