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Ficus benjamina


The Ficus benjamina, otherwise known as “Weeping Fig” or “Ficus tree” is one of the most popular plants, so popular in fact that many who have never stepped foot in a garden have heard of the name.  Whether one is a plant enthusiast or not, the Ficus seems to be well known for a

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Water Your Soul


Many people take great joy in gardening. Whether it be for the aesthetic, the opportunity to bond with a friend, or to get outside and soak up the sun, different people find different reasons to grow plants and flowers at their homes. But could there be other possible benefits to gardening? Surveys have shown

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When Carbs are Good


Many of those who attempt to have a low carb diet will eat vegetables thinking they are avoiding those nasty carbs. And in a way, they are. But little do they know that the majority of all plants is carbohydrates. So why then are plants like spinach and kale so healthy for us if

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Five Common Soil Types


Sandy to the touch the sandy soil type is very gritty Can’t hold water Plants cannot keep nutrition Light to work with and warms up quickly in spring Silty Silty soil is smooth to the touch Holds moisture Very good at holding nutrition Soil stays cold Drains poorly Clay Clay has small particles making

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Lemons aren’t just for Lemonade


If life doesn’t give you lemons, Cameron Nursery has an array to choose from. Although the tangy flavor may be a bit overpowering to some people, there are many uses associated with lemons. Who's to say a glass of water  won’t drown out the sour taste anyways. These bitter fruits are not only

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The Power of the Orange


Citrus fruits are known for being high in antioxidants. But what exactly are antioxidants and why are they good? Antioxidants are molecules that destroy free radicals in the body. Free radicals are other molecules in the body that are unstable due to having an unpaired electron. These could result in dangerous reactions or failure

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Tip: How to have success with Roses


Follow these 6 tips to be on the way to a beautiful rose garden. Sunshine.  Roses love the sun. Ideally, choose a site that gets at least 6 hours of sunlight a day.  For roses, the more sunshine, the better. Soil.  Make sure you use a well-draining soil that also holds on to moisture

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Tip: Protect your bulbs


Critters love to take pleasure in finding, digging, and nibbling on bulbs.  To protect your bulbs this year, cover them up by staking down chicken wire over the bed. Once early Spring arrives, remove the mesh or let the flowers grow through the holes.  

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Save the Earth, Plant a Succulent


Succulents. They come in all shapes, sizes, colors, and varieties. Cameron Nursery has them all! Succulents have become more and more popular throughout the years not only because of their unique appearance, but their environmentally friendly aspect. They do not need much maintenance or a plentiful supply of water either. Although succulents can be

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Tip: What Flowers grow best in the Coachella Valley


It is recommended to plant twice a year in the desert - Spring and Fall.  Spring comes early in the desert.  Marigolds are easy to grow and  thrives in arid climates. It has a fragrant ferny green foliage and brings colors such as gold, copper, and brass into your garden. It will bloom brightly throughout

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