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Full Sun Plant Combos Perfect for The Sacramento Region

Full Sun Plant Combos Perfect for The Sacramento Region

When it comes to planting, a blank canvas can be intimidating. Create a palette that will hold up to the heat, look nice together, and that offers a little uniqueness. Plant with confidence by using one of our five full-sun combinations and add some of your favorites to the mix.
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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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Diagram of a Potup Recipe

Radiant Potup Recipes

We've created some container recipes for you that will shine for months to come. Planting in containers is a fun way to express your personality and provide pops of color throughout your landscape. Aside from the porch or deck, consider inserting potted  arrangements throughout your garden beds, nestled among shrubs. 

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Japanese Laceleaf Maple 'Tamukeyama'

Recipes Inspired By Summer

Ready to put something new in the ground, but not sure where to start? We can help. Select from the planting recipes below that are grouped by sun requirements and will be sure to play nicely together. Need more ideas? Stop by your favorite location to talk with a garden guru and browse the entire collection. 
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Warm Season Flowers Planted in a Pot

Color Bowls for the Warm Season

Build your own warm season color bowl. Grab a pot, potting soil, and some starter fertilizer to create a beautiful display of color for a porch or patio. Show your creative side and make it your own! Take a look at some warm-season combos you can grow. 
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