WHAT’S NEW IN THE GARDENS: MARCH 2nd, 2020

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What’s New in the Gardens

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PLANTS:

Leucospermum ‘High Gold’

 An attractive evergreen shrub up to 5 feet tall with a 6 foot spread. It produces gray-green leaves and yellow, distinctively dome-shaped flowers, that are 4 inches wide on long stems that last for a prolonged period in mid spring on the plant and in the vase.

  • SUN: Full Sun
  • SOIL TYPE:  1/2 CACTUS MIX and 1/2 PLANTING MIX
  • WATER: Often when first planted, then once established 2 times a week 
  • GROWTH HEIGHT & WIDTH: 5′ X 6′

 

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Leucospermum 'High Gold'

Modular Green Walls

Have you seen our Living Wall? Well, now you can create a smaller version to plant with your favorite plants and place in your garden or patio. Available by special order only.

 

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Green_Wall

Tumbling Tom Tomato Baskets

Grown exclusively for Roger’s Gardens celebration of Tomatomania! Great in modern outdoor planters on Patios and Small Space Areas.

  • SUN: Full Sun
  • SOIL TYPE: Potting Soil
  • WATER: Regular Watering
  • FERTILIZING SCHEDULE: Fertilize or Top dress in Spring 
  • GROWTH HEIGHT & WIDTH: 1-2′  x  24-30″
Tom Tomatoes

Improved Meyer Lemons

Fragrant flowers produce thin skinned, juicy lemons year-round. Moderate growing habit from 8-10 ft tall and 12 ft wide. Smaller in containers. Can be kept as a tree or pruned to large shrub.

  • SUN: Full Sun
  • SOIL TYPE: cactus Mix
  • WATER:  Deep root watering infrequently
  • FERTILIZING SCHEDULE: Spring, Summer & Fall
  • GROWTH HEIGHT & WIDTH: 8-10′ x 10-12′

 

Lemons

Specialty Veggie Seeds

If you are looking for any unique or interesting vegetables to add your garden this spring; look no further! Our buyers have sourced some specialty seeds that will impress your farm to table dinner guests.

  • SUN: Full Sun/Partial Shade
  • SOIL TYPE: Malibu Compost
  • WATER:  Regular watering
  • FERTILIZING SCHEDULE: Fertilize or top dress in Spring
  • GROWTH HEIGHT & WIDTH: See packets for individual results

 

Specialty Veggie Seeds

ORIGINAL DESIGNS • OUTDOOR PLANTED CONTAINERS

Tin Bucket Succulent Wreath

Tin Bucket Succulent Wreath

This tin bucket succulent wreath is our new design for the spring season. Planted with assorted succulents, it is a great way to freshen up your outdoor area.

Herb Plantings

Herb Plantings

March is the perfect time to start planting herbs, so we have made it easy and done the work for you. Choose from our extensive selection of assorted herb plantings that will look great on your patio. Enjoy fresh herbs from your garden to your dinner table. 

GARDENING ACCESSORIES • TOOLS

Tools

DeWit Tools – Real Tools For Real Gardeners

We have imported the finest gardening tools for Holland. They will make a sharp addition to any toolshed and come with a lifetime guarantee!

Shears

Felco Pruning Shears

Pruners and Trowels for Spring. Plant your flowers and trim them for your kitchen vase when they are blooming!

Cages

Premium Folding Tomato Cages

Set up your tomato growing for the ultimate success. Our top of the line cages will remain sturdy in any conditions and last for years to come.

GARDENING ACCENTS • DÉCOR

ToadStool

Ceramic Toadstools

Beautifully designed and locally sourced ceramic toadstools will bring beauty and magic to any garden.

Spinners

Garden Feather Spinners

Inspired by Nature – Add some movement to your garden in spring with these corrugated steel garden spinners. Find them by the Farmhouse restaurant hill and scattered throughout the nursery.

SOIL & FERTILIZERS:

Malibu

Malibu’s “Bu’s” Compost and Potting Soil

The Best Compost for Spring! It repairs your soil’s ecosystem, saves water and serves as a source of humus for planting and managing soil health while also emanating energetic life forces to vitalize your vegetables, plants, flowers, lawns, gardens, farms and our earth.

