gardening

Mistaken identity

Countless cases of mistaken identity this month got butterfly lovers excited. “With all the publicity given to the collapse of the California monarch population, I…


Succulents grow on you

More gardeners, young and old, are getting into fleshy water-wise plants known as succulents. They’re drawn by succulents’ sculptural good looks and ability to survive…


A fabulous stroll

A parade of moms, often with their children tagging along, will make its way through Sacramento’s Fabulous Forties neighborhood this coming weekend. It’s their treat….


Plant adaptations

A half century after hanging ferns and grape ivy seemed to decorate every California kitchen, houseplants are enjoying another moment in the sun. “There’s more…



Super blooms in the suburbs

Flower lovers don’t have to trek to the hills to see California poppies gone wild. “Super Bloom” has come to Sacramento. Gardeners throughout suburban Sacramento…


A city of gardeners

We are a community of gardeners. Our love of growing things is greater than our passion for politics or sports, and unites us in ways…