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March Newsletter 2015

March Newsletter 2015

Plant of the Month Spring Blooming Shrubs- Forsythia cultivars, Spiraea prunifolia and Spiraea x vanhouttei I do not know why this is always a challenge to decide but Deb and I have chosen 3 different awesome spring blooming shrubs- Forsythia cultivars, Spiraea prunifolia and Spiraea x vanhouttei. […]

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February Newsletter 2015

February Newsletter 2015

Plant of the Month Helleborus species and hybrids Hellebores are one of the few perennials that are in their full glory and bloom this time of year. Some species are called Lenten and Christmas Rose and those common names are often used as the generic term for […]

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December 2014 Newsletter

December 2014 Newsletter

Plants of the Month Conifers, Wreaths, Garland, Indoor Holiday Color, Cut Evergreens   Huge Year End Sale 50% Off annuals, perennials, roses shade trees deciduous fruit and cane berries deciduous shrubs 25% Off evergreen shrubs and selected trees houseplants and indoor color soil, fertilizer and sprays pottery […]

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November 2014 Newsletter

November 2014 Newsletter

Plant of the Month Dichelostemma ida-maia AKA Brodiaea ida maia Ca. Firecracker, Firecracker Flower This summer flowering bulb is native to the western U.S.. The stems grow to 20 inches tall with yellow and green tipped crimson tubular flowers in early summer. The leaves are narrow and […]

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October 2014 Newsletter

October 2014 Newsletter

Plant of the Month Calendula officinalis Pot Marigold Now is a good time to get some Calendulas going in the garden. They often reseed and give you the color of marigolds in the cooler season. They are a Mediterranean native so they are climate appropriate. We have […]

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September 2014 Newsletter

September 2014 Newsletter

Plants of the Month This month we are not focusing on a single plant but two groups- succulents and grasses. A lot of grasses don’t flower till fall so this is a good time to feature them. Although there are a lot of ‘evergreen’ grasses to choose […]

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August 2014 Newsletter

August 2014 Newsletter

Plant of the Month Dwarf Butterfly Bush   Just thought I would give a shout out for these great shrubby perennials in case you are not aware of their existence. A few years back smaller versions of buddlejas were introduced and we love them. Loads of butterfly […]

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July 2014 Newsletter

July 2014 Newsletter

Plant of the Month Angelonia angustifolia Angelonias grow in sun with regular water and bloom all summer. They make a great container or bedding plant and are a long lasting cut flower. Although they are a perennial in their native tropics they do not winter over here. […]

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June 2014 Newsletter

June 2014 Newsletter

Plant of the Month Catalpa speciosa Catalpas are well adapted to our area as they are not particular about soil and will take both extreme heat and cold. The large heart shaped leaves of this tree give it a tropical appearance as do the large clusters of […]

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May 2014 Newsletter

May 2014 Newsletter

Plant of the Month The Betty Boop Rose This is a great florabunda rose. It performs very well in our climate with lots of flowers. They start out red and yellow but the yellow fades to white. The flowers open fully as they age and look like […]

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