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Mature Green Japanese Maple

Japanese Maples

Japanese Maples are a garden favorite because of their graceful and elegant branching habit. Available in a variety of sizes and forms, including upright, weeping, broadleaf, and laceleaf, they provide year-round interest. Read on to learn why they are local favorites and how to care for them.
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Fall Planting

Fall Planting

Did You Know? What new plants really want is warm soil and pleasant temperatures, which will allow them time to develop into mature plants before next summer.

Plan to put things in the ground from about September 15 through November 15, to get the best of both the soil and temperature worlds.

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Fall Garden with Mums, Pumpkins and Lawn

Fall Planting

As fall approaches, the days are still warm and the nights are cooling off. Plants slowly begin to shift energy away from producing leafy growth, beautiful flowers and tasty fruit, to building strong roots—which makes fall the perfect time to put something new in the ground. Read on for more reasons to plant in the fall, along with a few planting ideas to get you started.
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Daphne 'Marginata'

Our Go-To Fall Planting Combos

Fall is an ideal time to plant trees and shrubs because the air is cooling down, but the soil is still warm...the perfect conditions to encourage root growth before we get into next summer's heat. Read on for four planting combos you can plant now.
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Display of colorful fall shrubs

September Garden Tasks

September gives us the gift of lowered temperatures to reward us for having gotten through August in one piece! In September, there are some really enjoyable garden tasks that are quick to do and make for healthy fall gardens. We’ll talk ants, lawn, and fall planting preparation.

 

 

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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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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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