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September 30, 2019
October in Your Garden Work in the Garden Prepare for winter by picking up debris such as fallen fruit and leaves.  When the rains start, debris becomes a home to a host of garden pests, particularly snails and slugs.  Secure...
August 30, 2019
Bedding Plants – As the month closes and 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 16, 2019
Some gardeners are veering away from the usual manicured grass lawn bordered by flowers in favor of creating more natural-looking garden spaces. A great way to do this is by planting an understory garden. The understory of a...
August 7, 2019
Succulents do so much to add interesting shapes, colors and textures to your garden. Rainbows of rosettes like Echeverias and Aeoniums. The striped, sword-like leaves of Sansevierias and Agaves.  Other-worldly flowers, like...
July 30, 2019
August in Your Garden: 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...
July 1, 2019
Roses are one of the most popular garden flowers, yet many gardeners still shy away from them. Some are put off by their reputation for being a bit needy. Others think roses simply won’t grow well where they live. It turns...
June 27, 2019
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 lawns...
June 26, 2019
You’ve probably been admiring all the beautiful green and flowering vines blooming all over San Diego County this time of year. Lady Banks' Roses are bursting with cheery yellow blossoms, lush Lavender Trumpet Vines are...
May 30, 2019
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 Fuchsias, Geraniums and Marguerites to encourage dense...
April 30, 2019
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...
April 10, 2019
Despite the considerable amount of rain we’ve had these last months, Southern California gardeners know we live in an area susceptible to drought. Here at Evergreen Nursery we’ve witnessed a growing interest in drought...
March 18, 2019
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,...
February 26, 2019
March in Your Garden: 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...
February 4, 2019
Right now at Evergreen Nursery we have a big selection of deciduous fruit trees ready for planting. If you’ve considered planting fruit trees, you’ve probably heard the term “chill hours” being tossed about. You know it has...
January 29, 2019
February in Your Garden Work in the Garden – Prepare your soil this month by working in 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...

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