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  • Gardener's checklist for spring
    Gardener's checklist for spring

    It's a busy time in the garden. There are weeds to be pulled, edible crops to be sown, and pests to manage. Don't forget to nurture your soil with a layer of compost and mulch. Here's a full list of springtime chores...

  • Behold the buzzy bumble bee
    Behold the buzzy bumble bee

    The European honeybee is a familiar sight, but did you know that there are 1,600 bees native to California? These bees look and act differently than honeybees...

  • Leucadendron

    Leucadendron, aka conebush, are evergreen, drought-tolerant shrubs that bloom in winter and spring. There are over 80 species of Leucadendron...