Garden

Bamboo Geek
Northern California foothill bamboo customer sees lots of growth from bamboo

Northern California foothill bamboo customer sees lots of growth from bamboo

Penn, a bamboo customer who lives in the foothills east of Sacramento, California, put in some work to install bamboo rhizome barrier for his running bamboo that he bought from me in late 2009 - Phylostachys nigra 'Black Bamboo' and Pleioblastus shibay...

Jenn's Cooking Garden
The Green Gardener’s Guide!

May 18, 2011
The Green Gardener’s Guide!

Making the changes to be "Green" is a personal decision and a good one!When I started in my adventures of being  "Green" I really only knew about recycling and water conservation. I knew I wanted to do more. Not just to lower my fam...

Geno's Garden
Folsom Garden Club … Going Strong for over 67 Years!

May 18, 2011

Toyon (Heteromeles arbutifolia) on Mount Diablo Donner Canyon Road, a photo by MiguelVieira on Flickr. I had a fun time at the Folsom Garden Club a couple of weeks ago. It's a lively club. Lots of active members, goooooood snacks, a lending library ......

Brown Thumb Mama
Why Didn’t I Think of That? Wednesday

May 18, 2011

Each Wednesday I'll share a tip to make your week go more smoothly or just make you say "aha!" So far this month, we've gone from 80-degree weather to a week of cold rain. I'm hopeful that warm weather and picnic season is right around the corner thou...

Not So Crafty
Wordless Wednesday

May 18, 2011
Wordless Wednesday


Bamboo and More
Wordless Wednesday

May 18, 2011
Wordless Wednesday


Tags: | |

LauresGarden
Who’ll Stop the Rain?

May 17, 2011
Who’ll Stop the Rain?

As our unseasonably cold and wet weather continues, my anxiety over the newly germinating seeds has hit fever pitch.  Last Sunday I watched anxiously for any sign of the hail that was predicted and finally had to run out to cover the 6-paks of see...

Tags:

Not So Crafty
How To Release Ladybugs into the Garden

May 17, 2011
How To Release Ladybugs into the Garden

Last Sunday, I was feeling a little stir crazy so I hopped over the our local nursery. I was about to leave when I spotted their display of ladybugs. Now, I’ve seen insects sold at big box stores and it’s always a tragic affair. The poor bugs are stuffed in envelopes and are in...

Tags:

Bamboo and More
I killed a goddess

May 17, 2011
I killed a goddess

A Golden Goddess, to be precise. Bambusa multiplex ‘Golden Goddess’ is a clumping bamboo that has a reputation for being super easy to grow in moderate climates (it’s hardy to 15°F or so) and virtually indestructible. All true, unless you don...

Tags: | |

Read Between the Limes
Rainy Day? Finding Garden Inspiration at IKEA

Rainy Day? Finding Garden Inspiration at IKEA

Yesterday was a rainy day in Sacramento. My husband had been out of town for a few days, and my preschooler had some energy to burn. I decided to take her to IKEA for their $1.99 breakfast (potatoes, eggs, bacon AND french toast- for $1.99! And free c...

Stay connected to Sacramento Connect

Follow Sacramento Connect on Twitter  Find Sacramento Connect on Facebook  Sign up for the Sacramento Connect Newsletter

Advertisement

Garden

Categories

Advertisement



Newest Partners