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December 6, 2019
Everyone wants their Christmas tree to be as fresh as possible and the shining star of their holiday décor. But how do you know you’re getting a fresh tree? Evergreen Nursery’s Christmas trees come from small, independently...
December 3, 2019
When temperatures start to dip, the first thing we tend to think of in the landscape are colorful leaves in shades of red and gold. Dazzling foliage isn’t the only thing that can add interest to cool season gardens. Once summer...
November 26, 2019
December in your Garden: Bedding Plants Plant Calendulas, Cyclamen, Dianthus, Pansies, Iceland Poppies, Primrose, Stock and Snapdragon.  Some late winter blooming plants to include are Begonia, Columbine, Lobelia, and Sweet...
November 8, 2019
Why Plant in Containers? Whether you like carefree Mediterranean charm or more modern urban design, container gardening adds visual interest and versatility to your garden. It’s an easy way to add a pop of color to your...
October 31, 2019
November in Your Garden: 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...
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...

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