CARE TIPSKeeping your plants healthy and beautiful
December, January and February are usually our coldest months. Many of our plants can be quite marginally hardy and susceptible to frost. Read some tips on how to care for our most tender plants during these cold months.read more
Annual flowers can be used to liven the landscape and containers during winter months. Cj in Pleasanton shares some ideas to keep colors in your garden during winter.read more
Keeping your plants healthy and beautiful Great Garden 7 Easy Steps Here are the 7 Easy Steps to a Great Garden: These elements will guarantee beautiful outdoor great garden success. Here’s a simple and easy checklist to assess the strengths of your garden. See if...read more
Having these little lizards around in my garden I have less earwigs and my rose bushes seem to be aphid and whitefly free this year!read more
In summer, 2 inches of mulch cuts water loss by 20% and lowers temperature in the top 4 inches of soil by 10 degrees.read more
The Monarch Butterfly will only lay its eggs on the milkweed plant. It is the only food source for the Monarch Caterpillar. Help the Monarchs by planting milkweed in your garden.read more
Pollination is so vital to our plants which include fruits, vegetables, flowers and for the bees, especially, to make their wonderful nectar we consume called honey! Keep those pollinating insects alive and happy!read more
Terra-cotta pots seem to say ‘tradition’ with plants in them and in the garden. They are sturdy, inexpensive and can last a very long time. These re wonderful planters for your garden…read more
Did you know you can reuse the coffee grounds?
In your garden…
With proper growing conditions, succulents will pretty much take care of themselves and actually thrive on neglect.read more
For those with indoor plants, ever have the pesky small black gnats that fly around? They are an annoying little critter, and emerge from your indoor plants.read more
One of the most common questions after Christmas is “How can I care for my poinsettia so that it will bloom again next Christmas?”read more
There’s a lot of information on bees out there, but I want to share with you some facts you may not know and will find interesting.read more
Are you looking for potted plants as gift for friends or clients? Question about caring for your potted plants?