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Summer heat boosts the bounty for tomato harvest
Sunday Jul 19 2015
As mid-summer approaches, tomato production reaches soaring proportions. At Maple Rock Gardens in Penryn, farm supervisor Theresa Thomas estimates the property has about 350 tomato ...
Warm weather confusing to crops
Tuesday Feb 03 2015
A little warm weather is all it takes to trick plants into an early bloom. The spring-like weather of late – sans rain – is doing just that and leaving growers wonderin ...
Bountiful harvest is tasty slice of life at Maple Rock
Thursday Aug 07 2014
Since late spring, rows and rows of melons have been basking in the sun at Maple Rock Gardens in Penryn, preparing for their time to shine. Farming manager Jakob Stevens planted ...
Maple Rock Gardens showcases ideas in flower
Thursday May 15 2014
When Maple Rock opens to the public for a “A Celebration of Gardening” on May 24, its thriving new vegetable farm will be on view. For owner Scott Paris, it’s t ...
Two-man play "Barrymore" takes an intimate look at a legend
Friday Apr 05 2013
When it comes to literary characters, this guy played some classics. Captain Ahab, Don Juan, Dr. Jekyll & Mr. Hyde, Sherlock Holmes … as well as being his generati ...
Clover gets St. Paddy’s cheer as user-friendly ground cover
Tuesday Mar 15 2011
Finding a four-leaf clover is said to bring good luck. And planting clover as a ground cover will cut down on yard chores. Find traditional white Dutch at Eisley It can be a go ...
Extend the season with holiday plants
Tuesday Dec 14 2010
The traditional centerpieces and table accents — poinsettias, Christmas cactus, amaryllis — brighten the holidays and are popular gifts this time of year. But what do you do wi ...
Tomatoes to star at High Hand festival
Wednesday Jul 28 2010
A festival celebrating local tomatoes is coming to downtown Loomis. High Hand Nursery will host a Tomato Gathering from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 21, and 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. S ...
Sow winter blooms to chase away the gray
Tuesday Feb 02 2010
In mid-winter, when skies are gray and it has rained for what seems like weeks, nature provides reminders that spring will be here eventually, This time of year, bright green s ...
Nationally known plant expert to speak in Loomis
Wednesday Jun 03 2009
By Gloria Young Home & Garden A plant expert who has gained nationwide acclaim through his books, articles and television appearances is visiting a local nursery this month. Hor ...
Garden talk: High Hand Nursery spotlights whimsey
Tuesday Sep 09 2008
With surreal plants, sky-scraping designer metal palm trees and playful sculpted critters at every turn, High Hand Nursery is the Willy Wonka’s Chocolate Factory of garden center ...
Monday Jun 30 2008
limbing plants give gardens vertical interest Climbing vines, flowers and vegetables are great for screening out unwanted views, creating a touch of whimsy or maximizing growing ...
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