Mulch is an easy way to insulate roots from extreme heat while maintainig soil moisture.
The best strategy to beat the heat is getting to work before it’s too hot.
Most veggies can get by on twice a week irrigation. Check soil moisture before turning on the hose.
Mulch plants to keep roots cool and save water.
Amador Flower Farm hosts this huge event with a million daylilies in bloom.
Easiest way to dispose of these pests is to pick them off — but wear gloves.
Study up before you spray chemicals. Also get tips on disposal and storage.
See 10 local examples of landscapes that went from traditional turf to low-water wonders.
Transplant veggies and sow flowers — but don’t forget to water!
See seven gardens that became works of art.
A canner’s garden is not your typical vegetable patch. With its full-scale production, distinctive varieties and four-season harvests, it’s more for the future than the moment.
Club brings out its best; learn about historic specimens at State Capitol.
Get tomatoes, peppers and eggplant in the ground. Plant beans, squash and melons, too.