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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…

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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…


Spring flowers

Easter is the first flower-filled event of spring pruned by coronavirus. Florists are in challenging times. Traditionally, this is a big week for florists. In…


Fixing up cabin fever

Hardware stores are essential businesses, but customers are visiting them for non-essential tasks. My friend is predicting a coronavirus Baby Boom: close quarters, minimal contact…