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October 22, 2013
  Yes that is right “houseplants”. We know houseplants are not a plant category that we are known for, but we have 100’s of them at great prices.  In fact, as you walk into our houseplant building you will be amazed at how lush...
October 18, 2013
           Between September and November many people encounter the problem of fruit split in their oranges, particularly navel oranges. It affects most fruit like apple, lemon, lime, and even pomegranate.  The split can be very...
September 26, 2013
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 and trim any trellised...
September 24, 2013
            Early fall is one of the best times for planting in Southern California.  The ground is still warm and soon-to-fall rains will help establish good roots.  If you’re considering planting some California natives like...
September 12, 2013
     “I would like to have some four inch annual color if only they were more affordable.   The plants in the small 6-packs seem to be cheaper but they aren’t.  They have gotten smaller and smaller over the years and they die...
September 4, 2013
 Even if you don’t have a green thumb you can still have a lovely garden.   Some landscapes can be foolproof, and thrive in spite of your lack of gardening ability.             You can grow anything if you follow these simple...
August 30, 2013
  Saturday - September 7th This class will be our  “best of” for the succulents we grow.  We will talk about our varieties in detail and also discuss varieties you have planted at your home.  Just bring a picture or a sample...
August 27, 2013
    The basic ingredient to year-round trouble free gardening is preparation.  A little hard work in the beginning can mean much less work later.  Prepare the soil thoroughly before planting to give plants a head start to...
August 26, 2013
  Bedding Plants – As the month closes as 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, Delphinium...
August 19, 2013
       If you stripped brush from your slopes this summer to eliminate the fire hazard or just moved into a new home that came with an uncovered bank, anticipate theerosion that winter rains will cause while you still have time...
August 16, 2013
 Check out our segment on KUSI about Summer Color.     Click on picture to watch video.  
August 12, 2013
        Citrus are the pride and joy of the sunshine states.  These wonderful evergreen plants have bright green foliage, fragrant flowers and colorful fruit.  Because of their hardiness, they are valuable as ornamental landscape...
August 2, 2013
     Roses, with their beauty and versatility, are now one of the most popular of all home garden plants.  If your garden has at least six hours of sun a day, good air circulation and good drainage, you should be able to...
July 30, 2013
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 them and other container...
July 22, 2013
Summer is a great time of year for planting new plants because most plants are nicely leafed out or even in bloom. Take care though: during hot summer months plants will be growing vigorously and they demand a lot of watering and...

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