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In Praise Of Intermountain Nursery

Have you been here? I hope so! We are very fortunate to have a nursery nearby that purchases and grows plants that are perfect for our foothill gardens. Besides having a wide variety of California native and drought tolerant Mediterranean plants, Bonnie Bladen, her husband Ray Laclergue and their staff are extremely knowledgeable about what plants are most suitable for ...

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Western Sierra Nursery Hosts Master Gardeners

OAKHURST – As if one needed an excuse to visit Western Sierra Nursery, the Madera County Master Gardeners will be there to host a free event for home gardeners and plant lovers on Saturday, Oct. 4. Get your garden in shape for fall and winter. Master Gardeners will be available to answer your gardening and landscaping questions from 10 a.m. ...

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Master Gardeners Answer Questions In YLP

COARSEGOLD – Madera County Master Gardeners will be on hand at True Value Hardware in Yosemite Lakes Park on Saturday, Sept. 6, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. to answer all your gardening questions. Get expert advice from those who know how to plan, plant and get the most out of your gardening efforts. You may want to rethink your ...

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Master Gardener Speaks At Oakhurst Library

OAKHURST – The Oakhurst Library is pleased to host a special gardening event presented by the president of the Mariposa County Master Gardeners, Betty Massey. Betty, who lives in Mariposa, will bring a lot of ideas for combating our serious drought conditions. For instance, she says that the State of California is encouraging local residents to move to “edible” landscaping ...

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How To Grow Happy Hosta

Our gardeners are weighing in with why they love hosta, how they successfully grow it, where and how… and how they design the garden around this fascinating plant.

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Your Picture Framed Garden

Old frames are the easiest things to find at a thrift store or at Flea Markets, but did you know you can bring them into the garden in dozens of different ways? You’ll see frames that act as plant hangers, frames that add color to a fence and frames that ‘frame’ the view in you garden. Can you be as ...

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Make A Fun Flea Market Garden Sign

Whether found at a Flea market, craft show or in a friend’s garden, most fun garden signs can easily be made yourself with a few simple materials. I love clever garden sayings and also thoughtful quotes I find for garden signs. “Live for today” is a favorite! Also, I like Thomas Jefferson’s quote, ‘Though an old man, I am but ...

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Dream It, Create It! Less is Best

Most of you have heard of the need for decluttering when staging a house for sale, thanks to HGTV and other design TV programs. Decluttering is crucial when listing a house but it’s also important in the homes where we dwell. As we live our lives, most of us accumulate a lot of stuff. When we cannot find space to ...

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