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Drought-friendly plants star in gone with the lawn

For about 10 years, the front yard of Pauline Sakai’s Roseville home was a vision of lush green manicured lawn. But not anymore. “Being a master gardener, I always ...

Global doomsday hot spots draw believers, revelers

  Though the Mayans never really predicted that the world would end on Friday, some New Agers are convinced that humanity's demise is indeed imminent. Or at least that ...

New Master Gardener calendar debunks the myths

If you think all herbal remedies are safe and effective — not so. Or that you should prune only in winter — also wrong. These misconceptions are among many others that Placer ...

Things to Do: July 27-Aug. 2

Friday, July 27 Picnic on the Farm, 6-9 p.m., The Natural Trading Company, 5841 Fruitridge Road, Newcastle. Dinner featuring meat from Sierra Foothill Producers Cooperative and Na ...

Things to do from June 29 through July 7

Friday, June 29McLaughlin Theater Company will present “Seussical the Musical” at 8 p.m. at the Newcastle School Amphitheater, 8951 Valley View Dr. Tickets are $12 gene ...

New calendar takes whimsical look at gardening

For 19 years the Placer County Master Gardener calendar has provided daily tips and informative articles on everything you need to know about having a beautiful garden in the fo ...