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Selecting Dormant Fruit Trees

By Richard Flowers, ACCNP-Green Thumb Nursery-VenturaIt is that time of year again when dormant fruit trees are ready to be planted. Fruits such as Apple, Persimmon, Peach, Apricot, Plum, and other fruit trees that lose all their leaves during the wintertime are prime examples. During this time, you have the greatest selection to choose from. […]

Outdoor Plants and Flowers for Southern California Winter Garden Interest 2020-2021

Written by Susan B. While our neighbors in states across the country are experiencing winter in the form of frigid cold temperatures, mounds of snow that make the landscape almost invisible, we’re surrounded by greenery. And since our winters are comparatively mild, we want to take advantage of that to bring winter interest to our […]

Using Indoor Green and Flowering Plants to Enhance Your Holiday and Winter Home Decor

Written by Susan B. Since we devote the lion’s share of our posts to outdoor topics, we decided to change things up a bit. And there is no better time than the holiday season to think about using green and flowering plants to spice up the décor throughout your home. As an added advantage, there […]

All About Poinsettias: What You Need to Know to Grow Them Indoors and Outside

Written by Susan B. When we think of holiday plants and flowers, Poinsettias are probably the first that comes to mind. And these colorful holiday beauties can be grown as houseplants long after the holiday season ends. They can also be grown in the garden in our mild Southern California climate.  Interesting and Fun Poinsettia […]

Potted Living Christmas Trees

By Richard Flowers, ACCNP-Green Thumb Nursery-Ventura Today I want to introduce to you a few well known and popular living Christmas trees followed by the care inside the home and planting outside. With their magnificent sight and endless tiers of branches graduated with perfect symmetry, its no wonder that Nordmann Fir, Blue Spruce, Norway Spruce, […]