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• African daisies
• California Poppy
• Calendula
• Calla Lily
• Narcissus
• Mexican Sage
• Ivy geranium
• Mexican Sage
• Pride of Madera
• Lantana
• Society garlic
• Wild geranium


• Baby arugula
• Onion and garlic greens
• Thyme
• Rhubarb

Shamrock is Really White Clover

Not a shamrock-a pink-flowered oxalis looks similar

Not a shamrock-a pink-flowered oxalis looks similar

Happy St. Patrick’s Day all! Whether Irish or not, we all know that the shamrock is a symbol for Ireland. The shamrock is really a large-leafed variety of white clover (Trifolium) that you can purchase in nurseries this time of year. White clover is grown as a […]

March Gardening Along the Central Coast


As some of my readers know, I live in a coastal village south of Big Sur and north of San Luis Obispo. I consider myself a Central Coast Gardener even though this term can mean many things. East of us, along the Hwy 101 corridor, it can be 20 degrees hotter in the day and […]