A pretty pink wildflower that adapts to various California growing conditions, checkers (Sidalcea neomexicana) attracts a variety of butterflies and native bees.
A gardener and a chef team up with advice on growing and serving muskmelons, or cantaloupe, including a recipe that can star in your Fourth of July cookout.
Actaea racemosa (Cimicifuga) has a number of common names, including fairy candles. Its large size makes this native plant a dramatic choice to grow in shade.
The plants make all the difference in this attractive water feature.
Ice plants, native to South Africa, have become popular in Western gardens, as they sparkle, shine, shimmer, and tumble over rocks.