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Western Bluebird
Habitat Gardening Ron Vanderhoff

A Fifteen Minute Gardening Break

I was working in my garden a few minutes ago, preparing the soil in a new planting area.
Backyard Habitat
Habitat Gardening Ron Vanderhoff

A Garden for the Wild Things

Try to imagine a garden where the only thing alive is plants. I can't.

As Busy as a Bee

6936 Ron Vanderhoff
Swarm of Bees
Over the past few weeks we have had two or three honeybee swarms here at the nursery.

Beyond Bees: How many other pollinators can you identify in your garden?

9574 Meredith French
Metalic Sweat Bees
Did you know that 98% of our flowering plant species need animal assistance for…

Gardeners can Contain Newport Beach Back Bay Pollution

16171 Ron Vanderhoff
Newport Bluffs
I’m fired up. Mainland California's most polluted beach of 2008 was right here in Newport…

Landscaping might be for the Birds

4677 Ron Vanderhoff
Heteromeles arbutifolia - Toyon
There are about 450 species of birds that have been recorded in Orange County. How many…

Lizards are Good Garden Neighbors

44531 Ron Vanderhoff
Western Fence Lizard Fremont
I have a neighbor that I see almost every morning. He’s a fitness buff and spends most of…

Native Pollinators can help with Fruit and Vegetable Yields

4344 Ron Vanderhoff
Mason Bees
If you’re like many home gardeners, over the past couple of years you may have added some…

The Great Bee Rescue

5909 Meredith French
Bee Removal Knife
Upon learning our home of so many years was probably going to make it through an escrow,

Want More Birds in Your Garden? Add Water

4650 Ron Vanderhoff
DIY Bird Saucer
I’ve probably never met a gardener who didn’t also enjoy the delightful sounds and sights…

Whose Garden is it anyway, mine or the Wrens?

3912 Ron Vanderhoff
House Wren
At the time, I was watering a young plant that I had just put in the ground.

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