Fresh Dirt

Sunset Western Garden: ‘Meerlo’ Lavender

Rebecca Sweet of Harmony in the Garden writes about her favorite plant in the Sunset Western Garden Collection.

Sneak preview of Sunset’s new test garden

As you probably know by now, we’ve moved from our historic Menlo Park campus into our new digs in Jack London Square. We love it here.

Would you grow this hybrid plant?

So far it’s only available in Britain, but it’s only a matter of time until Thompson and Morgan’s new ‘Egg and Chips’ will be available for U.S. gardeners.

15 ways to prepare your yard for El Niño

We’re hoping that storms this winter will replenish the much-needed mountain snow pack and fill our depleted reservoirs to the brim. But if El Niño predictions hold true, it could be too much of a good thing.