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July 2013 Newsletter

July 2013 Newsletter

Plant of the Month Coreopsis Coreopsis are butterfly attracting perennials and annuals that are on the deer resistant list, take little to moderate water, handle full sun and are easy to grow. We have several different kinds available at the nursery. Coreopsis grandilfora –  Bright yellow flowers, some […]

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June Newsletter

June Newsletter

Plant of the Month Mimulus aurantiacus – Sticky Monkey Flower Many of you have seen this plant growing in the wild, in creek beds and off hillsides in our area. They grow up to 4 ft tall and wide, bloom most of the summer and are a […]

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May Newsletter

May Newsletter

Plant of the Month Hosta- Plantain Lily All you shade gardeners will be happy with this plant of the month selection. Hostas are grown for their foliage, although they do flower with white to light blue or purple spikes in the summer. There are hundreds of varieties […]

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April Newsletter

April Newsletter

Plant of the Month Cercis occidentalis- Western Redbud Western Redbud is a fantastic California, native for your garden, home, ranch-you name it. They are the magenta blooming plants that dot our Lake County roads this time of year. They are valued for their flowers, pods, form and foliage. […]

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March Newsletter

March Newsletter

Plant of the Month Liatris spicata Common name-Gayfeather Liatris is a North American native bulb in the Aster Family. It is a showy bloomer in summer when the grassy basal growth shoots up to four feet topped with purple flower spikes that open from the top  down. All […]

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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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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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