In The News



  1. The Wall Street JournalWeather-Proof Your Garden Measures to help a garden withstand extremes of heat and cold, drought and flood. April 16, 2016

  2. Horticulturist David Salman was interviewed by the Wall Street Journal
    Founder and chief horticulturist David Salman was interviewed by The Wall Street Journal about strategies for making your garden more weather-proof.
  3. Denver PostHere are dozens of garden plants that deer and rabbits will turn up their noses atPlants with fuzzy foliage and strong scents don’t pass the rabbit taste test... By Cindy Sutter, June 2, 2017

  4. Sacramento BeeDrought-Resistant Plants Lure PollinatorsWater-wise gardens don’t have to resemble sterile moonscapes...they can feature scores of attractive drought-resistant plants that invite bees, butterflies, hummingbirds to your yard. By Dean Fosdick, August 13, 2016

  5. Sacramento BeeBeat the heat and keep on blooming These drought-tolerant suggestions offer a colorful summer. By Debbie Arrington, June 24, 2016

  6. Detroit NewsGardening: What do plants need? This year, water Don't plant them and forget them. Even drought resistant plants need water to get established. By Nancy Szerlag, Special to The Detroit News, June 2, 2016

  7. Seattle TimesDon't Overwater Your Garden: Caring for the soil and choosing the right plants will help. Several plants can survive with less water during the summer and still tolerate our wet winters. Finding them, and taking care of the soil, will produce a healthy, colorful garden. By Valerie Easton, Special to the Seattle Times January 6, 2016

  8. Detroit News Gardening: Lighten winter with sunny plant catalogs by Nancy Szerlag, Special to The Detroit News, January 21, 2016

  9. Gardening Gone Wild Water Saving Yard Contest Inspiring photos of water saving yards, including High Country Gardens' horticulturist David Salmon's own yard. by Saxon Holt, August 11, 2015

  10. Country Living How To Grow (And Use!) Lavender This easy-to-grow herb delights with its beauty and fragrance. Slideshow By Melissa Ozawa, Mar 23, 2015

  11. Sunset Magazine Hummingbird Trumpet: Nectar Bar For Hummers One shrubby perennial is so popular with these hyperactive birds, it's commonly called hummingbird trumpet.

  12. Kansas City Star Get greater garden yields with less water How can you get the most yield from a garden where space is limited, and water is too? Plant smart, and pay attention to the soil. Find out what nutrients your soil has — and what it’s missing — with a soil test. by Jennifer Forker, Associated Press, May 20, 2014

  13. HGTV Learning From Hummingbird Fuchsia An HGTV gardening expert finds a lesson in beauty with hummingbird fuchsia. By Maureen Gilmer

  14. EPA WaterSense: An EPA Partnership Program What To Plant

  15. Los Angeles Country Waterworks Districts Xeriscape Education Xeriscape—landscaping with plants that use less water—can reduce outdoor water use by as much as 50 percent.

  16. Los Angeles Country Waterworks Districts Native Plant LIsts Drought Tolerant & Native Plants

  17. Better Homes and Gardens Everyday Gardeners: Plant A Flower A Day New plant introductions. March 8, 2012

  18. House Logic Lawn Replacements and Tips for Landscaping Without Grass Slideshow: Lawn Replacements and Tips for Landscaping Without Grass

  19. The Oregonian/Oregon Live 2011 Plant Introductions: Hummingbird-attracting Agastache; Variegated rose of Sharon; New line of lilies; Variegated snapdragons by Kym Pokorny, April 13, 2011

  20. PR Web High Country Gardens Partners With Safelawns.org February 16, 2011

  21. PR Web High Country Gardens' New Ornamental Grass Gets National Attention Recognized by Gardening How-To as a favorite new plant for 2011, David Salman's 'Blonde Ambition' is poised to contend with the Karl Foerster. February 3, 2011

  22. Martha Stewart Living Eco-Friendly Lawn Care 101 Just as eating local and organic pays dividends beyond just a healthier diet, eco-conscious lawn care benefits more than just your lawn: it's healthier for the environment, your family, and your pets. The Martha Stewart Show, September 2010

  23. Martha Stewart Living Artisanal Specialty Sources: Plants August 2008

  24. Seattle Times Bulb Bonanza Glossy bulb catalogs can be as paralyzing as they are inspiring. Our heads spin with possibilities while the catalogs pile up, bristling with sticky notes marking our indecision. By Valerie Easton, Special to The Seattle Times, October 14, 2007

  25. Slate Magazine The Greenhouse Effect Global warming's impact on your garden. February 28, 2007

  26. SFGate Pick Of The Week: Buddleia alternifolia Butterfly bushes serve more than winged ones. By Demetra Bowles Lathrop, May 31, 2006

  27. Boston.com Gardener's Week Horticulturist David Salman's Top Five Favorite Lavenders, By Carol Stocker, Globe Staff, March 18, 2004

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