Garden Tips

Articles that give general advice on designing or maintaining a garden.


As a Garden Designer practicing in Southern California suburbs, homeowners often ask me about making their landscaping resilient against wildfires. Even in homes that are not immediately adjacent to forests or grassland, the

Common Gardening Myths

Let's take a look at some of the most common myths about gardening. Are they old wives' tales or genuinely useful?

Mulch in your Garden

Mulch is an essential material for regulating soil temperature and moisture. Learn more about how to use it and what the different types of mulch are used for.