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Articles from Daily Newsletter on Dec 19, 2010 reads comments
Billy’s Lament to Santa Barbara’s Parks - Billy had just driven past a new landscape installation by the City of Santa Barbara and even at 24 miles an hour he knew something was wrong. 8934 21
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Dec 05, 2010 reads comments
Pickin’ Up Pawpaws - We split open the smooth-skinned, light green, egg-shaped pawpaws with our fingers and bit into the creamy, sweet flesh. Mouthgasm. 8177 2
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Nov 21, 2010 reads comments
Fruity Street Trees? - Billy takes on why our city streets aren't lined with bountiful fruit trees. Sounds terrific, right? Well, he explains why it's not such a peachy idea. 8440 8
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Nov 07, 2010 reads comments
Let's Give Me Something To Write About… - Billy loves his readers (that's you) and all the ideas they gave him for upcoming columns. Here's a sampling of forthcoming garden greatness. 7562 5
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Oct 24, 2010 reads comments
More Trees Than You Can Shake A Stick At - Billy stops in Costa Mesa to pay homage, and engage in some camera play, at a magical corporate plaza. 10363 14
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Oct 10, 2010 reads comments
The Buck Stops Where? - In Billy's pretend world he's a tough-as-Sally-Hanson's nails investigative reporter, holding the Earth-defiling villains and water wasters to the flames. 5929 4
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Sep 26, 2010 reads comments
Jury Duty: My Horticultural Inspiration - Billy goes to jury duty without writing his column. The landscaping at the courthouse saves his bacon while he accumulates civic brownie points. 8375 6
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Sep 12, 2010 reads comments
Billy’s 2010 Not-So-Beautiful Awards - Since 2008, Billy has been giving out his own Santa Barbara Not-So-Beautiful Awards. Here are the 2010 winners. (Drum roll please.) 10114 20
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Aug 29, 2010 reads comments
Daisy-Induced Laryngitis - This week, Billy continues his list of hackneyed but necessary garden additions. 11604 17
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Aug 15, 2010 reads comments
I’m Sick of These Plants - This week Billy Goodnick goes back to his roots when he explains the value of some common garden plants. 9219 11
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Aug 01, 2010 reads comments
Masses o' Grasses - Gardens need grasses. Billy discusses the blades of green, gold, silver, striped, speckled, ghostly gray and purple. 10374 9
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Jul 18, 2010 reads comments
By The Sea - This week, Billy catalogs the reasons why Seaside Gardens in Carpinteria is a unique and beautiful nursery. 8151 8
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Jul 04, 2010 reads comments
Who's Afraid of a Little Orange - Billy Goodnick exposes the value of orange and gives some tips on how to best use the color in our gardens. [pics] 6163 7
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Jun 20, 2010 reads comments
Art City Ventura - Billy shares a fabulous story from a scruffy industrial dead-end street on Ventura’s west side, where a fantasyland comes to life after dark. 9220 12
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Jun 06, 2010 reads comments
Garden Like A Vulcan - After Billy has been declared Supreme Ruler of the Universe, he's making Star Trek’s Mr. Spock his Magistrate of Sustainable Gardening. 6464 3
Articles from Daily Newsletter on May 23, 2010 reads comments
Severe Cut Backs - Billy Goodnick knows that power tools are here to stay, he just wishes the guys wielding them had a microgram of understanding about plant physiology. 5000 8
Articles from Daily Newsletter on May 09, 2010 reads comments
Nibbling Through The Nosh-o-sphere - Billy Goodnick tells us where we can find a welcoming home for our extra edibles and help make our area a healthier, better connected, sustainable community. 4393 2
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Apr 25, 2010 reads comments
My Ten Commandments (Minus the Burning Bush) - Writing has been so much fun for Billy Goodnick that he has started drafting a book, tentatively titled, Crimes Against Horticulture: When Bad Taste Meets Power Tools. 4348 5
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Apr 11, 2010 reads comments
El Estero No. 5 - Recycled irrigation water is the ultimate in sustainable landscaping: Every gallon used for irrigation means one gallon of drinkable water saved for a higher use. 5118 7
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Mar 28, 2010 reads comments
So You Think You're In Montecito, Eh? - Billy Goodnick took a stroll in Montecito, seeking signs of enlightenment. He was rewarded, barely finding anything for his crime files. 8077 3
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Mar 14, 2010 reads comments
There's More To Australia Than Foster's Beer - Go it alone little Australia did, assembling a flora of more than 20,000 vascular plants—ferns, flowering plants, conifers, etc. 6296 add
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Feb 28, 2010 reads comments
A Tale of Two Landscapes - A Tale of Two Landscapes: Where State morphs into Hollister exists an architectural no-man's land. It was here that a shrub bed pegged my finely tuned crap detector into the red. 4843 7
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Feb 14, 2010 reads comments
Pot Dispensaries - Pot Dispensaries: Whether it's the empty milk carton or an exotic high-fired, crackle-glazed urn from China, there are hundreds of reasons to grow plants above ground. 10907 2
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Jan 31, 2010 reads comments
Beautiful Banners Blowing in the Breeze - Beautiful Banners Blowing in the Breeze: At least this journalist thinks it's a big deal to drive up State Street and see 125 of your flags moving on a gentle breeze. 4003 4
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Jan 17, 2010 reads comments
Smart Phone Apps - Smart Phone Apps: But just 'cuz rain is on the way doesn't mean we can forget about water conservation-the desiccating days of summer will be here soon enough. 3546 2
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Jan 04, 2010 reads comments
Lessons From The Mall - Lessons From The Mall: Billy harkened back to a few local malls. As much as he tried to stay focused on Santa's ticking clock, he was often distracted by the plantings around the shopping center. 5303 16

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