Articles by Debbie Arrington

A living quilt

A Santa Rosa-based artist creates an inspirational flower bed in Sacramento’s Sojourner Truth Park This “quilt” was sown, not sewn. Threaded with double meanings, it’s…

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All in the family

Green Acres is growing with a new nursery in Citrus Heights and acquiring Eisley Nursery in Auburn Gardening is a booming business—again—as more people discovered…



Summer garden woes

Extreme heat and wildfire smoke kill tomatoes and zucchini Record heat and falling ash—what’s a pandemic gardener to do? Many Sacramentans got seriously into food…


Going to seed

The nation’s largest organic garden supply company tries to keep with pandemic-fueled demand Patricia Boudier realized early on that 2020 would be a year like…





Adaptation

Sacramento nurseries change during COVID-19 to keep customers safe—and stay in business Imagine having to totally rethink how you do business during your busiest time…