News & Updates

May 23, 2017

Salvias for Summer – Plant of the Month

Salvias for Summer With solstice around the corner, the summer-thriving salvias (sage) are really coming into their heyday. California is home to quite a few native sages, though the genus is distributed far and wide. A very common garden selection, these members of the mint family vary quite a bit from species to species. Some […]

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April 10, 2017

CA Native Grasses – Plant of the Month

California Native Grasses California native ornamental grasses and sedges provide dynamic seasonal changes in color, form and mood, while improving local habitat for many ecological species. If periods of less-than-green foliage are not a bother, consider incorporating these beautiful, resilient grasses into the mix. The upkeep for a landscape quality display is quite low. As […]

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March 2, 2017

Ribes – Plant of the Month

Ribes is a genus of midsize shrubs that includes many California native species, several of which are readily available and garden-worthy. They are especially known for their seasonally significant bloom cycle that begins in late winter and continues through spring. Presently, some are already budding with pendent, pink flowers, providing nectar for hummingbirds earlier than […]

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