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Latest Articles
Volunteer (Seedlings) Wanted
Prune Don’t Ruin
Of Moths, Butterflies and Cap’n Crunch

Contain Yourself: Making Potted Plants Pretty
Letting Go, Even in Your Yard
Fighting Bougie Bugs
Gardening: The Gift That Keeps on Giving
Tooling Around in the Garden
Gophers Be Gone

Edible Santa Barbara
Kombucha: Everything You Always Wanted to Know But Were Afraid to Ask
The E-Reader
Fruitful and Multiplying: Frederick the Passion Fruit Vine

Santa Barbara Sentinel
Ants: A Memoir
Faux Mow
Can You Dig it?
Incredible Edibles
Almost Organic: The Sequel

Montecito Journal Magazine
Barnyard Blues Turn Green
Coming Up Roses
Confessions of a Gardening Maniac
Winter Bounty
Color Conundrum
Leaning Towers of Alstroemeria
Secret to Sweet Pea Success
Gardening Gift Guide
Rock Replacement
Sad Bougies
Veggie Barrels
Issues with Cyclamen
Gifts for Your Favorite Gardner
Alternative to Grass
Safe from the Beasts
No Impatiens
Eaten Alive
Lady Really a Lady?
Penetrating the Plant Root Problem
Poor Man’s Orchid
Going Green
Mystery Plant
Stunted and Sad Tomatoes
Burned and Scorched Camellias
Post Fire Landscaping
Elaine vs. Ellamae
Fringe in Excess
Gifts for Gardeners
A Hairy Questions
Dear Mr. Greenjeans
Hi, High Hibiscus
Dear Mr. Greenjeans
Timers (and Timing) Are Everything
Leave Them In The Pot
Dear Mr. Greenjeans
Sudden Leaf Syndrome
Warning: Bamboo May Appear in Living Room
Attack of the California Oakworm
Roses In A Cage
Clearing Out The Garden Shed

Santa Barbara Independent
Volunteer (Seedlings) Wanted
Contain Yourself: Making Potted Plants Pretty

Letting Go, Even in Your Yard
Fighting Bougie Bugs
Gardening: The Gift That Keeps on Giving
Tooling Around in the Garden
Gophers Be Gone
Santa Ynez Valley Botanic Gardens Earth Day
Establishing Bougainvillea in Your Garden
My Life: The Mule in My Garden 
A Fifty-Dollar Planting Hole: The Pitfalls of Gardening
Creature Features: Remembering My Dog Sadie
My First Bike: Wobbly Training Wheels and All
My Little Parrot: Bitten Fingers, Mixed Messages, and a Feathered Companion
My Life: Rotten Tomatoes

Weird New Jersey
Lincoln Park Swim Club

Poetry
The Perfect View
Orchids Are A Mystery
Winter Bounty