Discover Forestiere’s Underground GardensHidden Garden Gem

Citrus trees growing out of the ground.

Forestiere Underground Gardens is a hidden garden gem located in Fresno, California. It was created over 100 years ago by Baldassare Forestiere, a citrus farmer from Italy. When Forestiere discovered he would not inherit land from his family, he immigrated to the east coast of the U.S. to make his own way. To earn enough […]

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Violets – Garden Violets or Sweet VioletsPlant Profile

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Violets (Viola odorata), also known as sweet violets,  garden violets and English violets. This plant is a tiny harbinger of spring, since it is often one of the very first flowering plants to bloom. Description of Violets Viola odorata is a lightly scented perennial plant that blooms in spring and summer and in mild climates may also […]

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Spring Wildflowers

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This past weekend I went hiking to see wildflowers in the hills above where I grew up. I was delighted to see so many gorgeous blooms! It was a cloudy day which should be good for photos, but I only had my iPhone 6. I was honestly a bit disappointed in how the photos turned out, […]

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