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4 Simple Steps to Prep for Fall Veggies

With the cooler weather, aren’t you just itching to get out there in the garden? Well, now’s an ideal time for planting cool-season vegetables: lettuce, kale, peas, beets, and chard. And we’ve got four simple steps to prep for planting beds. 
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Japanese Maple Tree

Fall Is for Planting Trees

Have you been thinking about upgrading your home’s landscape with a new tree or two? Fall is the perfect time to plant trees and shrubs. Read on for benefits of trees, and planting & watering tips.
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Purple flowers near sprinkler system

Irrigation Efficiency

Irrigation efficiency is not only key to water conservation, it is also key to the health of your plants.

Inefficient irrigation is a common cause of plants succumbing to pests and disease. Be sure to water the depth of the root zone every time, and let the soil dry out a few inches below the surface before watering again. 

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Water wise mediterranean plant

Landscape for Our Mediterranean Climate

Plants that are suited for our Mediterranean climate require less pest management, and they tolerate the cycles of local precipitation. Many plants thrive in our climate, draw beneficial wildlife, and look attractive all year; find out about a few of our recommendations. 
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Deer by outdoor fence

Problem-Solving Plants

An unsightly fence, reflected heat, hungry deer and soggy soil… some of these problems may sound familiar to you. Whatever your garden challenge, we have your best botanical solution!
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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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