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Early-Blooming Bulbs Early-Blooming Bulbs

Having a bloom-covered yard in early spring is just a few geophytes away! These amazing bulbous plants can easily naturalize in your lawn and open areas.

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Bulbs for California Gardeners Bulbs for California Gardeners

If you’re a California gardener looking for bulbs that bloom year after year with little or no care, check out some of these lesser-known bulbs that shine for you.

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‘Tête-à-tête’ Daffodil ‘Tête-à-tête’ Daffodil

Of the many kinds of daffodils to grace our gardens, Narcissus ‘Tête-à-tête’ is one of the best. Learn more about this attractive, early flowering miniature.
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Oranges Dwarf Citrus for Indoor Gardens

You may think the only way to get homegrown citrus fruit is to move to Florida or Southern California, but that’s not the case. Citrus trees are now available in varieties well-suited to life indoors. Not only do these plants provide plenty of fresh fruit to use in your kitchen, they make striking houseplants. Under the proper conditions, there’s no reason why any citrus tree wouldn’t grow indoors, but you should stick with the varieties that growers have developed for small spaces. Learn more about them.
Germination Grow Oranges from Seed

It doesn’t take much to get a child’s gardening imagination growing, and ideas can crop up in the most unusual places. The next time you eat an orange, save the seeds and try germinating them – just like this 6 year old did with her gardening grandpa! It’s much easier than you might think, and what better way to start growing with the young sprouts in your life than trying to grow a plant from the orange you just enjoyed? Read the accounts from both expert gardener and granddaughter, as they grew together. 
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Check out what plants our Learn2Grow members are learning more about today:

    • Passionfruit bears beautiful flowers and delicious egg-shaped fruits on evergreen, tropical vines.
    • White fir is a hardy evergreen tree with a pyramidal shape and beautiful, soft, silvery-blue needles.
    • Coontie is a short, palm-like cycad used as a tropical foundation plant or groundcover.

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Saving the Green
Garden Time-Savers Garden Time-Savers

Get more done in your garden in less time and with less money. These easy tips can help make your gardening experience more organized and relaxing.

Grow Within Budget Grow Within Budget

Planting an entire garden at once is expensive. Sticking within budget, preparing beds and picking a few key plants to start with is smart gardening.

Garden to Cut Bills Garden to Cut Bills

Saving $5-$25 a week in groceries is as easy as turning to your garden. When you grow your own herbs and vegetables, you can enjoy all sorts of green!

Grow Green, Save Money Grow Green, Save Money

These tips can help you grow a low-maintenance, environmentally-friendly yard that can help put some extra green back in your garden…and wallet!