The Land of Awakening

 “Springtime is the land awakening. The March winds are the morning yawn.”  Lewis Grizzard   Being a good gardener, but a wretched typist, I make doubly sure that each of my cold fingers carefully touches my keyboard so I don’t have to go back and make (yet another) correction…yes, it’s very, very cold out, but…

Just say “yes” …to Live Christmas trees!

Are you ready for a “living” Christmas tree? Some of the symptoms might be: A strong aversion to retrieving the artificial tree stored in a dusty shroud of assorted plastic bags in the attic, or horrors! high up in the garage rafters. This symptom can also be combined with: Sudden fatigue from thinking about trying to re-assemble the correct “branch”  into…

Late Summer happenings….Hypertufa, again!

    Upcoming class….Come join the gang at Madras Garden Depot for the 2nd of our annual August Hypertufa container classes,  Saturday August 20th from 10am-1:30pm. Each participant  will make up to 3 hypertufa rock-like planters, which you can take home an plant up – for class participants we’re offering 20% off on 4″ succulents…

Welcome back to green, (aka spring!)

On Tuesday March 1st we will re-open for the season, yay! It has been a very mild winter compared to 2014-15 and all of our plants are pushing new growth, some, like our hybrid (safe) Butterfly Bushes even getting a bit carried away with themselves so they’ll have to have a date with our pruners…

We have the local cheer!

When you decide to ignore the cold fog do some Holiday shopping, consider a visit our nursery where you will find a nice assortment of indoor flowering plants such as cool-weather loving Cyclamen and Zygo (Christmas) cactus & Rabbit’s Foot Fern to bring on Holiday cheer! There is also a small group of hanging glass mini-terrariums…