Tag Archives: CALIFORNIA

CALIFORNIA: Native Plant Week

If it’s April… it’s California Native Plant Week… blooming showers… Lewisia ‘Rainbow’… Orange Poppy… Yellow Canyon… Green Moonshine… Blue Eyes… Indigo Iris… and Violet Verbena. The word iris is Greek for rainbow, a description that fits Pacific Coast iris beautifully.

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CALIFORNIA: Monarch Butterflies

Are We Watching the End of the Monarch Butterfly? Create Habitat for Monarchs Growing Milkweed from Seed #SaveMilkweedSaveMonarchs Planting Challenge The Four Biggest Hazards Facing Monarch Butterflies, and How You Can Help Western Monarch Call to Action Native Milkweed Planting … Continue reading

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PLANT ITINERARIES: Color & Fragrance

Never say last fall planting… unless you fall for the Peachy Keen Hummingbird Mint… and Salvia ‘Aromas’… the Purple Sage… the Evergreen Currant or Catalina Perfume… California Aster… you know, for the butterflies 🙂

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CALIFORNIA: Tending the Wild

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Our skiing schedule was against the snow this winter season, and that helped us find the snowless beauty of Lake Tahoe: Bay Area Itineraries: Lake Tahoe Next itinerary, maybe snowboarding at Sierra at Tahoe 🙂

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