Starting your own plants from seeds at home is an easy way to increase the variety of garden plants that you can grow in your garden. Find out how to start seeds indoors in this video introduction.
Plants bring life and beauty to a tablescape, but you might overcrowd your table when you add in candles, too. Combine the two with these stylish flowerpot candle holders.
Add variety to your houseplants display with this do-it-yourself mini plant stand. Follow the step-by-step photos and instructions for a simple decor enhancement for your houseplant collection.
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About the S. CA & Inland Valleys Region
Southern California is defined by the Peninsular Ranges, a group of mountain ranges that stretch nearly 900 miles from southern California to the tip of Mexico’s Baja peninsula. Optimal year round growing conditions and moderate climates make this area excellent for gardening. Coastal fog is common, as are temperatures from 30°F in winter to 100°F in summer. Average rainfall is 15 inches and soils can go from rich loam to granite to clay.
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