Gardening

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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July 2014 Newsletter

July 2014 Newsletter

Hope everyone’s summer is going well.  We have some exciting changes happening at North Park Nursery.  We are going to be undergoing  some major renovations and  we will be closed during this time. Thanks to you, our amazing and loyal customers, business is blooming at North Park Nursery.  In our…

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June 2014 Newsletter

June 2014 Newsletter

It’s June… a time for Dad’s, Grads, weddings and summer.  Need help with finding the perfect gift, we got you covered.  We have new wind chimes, crates, bird cages and of course lots of plants to choose from. Our new DIY potting station is a big hit.  People enjoy having…

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May 2014 Newsletter

It’s hot!  How do you keep your plants alive in this heat? Remember to water early in the morning and in the evening.  You might consider adding an extra day in this heat.  That being said, we are all trying to conserve water so this might be a good time…

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April 2014 Newsletter

  Hello NPN Friends! Finally, we have a date set!  We are excited that our parent company Mooch Exterior Designs, Inc. has moved to a new location and we can’t wait to share our new digs.  Please join us along with North Park Main Street Wednesday, April 16, 2014 to…

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Best Screening Trees / Shrubs for San Diego – Part 1

Best Screening Trees / Shrubs for San Diego – Part 1

One of the most common requests from both our retail and landscape customers is for “the perfect screening shrub” – what this means to different people varies, but generally the desirable characteristics are as follows: – Between 15 and 20 feet tall. – Evergreen and dense. – Tolerant of full…

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