The Sacramento Bee hosts a network of high-quality news providers and bloggers in the Sacramento region. Here is a sampling of the best of the current Home & Garden blogs. Check out the full postings: www.sacramentoconnect.com.
• Roseville’s Candice Suter, author of “Sweetstuff’s Sassy Succulents,” rants about the weather, then tackles an overgrown pot of aeoniums:
“First of all, WHAT IS GOING ON WITH THIS CRAZY WEATHER! Whew, that actually felt good to type. First we get an unseasonable cold spell here in California and now it just won’t rain! I really don’t like the rain but at this point I would take weeks of it.
“We are being threatened with severe water rationing if it does not rain a lot soon. There is literally no snow in the Sierras. And that is our main problem. If they don’t get a good snow pack soon we will have major problem. The last major drought occurred here from 1985 to late 1991. I remember flushing our toilets with our shower water. Yuk! So, please pray for us to have some rain. Many people will suffer if we don’t get enough.”
Read more (and see the succulents’ Sassy makeover) at: www.sweetstuffssassysucculents.com/