Gardening Articles

Project: Mission Blue, Phase II

Pruning Roses

Greener Pastures

Coast Live Oak & Birds

Supernatural Garden Magic

Free Garden Tour

Salvia: Easy to Grow Native

Planting for Monarchs

The Plant Invasion

Planet Horticulture Style of Landscaping

Monarch Butterflies

Blessingway Herbals

Sonoma Horticultural Nursery – A Hidden Gem in Sonoma County

The Wonder of Cover Crops

Fall Is For Planting!

Can Composting Help to Heal the Planet?

Glyphosate Chemical Used in Herbicides Known to Cause Cancer

Firewise Practices for Home Landscapes – Sonoma County Master Gardener Workshops

The Fire-Resistant Benefits of using Compost as Mulch in your Landscape

Before Fire Strikes: How to Prepare Your Home and Create a Resilient Rural Landscape

Fire Safe Landscaping

Plants that FUEL or RESIST Fire ~ Choose Wisely for Fire-Resistent Landscapes

Greywater is Great Water

Drying Fresh Lavender

Take a Walk on the Wild Side ~ Visiting California Carnivores

Sonoma County ~ A Vintage Rose ‘Terroir’ Where can you buy fragrant, vintage roses?

Community Soil Foundation: Building Healthy Communities Together

Beekind – Local Honey, Candles, Beekeeing Supplies and More

Tips for Fire Proofing Your Home’s Exterior

Planting for Pollinators – Spanning the Summer Dearth

Create an Oasis for Bees & Butterflies in your California Garden

Daily Acts now offering “Sustainable Services”

Chickens: Your Garden’s Best Pest Control

Choosing the Right Lavender for your Garden

Eco-Friendly Garden Tour – CA Native & Urban Gardens

Your Garden Sanctuary: An Escape from Reality

The Climate is Changing and so is the OAEC Nursery

Sonoma County Ag + Open Space Seeks Community Input on Draft Vital Lands Initiative

Restoring Oak Trees after the Sonoma County Wildfires

The Future of Landscaping is Ecological

American Robins in Our Sonoma County Gardens

New Year ~ New Relationship to Weeds

Totem Landscape Services, LLC

Fall and Winter Blooms for Year-Round Habitat

4 Edible Flowers for Late Summer

Seasonal Bee Gardening

The Power of the Patch: Gardening and Mental Health

Gardening with Children

Sonoma County Bees: Where’d They All Go?

Slow it. Spread it. Sink it. Store it! Stormwater Solutions for you

Creating Fruitful Yields – Winter Fruit Tree Pruning & Grafting

Design Your Dream Garden

Gardener Alert! Beware of Clopyralid and Aminopyralid

Gardening for Kids (and Cats)


Creating a Drought Tolerant Keyhole Kitchen Garden

Ground Covers: The Beautiful Carpet of Garden Design

Why Your Seed Matters

Butterfly Attracting Plants

Stone: A Natural Addition To Any Garden

From Drought to Deluge: An Ecological Approach to Addressing California’s Water Crisis as Homeowners and Land-Stewards.

How You Should Prepare for Summer Wildland Fires

Gardening for Bird Habitat

Sonoma County Bees: Where’d They all Go?

Gardening in Under Utilized Spaces

Start Your Own Backyard Apothecary

Make Your Own Compost

Heirlooms: Discover the Wealth of our Collective Plants Heritage

5 Reasons to Collect Rainwater

Lessons from our Front Yard – Daily Acts Demonstration Garden

Criteria to Consider in Growing Japanese Maples

Feeding Birds in Your Backyard, Are We Killing Them with Kindness?

Beauty and Balance

Help Fire Fighters Fight Drought

Attracting Anna’s Hummingbirds

Gail’s Gardens – February 2016

OpED – Sonoma County can Join Northern California Coastal GMO Free Zone

Successfully Growing Orchids in your Home

Heirlooms: Discover the Wealth of our Collective Plant Heritage

The Mystical Rose

Free Garden Tour Focuses on California Natives and Urban Homesteads

Conserve Water in Your Yard Despite Wet Winter

Master of the Dutch Wave

Demonstration ‘Food Forest’ garden at Santa Rosa JC Petaluma campus

Community Resilience and Drought Solutions!

Choosing the Perfect Dogwood Tree

Food Gardening in a Drought Year – WORKSHOPS

Winter Care for Roses

Drip Irrigation for Great Vegetable Yields

Local gardens suffered severe freeze damage

Marianne Uhl on Food Preservation

Caution – Songbirds are Nesting

Designing a Bird Friendly Garden

Hallberg Butterfly Garden Open House June 17, 2018

Gopher Tricks for Pacifists

Defining WHO does WHAT for Tree Care

Bamboo in Containers

Get the Dirt on Garden Clubs

Decorating Your Garden

Outdoor Rooms For Personal And Planetary Health

Plant Asparagus in Spring

Making Your Garden Climate Resilient

Garden Basics at iGrow Workshops

Winter Gardening

Getting your garden ready for winter

Using Compost & Mulch in your Garden

Plant Natives in the Fall

Growing Together

February is Time to Prune Fruit Trees

Quarryhill Botanical Garden

Graywater for Gardeners

350 Garden Challenge Sonoma County

Sudden Oak Death in Sonoma County

The Real Value In Buying Locally Grown Plants

Tree Care 101

Sustainable Gardening

Adventures in Intensive Backyard Farming

The History of Hydroponics

Garden Information Resources

Fire Resistant Plants

Aesthetics of Landscaping

Grown from Seed

Preventing Gardening Injuries

What if all the Honeybees Died?

Creating your own butterfly garden

Friendly Viticulture Farming

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