Crop Profile: Microgreens

Flavor-packed and easy to grow, microgreens make a great addition to your growing plant—and your menu.

5 Gardening Books I Can’t Live Without

I gave a lecture to our local Master Gardener group a week or so ago, and afterwards a small group of them approached me and asked if I have a favorite gardening book.

Ancient Pittosporums

Rapallo has many of the ancient shrub Pittosporum tobira. These shrubs, which are actually small trees, are really attractive year-round, particularly in spring when they bloom.

Growing Good Neighbors

I have neighbors whose garden adjoins ours at the top of the cliff in a narrow area that was a neighborhood refuse pile before I converted it into part of our garden.