Entries from April 2012

Saturday, April 21st, 2012

Botanical Gardens set to reopen this weekend

Botanical Gardens set to reopen this weekend Thanks for checking us out. Please take a look at the rest of our videos and articles.   To stay in the loop, bookmark our homepage.

Friday, April 20th, 2012

Deodar Cedar Issues – Part II

Evening fog by autan In a post earlier this week TheGardenLady gave an answer to a question from a Katherine about a problem she is having with her giant Deodar cedar tree.  TheGardenLady has more to say on this topic. There are three major things plants need to grow and thrive. The first is adequate […]

Tuesday, April 17th, 2012

Community gardens, agriculture farms find niche in Valley

Community gardens, agriculture farms find niche in Valley. Thanks for checking us out. Please take a look at the rest of our videos and articles.   To stay in the loop, bookmark our homepage.

Monday, April 16th, 2012

The Gazebo – A Great Structure for the Garden

Doesn’t everyone find a garden gazebo romantic? Is it because of the scene in The Sound of Music where they sang “Sixteen Going on Seventeen”? TheGardenLady read that you can still visit that pavilion structure in Austria. I do not know where it is located. This GardenLady finds the gazebo one of the loveliest buildings […]

Monday, April 16th, 2012

Deodar Cedar Issues – Part I

TheGardenLady received this question from Katherine. We have a 1911 Craftsman home in Hollywood with a giant deodar cedar in the front yard (photos above). I’ve tried planting salvia, heather, dahlias, azaleas, camellias, succulents, annuals, etc. and nothing really thrives or looks right. Someone suggested ferns, but I can’t see this front yard full of […]

Friday, April 13th, 2012

2012 Ag Days: Frank Waugh the goat and Unity Gardens

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Friday, April 13th, 2012

Earth Day 2012 – April 22

Earth Day Embrace by jurvetson April 22nd is Earth Day for the world to celebrate our planet, to voice your “appreciation for the planet and demand its protection. Together we will stand united for a sustainable future and call upon individuals, organizations, and governments to do their part.” (see here) What are you, your family […]

Wednesday, April 11th, 2012

Creative Gardening to Deal with Problems – Part II

Curbside flower bed by anarchitect In the last post, TheGardenLady talked about creative ways of dealing with problems when gardening.  TheGardenLady mentioned “limbing up” of the trees on your property.  This means to cut the lower branches of your trees to see if enough light will now get to your plants.  If limbing up doesn’t […]

Monday, April 9th, 2012

Creative Gardening to Deal with Problems – Part I

Creative Garden landscape Car by epSos.de ThisGardenLady grew up on a farm where there were always flowers. Though my mother did not have a nursery, she raised so many flowers that she did sell bouquets of flowers in the summer months. So when I bought the property where I now live, I wanted large colorful […]

Friday, April 6th, 2012

If You’re Celebrating Easter or Passover, TheGardenLady Hopes Your Holiday is Full of Happiness

Darom Adom – CC-BY – Zachi Evenor by Zachi Evenor TheGardenLady wishes all those who celebrate Passover and Easter, a very happy holiday season surrounded by family and friends with good eating. This is a wonderful time to decorate your homes with beautiful flowers. If you would like to have something different instead of the […]