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Enjoying the Santa Barbara Botanical Garden

Enjoying the Santa Barbara Botanical Garden

So I mentioned a couple posts ago that we went Santa Barbara.... And I mentioned that the Santa Barbara Botanic Garden is responsible for me ending up at the beautiful Alice Keck Memorial Garden. What I didn't share with you is my pics of the Santa Bar...

Jenn's Cooking Garden
Disneyland fun and Flowers!

Jul 18, 2011
Disneyland fun and Flowers!

Disneyland! The happiest place on earth!!! Even the ducks bring their family's for some fun!Miss Kyla and I just recently spent a week in Southern California! We took this trip with 4 of her cousins and 2 aunts from Montana! It was an al...

Blue Thumb
Dogs make poor water managers

Jul 18, 2011

  We recently heard from the owner of a naughty five year old Jack Russell terrier—a perky little pup who likes to chew on (operating) sprinkler heads—NO! NO! Fido! Aside from the astronomical cost of doggie dental work these days, … Continu...

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Bamboo and More
Dinosaur food

Jul 18, 2011
Dinosaur food

During our recent family vacation in Southern Oregon, I came across a plant I’d only seen in photos but had coveted for a long time. In fact, a couple of years ago I ordered seeds, but I never started them because I knew the plant wouldn’t grow in ...

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Read Between the Limes
Make a garden goddess! A fun project you can do with your kids

Make a garden goddess! A fun project you can do with your kids

No, we did not petrify Beyonce and toss her in the garden.Instead, we did something a little more legal, and bought a concrete mold from Gardening With Kids. This particular mold is called the Garden Goddess, and you can buy the mold, with your first ...

The Sacramento Bee
Seeds: Gardeners sing the tomato blues

Seeds: Gardeners sing the tomato blues

I admit I have tomato envy, and I'm not alone. It's mid-July and all I want to see is red. Peter Frichette, a master tomato grower, says this looks like another slow summer. He's picked only a few Early Girls. Autumn Cruz Bee file, 2009

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Geno's Garden
Gardening with Kids

Jul 16, 2011

Kids in the garden are all different: some will like the bugs, some will ooh and aah over the flowers, some want to run the paths. (All would probably like to ride on a tractor!!!)   My mom was a dance teacher, my dad was a backyard farmer. Guess wha...

Bamboo and More
Tradewinds: One of the premier bamboo nurseries on the West Coast

Jul 16, 2011
Tradewinds: One of the premier bamboo nurseries on the West Coast

Vacationing in Brookings on the Southern Oregon coast, I finally got a chance to visit Tradewinds Bamboo Nursery located 20 miles up the road in Gold Beach. Started in 1993 on a hilly 2½ acre property just south of town by Gib Cooper and his wife Dian...

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Bamboo and More
Visit to Tradewinds Bamboo Nursery, Gold Beach, OR

Jul 16, 2011
Visit to Tradewinds Bamboo Nursery, Gold Beach, OR

Vacationing in Brookings on the Southern Oregon coast, I finally got a chance to visit Tradewinds Bamboo Nursery located 20 miles up the road in Gold Beach. Started in 1993 on a hilly 2½ acre property just south of town by Gib Cooper and his wife Dian...

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Bamboo and More
Surprise at the parking lot of Azalea Park in Brookings

Jul 15, 2011
Surprise at the parking lot of Azalea Park in Brookings

The Southern Oregon coast is home to five native azalea species, now protected at Azalea Park in Brookings. Together with native rhododendrons, whose habitat stretches south into the northernmost tip of California, they provide a spectacle of color in ...

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