Gardener's Blog

Grow flowers and foliage for bouquets and arrangements

Want to grow flowers and foliage to create table arrangements? Check out our list! Annual Flowers Antirrhinum (Snapdragon) Clarkia (Farewell to Spring) Cleome (Spider Flower) Consolida (Larkspur) Cosmos Helianthus (Sunflower) Lathyrus (Sweet Pea) Matthiola (Stock) Nicotiana Nigella… Read More

Plants that thrive in the heat

Unless you're in the cooler coastal or San Francisco areas, perennials such as Nemesia , Osteospermum and Erysimum will shy from the heat. Summer loving perennials… Read More

Impatiens, impatiens, impatiens

Ever wonder about the difference is between all those cultivars of Impatiens? We usually see 5 main types at Sloat. All the cultivars encompass the basic… Read More

Cineraria & Foxglove

CINERARIA - Senecio hybrids This daisy-like flower comes in magentas, blues, purples and white combinations. The flowers may be a slightly different shade when the new seedlings… Read More