Sacramento radio host Farmer Fred Hoffman, author of “Farmer Fred Rants,” tackles the difference between gardening shoes and garden shoes.
Transplant lettuce and kale; plant onions, fava beans and mustard.
Learn to make holiday cards and gift boxes in Davis; first rose pruning workshop of season offered at City Cemetery.
Tree pruning and old garden roses also part of weekend highlights.
Prepare for chilly nights ahead by protecting tender plants.
Some 300 volunteers tackle garden and green space projects at 36 sites.
Clean up summer and fall debris, then get ready for winter and spring.
Make most of mild weather by transplanting groundcovers, moving shrubs or trees and dividing perennials.
Busy garden calendar features last chance sale and huge flower show.
Sacramento Tree Foundation and SMUD offer free shade trees to home owners — and now is perfect planting time.
Bulbs top to-do list of this week’s garden chores.
Things for gardeners to do this week
Sweet peas and other flowers should be planted now
Sacramento radio host and lifetime master gardener Farmer Fred Hoffman, author of the Farmer Fred Rant, shares a behind-the-scenes glimpse of how new varieties of fruit are evaluated.
Big autumn plant sales at two locations
Fall faire, big garden party on tap today
On our dill this year, it has been a black swallowtail invasion, which has caused some to celebrate and a few to voice concern. Some gardeners might look at the dill covered in black swallowtail caterpillars and asked what we are going to do about that.
Fun in store at these public events