May 19, 2020
Interesting Things for Your Garden 5/18
Here are a few good additions for your garden this week….. We’ve been out of indian mallow – Abutilon palmeri for months and now have some in 1-gallon pots for your garden. These will flower all year except winter and[…]
May 12, 2020
Around the Nursery World and your Garden 5/11
From Around the Nursery World and your Garden…. I’ll be adding to this post during the week with things you can plant in your garden with summer on the way…. Island mallows – Lavatera assurgentiflora and variants are also good[…]
May 7, 2020
What You’ll See at The Nursery ending 5/9
Here’s what you see and what we’re working on. We’re now transitioning from spring in summer and building inventory for those plants that can successfully planted in the warmer months, will flower, and also feed the wild things. Given the[…]
May 3, 2020
Monarch Season…Better Late Than Never…..
Typically in our region we get two distinct monarch butterfly mating seasons, spring and fall. The spring season is generally over by Easter break, oh now we have to call it spring break. Whatever? Last spring break my wife was[…]
April 29, 2020
What You’ll See at the Nursery
This will be a weekly series (I hope) of what you’ll see when you come to the nursery. I’ll have pictures of the areas both sun and shade and things in bloom. There will “some” of the plants that can[…]
April 19, 2020
We’re Beginning Our “Crosses” , Matilija Bob
We’re Beginning Our Pacific Coast Iris Crosses, Matilija Bob We’re beginning our pacific coast iris crosses. Creating new crosses depends on various goals for our new flowers. By crossing early bloomers with some of the others you hope to get[…]
March 27, 2020
Coronavirus-cutomer order pickup!
Coronavirus – customer order pickup! I know a lot of our customers are concerned about contracting Coronavirus as they should. There are now two way in which you can pickup your plants and go. Gardening has lots of benefits and[…]
February 25, 2020
Time to Plant Milkweed!
Time to Plant Your Milkweed! By Bob Sussman – (all photos are mine- you’re welcome to use them if you just ask) The monarchs have both a fall and spring mating season and they will be looking around for milkweed[…]
February 11, 2020
Trip to the Santa Barbara Botanical Delayed!!!!!
WE’LL NEED TO RESCHEDULE OR VISIT, FOR OBVIOUS REASONS IT’S CLOSED. I’LL POST WHEN THEY’VE REOPENED ….JUST THE WAY IT IS. (If your interested email me and I’ll put you on our list so if anything changes I can[…]