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Go native

Native plants are good for animals and save water Do something for local wildlife. Plant a native. If you want to help Sacramento birds, bees…


Smart, not lazy

Organic gardening pioneer says planning pays off When it comes to gardening, Robert Kourik sees value in being lazy. Take a step back, sit down…


Sticks and stones

Use mulch, not rocks, around lawn trees Rocks in a garden can be attractive. They can form paths or add accents. But rock mulch around…