July 2022 Newsletter

July 2022 Newsletter

CLOSED 4th of July How about that! Halfway through 2022 already and into the ‘dog days’ of summer. Good news, though. Just about all those great summer-blooming perennials that grace our yards for years to come are here. We are talking Russian Sage, Black-eyed Susans like ‘Indian

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June 2022 Newsletter

June 2022 Newsletter

So what is with our whacky weather??? Wind, humidity, showers, snow, hail, heat, and cold all played a part in May. Add to that our coldest nights in several years in spring, and we are not the only ones confused. Pretty sure our plants do not know

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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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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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