gardeners


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…


Charlotte’s web

Most spiders aren’t scary, and control pests I had to admire her industriousness, even if the results made me scream. Spanning the width of our…


Like bees to honey

UC Davis Arboretum’s bountiful sales lure gardeners Maybe it’s pent-up demand or a need to plant something new. But when the Arboretum Teaching Nursery at…