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June 14, 2018
As the weather starts to warm up and energy bills start to rise, it’s nice to have a cool, private spot to sit and enjoy your garden. It’s time to start thinking about adding some shade to your yard! Shade trees are a wonderful...
June 5, 2018
As one of the world’s main pollinators, bees are indispensible for thriving gardens. Some crops, such as almonds, apples, and avocados, rely entirely or almost entirely on the honeybee pollination. Other crops would be greatly...
May 25, 2018
June in Your Garden • 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...
May 4, 2018
Mother’s Day is right around the corner. Wondering what to get for your mom that won’t be the same recycled idea from last year? Since Mother’s Day and flowers go hand in hand, why not consider a garden related gift that reflects...
May 3, 2018
• 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 benefit...
April 19, 2018
A sure sign of spring is an abundance of butterflies fluttering around all the new spring blooms. Gardeners everywhere ask how they can entice more of them into their yards. Butterflies visit your garden for two main reasons:...
March 28, 2018
• 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 Azaleas,...
February 26, 2018
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...
January 31, 2018
Evergreen Nursery has developed an amazing array of cacti and succulents mostly in an effort to respond to the ever present need to conserve water. That need is never going to change.  Southern California gardens are always going...
January 23, 2018
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 worth it in...
January 11, 2018
     A winter garden, particularly for Southern California’s year-round mild climate, may seem challenging, but is actually a lot fun.  There are many varieties of blooming trees, shrubs, vines and flowering plants available...
December 19, 2017
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 growth, as well...
December 11, 2017
    While gardeners in other parts of the country spend November and December preparing their yards for the cold and snow of winter, Southern California's gardening year could be just kicking off.     Fall is an excellent...
November 28, 2017
Bedding Plants – Plant Calendulas, Candytuft, Cyclamen, Dianthus, Pansies, Iceland Poppies, Primrose and Snapdragon.  Some late winter blooming plants to include are Begonia, Lobelia, and Sweet Alyssum.  Cut back...
November 1, 2017
Planting or Transplanting – Most hardy evergreen shrubs including Azalea, Camellias, and Roses can be successfully transplanted now through February.  Leave as much of the original root ball as possible.  Water regularly until...

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