Taste Comparison: Dragon Fruit vs Peruvian Apple Cactus

Taste Comparison: Dragon Fruit vs Peruvian Apple Cactus

  The exotic Dragon Fruit (Hylocereus spp) and Peruvian Apple Cactus (Cereus Peruvianus) both produce delicious fruit.  But which is better and how are they different? This quick article is a side by side comparison of the similarities and differences of these two ...

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Dragon Fruit Diseases

Dragon Fruit Diseases

Dragon Spots: Many dragon fruit cacti have spots on their stems and these spots may be sign of an infection. However, other non-infections injuries such as a scaring from physical trauma or sunburn may result in a similar appearance. This article will outline the ...

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Best Peaches to Grow in Southern California

Best Peaches to Grow in Southern California

  Low chill peaches: There is a group of peach tree varieties that will thrive in warmer climates (Southern California, Southern Arizona, gulf coast of Texas and Florida).  These are the so called “low chill” varieties that only need a ...

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Scorpion Home Defense

Scorpion Home Defense

Scorpions are everywhere: Many people think of scorpions as being a desert creature. However, these guys have been around since the Silurian Period (430 million years ago) and therefore, they have had lots of time to adapt to a huge range of environments. ...

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Water Saving Rebates: Government pays you to save water

Water Saving Rebates: Government pays you to save water

Water Saving Rebates The State of California has been in a huge drought. Therefore, the state is offering some awesome water saving rebates to help the situation. However, as expected, those rebates are going fast.   Specific qualifying products: The following is a list ...

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DIY: Convert to Drip Irrigation

DIY:  Convert to Drip Irrigation

Intro: Sprinkler to drip conversion Converting your sprinkler irrigation system to drip is easy if you know some key insights. This article is intended to give you the knowledge needed to make the DIY process efficient and successful. Although this ...

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Variegated Valencia Orange care

Variegated Valencia Orange care

Variegated Valencia Orange (Citrus sinensis) Variegated Valencia Orange tree overview: The Variegated Valencia Orange is an interesting twist on a common orange. This article was inspired to dispel some myths about this cool looking tree/fruit and also give you the ...

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Tropic Snow Peach Tree Care

Tropic Snow Peach Tree Care

Tropic Snow Peach (Prunus persica)   Tropic Snow Peach tree overview: The Tropic Snow Peach is one of a select group of peaches that does very well in Southern California.  This is a delicious early-season peach. Tropic Snow Peach Fruit appearance:  ...

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