• Posts Tagged ‘Autumn sage’

    Winter welcome in the Sierra foothill garden

    by  • December 17, 2014 • Garden, Winter • 9 Comments

    Winter garden 2014

    A Winter walk-around What’s blooming? What’s happening? A walk through my garden just before Winter begins. First off, the patio has been cleared of summer projects, tools, soil and extra containers! I’ve put three sugar cones in three pots to act as a winter centerpiece for the table and all the cushions are in...

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    Happy is the meadow planter

    by  • October 6, 2013 • Meadow project • 0 Comments

    3rd Year Meadow

    First weeks of Fall in the Sierra foothills The season has changed in the foothills around Oakhurst. The fierce heat of the last month has broken and the cool of this morning is delicious. I’ve been hand watering all along and I can see the end to this chore coming. I take stock of...

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    California natives mix with Mediterranean neighbors

    by  • April 5, 2011 • CA natives, Drought tolerant plants • 5 Comments

    Taking advantage our our beautiful ‘natives’ Adding drought tolerant Mediterranean plants to our existing California natives is a winning strategy or a deer resistant garden. This planting area is a mix of CA natives and North American natives and Mediterranean plants suited to wild conditions. All are tough, hardy and blooming plants. We used...

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