Garden writing

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Also see “profiles” for articles about plant breeders, nurserymen, garden designers and even some animals, such as urban parrots.

Alligator lizards

Aloe

“Amend the soil”

Aboretum and relevancy

Arlington Garden

Artemisia and the dinosaurs

Artichokes

The art of neglect

Bark

The beauty of brown lawns

Bird of paradise

Birds

Blackberries

Butterfly gardens

Capturing rain

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‘Canyon prince’

Ceanothus blues

Ceanothus 'Ray Hartman', April 2009

Climate change as seen by Peter Raven

 

Compost

Conifer state

Coyote mint

Crape myrtles

Crowding plants

Dividing plants

Dogs in the garden

The dry palette and genius of Bob Perry

Dry spring

Earthworms

Elmer Avenue is where it’s at in native gardening and harvesting rain

Energy and water

*Wet year wishfulness

Fall color in California

Fall leaves, spring soil

Farewell to a garden

Forecasting and planting

Foxtails

Fences

Foundation hedges — Unchoke that house

Fountains

Fremontedendrons

A Frenchman’s guide to (not) watering

Galvezia and hummingbirds

Gardenias

Gophers

Grass

Gravel

Harvesting rain

Heat

Hedges without edges

Hedges with natives

Heritage garden with succulents

Hesperaloe

Hurricane

How to kill your lawn

In defense of shambles

Invasive plants that we spread

The irises of Moorpark

Jade-mas trees

Jasmine

Stephanie Landregan and UCLA’s landscape architecture program

Late bloomers

Lavender

Leguminous trees of the Sonoran

Long Beach is groovy

Mallows

Matilija poppies

Manzanita

The Mediterranean Climate Learning Curve

Max Payne: Theodore Payne garden tour notes

Meet the natives

Mulch and Log love

Mushrooms

The native plant palette and what it means

Nopalito Nursery, rock on

North East Trees

Noisy Gardens

Nozzles

Oaks:

Observations about Wildflowers

Olive trees

Ocean-friendly gardens

Orchardist Kazi Pitelka

Palo verde ‘Desert Museum’

Parks (or lack of them)

Persimmons

Pesticides

Pomegranates

Plum Arbors

Plums dangle over the front walk of Davida Rochlin's Los Angeles home. Photo Courtesy of Davida Rochlin, Copyright (c) David Rochlin, All rights reserved.

Get thee to Rancho Santa Ana Botanic Garden

Rootbound

Roses

Salvia

Spiders
Yvonne Savio

School gardens

School gardens in boxes

Terra cotta

Tomatoes

Tree failure

Urban homesteading blues

Vertical gardens

A visit with Susan Gottlieb

Wattle

Weeds

Yucca whipplei

Zauschneria (and Dicliptera)