Gardener's Blog

Little Apple Treats Apple Cider Vinegars

This summer and fall we're carrying locally produced vinegars from Little Apple Treats. They're made from freshly-pressed apple cider using Flatland Farm's own organic apples grown… Read More

Vacation care tips for plants

As you plan your next vacation, take into consideration that your garden and houseplants will miss you!  With that in mind, we've prepared a few vacation care tips… Read More

Solstice Sale

Thanks for joining us for our Solstice celebration. Stay tuned for more this summer & fall!  … Read More

How to plant a plant in 8 steps

We often get asked the correct way to plant a plant. Follow along with the below steps that will help you successfully plant annuals, perennials, shrubs, vines… Read More

7 Outdoor Entertaining Tips

Entertaining this summer? Welcome guests with these plant-centric outdoor entertaining tips. Grow herbs and lemons to use fresh on the grill or BBQ. Cut rosemary can be tossed directly… Read More

Piper auritum (Hoja Santa)

Piper auritum (also known as root beer plant) is a very special herb with endless uses. Native to Mexico and South America, its closest relative is the… Read More

Growing Wisteria

Learn to grow Wisteria -- a beautiful, lovely, etherial vine.  About Wisteria: This long-lived twining, woody deciduous vine needs full sun, good drainage, a very strong support system… Read More

Ode to Plants in February

Here in the Bay Area, spring arrives in late winter and nature shouts yellow to wake us up from the grey doldrums of rain. Yellow is… Read More