|Broadcasts from 2010 and 2011|
22 December 2011
Freeze warnings: what to know, what to do (replayed 29 December 2011)
15 December 2011
Tree safety, December color, house plant problems, and more!
08 December 2011
Frost issues, Christmas trees, and more!
01 December 2011
Sound barriers; Correa, Hypericum; special apples, and more!
24 November 2011
Holiday rebroadcast: fall and winter garden topics
17 November 2011
Too late for winter veggies? No! Plus chestnuts, apples, and more!
10 November 2011
Shaded entry, bagrada bug, garbanzo beans, early bareroot veggies, and more!
03 November 2011
Ficus problems, gummosis, November flowers, and more!
27 October 2011
Bulbs, beneficial insects, propagation, and more!
20 October 2011
Seed-starting mix, house plant problems, winter vegies, and more!
13 October 2011
Night fragrance, fall flowers, cover crops, and more!
06 October 2011
Grape and citrus questions, fall garden activities, and more!
29 September 2011
Garden questions, watering containers, what to plant in the fall, and more!
22 September 2011
Drainage, soap, peat moss, garlic, and more!
15 September 2011
Plant nutrition, more on weeds, Easter broom, and more!
08 September 2011
Fall flowers, weed management, scorched leaves, how to kill a Daphne, and more!
01 September 2011
House plants; watermelon problems; yellowing leaves in the veg garden, and more
25 August 2011
Your questions: soil problems, yarrow, subtropicals, and more!
18 August 2011
Linden trees, subtropicals, shade plant ideas, and more!
11 August 2011
Meadow flowers; August color, rhubarb, hackberry aphid, and more!
04 August 2011
Summer gardening questions answered! (Rebroadcast from July 29 2010)
28 July 2011
Daylilies; August weeds and pests; what does full sun mean? and more!
Whitefly Management excerpt
Don and Lois discuss how to control whiteflies; excerpt from July 21 2011
21 July 2011
Whiteflies; horsetail, bamboo, and invasives; fertilizer basics!
14 July 2011
Summer tree problems; spoiling figs, Scotch broom, and many misc questions!
07 July 2011
Drip irrigation continued; orchid watering; odd summer questions
30 June 2011
Tree problems; drip irrigation overview
23 June 2011
Dogs, shade, ground cover? Water softeners, watering new plants, and more
16 June 2011
Lawn diseases, dead lawn patches, confining bamboo, more about Heucheras
09 June 2011
Pruning an overgrown hedge. Walkable ground covers, heucheras, and more..
02 June 2011
June in your garden; growing Peruvian lilies, and more.
26 May 2011
Spring weather problems in the garden; holes in the leaves? Vine choices, soil and fertilizer questions.
19 May 2011
Summer vegetables; recommended varieties, when to plant, and more.
12 May 2011
Vegetables, the Topsy-Turvy, Square-foot Gardening, raised planters; berries in hot climates.
05 May 2011
The Garden Professors; fruit tree spacing; Phormiums; yellowing leaves; watering iceplant; soil prep for veg's.
28 April 2011
Planting natives, pruning with chain saws, a bit more about fertilizers.
21 April 2011
More on fertilizers; windowboxes; plants for security; strawberries.
14 April 2011
Misc spring issues; the tomato "elevator speech;" watering, fertilizers, and more.
07 April 2011
Vine choices; April blooms, Lady Banks roses; vegetables for shade; grubs in the compost pile!
31 March 2011
Drainage problems, rose diseases, grafted tomatoes, mosquitoes, mandarins and baboons.
24 March 2011
Cherry worms, spring annuals, poison oak; misc. unusual edibles; huckleberries, blueberries, and currants.
17 March 2011
Fruit trees, fertilizers, saving seed; questions from a brand new vegetable gardener.
10 March 2011
Don had a speaking engagement. Rebroadcast of the December 30 pruning show: all about winter pruning of fruit trees and roses.
03 March 2011
March garden activities, mail-order nurseries (how to check their reputations); GMO, hybrid, or heirloom?
24 February 2011
Late frosts; florist plants; phosphorus fertilizers; Kiwi vines; fabric softeners for fungus gnats? Daphne problems; how to grow olives.
17 February 2011
Manure with vegetables; cactus; carnivorous plants, and more
10 February 2011
Laryngitis! Sorry! Camellia problems, birch borers; how to start seeds indoors.
03 February 2011
Sarcococca, winter veggies, tree root problems, winter pest problems, leaves yellowing, mulberry bushes; is it spring now?
27 January 2011
Choosing trees, shaded entryways, and more
20 January 2011
January gardening questions
13 January 2011
Winter gardening, roses and more
Sorry, no show January 6 2011. Due to technical problems, the show did not record. We will be back January 13!
30 December 2010
Special winter pruning show!
23 December 2010
Special citrus show!
16 December 2010
More winter garden questions!
09 December 2010
fertilizers, winter garden questions, and more
02 December 2010
Citrus, winter gardening, and more
25 November 2010
Special show: all about bulbs!
18 November 2010
Winter garden questions, and more!
11 November 2010
Native plants, garden resources, and more!
04 November 2010
Fall questions and November garden ideas!
<28 October 2010
So many gardening questions!
21 October 2010
All about fall gardening, continued!
