Gardener's Blog

2019 Dormant Rose Selection

Our 2019 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

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

Welcoming Spring…

March is traditionally the month when gardeners begin scheming and planning for a season or two spent in the soil. As you plant flowers, fruits, vegetables… Read More

Bay Area Plant Pick for June: Buddleja

Bay Area Plant Pick for June: Buddleja Buddleja (or Butterfly Bush) is like a magnet for butterflies passing through the garden looking for nectar. Buddleja will flower from… Read More

New Petunias, Calibrachoa and Celosia

Petunia Surfinias / Sweetunias series  (Stunning in containers and hanging baskets!) Petunia Heartbeat: Fast-growing annual for sun, blooms prolifically spring through fall. Self-cleaning plant requires no deadheading, fertilize… Read More

Rose care 101

Rose Care 101 Roses need regular water (a deep soak 2-3 times a week) and a regular fertilizing schedule. Fog does NOT count as watering. There are several… Read More