Saturday – May 5 – Scroll below for full flyer — I can’t wait! This is shaping up to be one fine event, and I am thrilled to be a part of this celebration, which benefits Friends of Tulare County Animals and is being held at just one of the prettiest gardens in Tulare County.… Continue reading Mothers’ Day Spring Boutique – May 5, 2012
Update May 25: The Pretty Face (Tritelea ixiodes ssp scabra) are almost done blooming now…what a tremendous year, to see so many, even the ones in plug or 3″ pots, come out and say “howdy” this year. Great! The plants are available for sale now for a premium price, or wait ’till fall to buy… Continue reading An Exiting Day in the Nursery!
Happy Monday or apres la deluge… Need Spring Plants? Let me do the driving so you don’t have to! Read more below… Well, finally some rain, eh? And snow and hail and local flooding. Welcome spring?! Although the days are expected to be warmer through the week, avoid soil compaction by delaying planting or working soil… Continue reading Spring Planting?
How’s your winter been? I’ll “confess,” although that’s not really the right word, that my winter has been challenging. Lots of big plans that didn’t quite work out, at least the way I intended. Translation: the lessons never end! One of those important lessons has been the realization and need to acknowledge the life lines… Continue reading Spring!
Howdy, Full newsletter next week, but in the meantime hope to see you Saturday: Springville Ranch Market Place “First Saturdays’ Saturday, March 3 9 a.m. – noon CA Native Plants for sale – including some spectacular CA Lilac and Manzanitas from Theodore Payne Foundation, plus Sages,std Coffeeberry and more. Opportunities to talk about your upcoming… Continue reading See you at Saturday’s Market!
Here in the Southern Sierra signs of imminent Spring are everywhere. Ceanothus are budding, and a few of them, like the ones at the Springville Native Plant park, are beginning to bloom. Heuchera and Hummingbird Sage also are sending out or opening flowers. Manzanita have been blooming for almost a month now. Is summer around… Continue reading Almost Spring?
It happens every spring: as the weather warms and the largest floral display of the year begins in nature and in our gardens, we feel the great pull to be part of the exuberance. Winter Design Special Trips are made to the garden centers. Plants bought, singly or en masse. Plants are planted, or not.… Continue reading Winter is a season for planning the Spring Garden
I hope you are enjoying the Holiday Season in whatever way you celebrate it (or don’t). Today, the first day of winter, makes me think of: Cold – the lowest temperatures yet are expected tonight and tomorrow night. But once the sun comes over the hill, it has been warming up nicely, allowing plenty of… Continue reading Winter Begins
Howdy! As the weather turns colder, planting winds up for the season and the work in the garden lessens. While the emphasis is on the Holidays, if you are planning a spring garden renovation or new landscape, WINTER is the time to begin the design process. Feel free to email at info@quercuslandscapedesign or visit me… Continue reading Hello world!