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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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Weeds growing in brick patio

Pre-emergents Prevent Weeds

Pre-emergents are designed to prevent weeds from germinating. Once they start to grow, a pre-emergent will no longer work. Learn when to apply before weeds get growing. 
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Bareroot rose trees in fiber pots

Bareroot Roses

Take a look at our list of rose varieties offered in bareroot season. We have climbing, grandiflora, hybrid tea, floribunda, and 36" patio trees. Plus, you'll find new varieties for 2019.
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Illustration of where to score a pulp pot

Planting Pulp Pots

We pot our bareroot fruit trees and roses in fiber pots to protect the roots from breaking, to keep them from drying out, and to make it easier for you to plant. Just score the pot and plant it right into your prepped soil using eight simple steps.
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Handheld Pruning Sheers

How to Clean and Sharpen Your Hand Tools

Your tools are an investment and if maintained properly, they'll be good "partners" for years to come. Tools make tasks easier, so it’s important to keep them cleaned, sharpened, and ready-for-use. 
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