Garden Advice Blog

Stay tuned to this page for all the very latest seasonal information and expert advice from our staff! We’ll be updating it regularly with plant recommendations, pruning tips, landscaping suggestions and much more. Visit often to stay informed or “like” us on Facebook to catch all the updates. If you have questions or topics you would like us to cover, leave us a comment below or on our Facebook and Twitter pages. We love to hear from you!

Plants for September Colors

Flowering Maple (Abutilon), Yarrow (Achillea ), Argyranthemum, Aster, Alstroemeria, Alyssum, Bacopa, Begonia, Cannas, Calibrachoa, Coleus, Coprosma, Coreopsis, Dianthus Caryophyllus (Carnation),Chrysanthemum, Echinacea, Fuschia, Geraniums and Pelargoniums, Gallardia,...

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Reduce your Water Bill!

With drought conditions continuing and summer watering in full swing, we know you want to keep plants healthy without dreading that bill every month. It is possible to keep your lawn looking green and your garden thriving without breaking the bank! Here are a few...

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Be Gone, Lawn!

You can conserve water and help the environment by eliminating or reducing the size of your lawn. Many lawns are purely decorative yet they take so much time, energy and money to maintain. Think about all that water, fertilizer and mowing that you could be saving!...

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Great Plants for July Color

July's garden is the mature summer garden. Here are some great plants blooming this month. If you have a bare spot in your garden that needs filling, come in into Evergreen and check out are exceptional variety! Achillea (Yarrow) Flowering Maple (Abutilon), Yarrow...

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Benefits of Mulching

Keep your garden clean, cool and weed-free this summer! We recommend adding mulch to your planting beds, veggie gardens and more. Mulch can be loosely defined as a material placed on top of the soil, around plants. Most mulch materials are made of organic matter, of...

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Drought Resistant Plants

Even though drought conditions persist in the Bay Area, you can still have a gorgeous thriving landscape! Evergreen Nursery has many incredible desert and drought-tolerant plants to populate your yard. This is more than just cacti! We have several species of trees,...

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Growing Succulents

Interesting, unusual and drought-tolerant, succulents are fun to grow both inside and outside! This plant type ranges in color and size from shrub-like jade plants to miniature specimens. You can grow them as house plants, build terrariums or have lavish outdoor...

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Watering Wisely

Regular watering is necessary to maintain a healthy garden. As we continue with this drought year, your garden will need plenty of water to thrive. However, there are many ways to conserve water and still maintain gorgeous plants. Here are a few tips: Mulch: As we...

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