plant of the week

Sweet box

Sarcococca (that’s pronounced sar – co – co – kah!)

01/31/2011 By Kate Bryant

the traveling gardener

Desert Garden Succulents of San Diego’s Balboa Park

- a photographic paean

01/27/2011 By Kate Bryant

get dirty

Tooling Around

01/21/2011 By Kate Bryant

the traveling gardener

A Walk in the Woods

- the high-elevation Mexican pine-oak woods, to be exact!

01/20/2011 By Kate Bryant

the traveling gardener

Bromeliad Heaven!

air plants in the wild

01/19/2011 By Kate Bryant

get dirty

Clean Up That Garden

and make way for winter flowers!

01/17/2011 By Kate Bryant

Dig: Your Monthly Garden Tip

Plant (and Hug) a Tree

Get a jump start on spring and plant an ornamental tree in February.

01/14/2011 By Kate Bryant

plant explorations

Oh Terrariums, How I Love You!

fantastical terrarium creations at the Vallarta Botanical Gardens

01/14/2011 By Kate Bryant

plant explorations

Travels in Mexico

Puerto Vallarta Botanical Gardens

01/12/2011 By Kate Bryant

things to do

Nature Night at the Audubon Society

European Ecoroofs: Lessons in Biodiversity

01/10/2011 By Kate Bryant

book review

Energy Wise Landscape Design

The book to have if you’re planning landscape changes

01/03/2011 By Kate Bryant

things to do

Free Days at the Lan Su Chinese Garden

January 2nd to 9th, 2011

12/30/2010 By Kate Bryant

things to do

Learn to Prune Like a Pro

Urban Forestry is offering a great class

12/27/2010 By Kate Bryant

Dig

Winter Tool Maintenance

Clean and oil garden tools in winter. Come spring, you’ll be more excited to use gear that looks spiffy and actually works.

12/22/2010 By Kate Bryant

places to go

Find Calm at the Portland Japanese Garden

the perfect holiday respite

12/22/2010 By Kate Bryant

book update

Terrarium Craft

- a progress report

12/17/2010 By Kate Bryant

favorite plants

Great Plants for Winter Pizzazz

there’s more to winter interest than pretty flowers!

12/14/2010 By Kate Bryant

gifts for gardeners

Gifts for Gardeners, Part II (west side)

Shop local!

12/10/2010 By Kate Bryant

good stuff

Wanted: One Organically-Grown Christmas Tree

Some growers are already using sustainable practices. Now we just need to see the certification process start!

12/09/2010 By Kate Bryant