Front Yard Edible Garden

Front Yard Edible Garden

If you want to grow edibles, think outside your backyard. There may be a number of reasons why your backyard might not be the most suitable place to grow edibles including: poor soil quality, not enough space, or not enough hours of sunlight needed to grow most...
Companion Plants

Companion Plants

If you have recently planted vegetables in your garden and have pest problems, there is an easy, natural solution for your pest-management regime: try companion plants. Certain flowers pair well with vegetables by acting as a deterrent to pests. Also, other flowers...

Fruit Tree Pollination Guide

If you are planning on planting a fruit tree did you know that some fruits need pollinators while others don’t? Trees that need pollinators tend to have the best harvest when a fruit tree of the same or similar variety are planted near one another. Fortunately for us,...

Bee Keeping

I know that’s it’s silly that I am a landscape designer and I get squeamish around bees. So I took a bee keeping class to help me face my phobia and to learn something new. With the issues of colony bee collapse and the problem of Chinese FDA banned honey making its...

Interesting Edibles: Blueberries

As growing vegetables and fruits is increasing in popularity amongst homeowners, nurseries have noticed this surge in what is now being called ‘urban agriculture’ and have responded by breeding new hybrids for edible enthusiasts. Here are some of our favorite...

New Plants from Monrovia

We were fortunate enough to get a glimpse into Monrovia’s exclusive and new selection of plants and we are excited to report that there are going to be some great selections to choose from! These new cultivars that range from shrubs, grasses, vines, and edibles are...