Fresh Dirt

Behind the Scenes From Our December Protea Story (+ A GIVEAWAY!)

Staff photographer Tom Story shot a book’s worth of pictures at the Resendiz Brothers Protea Growers in Rainbow, CA for our December feature. We couldn’t fit them all in the magazine, so here are some more goodies for you to enjoy.

Fall Color in the Sunset Garden

This morning I arrived at Sunset just as the autumn sun crested over the redwood trees and set ablaze the one tupelo tree we have growing in the garden. It was breathtaking.


Autumn Bouquet Recipe

This time of year is filled with transitions in the garden. Leaves are changing color and the tail-end of summer flowers are greeted by the arrival of grapes and late-season sunflowers. To bring some of the beauty indoors, follow our ingredient list to pull together an autumn-themed bouquet.

Planting Ideas: Rich and Composed Color

Guest post by Karen Chapman and Christina Salwitz, the Seattle-based authors of Fine Foliage.