What’s Eating Your Plants?

What is eating your garden?  It could be anything from greedy little caterpillars to gophers, or even some flocks of wild parrots. Holes in the leaves or skeletonized leaves. Insects that suck the life out of your plants is another topic.  Look for that soon.   We’ll...

Unique Tomato Recipes

If you get lucky this season and have too many tomatoes to use up in regular recipes, try and of these unique options!   Recipe for Tomato Jam TOMATO JAM RECIPE   INGREDIENTS 1 ½pounds good ripe tomatoes (Roma are best), cored and coarsely chopped *½ cup sugar *...

Discover Dragon Wings

Dragon Wings begonia is one of the most remarkable new garden flowers to come along. Dragon Wings is a 2- to 3-foot tall, cane-forming begonia with deep, glossy-green, 5-inch long leaves and drooping clusters of flowers. Because the hybrid is sterile, it just keeps...

Caterpillar Season

August is high season for all those ravenous caterpillars that  destroy your garden We Love the pretty Butterflies but hate the damage they cause. It doesn’t have to be the either or choice.   You can attract the butterflies and still get rid of the ravenous...

What to do with Poinsettias after Christmas

If your poinsettias are still looking so good you can’t bear to throw them away, follow these tips to keep them for next year. On St Patricks Day, cut off blooms leaving 4 to 6 leaf nodes on the stem. When the ground warms up, plant your poinsettia outdoors in a...

Success with Poinsettias

Every year our customers look forward to coming to the nursery and bringing home lots of lovely poinsettias for the holiday season. While poinsettias can be great, low maintenance holiday decor, here are some tips and tricks to make sure your plants are happy and long...