gardeners

Adaptation

Sacramento nurseries change during COVID-19 to keep customers safe—and stay in business Imagine having to totally rethink how you do business during your busiest time…

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Bug invasion

Even without “murder hornets,” Sacramento gardeners need to watch out for destructive insects “Murder hornets” may be getting all the buzz, but two other menacing…


Garden tour goes virtual

Instead of canceling during coronavirus, Native Plant Society will host online Gardens Gone Native is going virtual. Instead of canceling this popular Sacramento-area garden tour…




Drought worries

February has been bone dry, but it’s too early to turn on the sprinklers How about this weather? Unusually warm and dry temperatures may make…


A rosy tradition

In three hours, volunteers prune entire McKinley Park rose garden Rain can’t keep rose lovers out of this garden. The first Saturday of each year,…


Pruning time

You can’t smell the roses if they’re way over your head It’s time to tell your roses: Knock it off! November’s mostly dry and relatively…


Return of ‘The Claw’

Leaf season in Sacramento brings back curbside collection Scraaaape! “The Claw” is back and it’s music to my ears. As a Sacramento homeowner and avid…