Leaf It Where It Falls

On garden day, local first graders were introduced to the notion that trees drop their leaves where needed. One budding botanist responded, “So you just leaf it where it falls?”…

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Back to School

Each school week finds BVAS Garden Club members Jo Niedeck and Joan Bockman knee-deep in compost. They’re leading a treasure hunt with the children at Laurel, Mission, and South Oceanside…

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Butterfly Gardening

Attracting butterflies to your garden is a rewarding way to foster a healthy population of beneficial insects. The arrival of the graceful, multicolored beauties in your yard is evidence that…

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A Time to Sow

The long-awaited return of rain gives promise of a banner year for native wildflowers throughout San Diego County. What better way to celebrate our wonderful natural heritage than to plant…

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