Gardening

2016 Holiday Gift Guide

2016 Holiday Gift Guide

  • 1st December 2016

  Welcome to our 2016 Holiday Gift Guide! This season we have poinsettias, Christmas trees, ornaments…we’re your one-stop shop for holiday decor and gifts. Aside from our traditional holiday retail, we have a wide array of┬ápresents at many price points – here are some of our favorites! All available for…

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2015 Christmas Gift List from North Park Nursery

2015 Christmas Gift List from North Park Nursery

  • 4th December 2015

North Park Nursery is so proud to share this special time of year with those we consider our family – our friends, neighbors, customers and community! We’re excited to be your one-stop-shop for all things necessary to have the perfect holiday season. Christmas trees? You got it. Poinsettia? Yep! Gifts…

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Plants with Dark and Purple Foliage

Plants with Dark and Purple Foliage

  • 19th November 2015

Personally, I am a huge fan of plants with dark or purple foliage. In a kingdom where most species are, by nature, various shades of green, these plants with dark, rich leaves – ranging from burgundy to black – are striking standouts and make excellent additions to any home garden….

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Creating Pet-Friendly Gardens in San Diego

Creating Pet-Friendly Gardens in San Diego

  • 13th November 2015

Homeowners want to create fun, attractive and functional outdoor spaces that accommodate all family members, whether the goal be to host guests, provide play area for kids or include our furry, four-legged friends in our landscapes. Providing a garden that is both hospitable to your pets and also beautiful and…

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Winter Blooming Plants for San Diego

Winter Blooming Plants for San Diego

  • 8th November 2015

Although we are blessed here in sunny San Diego to have a mild winter, it’s still true that much of what is going on in our garden takes a break during the colder, rainier months. So there remains some sense in selecting plants that will continue to brighten your outdoor…

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Ornamental Grasses for San Diego Landscapes

Ornamental Grasses for San Diego Landscapes

  • 27th October 2015

In case you haven’t heard, grass is for so much more than lawns. “Ornamental” grasses, as they’re known, are varieties grown for their vigor, color, form and seed heads, and can serve a variety of purposes in the landscape. Grasses offer fine texture, interesting blooms, softness, movement and more. What’s…

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Fall Pruning 101

  • 16th October 2015

Many people assume that as soon as their plants start to fade in the fall, it’s time to get to work pruning! This, however, is a common misconception. Although the weather is nice and we’d all like to get outside and “winterize” our plants, pruning is best left until the…

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Drought Tolerant Native Groundcover for San Diego

  • 10th October 2015

In our latest series on making your front or back yard more drought tolerant, we’ve talked about: –Drought tolerant varieties of grass – Drought tolerant grass alternatives This week, we’re wrapping up with some Southern California natives that grow prostrate (horizontally) and spread, covering large swathes of ground and perfect…

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Drought Tolerant Lawn Alternatives

  • 1st October 2015

Last week we started a series on making lawns more water-efficient, starting with a piece on drought-tolerant types of grass. This week we’ll look at groundcovers that can function as lawn alternatives, with a variety of different looks and characteristics to fit different situations and preferences. Dwarf Mondo Grass: A…

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Drought Tolerant Lawn Conversion

Drought Tolerant Lawn Conversion

  • 22nd September 2015

Over the past month, we’ve brought you articles on selecting the right drought-tolerant plants for the design of your landscape and home: modern, tropical, Spanish and Asian. Over the next month, and in continuing partnership with our friends over at Mooch Exterior Designs, we’re going to look at a more…

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