August 2, 2022
San Francisco was once known as the fuchsia capital; our cool, foggy summers were found to be key to their success. Fuchsia plants were all the… Read More
July 19, 2022
Echinacea (aka Coneflower) is one of the more popular perennials in the Bay Area for summer color going into fall. Available in vibrant shades of pink… Read More
June 14, 2022
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
February 5, 2022
A lovely shrub for containers or garden beds, hydrangea bloom repeatedly throughout summer. Their colorful, rounded flower clusters make them a useful plant in any container or landscape.
Hydrangea… Read More
January 31, 2022
Here in the Bay Area, spring arrives in late winter and nature shouts yellow to wake us up from the grey doldrums of rain. Daffodils open… Read More
January 3, 2022
Quick tip! Sloat container designer Jen walks you through how to help annual flowers bloom longer by dead-heading the spent blooms.
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October 1, 2021
Now is the time to select and plant fall-blooming perennials.
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September 30, 2021
Early fall is the time to plant sweet peas here in the mild-winter west. We have a nice selection of sweet pea seeds, including the earliest… Read More
September 27, 2021
Commonly known as Black Eyed Susan, Rudbeckia is one of our favorite Bay Area perennials to provide bright color going into fall. It grows quickly to about… Read More
August 28, 2018
The Buddleja Pugster series features full-sized flowers on a dwarf plant. These plants are extremely attractive to both hummingbirds and butterflies!
Pugster® is a whole new look for… Read More