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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 pick-up will be every other Thursday from 3 PM – 5 PM, located at the cash registers at Nursery Entrance, next to Farmhouse. If you would like to [...]

2020 Tomato of the Year

And the Winner is... 'Thorburn's Terra Cotta'! AND THE WINNER IS…! ‘Thorburn's Terra Cotta’ Incredible flavor, color and history!  A rare heirloom variety from 1893. One of the best home garden tomatoes ever, but seldom available. Honey-brown skin and flesh with shades of orange, pink, gold and green. A gorgeous package [...]

2020-03-04T11:32:10-08:00By |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 [...]

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 [...]