Gardener's Blog: News & Updates

All about Agastache & Aeonium

Agastache (pronounced ah-gas-TAH-kee-whew!) This perennial herb (also Sloat's plant pick of the month) is also called “Hummingbird Mint” or “Anise Hyssop”, the flower spikes not only attract… Read More

5 Steps: How to Plant a Mini-Garden

Learn how to create a mini garden using flowers, herbs, and tomatoes. Follow our step by step instructions for planting a small garden in a wine barrel.    … Read More

This week’s webinar outline

Webinar: Create a Pollinator Habitat Want to create a buzz-worthy pollinator garden? Think Mason bees live in jars? Liz Whiteford and Kath Cook from Contra Costa Master… Read More

How to Build a Rain Garden

Slow rain down, spread it out, and soak it in!  The purpose of a rain garden is to reduce rainwater runoff.   Rain gardens (also known as… Read More

Plants that thrive in heat

Looking for plants that thrive in heat? 🌼   Summer-loving flowering plants like Calibrachoa, Lantana, Verbena, Wave Petunia, and Pelargonium are great options. (Unless you’re in the cooler… Read More

Vacation care tips for plants

As you plan your next vacation, take into consideration that your garden and houseplants will miss you!  With that in mind, we've prepared a few vacation care tips… Read More

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