February 11, 2020
Trip to the Santa Barbara Botanical 3/22/20!
Trip to the Santa Barbara Botanical on 3/22! (If your interested email me and I’ll put you on our list so if anything changes I can let you know. Also, the day before I’ll confirm and give you my cell[…]
January 20, 2020
Shipping Pacific Coast Irises- mixed colors & some selections!
Shipping Pacific Coast Irises from our nursery to your garden! We now have a few of each of the following at $8.50 each. And a few more specific selections in the next few weeks! Ace of Spades’ a selection from[…]
December 8, 2019
Cut Things Back in Your Garden- Don’t be Afraid
Cut Things Back in Your Garden- Don’t be Afraid-Bob Sussman Your fall native garden might be looking pretty ratty this time of year. Our natives tend to go dormant with the warm summers and no rain. If you don’t take[…]
December 1, 2019
A Class: Gardening with Native Plants – I’ll do my best!
The class is now closed. A Class: Gardening with Native Plants – I’ll do my best! (the update- as of 12/2 14 people have signed up. The class closes at 20. You can register up until the day of[…]
September 26, 2019
Fall Planting- Planting Pacific Coast Irises
Fall Planting-Planting Pacific Coast Irises, Bob Sussman9/26 We waited and waited and waited the temps have dropped and now is my chance to plant some pacific coast irises in my front garden. Now the work starts. The area that I[…]
July 31, 2019
Trip to the Santa Barbara Botanic 8/25!
Trip to the Santa Barbara Botanic 8/25! We should be arriving at 1:00 and we’ll wait right just inside the entrance and in front of the gift store. The bathrooms are there too. My cell is 805-796-9421, just in case[…]
July 14, 2019
A Visit To Calif. Lutheran Univ. in Thousand Oaks
A Visit to Calif. Lutheran Univ. in Thousand Oaks, 7/19 Today I went to go take a look at the native/southwest landscape areas at Calif. Lutheran Univ. in Thousand Oaks- about 10 min. from my house. We’ve been working with[…]
June 18, 2019
Time to Plant Milkweed for the Monarchs
Time to Plant Milkweed for the monarch butterfly caterpillars- We grow a few different types of milkweed that’s native to the region or near. The most popular is the narrow leaf milkweed (Asclepias fascicularis) and it’s on sale this week.[…]
May 22, 2019
Plant Matilija Poppies fall/winter- not spring/summer!
Plant Matilija Poppies fall/winter – not spring/summer!- 5/22- Bob Sussman As you driving and hiking around you’ll see in home, public, and botanic gardens the flowering matilija poppies……Loved by people and bees. They also make excellent cut flowers. This is[…]