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 By Roger Boddaert    Lifestyles 

Matilija poppy is queen of California flowers

Matilija poppy has been called the "Queen of California flowers" in the words of... — Updated 5/24/2018

 

Learn to read a nursery plant tag

FALLBROOK - Shopping for new plants for a home can be an exciting undertaking.... — Updated 5/23/2018

 

NFPA and HFSC address North America's home fire problem

QUINCY, Mass. – In the U.S., home fires claim the lives of seven people each... — Updated 5/23/2018

 

Cal Fire suspends burn permits in San Diego County

EL CAJON – After a dry winter, warming temperatures are quickly drying out the abundant annual grass crop. The increasing fire... — Updated 5/22/2018

 

Redbud trees are harbinger of spring

Spring is happening and so are the flowering redbuds (cercis canadensis). When... — Updated 5/12/2018

 

Getting to know succulents

FALLBROOK – Succulents can be just what indoor or outdoor gardens need. Even... — Updated 5/12/2018

 

Climate change challenges rose gardeners

If you feel like your garden just doesn't seem to be responding as it has in... — Updated 5/12/2018

 

Safety stressed during National Electrical Safety Month

QUINCY, Mass. – Flipping a light switch, plugging in a coffee maker, charging a laptop or iPhone, these actions are second nature... — Updated 5/12/2018

 

Banish mosquitoes from the yard

FALLBROOK – Time spent in the backyard on spring and summer afternoons and evenings contributes heavily to the popularity of... — Updated 5/7/2018

 

How to conserve water when temperatures rise

FALLBROOK – Spring and summer are synonymous with increased hours of sunlight,... — Updated 5/1/2018

 

Horn and Jacob push for solutions to the region's housing crisis

SAN DIEGO – Housing affordability and the housing crisis are acute issues for San Diego County. They require changes on many... — Updated 4/27/2018

 

Avoid invasive plant species to protect the ecosystem

FALLBROOK – Intuition may suggest all plants that provide habitats for... — Updated 4/27/2018

 

Rattlers come out of hiding for spring

It might seem like it’s too early for prime rattlesnake season, but San Diego County residents should watch their step now. Dozen... — Updated 4/24/2018

 

Fallbrook Beautification Alliance sets spring Clean Up Day for April 21

FALLBROOK – The Fallbrook Beautification Alliance has scheduled its spring... — Updated 4/24/2018

 

Five tips for a great, and safe, spring cleaning

It's still cool outside, but spring has sprung – and that means it's time... — Updated 4/21/2018

 

County seeks public's help with mosquito prevention

With mosquito season near, San Diego County officials remind people that they need to dump out standing water and protect... — Updated 5/14/2018

 

Clivia in springtime

What can be more joyous out in a Southern California garden than the arrival of... — Updated 5/14/2018

 

The magic of color appears at flower show

FALLBROOK – The Fallbrook Garden Club recently celebrated spring with a... — Updated 5/14/2018

 

Rattlers come out of hiding for spring

It might seem like it’s too early for prime rattlesnake season, but San Diego County residents should watch their step now. Dozen... — Updated 4/16/2018

 

Rattlers come out of hiding for spring

It might seem like it’s too early for prime rattlesnake season, but San Diego County residents should watch their step now. Dozen... — Updated 4/16/2018

 

Roses love food, water and mulch

What a year it’s been so far. In most areas, gardeners had to work in a pruning schedule between weather spurts. Even with late... — Updated 4/13/2018

 

Proposed bridge replacement benefits fish, water and people

Sandra Jacobson, George Sutherland and Bob Blankenship Special to the Village... — Updated 5/14/2018

 

Prepare garden beds for spring and beyond

FALLBROOK – Gardening enthusiasts may have been thinking about their landscape... — Updated 4/9/2018

 

Rain barrel pickup event to be held in Fallbrook Public Utility District parking lot

FALLBROOK – Discounted Ivy rain barrels are available for purchase online and... — Updated 3/29/2018

 

California rebate for home battery storage begins to sunset

SAN DIEGO – A ruling was made Aug. 24, by the California Public Utilities Commission regarding the billing arrangement for... — Updated 3/29/2018

 

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