The Quick Guide to Happy Poinsettias

Many people get poinsettias for the holiday season, and just hope and pray that they last until Christmas. But with a few easy tips and tricks you can be sure your poinsettias last through the holidays and well beyond! Finding the right spot: The safest place for most...

Overwintering your Tuberous Begonias

IN THE FALL At this point in the growing season, you should still have at least another month or two of good looks if you have been feeding your begonias well. Unfortunately, this was a very tough season for mildew, so many begonias will have some by this time. Even...

Avoid Overwatering: How much is too much?

As the temperature increases, we here at Weidner’s see more customers having trouble with finding the right balance of water, sun, and overall care for their plants. Most gardeners can tell when a plant needs water, but the symptoms of over watering can be harder to...

Colorful Plants for Hot Summer Weather

As summer continues, it can be hard to find flowering plants that thrive during hot, sunny days. The trick is to find plants native to tropical areas that don’t mind the heat, and have fairly low water requirements once established. One of our favorites is the...

Tips and Tricks for Growing Begonias

Where To Grow Begonias Tuberous begonias grow best in cooler, shady areas. In Southern California that is our coastal areas, to about 15 miles inland. The further inland you go the more difficult it will be. However, we do have so many microclimate areas that this is...