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Valley Oak
Natives Ron Vanderhoff

A Rare Tree and an Old, Long Lost Friend is Re-Found - Valley Oaks (Quercus lobata)

There are several rare plants in Orange County.
Native Plant Society Meeting
Natives Ron Vanderhoff

An Invitation to My Garden

In about an hour I am visiting a friend’s garden in Newport Beach.

How to Sow Wildflowers, like Poppies - and Succeed

10386 Ron Vanderhoff
California Poppy Seeds
So you want to sow some wildflowers; like a modern day Johnny Appleseed, traveling about,…

Learn How to Create a California Friendly Garden

5298 Ron Vanderhoff
Creating a California Friendly Garden
I’m convinced - gardeners love the outdoors, love nature and love the earth more than…

Matilija Poppy a California Plant Icon

41368 Ron Vanderhoff
Matilija Poppy
As most gardeners know, the California Poppy is the official state flower of California. 

My Native Plant Garden, err Laboratory

5362 Ron Vanderhoff
Srctostaphylos 'Howard Mcminn'
It’s a few minutes before 7 o’clock in the morning, the neighbors are asleep and I’m…

Native or Introduced, a Gardener's Debate

4276 Ron Vanderhoff
Eschscholzia californica 'White Linen'
The debate between which plants should prevail in gardens, native plants or introduced…

Now is the Ideal Time to add Native Plants to your Garden

4914 Ron Vanderhoff
Sisyrinchium bellum
Tomorrow morning I'll set off early in the morning. Soon, I'll be rolling down Laguna…

Orange Counties Wild Orchid - Epipactis gigantea

23492 Ron Vanderhoff
Epipactis gigantea
I’ve been gardening in Orange County for a long time and I’ve been hiking and exploring…

Plant a Native Wildflower Garden

14733 Ron Vanderhoff
Phacelia campanularia
Spring used to mean wildflowers. I remember, as a young boy, exploring the hills around…

Sage Advice for California Gardeners

29021 Ron Vanderhoff
Salvia clevelandii 'Winidred Gilman'
Southern Europe is well known as the lavender center of the world.

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Organic Rose Monthly Plant Care

Rose (Rosa Hybrid) Organic Monthly Plant Care Calendar

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You can have these monthly Plant Care Reminders sent directly to you each month!
St. Catherine's Lace Monthly Plant Care

St. Catherine's Lace (Eriogonum giganteum) - Monthly Plant Care Calendar

You can have these monthly Plant Care Reminders sent directly to you each month!
Blackberry Monthly Plant Care

Blackberry - California Blackberry (Rubus ursinus) - Monthly Plant Care Calendar

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You can have these monthly Plant Care Reminders sent directly to you each month!
Vanda Orchid Plant Care

Vanda Orchid Plant Care

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Orchids are as easy as A - B - C!

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Giant White Sea Squill - Urginea maritima  - photo courtesy Carlyn Schaffner

Drimia maritima (syn. Urginea maritima) - Giant White Sea Squill Plant Care

Drimia maritima (syn. Urginea maritima) - Giant White Sea Squill What: A Mediterranean…
Echeverias roots

Echeveria: How to Slice and Re-root Large Echeverias

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

Plant Care Reminders List of Links By Botanical Name

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

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Baseball Field Maintenance

Baseball Field Maintenance - A General Guide for Fields of All Levels

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More great baseball field resources can be found here (including a pdf version of this…
Queen Palm Care & Use

The Queen Palm (Syagrus romanzoffiana) Care & Use

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What are Microgreens and How to Grow Them

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Kahili Ginger Plant Care

Hedychium gardnerianum (Kahili Ginger) - Monthly Plant Care Calendar

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