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Gardening Made Easy at Upcoming Seed Starting Party at Soil Born Farms

Jul 16, 2014
Gardening Made Easy at Upcoming Seed Starting Party at Soil Born Farms

With the help of a local organization called Soil Born Farms, community members interested in gardening now have the opportunity to get their hands dirty and ...

Bamboo and More
2014 Garden Bloggers Fling preview

2014 Garden Bloggers Fling preview

I just got back from five jam-packed days in Portland, Oregon, attending the 2014 Garden Bloggers Fling. We visited private and public gardens, nurseries, and even Timber Press, one of the world’s preeminent publisher of gardening, horticulture and natural history books. The organizers went above and beyond to create a...

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Sacramento Vegetable Gardening
Shocking Blue

Shocking Blue

I know what many of you are thinking. "Hey, when did somebody do a remake of that Bananarama song?" But, for some strange and odd duck reason, I'm a fan of showing my true age. Which is old. Because this is the best version of "Venus," and it was relea...

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2014 Garden Bloggers Fling index

This topic will contain a list to all posts relating to the 2014 Garden Bloggers Fling, held in Portland, Oregon from July 11 to July 13. 2014 Garden Bloggers Fling preview

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The Sacramento Bee
Seeds: State Fair shows water-wise awareness

Before the State Fair opened its gates Friday, visitors to Cal Expo already were noticing the drought-minded changes this summer.

“The grass on Exposition Boulevard is looking pretty sorry,” said Sonya Logman, Cal Expo’s external affairs director. “Actually, we’ve gotten phone calls – ‘Hey, you’ve got some sprinklers broken – your...

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VIDEO: Irrigation Integration; The Oak Ridge Elementary School Garden Gets an Upgrade

Jul 10, 2014

On Wednesday July 2nd, volunteers arrived bright and early at Oak Ridge Elementary School to help with the upkeep of the campus’s garden. Their assistance allowed ...

Sweetstuff's Sassy Succulents
Succulent Celebration Was Fantastic

Succulent Celebration Was Fantastic

I know this is really late since it has been a month since the celebration but better late than never!  This 2nd annual event was held on June 6-7th of this year.  It was held at Waterwise Botanicals in Escondio, CA.  I made the trip dow...

In Search of the Finer Things
2014 Garden So Far…

2014 Garden So Far…

It has been a bit of a crazy year with the baby, and since she just took her first steps this week, I expect my life is about to get that much crazier! Besides working from home and caring for an almost-one-year-old, I have also been busy with turning ...

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Sacramento Vegetable Gardening
Fear the Beard!

Fear the Beard!

Beard of Honeybees (A Swarm)
Sometimes -- even vegetable garden bloggers can hit mental subject roadblocks. It happens to the best of us. And, in my case, it happens to the worst of us. I knew I wanted to write about bees. But you just can't put pen...

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Heading to the 2014 Garden Bloggers Fling in Portland, OR

Heading to the 2014 Garden Bloggers Fling in Portland, OR

pdx_fling_logoI’ll be offline until next week because I’m heading to Portland, Oregon for the 2014 Garden Bloggers Fling. This is the 7th gathering of garden bloggers; most of them are from North America, but a surprising number will come across the Big Pond.

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