14 October 2010
All about fall gardening!
07 October 2010
Hedges, sprinklers, veg gardens, and more!
30 September 2010
Your fall gardening questions answered!
23 September 2010
Winter weeds, interesting flowers!
16 September 2010
09 September 2010
September planting ideas, vines, fragrant plants
<02 September 2010
What blooms in September?
26 August 2010
Summer garden topics
19 August 2010
Weather and your garden; gardening for good bugs, and more
12 August 2010
August flowers, weeds, and more!
05 August 2010
How to make cuttings; your questions, and more!
29 July 2010
Summer gardening questions answered!
22 July 2010
Watering exceptions, allelopathy, buffalograss, and more!
15 July 2010
More summer garden questions
08 July 2010
How to water -- principles and examples
01 July 2010
Summer gardening questions
24 June 2010
Fruit trees, tomatoes, and other questions
17 June 2010
6/17 show did not record; this is a special rebroadcast:
All about watering
10 June 2010
Geraniums, thrips, heat lovers, and more
03 June 2010
Questions about watering, containers, and more
27 May 2010
What's wrong with my vegetables?!
20 May 2010
Questions about vegetables, aphids, and more!
13 May 2010
Tomato and fruit tree questions, and more!
06 May 2010
Vegetables, irrigation; is systemic safe?
29 April 2010
Starting a veg garden; understanding spring plant diseases
22 April 2010
Spring garden questions, watering, diseases, and more!
15 April 2010
Potatoes, dahlias, perennials, and more!
08 April 2010
Mulch, lilacs, and more!
01 April 2010
Soil pH, walnut toxicity, and more!
25 March 2010
Citrus suckers, raised planters, and more!
18 March 2010
Ladybugs, weed killers, and more!
11 March 2010
March in your garden!
04 March 2010
Lawn weeds, peppers, fungus, and more
25 February 2010
House plants, fruit flies, and more
18 February 2010
early spring garden questions!
11 February 2010
Grapes, blueberries, iceplant, and more
04 February 2010
Birds, orchids, walnuts, and more
28 January 2010
Borers, Camellias, starting seeds!
21 January 2010
Pruning, starting seeds, and more!
14 January 2010
Bareroot! Fruit trees, roses, and more
07 January 2010
Birds, bamboo, and your questions
Featured Plants & Articles
|December 15, 2011|
Weather Channel alerts available
Wind damage in Southern California;
photo courtesy of Eric
|December 01, 2011|
Grevillea 'Scarlet Sprite'
One source for heirloom apples
This month's column: drought tolerant shrubs
|October 27, 2011|
Are they edible?
check this forum; I'd say no
|September 22, 2011|
Three easy houseplants:
Easy ZZ plant
|September 15, 2011|
Annie's Annuals cut flower list
|September 8, 2011|
|August 25, 2011|
Heather garden at Mendocino Coast Botanical Gardens
Dahlia garden at Mendocino Coast Botanical Gardens
|August 18, 2011|
|August 11 2011|
Achillea Sunny Seduction
Sunflower showing the actual flowers
Geranium budworm larva
Euonymus scale closer
|July 14 2011|
Habenaria Egret flower
Peruvian lily, dwarf cultivars
|June 30 2011|
Assorted drip irrigation parts
photo by Lois
Trees mulched wrong!
See our current article
Common Landscape Errors!
June 16 2011: about Heucheras
Some pictures of the new hybrids here:
June 02 2011|
Entomosporium leaf spot fungus
on evergreen pear (P. kawakami)
May 05 2011
April 21 2011|
Leatherwing beetle, aka soldier beetle
Baldo Villegas web site pics of beneficial insects!
Salsify and chicory
Lavandula stoechas 'Dedication'
Spanish lavender 'Dedication'
Spanish lavender 'Dedication' in a 5 gallon can
April 14 2011|
Martha Stewart illustrates container drainage
|April 07 2011|
Rosa banksia 'Lutea'
yellow Lady Banks rose
Rosa banksia normalis
single white Lady Banks rose
Rosa banksia normalis
single white Lady Banks rose
|March 24 2011|
Honey bush flowers
Honey bush foliage
A useful link from Eric in So Cal: be waterwise.com
|February 24 2011|
Butterwort -- a carnivorous plant
Year-around ripening chart!
Web site for Dr. Norman Gary, |
eminent Davis bee expert
|January 27 2011|
Botrytis mold on snapdragon
Ornamental kale in January
Fall vegetable planting chart!
|December 09, 2010|
dwarf redleaf plum, fall color
dwarf redleaf plum, growth habit
wild American persimmon
|November 18, 2010|
Persimmon Fuyu (non-astringent)
Persimmon Hachiya (astringent)
wild American persimmon
Lagerstroemia Dynamite fall color
|November 11, 2010|
Strange fruit of the Kieffer lime
Syrphid fly (hoverfly) on a Japanese anemone
|October 21, 2010|
Salvia 'Bright Eyes'
Salvia 'Flamenco Rose'
Salvia 'Golden Girl'
|October 7, 2010|
Salsify flowers and seedheads, and chicory (right)
|September 23, 2010|
Eric's dove flower
Fringed orchid, Egret flower
|September 16, 2010|
Agastache Ruby Lights
|September 2, 2010|