Gardener's Blog

Plants that thrive in 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 such as… Read More

Making pickles….

Not sure what to do with all of those cucumbers you'll be harvesting this year?  These are courtesy of our pickle seminar speaker, Nate Cofer Pickled Green… Read More

Join the Buzz: plants for pollinators!

There are many plants that will attract pollinators to your garden - butterflies, bees (many varieties besides the bumble and honeybee), and other beneficial insects such… Read More

Vacation care tips for plants

As you plan your next vacation, take into consideration that your garden and houseplants will miss you!  With that in mind, we've prepared a few vacation care tips… Read More

What does Agricultural Lime do?

Agricultural lime neutralizes soil acidity and raises soil pH, improves texture by loosening clay particles, improves soil texture by granulating sand and assists bacteria in transforming… Read More

Thrips on the loose in your garden

With the onset of warm weather, we're hearing reports of thrips damage. These destructive insects wreck havoc in gardens, so we're devoting time to learning more… Read More

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