Debbie Arrington

April 5, 2014

Seeds: Native lilacs in UC Davis’ New Front Yard series

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Debbie Arrington is the home and garden writer for The Sacramento Bee. A lifetime gardener and consulting rosarian, she took over that beat in 2008 after almost 10 years on The Bee's Sports staff. Debbie also writes about food and cooking, focusing on seasonal crops and farm-to-fork cuisine.

Reach her at or 916-321-1075. Twitter: @debarrington