Gardener's Blog

Fall and Halloween

It's Friday! Stop in to Sloat Garden Center this weekend; we have everything you need to set the stage for Fall and Halloween… Read More

Create your own Scarecrow

Create your own scarecrow -- we have do it yourself kits to whip up fun fall garden, front door and lawn decorations. Check out the scarecrows… Read More

Ornamental Cabbage & Kale

These colorful cousins of conventional cabbage are outstanding in the fall and winter garden. The leaves are tinged white, red, purple, mauve, and rose. Color is… Read More

Harvest Pumpkin Decoration

Look in your own backyard for materials to make this inexpensive fall display using pumpkins and dried plants. Gather materials such as: Dried grasses, seed heads from… Read More

Bulbs have a long rich history

Having been cultivated for thousands of years, bulbs have a long, rich history. Art, literature, philosophy, and botany from ancient Crete, Egypt, Greece, Rome, and biblical… Read More

September Plant Pick: Black-Eyed Susan

For fall, we admire the Black-Eyed Susan (Rudbeckia). They are bright and glowing, happy and less somber than the traditional “mum”. You can find Rudbeckia in… Read More