Poinsettias: Purity and Flower of the Noche Buena

PHOTO: The “poinsettia house” at the Plant Barn in Chico, where (including the many years under the umbrella of Chico Propagators) poinsettias have been cultivated for a dozen winters or more. Most good nurseries and garden centers will have greenhouse… Continue Reading


The Joys of June in the North State Garden & Calendar of North State Gardening Events

Looking back at the whirlwind of activity that is March/April and May in my annual gardening journal, it is always with some relief that I come to the relative peace of June in the North State Garden. Most plants are… Continue Reading