Tag: master gardener

How to make a beautiful, low-maintenance garden

Maclay Gardens in Westwood, California, is planning to open its first highland garden next year.The $30,000 project, which is still being designed, is located on a vacant lot on a rural property that’s been turned into an agricultural research facility.It’s a project that’s inspired a slew of similar initiatives...

Botanic gardens in California to welcome botanists after drought

SANTA CLARA, Calif.— The California Botanical Garden is inviting gardeners to help clean the land and to help the state prepare for the arrival of an unprecedented number of plants.In a news release, the California Botanic Garden said it will open its doors for the first time in almost...

How to pay for a sunken garden

A lot of us are stuck in a rut of unpaid gardening.But there are a lot of other gardeners out there who are struggling to make ends meet, with a new generation of hobbyists looking to pay off student loans, buy a home or open a business.We spoke to...