Yamasaki Nursery

Clover gets St. Paddy’s cheer as user-friendly ground cover

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 ...

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 ...

A year later, businesses discuss recovery from 49 Fire

Along Locksley Lane and Shale Ridge Road a few blackened trees are a reminder of the inferno that tore through North Auburn last Aug. 30. The neighborhood, home to the businesses ...

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 ...

49 Fire victims not done saying thanks

This letter is long overdue, but we would like to express our appreciation and gratitude to everyone who helped us in any way since the 49 Fire. We are overwhelmed by the outpouri ...

Donation drive seeks gift cards for fire victims

As you start doing your Christmas shopping, Keri Roeder hopes you won’t forget to put 49 Fire victims on your list. Roeder and a team of other business owners are asking the com ...

Home Show exhibitors extend helping hand

The Auburn Fall Home Show brings together hundreds of businesses and contractors displaying the latest in home improvement. But this year, arriving just a month after the 49 Fire ...

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 ...

It’s possible to have beauty without the beastly work

For some, gardening is a passion. They relish the challenge of nurturing new sprouts and coddling reluctant bloomers. But for others, it’s just a chore. Luckily for the relu ...

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 ...