Gardener's Blog

Ode to Rudbeckia

Commonly known as Black Eyed Susan, Rudbeckia is one of our favorite Bay Area perennials to provide bright color going into fall. It grows quickly to about… Read More

All about Poinsettia

The holiday season wouldn't be complete without a poinsettia or two to brighten your home. Our poinsettias come in a range of colors from the palest… Read More

Bay Area Plant Pick: Cyclamen

Cyclamen love cool weather and will happily blossom from September to May. They are perfect for containers or dry shade areas. Indoors they prefer a well-lit… 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

May Plant Pick: Hydrangea

A lovely shrub for containers or garden beds, hydrangea bloom repeatedly throughout summer. Their colorful, rounded flower clusters make them a useful plant in any container or landscape. Hydrangea… Read More

February Plant Pick: Ceanothus

One quintessential native plant is our beloved Ceanothus or California lilac. It is one of the earliest spring shrubs to bloom, along with manzanita, and provides… Read More

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