Blue Sage Seeds

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Blue Sage is a tender perennial that is native to many parts of the Southwest. Beautiful blue spikes attract butterflies and other pollinators. This easy to grow plant makes for fragrant cut flowers and works well in naturalized gardens. Blue … Read More

Scarlet Sage Seeds

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This long lived perennial grows 2-3′ tall with stunning scarlet flowers that bloom from springtime to fall. This easy-to-care-for plant attracts butterflies, hummingbirds, and beneficial insects. Plant in the spring for easiest plant establishment.

Pollinator Plants

Pollinator bee on flower

Growing a Garden Full of Pollinator Plants Growing a garden is so much more than producing food and flowers for you to enjoy. It’s about creating an ecosystem where wildlife, pollinators, and nature can thrive. Creating an abundant ecosystem is … Read More

Showy Milkweed Seeds

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Showy milkweed is a beautiful milkweed variety that will bring monarch butterflies to your garden. You and the monarch butterflies will enjoy the pink spikes of flowers on this 3-4 foot tall plant.

Common Milkweed Seeds

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This monarch butterfly attractor grows well in any part of the garden but is best grown on your garden’s perimeter or even in neglected areas. It is perfect for butterfly or meadow gardens.

Western Yarrow Seeds

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Western Yarrow is a beautiful flower that is adapted to many parts of the American southwest. It grows well in Southern California’s dry areas. As a California native, yarrow is drought tolerant but also can stand high watering conditions. Clusters of white flowers keep growing all through the season.

 

Garden Troubleshooting Guide

Garden Troubleshooting Guide IssueDiagnosisSolutionUnderstanding Growing Problems Plants are weak or pale.Not enough sunlight.Move garden or veggie boxes to get more sunlight hours. Reduce shade from trees and structures. All veggies need 8 hours or more of direct sunlight daily. Warm-season … Read More

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Fall Planting

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Fall Planting for Success If you live in an area that receives frost, your growing season is defined by this major weather event. This means that the time between the first and last frost is collectively known as your “growing season.” For us … Read More

California Blue Bell Wildflower Seeds

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California bluebells are easy to grow from seed and are great for the wildflower garden! Their cobalt blue blooms make a striking appearance in the garden and look wonderful in rock gardens. This wildflower is quick to bloom, easy to grow, and so beautiful!

Golden Yarrow Seeds

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Golden Yarrow is a multi-use plant that is beautiful and great for native gardens. This easy to grow plant attracts tons of beneficial insects to your garden! Gorgeous golden blooms can be used fresh or dried. Seeds are very small and should be sown on the surface of the soil as they need light for germination.

Dwarf Sungold Sunflower Seeds

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Dwarf Sungold Sunflower seeds produce adorable short sunflowers with the softest unique flowers. Unlike normal sunflowers, these fully petaled heads are so fun and unique! Great for children’s gardens and as border plants.

Narrowleaf Milkweed Seeds

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Narrowleaf milkweed, a California native, is sometimes called Mexican whorled milkweed. This plant is a nectar source and host plant for the beautiful monarch butterflies. Allow monarch caterpillars to devour the plants. Great for native gardens. Gardeners can plant directly in the ground in the fall or transplant in late winter in mild climates. In areas with cold winters, transplant in the spring when the threat of frost is gone.

Organic Tepary Bush Bean Seeds

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Tepary beans are a semi bush legume that has a long history in the southwestern United States. Native peoples have grown these beans since the pre-Columbian times. Tepary beans are more drought-tolerant than the common garden bean and resistant to many bean diseases.

Summer Savory Seeds

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Summer Savory seeds produce a hearty annual herb that adds a kick and spice to many dishes. When people ask how we make our amazing savory soup stocks and other dishes, the answer is always herbs! Our favorite? Savory! This herb has a complex flavor that adds savory and spicy hints to any meal.