Gardener's Blog

Piper auritum (Hoja Santa)

Piper auritum (also known as root beer plant) is a very special herb with endless uses. Native to Mexico and South America, its closest relative is the… Read More

Growing Wisteria

Learn to grow Wisteria -- a beautiful, lovely, etherial vine.  About Wisteria: This long-lived twining, woody deciduous vine needs full sun, good drainage, a very strong support system… Read More

Stepping Back in Time

Did you (or your family) shop at Sloat Garden Center in the 50's, 60, 70, 80's or 90's? As we look toward our 60th Anniversary as a… Read More

Bunches of Bromeliads

Thanks for celebrating bunches of Bromeliads at all Sloat Garden Center locations. Please join us for more events soon!  … Read More

Gardening/yard care survey

A group of local community members, in collaboration with the County of Marin and the San Francisco Estuary Partnership, is coordinating this survey in order to… Read More