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Rare, Threatened and Endangered Plants of Upper Newport Bay

Ron Vanderhoff, Orange County CA Native Plant Society Most everyone reading this already knows of the incredible botanical treasure that Upper Newport Bay is. Orange County, an area of over 500,000 acres, has about 1435 recorded wildland plant species, of which about 890 are native. Upper Newport Bay, at about only about 1,000 acres [...]

2019-05-28T12:29:41-07:00By |Gardening|0 Comments

A Trip to an Industry Leading Nursery

Ask anyone who regularly shops for plants and I can guarantee they are familiar with the Monrovia Green Pot. This branding has helped separate them from the rest of growers. However, after touring their 600+ acre nursery in Visalia, California, their branded green pot is not the only thing that makes Monrovia Nursery the [...]

2019-05-22T09:27:21-07:00By |Gardening|0 Comments

Monarchs and Milkweeds, What Gardeners Need to Know

UPDATE: Roger’s Gardens no longer sells or recommends tropical milkweed. The nation’s leading Monarch conservation organizations now recommend planting only native milkweed species. Please join us and only cultivate native milkweed species, and share this information with friends and fellow gardeners. Recently, gardeners and the public in general are becoming [...]

A Plant Buying Trip with Design in Mind

by Kathleen Nestell, Original Designs Living Arrangements Designer If a picture is worth a thousand words, I could write several books based on the inspiration I received from the photographs I snapped while on one of our most recent [...]

‘Sunbelievable’ Sunflower

This award-winning, multi-branching, heat tolerant, non-invasive annual produces over 1,000 flowers in a single season, throughout summer until first frost. Sunny yellow petals with a dash of rich red surround the large brown center of each. Excellent in borders and containers.

A Plant Buyers Trip to Growers in San Diego

Go along with our Plant Buyers on a Trip to San Diego Frequently, Roger’s Gardens buyers and horticulturists visit growers around the state and in other parts of the country, seeking out the best, newest and most amazing plants for our garden center. We probably do this excessively, but It’s part of what makes [...]

Farm Share Program

Roger’s Gardens & Farmhouse have partnered with The Ecology Center, located in San Juan Capistrano, as a bi weekly pick-up location for their Farm Share program. The first pick up will be on Thursday, March 7 from 3 PM – 6 PM, located at the cash registers at Nursery Entrance, next to Farmhouse. If [...]

2019 Tomato of the Year

And the Winner is... Pigletwillie's French Black It’s Award Season and we’re joining in the fray! After a summer of tasting, testing, cooking, and generally enjoying the fruits of our labors it’s only right to decide which of those fruits deserves the most accolades right? So how do we decide?  There are SO [...]

2019-04-04T10:10:28-07:00By |Gardening, Tomatoes|4 Comments

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 [...]