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A recent EPA report on the continuing decline of the bee population lists several probable causes. One of the suspected reasons may be the lack of a diversified diet for the bees. A fairly obvious problem may be that when hives of bees are trucked into la
The first step in treating for pest insects in your garden should be to identify the insect. Why risk wasting money and misuse of chemicals if the treatment won't work because it isn't the right one?
There are many spring-blooming plants and trees that should be pruned after flowering has finished in spring. Winter pruning of deciduous trees and bushes during dormancy can be a major chore, but spring pruning or shaping is fairly simple. And when pruni
There are seven home gardens featured on today's Fresno County Master Gardeners' spring garden tour. Our demonstration garden, the Garden of the Sun, is also on the tour and entrance is free today. (Tickets for the home garden tour are $30 today
Quite a few plants that are sold as summer-blooming annuals and perennials actually fade away and disappear during our intense summer heat. Some return and rebloom when temperatures cool; others die off completely. There are also several summer vegetables