gardening

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…


Garden tour goes virtual

Instead of canceling during coronavirus, Native Plant Society will host online Gardens Gone Native is going virtual. Instead of canceling this popular Sacramento-area garden tour…




A successful transplant

Sutter Memorial Hospital’s famous camellia has a new home This successful double transplant represents a Camellia City milestone. Back safely in the ground, the oldest…


Spring flowers

It’s time for Sacramento camellia contest, but how many entries? After an unusually warm February, Julie Vierra is understandably nervous. Will Sacramento’s famous camellias still…


Garden geek

Former dancer now inspires organic gardeners Christy Wilhelmi is proud to be a garden geek. Her popular website and blog, Gardenerd.com, has become a must-read…