Time and Temp


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


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


Tips for Simplifying Your Landscape

Calla Lillies Grow Wild in Vacant Lot

The Cambria Garden Club was lucky to have Shana McCormick, a licensed landscaper here in Cambria, speak to us about how to simplify our landscape. Most of us are of an age that we would like to make gardening easier. I love flowering plants but deadheading is a huge chore and eventually I’d like to […]

Snails & Slugs Coming Your Way

slug by zemistor on Flickr

Snail photo on Flickr by Randy Son of Robert

If you have not found evidence of slugs and snails in your garden by now, believe me, they will be here soon. In our California coastal climate they live (and eat) throughout the year. They slide though the night on their slimy mucus-producing “foot”, leaving a […]