Gardening

San Diego Home and Garden eNewsletter Tips

San Diego Home and Garden eNewsletter Tips

North Park Nursery has had the pleasure of offering garden tips to readers of San Diego Home and Garden’s weekly newsletter! For those who aren’t regular readers of the newsletter, I thought I’d share the articles with you. The first is about planting spring bulbs – winter is the time…

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February 2014 Newsletter

February 2014 Newsletter

Hello NPN Friends! Yes, it’s February! Where does the time go?  How is your garden looking?  We recently received a shipment of fruit trees, veggies and herbs.  And, we have some upcoming classes to help you with their care. Valentine’s Day is just around the corner.  Do you need some…

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January 2014 Newsletter

January 2014 Newsletter

Hello North Park Nursery Friends! Happy New Year!  We hope everyone’s 2014 is off to a great start.  How are the New Year’s resolutions going? We have been closed for the last couple of weeks.  Time for us to get back in the swing of things.  We are back to…

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Growing Fruit in the Southern California Garden

Over the last few years, there has been a great increase in home gardeners’ interest in growing their own food, leading to an embracing of permaculture principles, creation of home orchards, chicken coops, and more. But even for those of us who don’t have space for an entire mini-farm, it…

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What To Grow In August

Well, it’s August and hot as ever here in San Diego! And while right now many of our gardens should be in full-swing, producing plenty of tomatoes, cucumbers, peppers and more, August is a strange in-between month when it comes to starting new crops. It’s too late in the season…

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Avoiding Overwatering

When it comes to plant ailments, overwatering is one of the most common problems. Most people tend to assume that more water is better, but it is important to keep in mind that different plants have different water requirements. California native, Mediterranean and succulent plants, for example, thrive on just…

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Leaf Miners on Citrus

Leaf Miners on Citrus

This time of year, we see a lot of people asking us about something peculiar that starts to happen to their citrus leaves. The leaves begin to curl and become deformed, and often have bizarre white or transparent tracks on their surface. What is it, and how can it be…

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