A team led by a nurseryman from northern Michigan and his sons has raced against time for two decades, snipping branches from some of the world’s biggest and most durable trees with plans to produce clones that could restore ancient forests and help fight climate change.
To plant a garden is to believe in the future. Some planning, preparation and a little dirt and sweat generally result in a very nice payoff when the garden begins to bloom. Starting with quality seeds and starter plants is crucial to the process. In an area as garden friendly as Sacramento and the surrounding foothill regions, where do you find the plants and advice that you need?
The second round of a wet, windy storm is moving across Northern California, bringing with it localized flooding, knocking down trees and snarling traffic on the roads.
When a call came in last week to a San Mateo County emergency dispatch center that a dog had climbed 30 feet up a tree in Atherton and couldn’t get down, no one believed it.
Sacramento City is spending more than $200,000 to re-plant trees that a city department cut down along the American River Parkway last year.