Sacramento celebrates this popular flower with show and sale.
Find more than 300 vendors and lots of interesting collectibles.
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.
DEAR HELOISE: Please tell people to read the information on the box of the compact fluorescent lamps (CFLs) that we must use now. You can’t buy the “regular” light bulbs anymore. (Heloise here: On Jan. 1, the final government phasing out of incandescent bulbs went into effect. You will no longer be able to buy them, unless there is some stock in stores. Americans will be able to purchase only the more energy-efficient CFLs or LEDs.)
Late winter is perfect time to fertilize many trees as well as flowering shrubs and perennials.
Hints for houseplants, airport water and fast dinner ideas.
Simple fix adds up to 40 gallons saved every time you irrigate.
Use DIY projects for family bonding; just remember your sense of humor.
Sacramento mom and blogger Pam Farley, a.k.a. The Brown Thumb Mama, shares her favorite tried-and-true time savers.
Huge event includes hundreds of vendors and displays.
Natomas backyard farmer Bill Bird, author of Sacramento Vegetable Gardening, celebrates a little rain while planning to plant pear trees.
More than 150,000 orchids in bloom fill Fort Mason Center.