At Redeemer’s Field, gardeners are growing anything and everything.

Native to the Sacramento Valley, this unusual plant thrives in dry shade.
It’s possible to lift the sod and fill the hole underneath.
About a gallon a day should get mature plants through heat (and drought) of summer.
DEAR HELOISE: I blew a candle out too hard the other day and got wax on a wallpapered wall. How can I remove the wax without ruining the wallpaper?


Found flowers are part of an international celebration, sharing unexpected smiles with the help of generous florists and growers.

Save water every time you bathe by putting less in your 25-gallon bathtub.
Stop the drips and save a lot of water.
It might be practical, of course, to decorate your home with neutral colors and muted earth tones. No need to worry about colors clashing if most everything is white, beige and light brown.

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