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Fresh herbs growing in terra cotta planter

Growing Herbs For the Holidays

The holiday season is here, and for many of us, that means cooking our favorite meals. Whether it's an herb-rubbed turkey or rosemary and sage-roasted potatoes, fresh herbs can take your dish to the next level. Planting a small herb garden now will ensure you’ll have fresh herbs on-hand to make the most of the season’s culinary delights. Read on for some of our holiday cooking must haves. 
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Fresh Tomato 'Juliet' on the vine

Late Summer Gardening in Sacramento

Summer is officially here. So can you still plant a summer garden? In our region we have a long growing season, so the good news is there’s still plenty of time to enjoy a summer garden, or to replace spent spring veggies and herbs. Planting in July is different than planting in April—and a big part of that is the heat. Read on for some helpful tips for planting in summer.
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Strawberries on vine

Strawberries

Strawberries are delicious, very easy to grow, and a great plant for beginners and kids. Read on for information about some of the varieties we offer at the nursery, along with tips about planting and growing these crowd-pleasing edibles.
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Wild Boar Farms Exotic Tomatoes

Wild Boar Farms Exotic Tomatoes

Stop in for more... Wild Boar! Wild Boar Farms is back again this year offering tomato varieties popular for their unique color combinations and outstanding flavor. Read on for some of the exotic tomato varieties our nurseries are offering this season, including a few favorites from last season—like 'Black Beauty' and 'Cosmic Eclipse'.
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Winter root veggies

Fall Veggie Garden

You might be seeing some growth on those cool-season veggies you planted by seed or put in by plant. Now is the time to take a closer look to make sure they are doing well. We have some advice on thinning, fertilizing, and adjusting irrigation to meet the growing root zones. 

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A selection of winter veggies

Fall Veggie Prep

Warm soils and temperatures at summer’s end are the perfect time to start 
cool-season veggies. Those veggies will take advantage of that warmth to significantly grow before it cools down in winter. Our gurus have put together four simple steps to prep for cool-season veggies. Lettuce, kale, peas, beets, chard and so much more are going to thrive in your winter garden.
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Green Acres 5 gal bucket with fall gardening items

Fall Gardening

If you're thinking about growing a vegetable garden this fall or would like to gift someone with the perfect fall gardening kit, we have some great suggestions for an easy, all-in-one growing kit, that is sure to please green thumbs everywhere—from beginners to seasoned gardeners.
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Raised bed veggie garden

Maximize Your Vegetable Harvest

The thrill of seeing a garden thriving and bursting with homegrown veggies is one of the highlights of summer. Whether your garden consists of a single patio pot, the entire back yard, or several acres, our garden gurus are offering their tried-and-true tips to maintain a bumper crop of veggies all season long.
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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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