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September 2018 Newsletter

September 2018 Newsletter

Plant of the Month Heuchera varieties and hybrids Coral Bells We don’t often have plants that tolerate a shadier spot as our plant of the month, and this one is a real beauty. The new introductions are grown more for their foliage than the flowers, making it […]

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August 2018 Newsletter

August 2018 Newsletter

Plants of the Month Allium ‘Millenium’ Here is the allium that I mentioned in an earlier newsletter, voted a Perennial of the Year for 2018. The 2-inch purple ball clusters form from mid to late summer on this ornamental onion and are attractive to butterflies. The clumps […]

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July 2018 Newsletter

July 2018 Newsletter

Plant of the Month Coreopsis Most perennial gardens are not complete without at least one of the many varieties of Coreopsis. These are easy to grow, long blooming members of the sunflower family. Typically little to moderate water requirements, almost any soil and sun is all these […]

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June 2018 Newsletter

June 2018 Newsletter

Plant of the Month Coleus x hybridus Annual color for a bright shady spot does not give you many choices. You are pretty much stuck with impatiens if you need deer resistance. Begonias work as do geraniums in bright shade, but for my money, coleus is the […]

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May 2018 Newsletter

May 2018 Newsletter

Plant of the Month Artemesia stelleriana ‘Silver Bullet’ A Proven Winners Selection Fancy yet unfussy describes this variety of Wormwood. They are deer resistant, heat tolerant and drought tolerant. Its habit is mounding from 6-10 inches tall and 10-14 inches wide. These grow in full sun and […]

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April 2018 Newsletter

April 2018 Newsletter

Plant of the Month Vitus vinifera Grapes What an amazing vine. A single vine can cover a deck or terrace, form a leafy wall, or cover an arch over a walk. This vine not only offers us shade with its vigorous yearly growth and large leaves, colorful […]

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March 2018 Newsletter

March 2018 Newsletter

Plant of the Month and Specials Dianthus Each month when trying to pick a plant of the month the most important factors are are they in season and are they readily available. This month’s choice is Dianthus. Dianthus is a genus with over 300 natural species and […]

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Jan/Feb Newsletter 2018

Jan/Feb Newsletter 2018

Jan/Feb Newsletter 2018 A new year and a new look to the entrance of the salesroom. We did okay with Christmas sales and are now into bare root season. Most of the fruit trees are in, and special orders have been called. That is unless your things […]

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Newsletter December 2017

Newsletter December 2017

Star Gardens will be closed Dec. 24- Jan 12 December Specials 25% off Gift Certificates 25% off all dry goods 25% off garden art and accessories 25% off 2018 bare-root 25% off bulbs, citrus, olives and indoor plants 25% off conifer tree and shrubs grown in CA. […]

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November 2017 Newsletter

November 2017 Newsletter

Plant of the Month Ornamental Kale and Cabbage One of the best plants I know of to give color even in the darkest days of winter when pansies and other winter annuals are putting out few flowers, if any. These beauties pick up more color after frosts […]

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