In praise of Bart O’Brien

The departure of Bart O'Brien from Rancho Santa Ana Botanic Garden is a staggering loss for Southern California.

Autumn is planting season for natives

November through February offer the best planting months in Southern California gardens.

How Rancho Santa Ana Botanic Garden grew, 1950-1970

Twenty years of painstaking record-keeping at the Rancho Santa Ana Botanic Garden in Claremont, California unlock mysteries of the golden state's flora.

How does your garden grow?

WHILE this could be seen as a case of the dry polling the dry, when Rancho Santa Ana Botanic Garden asks the gardeners it serves about how it may serve them better, it is incumbent on the dry gardening community to respond.

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