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February Newsletter

February Newsletter

February Newsletter As I write this January is coming to an end and I know Spring will be here before I know it. Most of our big dry goods orders for spring have been placed and our 2013 selection of things is starting to be delivered. As […]

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December Newsletter

December Newsletter

Plant of the Month Schlumbergera x buckleyi Christmas Cactus, Zygos We love the bright and colorful Zygos around the holidays. In nature these cacti live on trees like orchids so they desire a rich and porous soil with regular feeding during growth and bloom. To get them […]

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November Newsletter

November Newsletter

Plant of the Month Fabulous Fall Color Trees Fall foliage color is beginning to happen at the nursery. Our wonderful Chinese Pistache trees are showing color as we speak. I highly recommend them as a superb shade tree for our area. Other fabulous fall foliage trees in […]

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October Newsletter

October Newsletter

Plant of the Month Lilac-Syringa Lake County gets the chill hours to grow beautiful Lilac shrubs for spring flowers and fragrance. Best known is common lilac, Syringa vulgaris and its many hybrids but we also have S. persica and S. meyeri ‘Palibin’. Many think the plain lavender […]

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September Newsletter

September Newsletter

Plant of the Month Epilobium cana / Zauschneria californica Common names: California fuchsia, Hummingbird Flower Now here is an easy to grow CA. native that gives you loads of orange-red trumpet shaped hummingbird attracting flowers from late summer through fall. They take full sun, but there are […]

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August Newsletter

August Newsletter

Plant of the Month Anemone x hybrida We do not do many shade plants as the plant of the month but here is a real gem of a late summer blooming, long lived perennial for part shade. So many of the shade plants bloom in spring but […]

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July Newsletter

July Newsletter

Plant of the Month Achillea Common name: Yarrow Yarrows are an easy care perennial for a sunny location that can grow in all zones of the West. The usually flat heads of summer blooms are long lasting, attract butterflies and make great dried arrangements. They need little […]

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June Newsletter

June Newsletter

Plant of the Month Plecostachys serpyllifolia AKA Helichrysum petiolare Petite Licorice Plant   Always interesting to find a plant with two Latin names, as the rule is one Latin name accepted worldwide to avoid confusion around the globe. The 4-inch plants we are offering use the latter […]

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May Newsletter

May Newsletter

Plant of the Month  Gaura lindheimeri I love this perennial for full sun.  It is long blooming and easy to grow.  With its popularity has come the introduction of several new varieties.  The original Texas native has airy growth up to 4 feet, with pink buds opening […]

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April Newsletter

April Newsletter

Plant of the Month: Aqulegia – Columbine Who can resist the beautiful lacy foliage and unique, often two-toned hummingbird attracting flowers of this magical woodland perennial? They are not particular about soil but do like it well drained with regular water. They are short-lived but many varieties […]

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