Friday, January 10, 2020

CAT ROOM MAKEOVER

When I moved into this condo I knew that I would not be in need of the pantry.  Rather then letting the space get wasted, I decided to turn it into a cat room.  The perfect place for the litter, food etc.  In this video I show you how I revamped it a bit. 


Friday, December 20, 2019

VITIS CALIFORNICA 'ROGERS RED' - 13 WEEKS OF CA NATIVES

Rounding out and ending the series is Vitis californica 'Rogers Red' - Rogers Red Grape.  This deciduous vine is perfect for adding interest to an existing arbor or patio cover.  Below are some details...

  • Climbing vine
  • 15'-30' wide 
  • Partial sun to partial shade
  • Minimal water once established
  • Green ish white flowers in the spring
  • Deciduous
  • Leaves can be used in cooking
  • Edible grapes

Wednesday, December 18, 2019

TRICHOSTEMA LENATUM - 13 WEEKS OF CA NATIVES

Trichostema lenatum - Woolly Blue Curls is a great evergreen shrub that works well in most garden situations.  It is also mildly fragrant with a sweet scent.  Below are some details...

  • 3-4' height
  • 4-5' wide
  • Full sun
  • Minimal water once established 
  • Purple/blue flowers in the spring and fall
  • You can cut the flowers to put in a vase
  • Mildly sweet scented