Turn your garden into a food source
Four years ago, the couple hired Ari Tenenbaum, president and co-founder of Revolution Landscape, to create an edible, sustainable garden at their home. Today, the Bonakdars’ garden boasts sweet, ready-to-pick fruit at any time of year.
Home and garden checklists
Larger fans are faster but noisier. They also bring dust and pollen inside, affecting allergies. • Portable air conditioner: Similar to window units, these rollable units sit on the floor. A hose attaches to a window to vent hot air.
Home and garden events calendars
1 p.m. Rancho Cordova Library, 9845 Folsom Blvd., Sacramento. Free. (916) 264-2920. • Learn about jams and jellies with the Master Food Preservers of El Dorado County. 10 a.m.-noon. El Dorado County Fairgrounds Board Room, 100 Placerville ...