Gardener's Blog

How to plant a plant in 8 steps

We're often asked the correct way to plant. The following steps will help you successfully plant annuals, perennials, shrubs, vines and trees! Determine if the location… 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

Select Sloat locations are open

The below locations are open to the public. The number of customers allowed in each of our premises is limited, and 6-foot physical distancing is enforced. To… 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

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