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Our Butterfly Garden E-book – Free!
This last summer my son Dave and I put together an e-book for those that want to set up a butterfly garden. This short book, and I do mean short, really does cover the bases so that you can plant[…]
California Native – Fall Flower Arrangement Contest 2015!!!!
The 6th Annual Fall California Native Flower Arranging Contest- Saturday – October 10th!! Ok….here are a few pictures from the contest and how it went… It was really an exceptionally hot day hitting 100, and dry, and a bit[…]
Matilija Nursery Visit to the Santa Barbra Botanic 7/12
Ok, we went! Had a great time …scroll down for the pictures! Matilija Nursery Visit to the Santa Barbara Botanic Garden 7/12!!!! (The Santa Barbara Botanical Garden has most graciously said that anyone coming to the garden as part of[…]
The ‘Wild Kingdom’ Comes to Your Garden!
The ‘Wild Kingdom’ Comes to Your Garden! (Bob Sussman 5/3/15 – With sections take from unpublished e-book from David Sussman. “Where have all the wild things gone – the bees, butterflies and hummingbirds? They’re all right here in our garden.”[…]
Matilija Nursery’s New Facebook Page – like
Matilija Nursery’s New Facebook Page- like We now have a “like” page! For several years we’ve had a Matilija Nursery Facebook page that was in the format of a “personal” page. This apparently is a big no no in the[…]
The Great Water Rebate-Now What?
The Great Water Rebate-Now What? Bob Sussman (neither my wife nor daughter has proofed this paper and if I had handed this in to my HS English teacher Mrs. Woodson at Uni. HS there would be more red than blue)[…]
Fall Flowering Arranging Contest September 27th !!!!!!
Our fall flowering arranging contest is coming up and while we’re still working on some of the details but it will be Saturday, September 27th. *All items will be on sale. Every, yes, every plant will be a whopping 15% off! And if you’re[…]
How to Water-Get a Moisture Meter!
(You moisture meter is your friend – Matilija Bob) I don’t know what it is this year, but how to water “correctly” is problem number 1! The basic instruction is: give your new plants a deep watering, down to the[…]
Carnival de Iris & Native Flower Arranging Contest-2014!
Carnival de Iris and Native Flower Arranging Contest-2014! Saturday-April 12th Our 6th annual Carnival de Iris will be happening on April 12th. There will be all sorts of fun activities, so you don’t want to miss out. We will be having[…]
Planting and Care -You New Native Garden- 1-1/2 Pages or Less
Matilija Nursery 8225 Waters Road- Moorpark, Ca, 93021 805-523-8604 email: firstname.lastname@example.org Planting and Care of Your Native Plants and Garden Books have been written about this topic, many by friends of mine. We’re going to cover the most important things[…]