A Natural Screen

A Natural Screen Homeowners often landscape with the goal of privacy, and for that, Cleverly recommends what they call Hollywood-Style Hedges. “Not only do these provide privacy, but they can also be used...

Water-wise Sun Protection

Water-wise Sun Protection We live in an idlyllic “72 and sunny” climate, so we like to get outdoors to make the most of it. Strategic planting can result in enhanced beauty to your outdoor environment,...
El Niño & the Drought

El Niño & the Drought

El Niño & the Drought How To Be Prepared For Lots of Rain — Or Not Enough   by Deanna Murphy The one-two punch of an El Niño winter followed by the anticipated continuation of the ongoing...

Spring Garden Festival

Spring Garden Festival March 14-15, San Diego Botanic Garden’s new Spring Garden Festival and Tomatomania! features a wide variety of herbs, spring plants, bromeliads, garden art, and tomatoes. Garden...

Encinitas Garden Festival

Encinitas Garden Festival On Saturday, April 18, from 10am-4:30pm, the ten-year anniversary of the Encinitas Garden Festival features a self-guided walking tour of more than 15 private gardens showcasing...

Fall Plant Sale

On October 18-19, from 10am–4pm, San Diego Botanic Garden presents its 30th Annual Fall Plant Sale. Donations from over 100 local growers, wholesalers, retail nurseries, and individuals will make this one of...

Find Your Green Thumb

Armstrong Garden Centers continues to host free weekend gardening classes this summer at every store location. Each class is instructed by certified nursery professionals who offer timely gardening advice and...