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Kelp Meal/Seaweed Extract – A Great Fertilizer

By Richard Flowers, ACCNP-Green Thumb Nursery-Ventura Many people throughout the world eat seaweed and seek out its health benefits. Today I want to familiarize you with an important plant fertilizer that should not be ignored when supplying essential nutrients to keep your garden and landscaping plants healthy and strong. Kelp Meal (Seaweed Extract) is a […]

Drought Tolerant Plants and What That Means

Written by David S. Following the last drought, many of us were immersed in the concept of “drought-tolerant” plants and landscapes. Here in California, much of the state is what we call a Mediterranean climate, but we have three beautiful deserts, Alpine regions, and marine climates. That significant variation in climates produced many plants, and […]

Common Southern California Yard Pests and Pest Control

Written by David S. You spend a ton of work putting in a vegetable garden, creating beautiful landscaping and flower gardens, and then suddenly yard pests strike. The voracious appetite of small insects is impressive, and their presence can mean destruction for your gardens. In this blog, we look at common pests for yard and […]