Down to Earth

Down To Earth Citrus Mix

Down To Earth™ Citrus Mix 6-3-3 is specially formulated with primary and secondary plant nutrients plus selected micronutrients that promote lush new growth, abundant green foliage and bountiful blossoms and fruit.

SEMINARS, EVENTS & WORKSHOPS:

Tomatomania
March 2 – 8

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Tomatomania

Garden-to-Table…In March with David Rizzo
Sunday, March 8 at 10 AM

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Spring

Celebration to Welcome Spring into your Garden & Home
Friday, March 20 – Sunday, March 22 from 9 AM – 6 PM

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Hanging Succulent Orb Workshop with Onita Castillo
Tuesday, March 24 at 5 PM

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Sherman

Nature Gardening • Behind the Scenes at Sherman Library & Gardens with Ron Vanderhoff
Saturday, March 28 at 9 AM

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CAF

CA Friendly Gardens Contest
Enter to WIN $1,500!
NOW – MAY 24

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BLOGS:

Gardening_Tips

Tips for California Friendly Gardeners

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VIDEOS:

Tomatomania 2018

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How to Plant and Grow Tomatoes with David Rizzo

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Everything You Need to Grow Great Tomatoes with Scott Daigre

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Growing Tomatoes on the Coast with Scott Daigre

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Preparing the Soil for Your Tomato and Vegetable Garden with Steve Goto

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Containers

Old & New Soil – Lasagna Method Layering

STEP ONE

Biology – Choose one this crop season

  • John and Bob’s Maximize – Use 1 to 11/2  cup per plant, once a crop
  • Worm Gro (Worm Casting) – Add 1/4 cup and layer over entire surface
  • Malibu Compost – Add a one inch layer over entire surface

STEP TWO

Soil Conditioner

  • John and Bob’s OPTimize – A palm full per plant, once this season.

STEP THREE

Fertilizer

  • John and Bob’s Nourish Bio SoIl – add 1 to 11/2 cups per plant, once this crop season
  • Jong’s Grow Better – Add 1 to 11/2 cups per plant, every month.
  • Down To Earth (All Purpose) – Add 1 to 11/2 cups per plant, every month

STEP FOUR

Top Cover – Choose one this crop season

  • Roger’s Gardens Premium Planting Mix
  • Garden and Bloom Planting Mix
  • Garden and Bloom Harvest Supreme

New Soil Tips

  • Add potting soil 60% to the top of container.
  • Add the first three amendments. (No need to mix)
  • Add remaining soil to fill container to about an inch below the lip.

Old Soil Tips

  • Remove old plant or plants
  • Add the first three amendments (No need to mix)
  • Add potting soil to fill soil level to one inch below the lip of the container.

Containers

Old & New Soil – Lasagna Method Layering

STEP ONE

Biology – Choose one this crop season

  • John and Bob’s Maximize – Use 1 to 11/2  cup per plant, once a crop
  • Worm Gro (Worm Casting) – Add 1/4 cup and layer over entire surface
  • Malibu Compost – Add a one inch layer over entire surface

STEP TWO

Soil Conditioner

  • John and Bob’s OPTimize – A palm full per plant, once this season.

STEP THREE

Fertilizer

  • John and Bob’s Nourish Bio SoIl – add 1 to 11/2 cups per plant, once this crop season
  • Jong’s Grow Better – Add 1 to 11/2 cups per plant, every month.
  • Down To Earth (All Purpose) – Add 1 to 11/2 cups per plant, every month

STEP FOUR

Top Cover – Choose one this crop season

  • Roger’s Gardens Premium Planting Mix
  • Garden and Bloom Planting Mix
  • Garden and Bloom Harvest Supreme

New Soil Tips

  • Add potting soil 60% to the top of container.
  • Add the first three amendments. (No need to mix)
  • Add remaining soil to fill container to about an inch below the lip.

Old Soil Tips

  • Remove old plant or plants
  • Add the first three amendments (No need to mix)
  • Add potting soil to fill soil level to one inch below the lip of the container.