Sun vs shade

2022-04-20T15:36:59-07:00

As you’ve probably noticed, not all leaves are the same size. The size of the leaf depends on how many hours of sun they get. If a plant is full sun, that means it gets at least six hours of sun per day. If a plant is partial shade, that means it can get

Sun vs shade2022-04-20T15:36:59-07:00

Tip: How to lighten those heavy pots

2022-04-20T15:36:42-07:00

No need to strain your back lifting those heavy pots.  Try filling the bottom third of the pot with foam packing peanuts.  On top of the packing peanuts, put a layer of landscape fabric. Then, add lightweight potting mix that has lots of vermiculite and peat moss.  You will be surprised how much lighter

Tip: How to lighten those heavy pots2022-04-20T15:36:42-07:00

Drought tolerant plants

2022-04-20T15:36:18-07:00

For all the environmentalist out there, have you ever thought about purchasing a drought tolerant plant? There are many benefits to having drought tolerant plants. Having a drought tolerant plant will lower your water bills and reduce the amount of water in droughts. These plants also attract other plants with less maintenance, have deeper

Drought tolerant plants2022-04-20T15:36:18-07:00

Do’s & Don’ts

2022-04-20T15:35:57-07:00

Dealing with plants does not require a wealth of knowledge, but there are major “do’s and don’ts” that people looking to get into planting should keep in mind.  Though some may be under the false impression that planting is as easy as tossing some seeds into soil and adding water; they are sadly mistaken.

Do’s & Don’ts2022-04-20T15:35:57-07:00

How to Start a Garden

2022-04-20T15:35:32-07:00

Wondering how to start a garden?  No problem.  Here are a few simple steps to get you started.   Place your garden somewhere that you can see it regularly. Out of site, out of mind. Just like in real estate, it is all about location. Follow the sun – Make sure you know how much

How to Start a Garden2022-04-20T15:35:32-07:00

The Good and Bad of Bugs

2022-04-20T15:34:54-07:00

When we garden, we try our best to keep bugs away. Although most bugs are harmful, some are actually beneficial to our garden. Some of the good bugs include, ladybugs, praying mantis, and spiders. But the bad bugs are, Aphids, snails, and slugs. There are obviously a lot more good and bad bugs out

The Good and Bad of Bugs2022-04-20T15:34:54-07:00

The Value of Citrus

2019-01-31T14:38:00-08:00

Citrus is known for its sweet and sour fruits. It comes in an array of colors and flavors to choose from. No matter if you like lemons, limes, grapefruit, or clementines, Cameron Nursery has a fruitful supply just for you. Not only is Citrus a go-to refresher on a hot summer day, it's also

The Value of Citrus2019-01-31T14:38:00-08:00

Tip: What Flowers grow best in the Coachella Valley

2019-01-23T17:04:38-08:00

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

Tip: What Flowers grow best in the Coachella Valley2019-01-23T17:04:38-08:00

Tip: Protect your bulbs

2019-02-27T14:57:49-08:00

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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Tip: Transporting your plants home

2019-02-27T14:49:03-08:00

No need to strain your back lifting those heavy pots.  Try filling the bottom third of the pot with foam packing peanuts.  On top of the packing peanuts, put a layer of landscape fabric. Then, add lightweight potting mix that has lots of vermiculite and peat moss. You will be surprised how much lighter

Tip: Transporting your plants home2019-02-27T14:49:03-08:00