Gardener's Blog

Fire Resistant Garden Designs

We've developed a few garden design layouts for a 6’ x 10’ space. These designs are ideal for replacing an old, established Juniper for instance (their… Read More

Basic Succulent Care

Basic Succulent Care Succulents are fascinating plants; their symmetry, muted vibrance and fleshy tactile quality invite touch. Their ability to withstand sporadic rainfall by storing water in their juicy leaves is what makes them… Read More

Learn about companion planting

Companion planting is the practice of combining plants in ways that produce extra benefits for one or both. It is an aspect of IPM (Integrated Pest… Read More

Meet the beneficials

Predators hunt, attack, and kill their prey. Encourage these natural enemies by avoiding pesticides that kill them; choosing plants that provide them pollen, nectar, and shelter… Read More

5 Steps: How to Plant a Mini-Garden

Learn how to create a mini garden using flowers, herbs, and tomatoes. Follow our step by step instructions for planting a small garden in a wine barrel.    … Read More

2020 Dormant Rose Selection

Our 2020 dormant roses are in the stores and ready for your garden. We only buy California grown roses, which results in a healthier rose (and… Read More

Plant a Tomato Sauce Garden

You don’t need much to grow your own tomato sauce! Here are the ingredients and our growing plan: Growing space or container (note: fewer plants are… Read More

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