Gardening in April is one of life's great pleasures. The weather is generally pleasant, at least in the mornings, and there are usually still …

Early April is the end of the spring planting season; roots need to become established before the summer heat.

Most Californians don't realize there are more citrus trees in people's backyards than there are in commercial groves. That is why those of us…

March is unpredictable in California, and especially so in our valley, foothill and mountain areas. It can be sunny one day, rainy the next. W…

Make some shopping expeditions to your favorite nurseries to select water-conserving trees, shrubs and perennials.

Make some shopping expeditions to your favorite nurseries to select water-conserving trees, shrubs and perennials.

Ornamental and fruit‐bearing trees will bloom this month in home gardens and along the Blossom Trail in eastern Fresno County.

Nurseries will begin to have plants in bloom now so you can find the colors you really want before you plant them.

A wide variety of citrus fruit brightens winter gardens and winter menus this month.

Have you noticed how the sun's position is mainly in the southern sky? Solstice comes from the Latin words for "sun" and "to stand still." On …

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