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Pruning

Now that fall’s upon us, it’s time to prune a few things in your landscape. But what exactly is pruning? Pruning trims old growth to encourage new growth and blooming. Although, timing is everything. Find out if the timing is right for a few of your favorites.
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Pam Farley

How to Grow Bulbs

One of the first signs of spring is when the crocus, daffodils, tulips, and hyacinths start blooming—just what we need after a cold, wet winter!

Here’s everything you need to know about planting fall bulbs in Sacramento for beautiful spring flowers. It’s easy to plant bulbs in your garden, or in a container on your porch or patio with these important tips.

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Camellia Blooms

Favorite Shrubs For Fall

When we think about beautiful fall colors, most of can visualize large trees with leaves in oranges, and reds, and yellows. But did you know there are many varieties of shrubs that can provide the same fabulous fall color—while providing...

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Magnolia

Best Trees For Small Spaces

We've selected six of our favorite trees that are just right for smaller spaces. Use this list as a guide, and then stop by your local Green Acres Nursery & Supply and our garden gurus can show you additional options. 
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Best Trees For Fall Color

Best Trees For Fall Color

These fabulous fall-color trees offer head-turning seasonal changes in leaf color. From golden-yellow to orange-red to scarlet—we've got something for you! Take a look at some of our favorite fall color varieties, then stop by your local Green Acres Nursery & Supply and our garden gurus can show you additional options. 
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Green pot filled with shade plants

Four Fall Pot-ups

"What can I plant in fall?" We get this question a lot. We’ve provided four fabulous fall recipes with varying sun requirements. You're not limited to planting these recipes in containers, as you can take these combinations and repeat them in a border as well.
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Fall Vegetables in Raised Bed

Fall Gardening

Fall is an ideal time to grow vegetables; the soil is warm and the air begins to cool off in the evenings, making ideal growing conditions We have tips to prepare your garden for cool-season veggies to grow through winter. 

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Tomato Soup from Sara Forte

Recipes for Summer

We love growing our own food and we're sure you relish the fruits of your labor too. Sara Forte of the Sprouted Kitchen Blog partnered with us for this blog to share a few timely tomato recipes. If your summer garden is still going strong and you have an abundance of tomatoes, this blog is for you.
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Espalier Pear Tree

Espalier 101

Espalier is a French word meaning trellis. In the garden, espalier is a method used to train a tree or shrub so trunks and branches grow on one plane.

Read on for tips to grow your own espalier fruit tree or shrub. 
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