Facts and Tips about Garden, Gardening and more

Gardens, An Essential Service to the Community

A new survey by a British charitable organization underscores the vital role that gardens play in relieving stress during times of high anxiety, isolation, and uncertainty. Throughout the COVID-19 lockdown, our friends across the pond found solace in their beloved [...]

Gardens, An Essential Service to the Community2020-09-13T09:30:01-07:00

Irvine Town Hall “Gardening in a Pandemic” hosted by Farrah Khan, Irvine City Council Member

What a fun hour participating in a virtual Town Hall on "Gardening in a Pandemic". Many thanks to Irvine council member, Farrah Khan, for hosting and to Irvine middle schooler, Matthew Changg, who was my co-presenter.  We shared the basics [...]

Irvine Town Hall “Gardening in a Pandemic” hosted by Farrah Khan, Irvine City Council Member2020-08-13T10:41:17-07:00

Nurture Your Soul: Plant your Garden with Cutting Flowers

We, gardeners, tend to focus on vegetable gardens, and with good reason - nothing beats the rich taste of homegrown tomatoes and vegetables. But consider the benefits of devoting some space in your vegetable garden to cut flowers - being [...]

Nurture Your Soul: Plant your Garden with Cutting Flowers2020-06-10T07:46:51-07:00

What to do in your Orange County Garden during the month of February

Many of you may have noticed it’s beginning to feel like spring especially in the garden. Another clue spring is close is the abundance of seed catalogs arriving in the mail, that’s because February is a good month to order [...]

What to do in your Orange County Garden during the month of February2020-02-18T10:09:21-08:00

How To Avoid 5 Common Garden Mistakes

Sometimes gardening seems complicated, but if you follow these guidelines, they will simplify the process and lead to a healthy, beautiful garden! Poor Water Management Avoid watering too much in the heat of the day, increasing evaporation. Water only where it’s [...]

How To Avoid 5 Common Garden Mistakes2019-08-28T10:44:59-07:00

These Houseplants Don’t Require a Green Thumb to Grow

Think you have a brown thumb and can’t keep houseplants alive? There are some easy-care, low maintenance choices worth a try. House plants not only bring natural beauty into your home but also help to clean the air from environmental [...]

These Houseplants Don’t Require a Green Thumb to Grow2019-07-28T07:57:24-07:00

Explore Spring Garden Events – Upcoming Events in Orange County

Spring is in full bloom and so are the gardens. Whether you’re looking for inspiration to renew the beauty in your home garden, or simply revitalize your spirit and appreciate the joys of gardening, now is the time to do [...]

Explore Spring Garden Events – Upcoming Events in Orange County2019-04-17T09:45:35-07:00