These great shade tolerant plants from Pacific Nurseries can make a sun-starved Bay Area garden both attractive and beautiful.
Pacific Nurseries shines a well-deserved spotlight on a Bay Area Landscape Professional: The Garden Route Company of South San Francisco.
One of the easiest ways to get inspired about a new project is to walk around our growing grounds. It’s guaranteed to reinvigorate your creative spirit and spark a new idea or two for an upcoming project or installation.
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.
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. […]
San Francisco has been building new mini-parks all over the city called “Parklets“. What the heck is a Parklet? A Parklet is a new type of Pavement to Parks Project. Instead of reclaiming a piece of underutilized roadway at an intersection, Parklets repurpose two to three parking stalls along a block as a space for […]
This shrubby vine is growing just down the street from my house in San Francisco and it’s just incredible when it blossoms. The lilac blue color is soft, with a little yellow center. A true South American beauty for the Bay Area. The Solanum Crispum evergreen vine is originally from Chile. It also needs support to […]
One of the nicest public gardens in San Francisco is the Garden of the Environment (GOTE). Beautiful Public Garden in San Francisco It is a narrow strip of land off 7th ave in a protected low area of the close in Sunset. There are perennials and shrubs of many kinds and right now (June) it is […]