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Dealing with lawn hot spots.
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A Different Kind of 'Hot Spot'

Last weekend was hot; 85, 90, even 100 degrees in some areas. It was the first hot few days of the year. 
Cymbidium Orchid Care
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Cymbidium Orchids - Care in southern California

Cymbidium Orchids are so rewarding. Cymbidium Orchids come in so many colors and shade, more than most other Orchid varieties.

The Orchid as a Houseplant

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Orchid as a Houseplant
Orchids are often stereotyped as the Mother’s Day corsage or as an adornment on the wrist…

Magnolia grandiflora (Southern…

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Magnolia grandiflora Monthly Plant Care
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Bamboo - Care and Propagating

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Bamboo Care and Propagating
Bamboo Care & General Information:

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Bill Homyak - Southwest

Region: Southwest
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Expert Bios San Diego Seed Company

Brijette Peña - Southern California

Region: Southern California

Some Gardening Traditions just aren’t “in” Anymore

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Better Gardening Practices
In case I forget for a mere nanosecond, my two daughters will quickly remind me that my…

10 Facts About Using Compost To Improve Your Lawn And Garden

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Using compost in your lawn and garden will help your plants flourish.

How to Stake a Tree

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Planting Diagram - How To Stake a Tree
Two weeks ago we discussed one of the most basic of gardening tasks. . . digging a hole.

Plant Recommendations

Phalaenopsis
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Orchids - Southern California

Walter Andersen's Top Plant Recommendation: Favorite Orchids for Southern California. 
Hedera helix 'Conglomerata'

Unique Ivies - Southern California

Pat Hammer's Top Plant Recommendation: Favorite Unique Ivies for Southern California.

California Native Trees - Southern…

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Quercus agrifolia
Greg Rubin's Top Plant Recommendation: Favorite California Native Trees.

Alstroemeria Inca Series - Southern…

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Ron Vanderhoff
Ron Vanderhoff's Top Plant Recommendation: Favorite Alstroemeria Inca Series for Southern…

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Hosta la Vista - Baby

Everyone knows about Hosta, don’t they? Did you know some varieties grow in sun?
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Do you have a fruit tree in your garden, but no fruit in your garden?

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Widely known as the “Queen of Succulents,” Debra Lee Baldwin is the award-winning garden…

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Plant Care Reminders List of Links By Botanical Name. We have monthly regional plant care…

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