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Our Favorite Dog Friendly Plants and Flowers

Written by Elizabeth B. An outdoor garden brings delight, peace, and enjoyment to the entire family, even (and especially!) the four-legged ones. With spring right around the corner, keep your fluffy family members safe with our favorite dog friendly plants and flowers. If you’re looking to upgrade your garden from dog-friendly to dog-centric, we’re also […]

10 Steps to Plant Your Dormant Rose & 40+ Tips to Keep It Healthy All Year

Written by Elizabeth B. Congratulations on your new rose! We’re happy you’ve decided to usher in the new year with one of the most rewarding investments you can have in the garden.  In this article, we’ll tell you everything you need to know to properly plant your dormant rose in the ground or a container. […]

Year Round Harvest of Fruits and Vegetables

By Richard Flowers, ACCNP-Green Thumb Nursery-Ventura In a recent article I mentioned a very important factor in determining what you should know before buying fruit trees, it is called consecutive harvest (or fruit harvesting one after another over an extended period of time.) Today I want to expand on that principle in great detail because it is possible […]

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 […]