Home & Garden

A greenhouse in your garden

Whether you want to garden all year long or just prolong the spring and summer seasons, there’s a greenhouse just right for you and the space that you have. Regardless of the ...

Small backyard becomes Asian garden

Going into the job, I knew this small backyard was in need of a complete makeover. The deck was old, worn and rotting. The brick patio and planters were falling apart. The spa alwa ...

Brown lawns can be resurrected with winter rain

Don’t frown or be down if your water-starved lawn has turned brown during the worst drought in California’s history. That’s the message of landscapers, nursery w ...

Pest managers target insects

Warm, dry weather is the perfect time for four-and eight-legged critters to overtake households – making most jump and scream. After working in pest control for 50 years, He ...

Save water by tearing out lawns

With regional water saving measures still in effect around the region, homeowners are turning to drastic measures, including eliminating water-hungry grass and replacing with artif ...

Water-wise ponds create backyard ambiance

Whether you’re in the market for a pond or pondless waterfall kit, or you just want some sound pond advice, Complete Ponds has all the answers in their newly opened Folsom re ...

Learn how to cut back on water use

With temperatures climbing, gardeners will need to find some creative ways to keep plants watered with continued drought restrictions. Green Acres Nursery and Supply in Folsom wil ...

Figueroa House opens in Folsom

Community members and Folsom officials came out to celebrate the grand opening celebration and ribbon cutting of the Figueroa House at 916 Figueroa St., in Folsom.

Tower Gardens offer a water wise, dirt free option for gardeners

As the drought continues to affect residents, locals are looking for more water-wise options in the garden. Rich Downing, of El Dorado Hills, has a unique option for gardeners &nd ...

Create a pet-friendly, low water yard this spring

Horticulturist Julie Kelly, of Folsom, has always loved gardening and wants to share her work with the community. Recently, Kelly, as known as the garden girl, helped her friends ...