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September 7, 2012
Many times we get this question at the nursery, “We’ve got a slope in our yard and we just don’t know what to do with it. What do we plant on it?” It’s a great question with a lot of possibilities...
August 30, 2012
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. Seminars begin at 10:00 am at...
August 28, 2012
Bedding Plants – As the month closes as the fall season begins, clear the garden of failing summer annuals. Begonias, dahlias, geraniums, marguerites and marigolds have plenty more to give. Pick off spent flowers...
August 14, 2012
Are you familiar with the “Twilight” fantasy romance series? The handsome vampire, Edward, sweeps the hopelessly infatuated mortal, Bella, off her feet; they fall in love and…I don’t want to tell you the whole story and ruin it...
August 3, 2012
Citrus & Avocado Varieties & Care How about some fruit fresh off the tree? Wow your family and friends with your delicious fruit right from your yard!! You will learn all about your favorite Citrus and Avocado...
July 27, 2012
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...
July 25, 2012
Many of our customers live in back country areas with natural brush in the vicinity or in urban areas where houses are next to canyons. In their natural cycle, most native plants depend on fire to regenerate and/or restore...
June 27, 2012
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. ...
June 21, 2012
If you’re growing your own peaches and/or nectarines, you may have seen a strange growth on the leaves…it kind of looks like something from the pit of hell…What is that disgusting growth? It’s called “Peach Leaf Curl” which is...
May 30, 2012
Landscaping With Succulents and Natives – Creating a beautiful landscape with succulents and natives without looking like a desert. Yes, it can be done and you’ll also use a lot less water.  Ahhh, June…Summer officially...
May 17, 2012
MAY 19TH - All About Roses - Come see and enjoy our huge selection of colorful roses and become a garden rose expert. We would love to see some of your “best” roses, please bring ‘em in and show ‘em off and share your own secrets...
April 19, 2012
APRIL 21st - Starting a Vegetable/Herb Garden    Learn what it takes to grow your own vegetables and herbs; the best techniques for growing in containers, or raised beds, or just planting directly into your garden.   You guys!...
April 17, 2012
Have you noticed the colorful hillsides of San Diego lately? They look like there was a sale on hot pink, fuzzy blankets and the whole world decided to get in on the bargain. At times, the thought has crossed my mind that it...
April 4, 2012
Landscape Design Workshop Do you have a new yard or one that needs to be rejuvenated? Are you a do-it-yourselfer? Learn about amending your soil, irrigation dos and don’ts, planning, choosing, and planting your landscape...
March 22, 2012
Lately, as I’ve been driving around, I’ve noticed a number houses that have Queen Palms with yellow fronds and, you know what? It doesn’t have to be that way. I just want to go knock on their doors and give them the 411 on palm...

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