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!
Bewitching Clematis – Queen of the Garden

Bewitching Clematis – Queen of the Garden

These rambling vines can serve many functions in your garden. Their enchanting blooms can soften a hardscape, hide an unsightly fence, or climb through a rose, giving you twice the interest and extending the bloom-time on the rose. Most Clematis grow about 6-9 feet,...

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Summer Fun with Succulents

Summer Fun with Succulents

Succulents are fun, unusual and easy to grow.  They do well both indoors and out and can be used in many creative ways.  Try some of our ideas below to make an interesting succulent garden.  We also have been compiling some ideas on Pinterest.  Follow us there to get...

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July Checklist

July Checklist

Trim Hedges: Frequent trimming of hedges promotes new growth and a full, dense look, while infrequent trimming causes a bare, woody look. Pinch back: Keep petunias and fuchsias pinched back for a compact plant and more blooms this summer. Be sure to bait for slugs and...

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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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Wonderful Hydrangeas

Hydrangeas are a gardener's dream! These marvelous shrubs bloom reliably with enormous, gorgeous flower heads. They are your summer garden show stoppers! Many varieties of hydrangea do well in our Bay Area climate and provide value and beauty to any landscape. Most...

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Kids in the Garden

Summer is coming and that means that the kids are out of school and looking for something to do. It's a great time to help them learn to enjoy the garden and get involved. Gardening can be more than just chores, though many kids love to help out. Here is a list of...

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June Garden Checklist

Keep planting vegetables: There's still time to get beans, corn, cucumbers, eggplant, peppers, pumpkins, summer squash and tomatoes in the ground. We continue to receive shipments, so come into Evergreen and pick up what you need to complete this year's vegetable...

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Plants for June Color

June is a fantastic month in the garden, as it gets going with late spring and early summer blooming plants. 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...

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