Rena Webb

Celebrating 65 years of nurturing plants and community

Sharing a love of plants and flowers has kept Donner Garden Club thriving as members celebrate the 65th anniversary this year. Women from Christian Valley and Bowman started the ...

Sow winter blooms to chase away the gray

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 ...

Come enjoy the church gardens

I wish to thank the Auburn Journal and Gloria Young for the article (July 2) about the gardens at Bell Road Baptist Church. It took many people and many hours to complete these pro ...

Garden for the blind puts visitors in touch with nature

It started with a memorial rose garden. Then came a military garden in 2006. Now, there’s a garden for the blind and visually impaired. The three gardens, which have transformed ...

Cactus flowers for multiple uses

They’re prickly, weird looking and sometimes excessively hairy. From aloes and agaves to baby toes and saguaros, cacti and succulents are some of the most bizarre — yet surpris ...

A joy of growing things keeps her young at heart

On a recent warm spring morning, Rena Webb was focusing her attention on day lilies and iris. “I’ve potted at least 15 items today,” the 92-year-old said. Webb, an Auburn r ...