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Plants of the Week

Meadow Sage with California Poppies
Perennial of the week:  Saliva.

There are several groups of Saliva that we carry, some that are hardy here and others that are grown as annuals in this climate.   The Meadow Sages are in full bloom right now in the garden. They are an excellent plant for a sunny cutting border where you want spiky clumps of dark purple to bright blues.  Butterflies and hummingbirds are attracted to them and you can remove faded blooms to encourage repeat flowering.  They are also drought tolerant, but can take our humid summers as well.

We also have several types of common sage, Salvia greggii or Autumn Sage as well as others like Mexican and Brazilian Sage, which are spectacular in late Summer into Autumn.

Annual of the week:  Tuberous Begonias

There are several types of tuberous begonias, but the favorites this time of the year are the double, non-stop varieties, that produce 2-4 inch blooms that are brightly colored.  Some varieties have ornamental leaves too, which make them attractive among other annuals in potted arrangements or window boxes.  They adaptable plants but perform the best in part-sun to shade.


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What's new in 2022?

Our DIY Terrarium Bar is open and ready for you to come plant terrariums! We're trialing this arrangement this winter as we return to more in-person events and workshops in 2022.  Step 1: Pick out the glass container you would like you use. You may also bring one from home. Clear glass works the best, not something with texture. Step 2: Pick out plants! Remember to pair plants that have similar needs together. Succulents with plants that like dry conditions, and ferns with plants that prefer humidity and moisture. Step 3: Design your mini landscape at our terrarium bar. Please notify us that you are ready so we can start a ticket for you based on your plants, glass, and the pricing below. Pricing Soil, fertilizer, moss, rocks, and sand are all included. Some special items on display can be used but must be purchased separately. 2-3" are $6 4-6” are $10 7-10" are $14 Larger terrariums can be quoted