Avantgarden

Create flowering companionships — containers

Gardening has fascinated Kim Wright for as long as she can remember. “Ever since I was a little girl, I was out gardening, so I’ve always been interested in plants an ...

Burying hoard of gold coins in backyard could be costly mistake

The Auburn-area soil is soft from a series of rainstorms and Gold Country imaginations these days are fertile with the prospect of finding buried treasure. After all, it was only ...

Weave autumn colors into the decor through nature, artistry

When it comes to decorating for Thanksgiving, let your personality and interests be the guide. It can be as easy as making a centerpiece out of plants and flowers  from the y ...

Hillside patio, waterfall create perfect summer retreat

How do you make the most of a steep slope in the backyard? Christian Valley residents Fraulene and Ed Davis came up with the perfect solution. They made it the backdrop for the cen ...