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Master Gardeners host Mother's Day tour

Local gardening aficionados can tour six exceptional properties on Mother’s Day, enjoying area plants at the height of spring bloom. The Placer County Master Gardeners’ 2011 t ...

Gardeners bring home the colors of the season

You don’t have to go to New England to enjoy fall color – autumn in Loomis can be quite spec-tacular, too. A palette of fiery oranges, brilliant yellows and smoldering reds ado ...

Make mom feel special

Want to make mom feel special on Mother’s Day? Gifts from the heart are always the best, but giving her a little slice of Loomis in the form of a gift or gift certificate from a ...

Composting provides 'black gold' for planting

Decomposition happens. According to Placer County Master Gardener Julie Barbour, composting is simply making it happen “in a specific area and hoping for a certain result in a c ...