Articles by Debbie Arrington



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…



Spring plantings

Local garden groups nixed fundraisers during the pandemic, but still must tend to plants Nature didn’t take a time out. Plants continue to grow during…


June wedding

A famous Sacramento rose garden is a popular setting, but it’s off limits for gatherings during the pandemic Here’s another victim of the COVID-19 pandemic:…


Bug invasion

Even without “murder hornets,” Sacramento gardeners need to watch out for destructive insects “Murder hornets” may be getting all the buzz, but two other menacing…



A thorny situation

City chops down climbing roses at Sacramento’s historic cemetery Sacramento’s historic City Cemetery and its world-famous rose garden continue to be a prickly subject. This…