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June 23, 2024

Tag: gardens and gardening

The Mountain Gardener | Bare Root Edibles – Invest in the...

It’s not too late, but time is running out if you’re looking to add fruit and nut trees, berries and vegetables to your garden...

The Mountain Gardener | Living with Houseplants

I’m embarrassed to confess that I don’t always take my own advice. Take my houseplants, for instance. Decades of research have shown that houseplants...

The Mountain Gardener | Flowers Adapt to a Changing Climate

On this rainy day, I’m picturing my garden and deck this summer filled with colorful flowers. The bumblebees will be happy, the hummingbirds will...

The Mountain Gardener | What’s New in the Garden for 2024

Gardening trends come and go. Who doesn’t love to read garden magazines with all those beautiful photographs during the winter and dream about your...

The Mountain Gardener | Pantone Color of the Year 2024

The Pantone Color of the Year for 2024 is… drumroll, please… Peach Fuzz. I like it. It’s a light, delicate shade that sits between...

The Mountain Gardener | Thoughts for the New Year

I don’t know about you, but it seemed to me that 2023 was a challenge for the plants in my little garden. Between the...

The Mountain Gardener | A Christmas Poem

Twas the night before Christmas and all through the garden,The creatures were stirring, the deer got a pardon. The hummingbird feeders were hung by the...

The Mountain Gardener | Holiday Traditions & Lore

We all have traditions that we look forward to every year during the holidays. For some it’s the annual trip to the Christmas tree...

The Mountain Gardener | Make Your Own Holiday Wreath

The call came last week reminding me of a much awaited annual holiday event. The Kelly’s wreath making party in Felton is something I...

The Mountain Gardener | What to Know About Holiday Plants

To kick off this year’s holiday season, I plan to add some color to cheer up my houseplant selection. Sometimes I give friends and...

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News Briefs

News Briefs | Published June 21, 2024

Scotts Valley 4th of July Parade route extended this year Scotts Valley Police Department has announced the annual Scotts Valley 4th of July Parade and...