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All Stories by Story Category : Trees, Shrubs, & Vines

A Rose By Any Other Name …

September 8, 2008
D.F. Braun

An Aussie plant perfect for Marin gardens, too

March 05, 2011
Marybeth Kampman

Aussie love affair keeps blooming

May 21, 2011
Gail Mason

Berry bushes can bring splash of color in winter

December 21, 2013
Nanette Londeree

Coaxing My Wisteria to Flower

October 6, 2008
Marilyn Geary

Colorful plants from Australia do well in California

October 3, 2009
Katie Martin

Conifers' gifts continue after the holidays, too

December 26, 2009
Nanette Londeree

Drought isn’t only problem impacting conifers

May 14, 2016
Wendy Irving

Flowering trees, plants add color in bleak winter gardens

January 2, 2009
Martha Proctor

Form and function of trees

September 25, 2010
Nanette Londeree

Growing shrubs and small trees in containers

February 19, 2011
Julie Monson

Heavenly Bamboo Lives up to its Name

June 23, 2008
Julie Monson

How to choose a qualified arborist

November 13, 2015
Martha Proctor

How to keep your roses rosy

June 18, 2016
Nanette Londeree

How to stop fire blight from infecting your apple, pear and quince trees

November 6, 2015
Anne-Marie Walker

Hydrangeas: Prune for Maximum Flowering

January 1, 2007
Julie Monson

If your stately oak tree could talk

May 17, 2014
Marie Narlock

Japanese maples require little but offer color and more

January 08, 2011
Julie Monson

Keep it simple - plant self-cleaning roses

August 23, 2013
Nanette Londeree

Knock, Knock—Who’s There?

June 16, 2008
Janice Austin

Knowing when to prune is key to healthy plants

October 30, 2015
Juliana Jensen

Leavesare more than fall color

November 26, 2011
Martha Proctor

Native shrubs create a visual anchor in landscapes - fast

November 7, 2009
Jennifer Kinion

Not your grandmother's hydrangeas

September 10, 2011
Jane Scurich

Picking the right tree for the job

February 1, 2014
Marie Narlock

Plant your bare root fruit trees now

January 1, 2016
Wendy Irving

Plumbago—A Gardener’s Dream

November 17, 2008
Martha Proctor

Proper pruning of wisteria produces a plethora of blossoms

October 24, 2009
Julie Monson

Prune apricot and cherry trees soon, but hurry

August 27, 2016
Martha Proctor

Pruning trees in summer has its benefits

July 13, 2013
Dave Phelps

Rabbit Food for Roses?

April 9, 2007
Nanette Londeree

Redwoods can be challenging obstacle

March 6, 2010
Marie Narlock

Rose Pruning Basics

January 01, 2008
Nanette Londeree

Roses get a bad rap as fussy divas needing extra care

05/01/2010
Nanette Londeree

Roses in January

January 2, 2012
Barbara J. Euser

Royal Companions

July 2, 2996
Nanette Londeree

Saving drought stressed trees

September 18, 2015
Barbara Robertson

Shrubs do much more than block undesirable views

December 19, 2015
Nanette Londeree

Size matters when it comes to conifers

December 19, 2014
Dot Zanotti Ingels

Specimen trees bring beauty and interest to garden

November 5, 2011
Barbara J. Euser

Testing roses is serious, but what results!

January 30, 2009
D.F. Braun

Vines add charm, shade, interest

November 5, 2016
Nanette Londeree

What to know about fruit trees

January 28, 2017
Martha Proctor

What to look for when buying bareroot roses

December 31, 2007
Nanette Londeree

Why I choose Choisya: The evergreen shrub with everything

April 30, 2007
Julie Monson
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