Gardener's Blog

Gardening Solutions: Controlling Aphids

Aphids are small soft-bodied insects that suck plant juices. The whitish cast skins can be mistaken for whiteflies, an entirely different problem. That’s why it’s always… Read More

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

Spring Kick Off

Thanks for joining us during the Spring Kick off event. Stay tuned for future happenings in the stores!  … Read More

A ladybug question is answered!

QUESTION: I bought a box of ladybugs a couple weeks ago and released them next to my rose plants to control aphids. The ladybugs passed by aphids… 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

Planting Parties

Planting parties are a delight for birthdays, corporate team building, garden group meetings, or just a fun get-together with friends. Choose from a variety of individualized… Read More