Author Archives: Sandy Masuo
Posted on Jun. 28, 2022 by Sandy Masuo
In arid 21st-century California, April arrives at the tail end of the rainy season, which concluded this year with a water shortage emergency announcement. By the time state officials released the statement...
Posted on May. 31, 2022 by Sandy Masuo
Long before the COVID-19 pandemic the amount of time that people particularly youngsters spent focused on screens was an issue of concern. When California issued its stay-at-home order in March 2020...
Posted on Apr. 12, 2022 by Sandy Masuo
Anyone who has ever been overwhelmed by a bounty of fruit from a generous backyard tree faces an age-old challenge: how to store abundant, delicious, and nutritious fruit for leaner times. The Huntington...
Posted on Mar. 29, 2022 by Sandy Masuo
At this time of year, flowering fruit trees are in the spotlight for their showy displays of pink blossoms, but there is a lot of competition throughout The Huntington’s gardens. Although many trees...
Posted on Feb. 9, 2022 by Sandy Masuo
The story of pollination seems pretty basic: Plants provide incentives—most often sustenance in the form of nectar and pollen—to entice various animals to transport pollen from flower to flower ...