The Best Plants to Handle California’s Summertime Heat

Summers in California’s Mediterranean climate are stressful for garden plants that lack heat-resistant qualities. However, landscaping with species from other hot or dry environments can keep your garden vibrant as ever.

As we approach the hottest days of the year, water-stress and solar radiation become ever-present threats. Exposed...

Understanding Acidic Soil: What You Need to Know

One key element to determining the success of your garden is using the right soil; the vast majority of a plant's success is directly related to it. Soil, even acidic soil, is a living dynamic organism that is the foundation of life for your plants.

There is...