Posts Tagged "plants"

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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Kokedama Workshop

  • 2nd October 2016

This is our second ever kokedama class – the popular art of Japanese root-binding continues to intrigue plant lovers, and we want to help you make a unique keepsake of your own! The $38 workshop fee includes all the materials necessary including plants, moss and twine, and the guidance of…

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Indoor Houseplant Class

  • 17th September 2016

Take the fear out of caring for houseplants with this free class offered by North Park Nursery! Learn about the challenges facing indoor plants in San Diego and how to overcome them with confidence! Click here or on the image above to RSVP.

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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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Drought Tolerant Plants for Tuscan Landscapes

  • 5th September 2015

This week starts a new series of posts exploring how to achieve specific landscape styles using drought-tolerant plants! These posts are in partnership with Mooch Exterior Designs, who specialize in period-specific and historic landscaping. Today we look at the plants perfect for a Spanish or Tuscan style landscape. Luckily, Spain…

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Drought Tolerant Tropical Plants for San Diego Landscapes

Drought Tolerant Tropical Plants for San Diego Landscapes

  • 1st July 2015

By definition, a “tropical” climate is one in which all twelve months have a mean temperature of at least 64F. In the United States, only Hawaii and the very southernmost tip of Florida qualify. However, the term “tropical” has come to represent a certain sort of image in general –…

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