Month: October 2010

November 2010 Gardening Events & More…

Thank you for taking the time to read my blog posts, since this is November would like to let you know how thankful I am that you have allowed me into your life this year. I enjoy sharing the things that I love; gardening, landscaping, family and friends and you have been generous in allowing […]

How To Compost

I am honored to be a featured writer for Scene In SCV, and earlier in the week I posted about my experience learning about and actually composting. My family and I have a Worm Composting bin and we and our worms are very happy about it. I hope you will take a moment to read […]

How to Care for Camellias

Southern California shade gardens would not be complete without the addition of beautiful Camellia plants. They are a wonderful evergreen shrub for a well watered garden that adds lush elegant blooms and glossy green foliage, however it is important to take their needs into consideration in both planting and continued care. Camellias prefer well-drained soil […]

How to Grow a Winter Vegetable Garden in Southern California

We are very lucky to be living in Southern California, where the days are warm and the climate is perfect to grow cooler season vegetables in the wintertime! The Hot Santa Clarita sun often shortens our cooler spring vegetable season when the plants bolt early or dry out, so you will find that some of […]