Edible Perennial Plants for San Diego

Edible Perennial Plants for San Diego

  • 26th June 2015

You may have a vegetable garden at home. And chances are, you may have citrus trees somewhere on your property – or even an avocado! But did you know that there are lots of other interesting plants – trees and shrubs alike – that make great additions to your landscape,…

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Identifying 5 Common Vegetable Diseases and Pests

Identifying 5 Common Vegetable Diseases and Pests

  • 17th June 2015

We’re smack in the middle of summer vegetable gardening season here in San Diego, and our guess is that if you’ve got one planted, you’re either doing all you can do ward of pests or are starting to see signs of stress in your plants! The presence of pests and…

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5 Easiest Indoor Plants to Care For

5 Easiest Indoor Plants to Care For

  • 12th June 2015

The past few weeks we’ve been focused on creating a low-maintenance and drought-tolerant landscape outside. This week, we want to take those same principles and apply them in our homes! Many of us want to bring a little green into our houses, but don’t know where to start or are…

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5 Tips to a More Drought Tolerant Landscape

5 Tips to a More Drought Tolerant Landscape

  • 5th June 2015

Today we’re presenting to you our Top 5 Tips for a More Drought Tolerant Landscape! June is Grass Removal Month here at North Park Nursery (sign up for our free workshop if you haven’t yet) and we’re focusing on ways to make your landscape more water efficient. Here are five…

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Drought Tolerant Flowering Plants for San Diego

Drought Tolerant Flowering Plants for San Diego

  • 29th May 2015

Over on our sister business’ Mooch Exterior Designs’ site, we’ve been exploring options for making Southern California yards more drought tolerant. Some of our pages include a look at before and after pictures of lawn conversions and an article on water-wise grass varieties and drought tolerant sod alternatives. At North…

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Evergreen Vines for San Diego

  • 22nd May 2015

In our continuing series of posts on solving common landscape problems, we’ve covered: – Evergreen trees for full sun. – Drought tolerant full sun groundcovers. – Evergreen, fast-growing screening shrubs – Part 1 and Part 2.   And today, we’re going to look at another common request. Our customers frequently…

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Australian Plants for Southern California Gardens

  • 19th May 2015

Here at North Park Nursery, we like to carry products that are a little off the beaten path. Sure, we’ve got your staples: your geraniums, tomatoes and succulents. There are plants that are just so useful they’ve become ubiquitous for good reasons. But all of the staff here at the…

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Drought Tolerant Full Sun Ground Covers for San Diego

Drought Tolerant Full Sun Ground Covers for San Diego

  • 12th May 2015

Here at North Park Nursery, we get a lot of the same questions over and over – not because they’re bad questions, but because our customers all have many of the same problems that they need to solve! On our blog, we try to tackle some of these problems and…

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Evergreen Shade Trees for San Diego

Evergreen Shade Trees for San Diego

  • 3rd May 2015

In addition to which screening plants are best for San Diego, our staff is often asked about evergreen shade trees. It seems that everyone wants an evergreen, fast-growing, drought-tolerant tree that thrives in full sun. While this combination of characteristics does somewhat represent a magic bullet in the tree world,…

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