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February 21, 2020
Planting - The First Two Weeks: In nature the most critical period of a plant’s life is shortly after germination. When you buy plants for your garden, this critical period is the first two weeks after purchase. Here at...
January 29, 2020
February in Your Garden: Winter Issues Cover and protect cold-tender plants until danger of frost in your area is over. Only after that, prune away frost damaged leaves and stems. Renew your garden’s mulch with Planter’s Mix...
January 22, 2020
When it comes to groundcovers, many of us picture a large, dependable green blanket that covers a large bare patch of ground. Serviceable? Yes. Exciting? Not always. There are times you want a groundcover to serve a specific...
December 30, 2019
January in Your Garden:   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...
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...

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