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Newsletter for August 2020

Summerina Yellow Echibeckia is quite a mouthful, but then it’s quite a plant! This hybrid is a cross between Rudbeckia and Echinacea. It produces the large flowers and fast growth of Rudbeckias and the vigor and disease resistance of Echinacea.

Newsletter for July 2020

Dipladenia is a lovely flowering plant that has become a very popular item. At the moment we have red in gallons and red and pink in 4″ plants. Dipladenia flowers throughout the summer with large trumpet shaped flowers and glossy,

Newsletter for June 2020

The month of May was a busy one. It’s wonderful to see so many gardeners getting outside planting their vegetables, trees, shrubs and flowers. We’ve experienced a few shortages in the areas of soils and bedding plants, but all in

Newsletter for May 2020

The merry month of May seems a bit less merry this year – but we hope bringing some cheerful flowers into your life will brighten things a bit. Annuals are a quick fix. Here are just a few examples: Lobelia,

Newsletter for April 2020

The fact is our suppliers cannot produce a tomato plant as quickly as a roll of toilet paper – that’s nature for you! None of us ever dreamed that the demand for vegetables plants would be so overwhelming. But the

Newsletter for March 2020

The great transition has begun – the roses are happily situated in their pots. The available ones for planting now are in bio-degradable containers so as not to disturb the roots. We have rose trees, hybrid teas, floribundas and climbers.

Newsletter for February 2020

The bareroot season for fruit trees is in full swing. Still available are many great apples, cherries, peaches, nectarines, plums and more. Persimmons have become very popular the last few years; currently available are Giant Fuyu and Saijo (an astringent

Newsletter for January 2020

Start the new year with optimism – plant a fruit tree! And boy, do we have lots of those. Come and see for yourself. You will discover apricots, apples, cherries, figs, nectarines, peaches and the list goes on. The earlier


Mimulus aurantiacus, or monkey flower, grows to about four feet and blooms in a wide range of colors from white to dark red.  It likes sun or part shade, good drainage and little water.


Zauschneria, or California fuschia, is a low spreading plant with green, grey or silvery foliage and orange to scarlet flowers.  Bloom occurs in late summer or autumn and the flowers are very attractive to hummingbirds.  The plant is fast growing