The Autumnal Return of the Roses: Upcoming Regional Rose Shows

Photo: Our native Rosa californica. Between now and the the end of October, the Northstate will host two regional rose shows with longstanding traditions: On October 12, at Wyntour Gardens in Redding the Shasta Rose Society host their 28th annual… Continue Reading


Good Hips: Rose Hips in the North State Garden

This article originally appeared in the Butte Rose Society’s October 2011 Newsletter. Love roses? The North State is home to several wonderful rose societies, including Shasta Rose Society, Butte Rose Society, the Sacramento Rose Society. Our regions outstanding demonstration rose… Continue Reading


Simplicity: January in the Garden & The Monthly Calendar of Regional Gardening Events

What is January without resolutions? Getting to the far side of the holidays in and out of the garden often leaves me feeling overwhelmed, overdone and over the top. Perhaps this is why so many of my resolutions are variations… Continue Reading