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Plants For Pollinators

Designing a garden for pollinators? Below are a few tips and a list of some of our favorite plants for pollinators, grouped by bloom time. 
  • Plant a variety of flowers which bloom throughout all seasons of the year.
  • Select plants which bear a variety of flower colors, and plant similar colors together.
  • Practice Integrated Pest Management.
  • Incorporate native plants—they are the best source of food for pollinators. 
  • Talk with our garden gurus for additional suggestions that will work in your garden.
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    Bright pink rose blooms

    Roses

    Roses are some of the most popular and colorful shrubs grown in gardens and our nurseries are well-stocked for the summer season. Choose from traditional reds, pinks, and white to the unusual lilacs, yellows, oranges, or bi-color combinations. Read on to find a new favorite for your garden this season!  
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    Wild Boar Farms

    Wild Boar Farms

    Arriving the week of April 15!

    Wild Boar Farms, located in the Napa Valley, offers the most stunning-looking tomato varieties each season. In fact, they've bred and developed several dozen new tomato varieties focusing on bi-color and striped varieties with extreme flavor. Check out the selection here!

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    Japanese Maple 'Autumn Moon'

    Rare & Unique Japanese Maples 2019

    A garden favorite, our nurseries will offer over 30 varieties of rare and unique Japanese Maples this season. Known for their diverse foliage color and characteristics: green, red, pink, variegated, serrated, or lace-like—they all display beautiful fall color. Read on for details. 
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    SPUDS 101: Varieties, Planting & Care

    SPUDS 101: Varieties, Planting & Care

    In the Sacramento region, potatoes are typically planted between December and March. So, right now is the perfect time to get your spuds in the ground. Who can resist the 'Russian Banana' or 'Purple Majesty' varieties? Great additions for your veggie garden and fun family project too. 
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    Summer-Blooming Bulbs

    Summer-Blooming Bulbs

    Did you know? Green Acres Nursery & Supply carries the largest variety of Van Bloem Gardens® bulbs in Northern California. Shop now for the best selection and then plant after the last frost for beautiful blooms this summer.

     

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