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Adding Edibles to a Landscape

Seedlings for winter greens

  By UC Master Gardener Kate Russell Ornamental shrubs, trees, lawns, and countless unknown plants fill most landscapes. These plants provide...

Garden Fertilizing 101

Cayce Hill

by UC Master Gardener Cayce Hill   Feed Your Plants What They Need OK, who's hungry? Depending on when you're reading this article, your...

Posted on Sunday, May 8, 2016 at 3:45 PM

Secrets to Growing Tomatoes

three red tomatoes

It's time to grow tomatoes, and we have tips to help you grow them. Remove all lower leaves, keeping just the top two to three sets. Allow the wounds to heal...

Posted on Sunday, May 8, 2016 at 3:21 PM

The benefits of bugs

UCCE Master Gardener Candace Simpson stands in their Palo Alto Demonstration Garden (PADG) beside phalecia, far right, a flowering plant that attracts beneficial insects. Photo by Veronica Weber.

The benefits of Bugs Don't squash those insects -- some may be good for your garden by Crystal Tai / Palo Alto Weekly While "benefits" and "bugs" seem like...

Posted on Saturday, May 7, 2016 at 3:45 PM

Saving water and blooming all year round

Roberta Barnes stands in the water-wise garden beds at the UC Master Gardeners Demonstration Garden. Barnes will be leading a seminar on water-wise gardening in conjunction with the Palo Alto City Library. Photo by Veronica Weber

Water-wise gardens offer plenty of color options, says gardening teacher  by Crystal Tai / Palo Alto Weekly Water-wise gardens, popular during the...

Posted on Friday, April 29, 2016 at 2:42 PM

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