Building community, one alley at a time: This piece is in the Summer issue of Country Gardens Magazine. My hat is off to all who came together and worked so hard to make this such a cool place. The creators, the sponsors, the city, the...

In the process of cleaning up this blog, which has been around for about ten years, some serious housecleaning has been undertaken. Old posts considered "old news" have been and will continue to be removed, information updated to reflect current news/science, etc. Right now, we...

I came across this today, and thought you might like to read up on Garden Trends for 2019. I'm passing this along from my friends at GARDEN DESIGN. Take to heart what you want, leave the rest. Here's the short version (why yes, it is...

Climate change and wildfires, two constants to remember in the coming gardening year. We may or may not have excessive heat. We may or may not have debilitating smoke-filled skies. But together we will do our very best, and hope for the best, and laugh...

The Wisteria is so luscious this year. We pruned it severely, and then once more for good measure. The bees are beein'...