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Container gardening

Posted: September 18th, 2015 | Columns, Featured, Home & Garden, Lifestyle | No Comments

Growing a garden anywhere By Gary Jones Whether one has a yard or not, everyone can garden. Even the humblest, recycled container can hold a garden. And given that California’s water supply is so limited right now, gardening in pots may be the coolest thing a gardener can do.

Daylilies deliver

Posted: July 17th, 2015 | Featured, Home & Garden | No Comments

Tough, low-water plants provide rich garden color over a very long season By Gary Jones Get that mental picture of the ubiquitous, narrow-petaled golden daylily right out of your mind. Today’s daylilies are so much more than that. To begin with, prepare to be bowled over with ravishing colors such as cranberry red, dark purple, […]

Great minds think alike

Posted: March 20th, 2015 | Featured, Home & Garden, Lifestyle | No Comments

Three brilliant designers unknowingly collaborated on a style revolution 115 years ago By Michael Good | HouseCalls At the dawn of the 20th century, three very different guys in three somewhat different lines of work in three sort-of-different parts of the world got more or less the same idea, which was to create a new design […]