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Pucker up, it’s time to talk lemons

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Apr 20, 2018
With their fragrant flowers and sweet flavor, Meyer lemons are a popular citrus to grow in a pot.

By Kym Pokorny

How to keep frustrating felines out of the garden

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Apr 13, 2018
When you're fed up with cats in the garden, there are some measures you can take that will help keep them out.

By Kym Pokorny

Extreme climate variability destabilizing West Coast ecosystems

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Apr 10, 2018
Increase in synchrony of climate could expose marine and terrestrial organisms to higher risks of extinction

By Chris Branam

Give the garden a facelift with 6 shrubs sporting dramatic foliage

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Apr 5, 2018
Add colorful shrubs to the palette of plants you use to give color and texture to the landscape.

By Kym Pokorny

Rare coastal martens under high risk of extinction in coming decades

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Apr 4, 2018
Martens are like the river otters of the woods

By Chris Branam

Stick a thermometer in the soil before planting vegetables

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Mar 30, 2018
Using a thermometer to monitor the soil takes the guess work out of when to plant vegetables.

By Kym Pokorny

Practice the good neighbor policy in the garden: Try companion planting

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Mar 23, 2018
Certain plants placed side by side can help you avoid problems in the garden.

By Kym Pokorny

Sweep wood ash from fireplace to garden

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Mar 16, 2018

Wood ash has 13 essential minerals that plants need, but don't overdo it.

By Kym Pokorny

Cutting and leaving western juniper may lead to increase in invasive grasses

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Mar 13, 2018
Juniper reduction alone won't be enough to restore habitat

By Chris Branam

No room for vegetables? Pot up your plants

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Mar 9, 2018

Containers are a good alternative for gardening when space is limited

By Kym Pokorny