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Newsletter for July 2021

Color the garden for summer. We have myriad delights to enhance your outdoor living. Two really popular plants: Dahlia and Agastache. We have an awesome variety of Dahlias including some of the giant flowered dinner plate types. There are smaller

Newsletter for June 2021

The Buddleias or “Butterfly Bush” has been extremely popular this season. And for so many reasons! They come in an array of many colors – dark purple, lavender, fuchsia and white. Additionally, they emit a very sweet fragrance. There are

Newsletter for May 2021

The changing palette of California native plants. We have blooming perennials including the Penstemon ‘Margareta Bop’ discovered at the Las Pilitas Nursery in Santa Margarita. The brilliant colors make it a local favorite Mimulus ‘Eleanor’, at sub-shrub growing 2 –

Newsletter for April 2021

Among the many glories of spring – flowering trees. We have some lovely specimens of cherries, crabapples and plums. Of course, fruiting trees also have their beautiful blossoms. We potted the fruit trees that remained from the bareroot season and

Newsletter for March 2021

Time to say farewell to another bareroot season. The few remaining fruit trees will be potted up. Still available are several figs, pomegranates and shade trees. The roses are newly situated in biodegradable containers ready to be planted. It’s almost

Newsletter for February 2021

Last chance for bareroot roses. We still have some beauties left – shrubs including Abbaye de Cluny, Liv Tyler and Yves Piaget plus a great selection of tree roses. Amazing how early these plants start to leaf out. And if

Newsletter for January 2021

Gardening doesn’t stop with winter weather here in California! The time for planting fruit trees, berries and roses has arrived. This particular season compares with last spring – crazy! Our best suggestion is “Don’t wait”. We sold out of many

Newsletter for December 2020

The “Bareroot” season is off and running! The new arrivals, however, are not bareroot at all! The growers have recently grown many offerings in small, quart size pots. Although this has added to the price, the advantages definitely outweigh the

Newsletter for November 2020

A new frilly, fragrant viola – ‘Magnifi Scent’. This one is considered to be perennial – we’ll see if it survives our hot summers. There are lots of choices when it comes to violas and pansies. This is their time

Newsletter for October 2020

Orders for the bareroot season have been rolling in. It seems the early gardening craze continues! The recommendation, therefore, is get your bare root order in as soon as possible. We still have a great selection but the numbers are

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