interview-richard-louvThis Week's Guest
Richard Louv, author of Last Child in the Woods and The Nature Principle, examines nature-deficit di... More
garden-paredez-guridyFeatured Garden
This garden began when a little girl was born. Until then, Deborah Paredez and Frank Guridy had neve... More
qow tree pruningQuestion of the Week
How and when can I prune my live oak trees?

One of my favorite gardening and holiday traditions is the annual live oak pruning at my family’s house. The trees are over 30 years old now, and we’ve been pruning them many years. If you have a live oak,... More

pow monterrey oakPlant of the Week
Monterrey oak

Like live oaks, Monterrey oaks are semi-evergreen, meaning that they retain their leaves through the winter, but drop them all in the spring. This tree has a more upright shape than live oak, and the leaves are much larger. ... More

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