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How to Care for Plumerias During the Fall & Winter Season

Many customers have dropped in to ask why their Plumerias foliage is turning yellow and even starting to defoliate. Fortunately, this is a natural response to the local climate turning cool to cold. Very common for Plumerias at this time of the year in our location. Depending on the variety and flower [...]

Plumeria Care for Socal Climates

Plumerias are beautiful, colorful flowering plants that produce numerous flowers with fragrant scents. These flowers are famously recognized in Hawaiian leis and are easy to grow in our Southern California climate. It’s impossible to track all the different flowers and scents because there are countless varieties, however the pink, yellow and white varieties seem [...]

Fall is for Planting – Planting Color for the Cooler Season

Most people don’t realize spring isn’t the only season we need to think about planting.  Great gardeners know that early autumn is just as important to get back into your garden as the Spring months to keep the bounties of color going all year long on your patio, containers and in your garden. After [...]

By |2018-12-05T21:57:29+00:00September 27th, 2018|Fall, Gardening, Holiday|0 Comments

7 Things to Plant this Fall

Great gardeners know that fall is the favored planting time of the year for Southern California gardeners. Create your beautiful fall garden by selecting your favorites from an assortment of plants we offer. Pentas These sun-loving flowers are ideal for flower borders, containers and attract butterflies and hummingbirds! [...]

By |2018-09-26T10:03:33+00:00September 26th, 2018|Fall, Gardening|0 Comments

Monarchs and Milkweeds, What Gardeners Need to Know

Recently, gardeners and the public in general are becoming aware of the plight of one of our most well-known butterflies, the Monarch. Once a common sight throughout most of North America, Monarch numbers are on a serious decline and the iconic butterfly is even being considered for listing as an [...]

By |2018-12-05T22:16:16+00:00July 12th, 2018|Gardening|5 Comments

June Gardening Checklist

Fellow Gardeners, The information, dates and techniques in this are as accurate as I can currently offer.  During the past three decades I have cared for, nurtured and observed tens of thousands of plants.  With the help of many gardening friends I have attempted to offer on these pages some useful information to help you [...]

By |2018-07-05T10:24:39+00:00June 1st, 2018|Gardening, Gardening Checklist|12 Comments

May Gardening Checklist

Fellow Gardeners, The information, dates and techniques in this are as accurate as I can currently offer.  During the past three decades I have cared for, nurtured and observed tens of thousands of plants.  With the help of many gardening friends I have attempted to offer on these pages some useful information to help you [...]

By |2018-07-05T10:27:32+00:00May 1st, 2018|Gardening, Gardening Checklist|4 Comments

April Gardening Checklist

Fellow Gardeners, The information, dates and techniques in this blog are as accurate as I can currently offer. During the past three decades I have cared for, nurtured and observed tens of thousands of plants. With the help of many gardening friends I have attempted to offer on these pages some useful information to help [...]

By |2018-07-05T10:28:39+00:00April 1st, 2018|Gardening, Gardening Checklist|4 Comments

March Gardening Checklist

Fellow Gardeners, The information, dates and techniques in this blog are as accurate as I can currently offer. During the past three decades I have cared for, nurtured and observed tens of thousands of plants. With the help of many gardening friends I have attempted to offer on these pages some useful information to help [...]

By |2018-07-05T10:31:46+00:00March 1st, 2018|Gardening, Gardening Checklist|9 Comments

February Gardening Checklist

Fellow Gardeners, The information, dates and techniques in this blog are as accurate as I can currently offer. During the past three decades I have cared for, nurtured and observed tens of thousands of plants. With the help of many gardening friends I have attempted to offer on these pages some useful information to help [...]

By |2018-07-05T10:37:00+00:00February 1st, 2018|Gardening, Gardening Checklist|4 Comments