Gardener's Blog: News & Updates

Spring 2020 Planting Kits

Not sure what to plant?  Try one of our combination planting kits!   Tomato Kit: $30.95 ($60.95 w/ cages)  (plus tax) 1 Sloat Loam Builder 1.5cf   $8.99 3 (three… Read More

Victory Gardens Then and Now

Victory Gardens Then and Now During World War II when money and supplies were lean, families were encouraged to start gardens instead of shopping for their food… Read More

The new Victory Garden

2020 is the year of the new Victory Garden (definition: vegetable, fruit, and herb gardens planted at homes and public parks during World War I & II… Read More

Virtual garden design consultations

Sloat Garden Center now offers virtual garden design consultations with our team of landscape designers! We can develop specific plans for your garden project via Facetime… Read More

Plant up Tomato Sauce!

Here's what you need to make our favorite tomato sauce! 10 tomatoes 1 small onion, minced 2 cloves garlic, minced 1 tsp. salt Fresh ground pepper… Read More

Protecting early season tomatoes

It's starting to feel like spring! Now is an ideal time to begin thinking about your vegetable garden. Carrots, beets and lettuces can be planted now, and… Read More

A sea of Calathea

There are over 150 species of Calathea and all are prized for beautiful foliage that’s marked and variegated with stripes, dots, and patterns in shades of… Read More

Online Ordering has been suspended

Our goal is to support our valued community members and gardeners in growing the plants they love. To that end, we have discontinued online ordering so… 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

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