Photos of California Native Plants in a home landscape. Toyon, Chitalpa, Arctostaphylos, Ceanothus, Zauschneria, Erigeron
Gardening, Photography

Photos of My Favorite California Native Plants

In honor of California Native Plant Week I thought I'd share with you some photos of my favorite California native plants, all of which just so happen to be in my backyard.   Last week I posted some photos of the overall landscape in place in our yard since we switched to a drought tolerant… Continue reading Photos of My Favorite California Native Plants

Drought Tolerant Gardening with California Native Plants: having a water wise garden doesn't have to be rocks and cacti.
Gardening, Photography

Drought Tolerant Gardening with California Native Plants

While Northern California may have received plenty of rain this winter, the El Nino seems to have missed Southern California again this year. While we did get more precipitation than we have in the past few years we are still in a drought and we will be for the foreseeable future. Homeowners and businesses would… Continue reading Drought Tolerant Gardening with California Native Plants

Repurposed Garden Hose Wreath - festive gardening themed wreath made from an old hose and some colorful kids gardening tools.
Crafts and Sewing, Gardening, Hobbies

Repurposed Garden Hose Wreath

It's almost a new month which means it is almost time for a new wreath on my front door. This time around I went with something I saw on Pinterest years ago: a Repurposed Garden Hose Wreath. Gray isn't exactly my first color choice for this, but the whole idea behind my wreaths this year… Continue reading Repurposed Garden Hose Wreath