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Hassle Free Horticulture: Benefits of a Raised Bed Garden

Wednesday, July 4, 2012 | 6:25 pm

Experienced gardeners will often use raised beds to sidestep a laundry list of gardening challenges. These controlled experiments in plant parenthood are so easy, in fact, that they’re also well-suited to novices picking up a shovel for the first time. No need... More »

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Can You Dig It? Public Invited to Community Gardens Groundbreaking

Thursday, June 7, 2012 | 1:21 pm

The public is invited to the special groundbreaking of the new Pasadena Community Gardens at 10:00 a.m. Saturday, June 9. Pasadena Mayor Bill Bogaard and District 6 Councilmember Steve Madison will join Pasadena city officials for the ceremony. The event will ... More »

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Surgery for Trees…who knew?

Friday, April 24, 2009 | 1:52 pm

Trimming and pruning all the trees in your yard may not be your idea of fun.  For many, it turns out to be an extremely daunting chore.  Wouldn’t it be great if you did not have to worry about all that?  Well, if you call Finch Tree Surgery, they will take ... More »

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Composting Made Easy

Tuesday, March 31, 2009 | 2:59 pm

Having an ample supply of good rich compost is the gardeners dream. It has many uses, and all of those uses will result in nicer plants. However, composting can be time consuming and hard work. I place a reasonable value on my time, so spending hours and hours... More »

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Oiseau…Better Living Through Design

Tuesday, March 31, 2009 | 2:18 pm

Oiseau Design is a full service landscape design company located in Altadena, California. Almost a decade of experience working with and meeting the demands of discerning clients makes Jonatan Damian particularly qualified to see projects from concept to compl... More »