Gardener's Blog

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

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

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

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

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