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!
Gardening in a Drought

Gardening in a Drought

Saving water is always a good idea and it is especially important as the Bay Area and most of California is headed into yet another drought year. As you prepare your garden and alter your landscape, let water-saving be your focus as you create beauty with plants. We...

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Great Plants for March color

This is a great month for bright color returning to the garden! Get your annuals and flowering bulbs at Evergreen and brighten up your landscape. Here are just a few of the plants blooming at Evergreen right now: Columbine Azaleas, Begonias, Columbine (Aquilegia sp.),...

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Watering Tips for Water-wise Gardening

We have been sharing some of our tried-and-true water saving tips with you, in the last year. Since the drought in the Bay Area and around California may continue this year, we will continue to offer you expert advice on how to take care of your landscape under...

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Great Plants for February Color 2

Add a splash of color in your garden right when it needs is most! The end of winter is the best time for a colorful pick-me-up in your landscape. Snapdragons Calendula, Camellia, Cyclamen, Dianthus, Pansy & Viola, Iceland Poppy, Primrose, Snapdragon

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Drought-Tolerant Plants

Many plants are native to dry, arid places in the world and are well-adapted to living without much water. They even manage to look beautiful while doing it! We recommend planting a few of these in your landscape this year. Not only will they help to conserve water...

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