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Growing a Biblical Garden: Connecting with Ancient Scriptures through Plants

Throughout the Bible, various plants, trees, and herbs are mentioned, each holding significant…

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5 Hot Weather Gardening Tips For Southern California

Here are a few ideas to help the garden make it though unusually hot weather in Southern…

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Matilija Poppies: The Enchanting Giants of The Wildflower World

Romneya coulteri, is commonly known as the California tree poppy or Matilija poppy.

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Narrowleaf Milkweed & Butterflies: Did You Know?

For California, the best milkweed species to support monarch butterflies and other pollinators is…

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9 Easy Steps To Start Roses From Cuttings

Rooting roses from cuttings is an easy and fun way to start new plants, especially on varieties no…

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Tips For Saving Plants From EXTREME Heat

Overall, plants are naturally equipped with a variety of mechanisms to protect themselves from…

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Tips For Planting Winter Tomatoes

"Winter" tomatoes are actually a group of varieties that will set fruit with temperatures in the…

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Spinach Alternative For Growing in Warm Climates

New Zealand spinach, Tetragonia tetragonoides, is a flowering plant in the fig-marigold family…

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Maximize Plant Root Health with This Cutting-Edge Technology

Here's a gardening tip on how to maximize root health with cutting-edge air & water-balancing…

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Warm Weather Substitute For Spinach

New Zealand Spinach, Tetragonia tetragonoides, is a flowering plant in the fig-marigold family…

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Peruvian Lily: The Happy Wanderer

Years ago, my husband Bruce and I planted the elegant spring - to summer-flowering Peruvian lilies…

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Gardeners Should Use Every Trick In The Book

Gardening book recommendations from author John Bagnasco.