October 24, 2018

Our top 5 favorite House Plants

House plants are always a great way to brighten up a space and make it feel more lush. House plants are great for people who don’t […]
August 17, 2018

Strawberries & Chantilly Cream Recipe

Strawberries & Chantilly Cream Recipe Don’t know what to do with all the strawberries that are in season right now? Try this whipped cream recipe! It […]
April 3, 2016

Spring Garden at Lake of the Pines, CA

The Jenkins Garden is in the ground, this morning, finished, kaput, one hundred percent!   Up here in the Sierra Foothills I am taking a bit […]
February 15, 2016

Planting Guide for February in the Sierra Foothills

What to plant in February Spare Guts! (as my Pappy used to call them) Flowers: transplant or direct seed snapdragons, candytufts, lilies, California Indian pinks, lily-of-the-valleys, […]
May 15, 2013

Upcoming Event Near Lake of the Pines, Auburn Ca. ~ Auburn Spring Home Show

Upcoming Event Near Lake of the Pines, Auburn Ca. ~ Auburn Spring Home Show is coming this weekend May 17th – 19th 2013. This event takes […]
August 20, 2012

Don’t Miss the 2012 Farm and Barn Tour

This year’s Placer County Farm and Barn Tour will be on October 14, 2012 from 10am til 5:00 pm.  Here’s a link to the website so […]
August 19, 2012

One Bright Crop in Nevada County Agriculture

Agricultural production in Nevada County declined 45% during the first decade of this century (2001-2010).  You read that right.  Declined forty-five percent!  Only one crop increased […]
August 7, 2012

Thought Provoking Resources for Gardeners

Here are provoctive resources for gardeners, landscapers, conservationists, and environmentalists.   Books to Read Sunset Western Garden Book (9th Edition) OK, this is not provocative in […]
August 2, 2012

Top 10 Summer Flowers for Lake of the Pines

What are the Top Ten Summer Flowers for Lake of the Pines, California? Sue Baker is the Lake of the Pines gardener.  Drive around LOP any […]