May 2022 Newsletter

May 2022 Newsletter

April has been interesting. Much needed rain, cold nights, and tomato teasing days. Lake Western Weather is expecting frost in Middletown tonight. We have been covering the vegetable tables with frost cloth most nights. I realize that a lot of you do not live by the creek

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April 2022 Newsletter

April 2022 Newsletter

April is here, and that means things are heating up, literally and figuratively. Lots of orders arrived this week. Some of the highlights are succulents, ferns, and upright cold-hardy fuchsias from Little Prince. They have an amazing selection of sempervivens and 4-inch ferns. More metal arrived from

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March 2022 Newsletter

March 2022 Newsletter

  SPRING HOURS START MARCH 1ST OPEN 9-5, RAIN DAYS 10-4 What a difference a week can make in the Coastal Range of No. California. We went from sweating, literally, to getting roses potted up when the second-order came in and stressing about how early things were

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January / February Newsletter 2022

January / February Newsletter 2022

Winter break is over, and it is time to get back to business. The bare root tree order arrived while we were closed. There are several things we will not be getting that were on our list, or that sold out with pre-orders. We could not add

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2022 Roses

  Roses have been in demand for the past couple of years. We were not able to get any David Austin Roses in 2021 and do not know if we will get them this year. That being said, there are several selections from Weeks and Star Roses

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2022 Bareroot Trees

2022 Bareroot Trees

Happy New Year!  Now Open Daily from 10 am to 4 pm     A Note About Fruit Trees Edibles like fruit trees are in high demand all over the country. That being said supply is limited and there were a number of things on our list

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December 2021 Newsletter

December 2021 Newsletter

The holidays are here! At Star Gardens, that means we will be busy with Christmas tree sales for the next few weeks. We have 300 cut trees to sell plus 80 living conifers for those who prefer to go that route. If you have nowhere to plant

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November 2021 Newsletter

November 2021 Newsletter

Let’s hear it for fall! The Ornamental Pears lining Middletown are starting to turn their reliable red color. The Chinese Pistache are turning to golds, rusts, oranges, reds, and hints of purple. The Ginkgos and Liriodendrons are turning bright yellow. The Dogwoods, a muted red. Throw in

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October 2021 Newsletter

October 2021 Newsletter

First off, thank you to all who took advantage of our customer appreciation weekend. We had an excellent turnout. If you were a winner of any raffle prizes, you have been contacted. Congratulations to our wind chime winner Maggie and our $50.00 gift certificate winners Jacci, Pat,

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September 2021 Newsletter

September 2021 Newsletter

August is over, and we are heading into PRIME PLANTING TIME. Every year I talk about the benefits of planting in the fall versus next spring. So here we go again… Did you know that a tree or shrub planted now will be twice as big at

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