Brad Roeder

Nursery cultivates tree rentals

A North Auburn nursery is going out on a limb for the holidays. Yamasaki Nursery is renting out live Christmas trees this season. “We’re always trying to think outside the b ...

Advance work can reap rewards

Spring is still a month away, but with sunny days on the increase and trees beginning to bloom, it’s time to think about the garden. Tending to these basic tasks now will help e ...

Defensible space a key to fire safety

Jerry Vice, owner of High Sierra Fire, has been helping homeowners create defensible space around their homes for 20 years. He frequently works with residences nestled in densely ...

Small space - big impact

Got a green thumb, but not a lot of ground space? Just about any yard, balcony, or patio — no matter how small — can easily become a garden. “Even folks in an apartment han ...