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September 5, 2017
Slope blues…… One of the more common questions we get at the nursery is, “We’ve got a slope in our yard and we just don’t know what to do with it. What do we plant on it?”   San Diego county is definitely not flat so chances are...
August 21, 2017
Bedding Plants – As the month closes as the fall season begins, clear the garden of failing summer annuals. Pick off spent flowers to encourage new blooms.  Turn the soil to aerate, level.  Plant Primrose, Calendula,...
August 2, 2017
Gardenia jasminoides 'Frostproof' The Frost Proof Gardenia gets its name because of its frost hardiness.  It will hold its blooms after a frost!  The Frost Proof Gardenia is also much more insect resistant than older varieties. ...
July 28, 2017
Work in the Garden – Continue to water and fertilize hanging plants regularly since they dry out quickly now with the increasing day length and decreasing humidity. You may occasionally need to submerge them and other...
June 30, 2017
Many Palm Trees Save Water After more than forty years of growing and selling all manner of plants for Southern California homes and gardens, I have come to believe there are no “bad” plants; but there are bad places or bad uses...
June 30, 2017
July in Your Garden   Work in the Garden – Continue to fertilize regularly because plants are using food as quickly as you supply it.  Prune faster growing plants to keep them vigorous and to control water use.  Fertilize...
June 22, 2017
            Summer is a great time of year for planting new plants because most plants are nicely leafed out or even in bloom.  During hot summer months plants will be growing vigorously and demanding a lot of watering and...
June 1, 2017
Buying a new home or selling one?           Either way, one of the best investments you can make is to improve your yard. If you are fed up with the paltry returns offered on your money by modern banks all in the name...
May 30, 2017
Work in the Garden – Take the time to look at small jobs in your garden this month.  Remove any unwanted suckers from trees and shrubs.  Pinch tips of Chrysanthemums, Fuchsias, Geraniums and Marguerites to encourage dense...
May 1, 2017
May in Your Garden   Water in the Garden – Begin increasing your watering schedule as the weather warms. Water seedlings and young plants frequently for short periods; water trees and shrubs deeply and less often. All kinds of...
May 1, 2017
May is for Mother's Day!        Here at Evergreen Nursery when we think of May we always start the discussion with Mother's Day. It is not just that we are making sure we have plenty of color bowls, hanging baskets, and...
March 30, 2017
April in Your Garden   Work in the Garden – This is a good month to plant new shrubs and hardy perennials and to prepare for the coming summer. Keep roots cool and weeds down by applying mulch around flowers and vegetables,...
March 30, 2017
Spring has Sprung in a Big Way After weeks and weeks of much needed rainfall, spring has finally arrived and boy are we busy. Maybe our customers realize what great value is available here at Evergreen Nursery or simply want to...
February 27, 2017
March in Your Garden Instant Color- This is the time of year to plant Ranunculus and take advantage of their prolific blooming cycle (mass color for about three months). We have some new colors as well. Work in the Garden – ...
January 26, 2017
Who says roses are the only flowers for Valentine’s Day? Camellias are rich with symbolism. In Japanese literature the camellia flower symbolizes the Samurai warrior’s short life span and signifies admiration, perfection,...

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