DIY Content https://arboretum.ucdavis.edu/tags/diy DIY Content for UC Davis Arboretum and Public Garden en Need landscape design help? There's an app for that! https://arboretum.ucdavis.edu/blog/landscape-design-apps Intimidated by landscaping? There are now a number of online services available to help with the landscape design of your home garden. Check out these landscaping online services and apps! August 07, 2018 - 4:21pm Anonymous https://arboretum.ucdavis.edu/blog/landscape-design-apps Pet-friendly gardens https://arboretum.ucdavis.edu/blog/pet-friendly-gardens How to create a pet-friendly garden with plants that enrich your pets' lives and your garden's aesthetic. June 19, 2017 - 2:01pm Anonymous https://arboretum.ucdavis.edu/blog/pet-friendly-gardens May Garden Tips https://arboretum.ucdavis.edu/blog/may-garden-tips Gardening tips for weather changes in May April 27, 2017 - 2:41pm Anonymous https://arboretum.ucdavis.edu/blog/may-garden-tips Life After Lawn Advice: Plant for Year-round Color https://arboretum.ucdavis.edu/blog/life-after-lawn-advice-plant-year-round-color The Bayon’s front yard displays Eva’s passion for and education in botany. An avid plant collector, Eva and her husband have created a miniature rock garden in their relatively small yard with the artistic placement of boulders and rock mulch, all anchored and softened by a variety of perennials that range in size, color and growing habits. February 28, 2017 - 1:02pm Anonymous https://arboretum.ucdavis.edu/blog/life-after-lawn-advice-plant-year-round-color Life After Lawn Advice: Learn by Doing https://arboretum.ucdavis.edu/blog/life-after-lawn-advice-learn-doing <h3>Mona and Frank Demasi</h3> <p>Many succulents are well adapted to low-water landscapes because their thickened leaves store water, providing them the ability to survive dry, hot climates. Softer leaved succulents like <em>Echeveri</em>a prefer shade in our region while the larger, cold-hardy Agave and Aloe species do well in full sun.</p> February 28, 2017 - 12:53pm Anonymous https://arboretum.ucdavis.edu/blog/life-after-lawn-advice-learn-doing What to do in your garden this March https://arboretum.ucdavis.edu/blog/what-do-your-garden-march Helpful tips to start preparing your garden for spring. February 27, 2017 - 1:17pm Anonymous https://arboretum.ucdavis.edu/blog/what-do-your-garden-march Do this now to get your garden ready for spring! https://arboretum.ucdavis.edu/blog/do-now-get-your-garden-ready-spring In between the last of this season's rains is a great time to get out walk around and make a plan for the coming season. January 31, 2017 - 1:26pm Anonymous https://arboretum.ucdavis.edu/blog/do-now-get-your-garden-ready-spring Teaching nursery demo bed planting plan https://arboretum.ucdavis.edu/blog/teaching-nursery-demo-bed-planting-plan <p>Use the Arboretum All-Stars planting plan from the landscape outside the west fence of the Arboretum Teaching Nursery as an inspiration for your home garden. <a data-entity-type="file" data-entity-uuid="9e06c78d-967b-474f-82b5-afb97a8f8810" href="/sites/g/files/dgvnsk1546/files/inline-files/UC%20Davis%20Arboretum%20All-Star%20Teaching%20Nursery%20Demo%20Bed%20Planting%20Plan.pdf">Click here for a printable pdf.</a></p> August 02, 2016 - 2:03pm Anonymous https://arboretum.ucdavis.edu/blog/teaching-nursery-demo-bed-planting-plan California native planting plan https://arboretum.ucdavis.edu/blog/california-native-planting-plan <p>Plant this California Native Garden at home. The design below was developed for your home garden by Arboretum experts. The plan below is based on a 10-foot by 10-foot garden bed. <a data-entity-type="file" data-entity-uuid="984a8c2e-1789-4718-b47b-394d30ef9071" href="/sites/g/files/dgvnsk1546/files/inline-files/UC%20Davis%20Arboretum%20All-Star%20California%20Native%20Planting%20Plan.pdf">Click here for a printable pdf version.</a></p> August 01, 2016 - 2:07pm Anonymous https://arboretum.ucdavis.edu/blog/california-native-planting-plan Low maintenance planting plan https://arboretum.ucdavis.edu/blog/low-maintenance-planting-plan <p>Plant this Low-Maintenance Garden at home. The design below was developed for your home garden by Arboretum experts. The plan below is based on a 10-foot by 10-foot garden bed. <a data-entity-type="file" data-entity-uuid="aaca683f-851d-4492-8ab8-dd870996de5b" href="/sites/g/files/dgvnsk1546/files/inline-files/UC%20Davis%20Arboretum%20All-Star%20Low%20Maintenance%20Planting%20Plan.pdf">CLICK HERE for a printable pdf version.</a></p> August 01, 2016 - 2:06pm Anonymous https://arboretum.ucdavis.edu/blog/low-maintenance-planting-plan