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Holiday Blooms: Amazing Amaryllis

Fill your holiday season with the fragrance and beauty of this easy-to-grow indoor bulb. Amaryllis bulbs are available in a wide range of colors and sizes, can be grown with or without soil, make an excellent cut flower, and are perfect for holiday gifting or to add a bright spot to your home during the cold winter season. They provide a fun, hands-on learning project for kids, too.
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Herb Garden in Terracotta Pots

Mediterranean Mix

We're kicking off our Summer Series with a live event! Join us for a creative, hands-on garden project, we'll walk you through an herb-inspired cocktail, and our guest DJ will provide the music mixes to shake it up. Get the details.
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Succulent Bowl Project

Summer Series V, The Art of Succulents

Succulent projects are popular for good reason—they come in so many varieties, they don’t require a lot of care, and they are versatile enough to play with the most creative gardener.
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Pollinator friendly plant combination in a container

Playful Pollinator Paradise

Playful Pollinator Paradise
An Instagram Live Event!
4:00pm on Friday, June 26 

We're going LIVE for our second Summer Series focusing on the pollinators, in celebration of National Pollinator Week. Mark your calendar and join us for a hands-on pollinator container garden, a lavender-honey cocktail, and special music provided by our guest DJ so you can plant, sway and sip.
Check the garden supply list to make sure you have everything you need to play along with us in pollinator paradise.
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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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red white and blue flowers

Red, White & Bloom Pot-Ups

Celebrate the Memorial Day, 4th of July, or Labor Day holidays with one of our colorful container recipes. Plant one of these or cook up your own blend of fillers, spillers and thrillers in your favorite pot. Make sure grouped plants have the same light and water requirements. 

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New installed landscape

DIY Landscape Design

Rebecca, of Studio Plumb, embarked on a journey of DIY landscape design as a guest participant of the One Room Challenge. Rebecca is an interior designer in the Sacramento area. She has an eye for design, color, texture, and lines. But landscape design is something she had not tackled before.
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Create your own succulent pot-up

DIY: Create Your Own Succulent Pot-Up

Even if you don’t have a green thumb, you can create your own succulent pot-up. See our short video and five easy steps. Next time you’re in one of our nurseries, peruse the succulent tables, pick a few and make your own pot-up! 
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