The Santa Rosa Plateau located near Murrieta, CA in the Santa Ana Mountains is a great place to hike and learn about California’s history and native ecology.
Using seed pods and dried flowers and fruit to create a fall door wreath.
We have had some of our giant lilac plants die in the yard this year, leaving big empty spots. I can replant them, but it will take awhile for them to get that big again, so my husband and I decided to add some fun decorations to brighten up the yard and fill in. The […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Funny Spring Gardening Memes that all gardeners will appreciate, without having to pull any weeds.
In honor of St Patrick’s Day and the first day of Spring right around the corner, I thought I ‘d share some gorgeous green spring garden photos with you. Related Post Are you prepared? May 2014 Garden Update 6 Ways to Make Coffee: Find your Perfect Brew Photography critiques […]
Whenever I do a photo post I try to link up on Photo Friday over at Pierced Wonderings. Even when I don’t link up I like to go look at the gorgeous pictures Jen and the others share. Last week I was awed by the critter photos on Inspired by June. I was amazed at […]
I know it is February 3rd, and I am just now posting January Garden Photos. I could have backdated the post by a few days, but the truth is I just now got them edited to put up. January in a California native garden is actually just the beginning of a magical time. Especially if […]