December 13, 2018
Sometimes, even with watering, some rain, spraying and covering, plants become damaged from frost.
A gardener's first reaction is to get out there and prune back any… Read More
June 27, 2018
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
February 19, 2018
Temperatures are going down tonight! Now is the time to take action to protect your cold-tender plants.
At a minimum, you should check all of your plants for… Read More
December 14, 2017
Thank you for shopping with us the first weekend of December. Your support helped Sloat Garden Center donate $25,000 to the Sonoma Community Resilience Fund.
All the… Read More
November 17, 2017
Don’t prune your cold damaged plants!
The first reaction after a frost is to get out into the garden and prune back any obviously damaged fronds, stems or branch… Read More
November 9, 2017
The firestorm that ravaged Sonoma County in October has taken a devastating toll on our community, with 6,800 structures destroyed, 23 deaths, and more than $3… Read More
October 18, 2017
Dear Bay Area gardeners,
The devastating fires in the North Bay have caused destruction in so many communities. The smoke is also starting to show damage in gardens… Read More
August 31, 2017
Be prepared for the very hot Bay Area weather we're expecting this weekend with the following tips:
The key to hot weather plant care is to irrigate early… Read More
November 10, 2015
As winter quickly approaches, there's a high likelihood that El Niño will bring above normal rain to California. While I have learned over the years not to… Read More
October 30, 2015
Many of us have noticed tree and shrub damage brought on by the drought, either in the wild or in gardens receiving less irrigation. What is hard… Read More