March 14, 2016
Create an orchid planter in just 5 steps with our Kentfield location staff member, Harold. Scroll to the bottom to see some of his finished designs!
Harold did this one… Read More
January 28, 2016
We welcome Concord, Pleasant Hill, Martinez and Danville gardeners to the Sloat Garden Center family.
Sloat Garden Center is now running Navlet's Garden Center’s four East Bay locations.
We are… Read More
December 17, 2015
Our dormant roses for 2016 have arrived and are ready for your garden. Learn how to plant dormant roses… Read More
September 3, 2015
We've all have had to adapt to state imposed water restrictions this spring and summer. Many of us, myself included, have curtailed or cut-off the watering… Read More
August 17, 2015
Late summer is the ideal time to plant Brassicas (Broccoli, Brussels sprouts, cabbage, kohlrabi, cauliflower and kale). Start them early enough, and they’ll grow late into… Read More
July 9, 2015
Stay tuned for next year's sale in July 2017.
About our annual Pottery Sample Sale: As a direct importer of pottery for over 40 years, Sloat Garden… Read More
June 28, 2015
This Mediterranean native and member of the mint family can also be found in the Canary Islands, southern Europe, North and East Africa and in Arabia… Read More
June 23, 2015
Vote for your favorite low-water garden or plant through June 29th.
Contestants with the most votes will win a Sloat Garden Center gift card. Which is your… Read More
June 3, 2015
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
April 8, 2015
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