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May 27, 2014
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 23, 2014
           In pleasant southern California weather, a vegetable & herb garden can be an all year event.  Herbs and vegetables can be planted over several weeks to extend harvest seasons and growing a healthy, productive herb...
May 8, 2014
   Citrus are the pride and joy of the sunshine states.  These wonderful evergreen plants have bright green foliage, fragrant flowers and colorful tasty fruit. They are valuable as ornamental landscape plants as well as for...
May 1, 2014
  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 plants will...
April 1, 2014
  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, particularly...
March 25, 2014
    Pre-planting preparation for spring is particularly important. Begin working the soil, before weeds have a chance to start. Rototill a 2-3 inch layer of organic material such as redwood compost into the soil. If you are...
March 16, 2014
Hands on Talks & Tours with Evergreen’s Garden Experts Seminars are on the first Saturday of every month (except December)   at 10am, with extra seminars during the Spring.    STORE LOCATIONS AND TIMES 10:00 am   ...
March 1, 2014
Work in the Garden – Get your spring garden ready for planting by cleaning all beds of debris and old, dead plants.  Lightly cut ground covers.  This is the most important month to fertilize.  We recommend an organic granular...
February 17, 2014
Many customers ask us why we don’t carry bare root fruit trees.  Now is the time of year that you see spindly trees in supermarkets, box stores, and retail garden centers, with their roots in plastic bags.  Although selling fruit...
February 3, 2014
 In this busy day and age many of us look at our home as a sanctuary, as well we should.  However,  the tight configuration of modern housing and Southern California real estate prices often can make that feeling of sanctuary...
January 23, 2014
  Work in the Garden – Prepare your soil this month by working in Evergreen Planter Mix and Mulch as deeply as you can.  If you’re starting a new garden, money spent on a half day’s rototiller rental will be well...
January 22, 2014
      One of the most pleasant and rewarding types of gardens is a fruit garden.  In the past, most people assumed that fruit gardens were only for those who had large backyards or small orchards.  Gardeners were unsure about...
January 8, 2014
  Hands on Talks & Tours with Evergreen’s Garden Experts Seminars are on the first Saturday of every month (except December)   at 10am, with extra seminars during the Spring.    STORE LOCATIONS AND TIMES 10:00 am   13650...
December 23, 2013
  Work in the Garden – Primary tasks this month include planning your spring garden and major pruning of dormant fruit and shade trees, vines and rose bushes.  Proper pruning will help control and redirect plant...
December 17, 2013
     Each year more people ask us about buying a living Christmas Tree with the intent of planting it after the holiday season in their yard or at a public park.  Unfortunately, many trees die or are substantially weakened by...

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