Houseplants in Winter

Houseplants require some special attention in winter when we become their whole world - with complete control over their environment.

Pickle Your Paperwhites

At this time of the year, many gardeners are thinking about “forcing” bulbs for holiday and winter decoration.  You can bring a bit of spring into your winter days with a little planning.  

Caring for Holiday Greenery

This week we'll help you preserve your beautiful holiday greenery through the season without having to resort to silk or plastic floral items.

Selecting Your Christmas Tree

‘Tis the season and, if you celebrate Christmas, it is time to select your tree.Our arborist friend, Ciara, offers tips for selecting and keeping your Christmas tree fresh.

Winter Watering

The most important and misunderstood high desert gardening task is at hand: watering our trees and shrubs before and during winter.

Poisonous Houseplants

As we move into winter and start spending more time indoors, it's a good time to review houseplants and pet safety. 

Living Christmas Trees

Success with a living Christmas tree is a little risky but planning ahead and knowing how to care for your tree will increase your chances of having success. 

All About Houseplants

Autumn is one of the most critical times of the year for houseplants when we close our windows and turn up the thermostat. Here are some tips to help them survive.

Master Gardener Training

Registration for training for everyone who has wanted to be a Master Gardener, is available now.  

Champion Trees

Champion trees are the superstars of their species, and there are more than 700 of them in the National Registry. Find out how to nominate a tree you love.

Winter Care of Evergreen Trees

Evergreens are generally a low-maintenance plant, but they, too, require some pruning, protection from cold, sun scald, root damage and animal damage.  

Spring Bulbs to Plant Now

As the days get shorter and the nights get colder, we put our summer gardens to sleep for the winter. But before tucking away your trusty hand trowel, you may want to consider adding some bulbs to your landscape. 

Rain Gardens

Rain gardens can be a beautiful additon to your yard while protecting our limited water resources. We'll tell you how to design your own.

The Truth about Bats!

Bats are friendly, useful creatures that you can enlist during the warmer months to help you control pesky insects in your backyard. We'll look into their world and why gardeners need them.

What Worked, What Didn't

As the Fall moves in, it’s a good time to consider what was successful and what needs to change in your home garden.

Fall Tree Planting

Now is a great time, before the soil freezes, to plant some ornamental trees.

Frost Heave

Frost heave – the result of our region’s wide temperature fluctuations that cause the soil to thaw and then refreeze. What can you do to save your plants?

Winterize Your Garden

Fall clean-up prevents overwintering of pests and diseases and cuts down on spring work. Follow these steps to winterizing your garden.