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Joan Bolton: Cultivating Summer Fun in the Garden with Children

A guide for getting kids to play in the dirt early and growing an appreciation for homegrown food and healthy habits for life

Published on 07.01.2015 7:00 p.m.


Joan Bolton: Water Conservation and the Drought

Local landscape experts meet to discuss ways to cut water use

Published on 03.06.2014 10:21 p.m.


Joan Bolton: How to Keep Trees Healthy During Drought

Forgo lawns and water-hogging plants, but give oaks and other native trees some winter water

Published on 02.06.2014 8:11 p.m.


Joan Bolton: Bare-Root Fruit Trees — It’s Time to Plant

On the Central Coast, they can be both a garden miracle and a lesson in patience

Published on 01.09.2014 6:43 p.m.


Joan Bolton: Poinsettias Don’t Have to Go Out with the Gift Wrap

You can save your holiday plants to add to the garden this spring for long-term winter color

Published on 12.26.2013 8:03 p.m.


New Noozhawk Columnist Joan Bolton Takes Readers ‘In the Garden’

Column will provide practical advice for creating colorful, water-conserving gardens

Published on 12.04.2013 9:15 p.m.


Joan Bolton: Nine Great California Natives to Plant Now

This is perfect time to add natives to the garden so they'll flourish next spring

Published on 12.04.2013 9:00 p.m.


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