Indian hawthorn proves a pretty and versatile volunteer shrub.
Plant now for spring color, enjoy holiday plants and keep an eye on overnight temperatures.
Rug Doctor offers advice for carpet, upholstery cleaning during busy season of entertaining.
DEAR HELOISE: After losing our 12-year-old, much-loved cat, my daughter surprised me with a 6-week-old kitten.
In winter, heating and lighting usage in the home can be taken for granted. Here are a few safety tips from the Consumer Product Safety Commission:
With severe cold weather predicted the next few days in the Sacramento region and beyond, it’s wise to prepare your home, garden and animals. Here are some suggestions.
Sacramento radio host Farmer Fred Hoffman, author of “Farmer Fred Rants,” tackles the difference between gardening shoes and garden shoes.
DEAR HELOISE: How do I clean my waffle iron?
Learn to make holiday cards and gift boxes in Davis; first rose pruning workshop of season offered at City Cemetery.
Transplant lettuce and kale; plant onions, fava beans and mustard.
Get an energy audit and plug those leaks before you feel spike in heating costs.
Tree pruning and old garden roses also part of weekend highlights.