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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...
July 11, 2013
We recently had to move a tree that was in front of our office because we found out someone was allergic to it. It had a really nice canopy on it that I did not fully appreciate until it started to get hot.   When I noticed the...
July 2, 2013
  COME JOIN US ON July 6th at 10am FOR OUR FREE MONTHLY GARDENING SEMINAR   “ Landscaping with Succulents and Natives”   How to create a beautiful landscape with succulents and natives without looking like a desert. Yes, it...
June 28, 2013
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, 2013
As I was driving around enjoying all the new plant arrivals at our new nursery in Blossom Valley I started to notice the butterflies, hummingbirds and even the bigger birds (not including the pesky Crows) that are starting to...
June 12, 2013
AS you reminisce about last year in your garden do you have better memories of spring than any other part of the year?    Is it because so many flowers bloom at that time of year? It does not have to be that way! You can have...
May 30, 2013
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 chrysanthemums, fuchsias, geraniums and marguerites to...
April 24, 2013
May in the 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...
March 29, 2013
There's just something so romantic about the springtime blossoms of wisteria hanging down from their branches. Is it the promise of long, lazy summer days to come or simply the graceful cascades of petals imitating a waterfall...

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