From trees to ground covers and California natives, this collection of plant inspiration offers plenty of options for your fall planting strategy.
These great shade tolerant plants from Pacific Nurseries can make a sun-starved Bay Area garden both attractive and beautiful.
With so many aesthetic and ecological benefits, it makes sense to consider one or all of these 7 California native grasses for your next installation.
Our attitude is the plants that you want are the plants that you should get. Our timely lists help landscape pros consider plant specimens that are seasonal, in bloom and look particularly attractive.
A gallery of our oversize, out of the ordinary, featured specimens’s that aren’t your vanilla variety of trees or large shrubs.
Removing turf grass with other water-wise plants is a drought conscious option that seems to be catching on. Consider one of these eco alternatives.
In a drought stricken environment like this, what’s a landscape pro to do when your project’s success depends on life-giving water? Just go native.
Trees provide the essential structure and foundation for any successful landscape project. So if you’re looking for some out of the box inspiration for uncommon trees, we have a few recommendations.
For installations that require low maintenance plants that are stingy on water needs, nothing could be better or easier than succulents
In the cold and gray months of Winter, most people, and even landscape pros, don’t typically think of ornamental grasses as source of landscape beauty. However, there are a number of grasses that provide striking foliage and impressive visual impact throughout the Winter season. In fact, many of them look terrific all year long. (more…)
If you’re looking for a native, drought tolerant ground cover, that grows to about 6 inches tall, Ceanothus thyrsiflorus var. repens ‘Louis Edmunds’ is just the ticket. This beauty has a long name but it’s short in height for a Ceanothus. It has a beautiful light blue flower, dark green foliage and a habit for spreading. […]
Located in California’s Central Valley, King Island Growers offers a dramatically different environment than the marine air of the Pacific Nurseries Colma Growing Grounds.
There are many ways to enhance any garden by adding edibles to the plants that you grow. Traditional vegetable patches are often in grid patterns and neat rows. But an edible garden incorporated into your ornamental garden can be free flowing, beautiful and produce incredibly tasty plants to eat. When selecting edibles, think about color, […]
If you have one of those hard to fill spots in your landscape project, consider Lomandra—sometimes called Mat Rush. This great plant is a native of Australia and it is very flexible and resilient plant that grows well in sun or shade. There are many varieties of Lomandra and we often have a number of […]
It’s a wonder that more people don’t grow and enjoy Eddie’s White Wonder Dogwood. It’s been commercially propagated and available in the trade since 1955, ten years after it was discovered by Henry M. Eddie, a Vancouver, B.C. nurseryman. (more…)
As every landscape professional knows, trees provide the structure and primary focal points in a garden. They shade hot areas, provide shelter and habitat for birds and add beauty through every season. So if you’ve got a project underway that requires trees for a patio or highly visible location, consider the Magnolia Dieboldii. (more…)