Gardener's Blog

Don’t forget to vote!

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

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

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

Tomato sale

Our Tomato sale has ended...please join us for future tomato sales.  … Read More

20 Gift Ideas for Gardeners

Here are a few of our favorite gift ideas for the gardeners in your life (including you!) Botanical Interest's large seed packs Hori Hori Digging Tools Tuff Totes Nitrile Touch Gloves Give… 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

Tuberous begonias are here

New, big and beautiful tuberous begonias arrived in our stores this week. With their lush, large green leaves and rose-like flowers, these vibrant begonias are ideal… Read More