weather

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…


Sad tomato

It’s a mixed bag for growers of heirloom varieties This was a tough summer in the Big Tomato. For many growers, Sacramento’s favorite crop struggled….


Hot tomato

Sacramento has the sun and heat tomato plants crave. But how much is too much? Sacramento loves tomatoes. The feeling is mutual. Any Sacramentan with…


When it rains, it pours

Feeling soggy? With so much late spring rain, this has been an unusual month, bringing some surprises to local gardeners. With temperatures 10 degrees or…