Five Fantastic Ways to Use Citrus

Posted by Green Acres Nursery & Supply on Jan 10, 2017 11:02:27 AM

If you have a winter-ripening citrus tree, you're probably inundated with fresh, tangy or tart fruit. If you're tree isn't producing as much as you'd like, check out these citrus care tips.

We found some zesty recipes to make the most of your at-home-harvest:CITRUS_COLLAGE-461321-edited.png

Salt-Cured Lemons 

Slice your lemons, put them in a sterilized jar with salt, and wait. That's all it takes to prepare this delicious, complex, yet versatile Moroccan seasoning.

Recipe from The Daring Gourmet

Candied Citrus 

Try these sweet, chewy, and piquant treats guaranteed to woo any sweet tooth. 

Recipe from Bright-Eyed Baker

Lemon Bars 

The perfect dessert to perk-up those cold rainy days. Sweet-tart lemon filling in perfect harmony with rich and buttery crust. This recipe can also be adapted for limes or blood oranges. 

Recipe from Food Network

Limoncello 

A classic Italian digestif (like an apéritif, to be served with a meal to aid in digestion) to enjoy on it's own, or as a base for a Lemon Drop cocktail. Thick-skinned lemon varieties, such as Eureka, are ideal for this recipe. 

Recipe from Epicurious

All-Natural Citrus Cleaner 

This recipe takes any citrus peel, combines it with vinegar for a nontoxic and fresh-scented cleaner that's safe to use around kids and pets. 

Recipe from The Kitchn

Want to learn more about our favorite cool-season fruit?    The Best Citrus for Sacramento

 

Topics: Citrus

Camellias for the Greater Sacramento Area

Posted by Green Acres Nursery & Supply on Dec 23, 2016 10:28:03 AM

Camellia shrubs have been cultivated for thousands of years, and it's easy to see why. There are hundreds of varieties on the market today, ranging from a wide range of flower types, fragrance and form. We've selected the best varieties for our area, Camellia Capital of the World

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Camellia sasanqua AKA Sun Camellias have glossy green foliage, and are generally more sun-tolerant than Japanese Camellias. Their flowers are simple and sometimes lightly fragrant. They bloom fall through winter. 

Here are some of our favorite Sun Camellias:

  • 'Bonanza': Frilly peony-form of bright red blooms grace this low growing, spreading plant. 
  • 'Cleopatra': Rose pink semi double flowers have slightly undulating petals on an upright shrub.
  • 'Kanjiro': Bright pink semi double blooms on a low growing, mounding plant. Excellent choice for a foundation shrub. 
  • 'Setsugekka': Bright yellow stamens peek through concentric rings of wavy white petals. Graceful semi weeping form is ideal for espalier. 
  • 'Yuletide': One of the most popular varieties, bears dozens of single red flowers on a sturdy, upright shrub. 

Camellia japonica or Japanese Camellias tend to have slightly larger leaves than the sasanqua varieties, and more intricate formal flowers. They bloom winter through early spring. 

Here are just a few of the many choices available:

  • 'Bob Hope': Large, vigorous shrub produces very large semi double crimson blooms with golden yellow stamens peeking through. 
  • 'Chandleri Elegans': A striking example of anemone-form blooms, mottled with pink and white. 
  • 'Magnoliaeflora': The pale pink petals of this semi double flower curve slightly inward, adding depth. 
  • 'Mrs. Charles Cobb': The deep red petals of this large, semi double peony-form flower almost resemble a full, frilly petticoat. 
  • 'Nuccio's Gem': Prized for its creamy white petals laid out in a pleasing symmetrical pattern. 

Camellias are so popular because of the numerous varieties, long bloom season, and perfect beauty-to-effort ratio.

Learn more about camellia care:

Our Plant Pick: Camellias

Topics: Camellias

Our Favorite Gifts for Gardeners

Posted by Green Acres Nursery & Supply on Dec 14, 2016 6:01:26 PM

Do you know someone who loves to play in the dirt? Here are some of our favorite unique garden gifts. 


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Full of festive, colorful fruit, a citrus tree is the gift that keeps on giving. We carry a huge selection of Lemons, Oranges, Limes, Mandarins and Grapefruit in standard and dwarf sizes. Read our blog for more details about the best citrus for Sacramento.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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When gardening outdoors becomes a challenge in the winter months, bring the green in with our large selection of foliage and flowering indoor plants. Plants like Bromelaids, Tillandsia and Orchids make wonderful gifts for a host, and we have dozens of varieties to choose from. 

Houseplant Design Ideas  

 

 

 

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This year, why not build your own gift basket full of project ingredients for those who like to make it their own? Try some of these foolproof formulas:

  • Succulents + Cactus Mix + Decorative Mulch + Colorful Pottery
  • A Gift Card + Gloves + Spade
  • Vegetable & Flower Seeds + Seed Starting Mix + Jiffy Easy Grow Greenhouse

 

 

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Every gardeners knows that high quality pruning tools are an investment that will last years and be used often. Invest in a brand new pair, or buy some accessories like the suave leather holster pictured.

Check out our blog on choosing the right pruning tools for the job.

 

 

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Jolly Gourds*

Each one of these decorative gourds was carved, painted and adorned to resemble festive Christmas characters. Add an LED candle or some candy for a cheerful holiday gift. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Who doesn't love to watch birds as they flit gracefully around the garden? We have several styles of glass hummingbird feeders, birdbaths, decorative seed ornaments and even a swing for hummingbirds to keep your feathered friends happy. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Haitian Metal Art*

Unique metal art handcrafted by the people of Haiti, these Fair Trade works of art are made with recycled steel drums. Each piece is traced and hand-chiseled, then treated with a weather-resistant stain for indoor or outdoor display. 

Members of The Fair Trade Federation, the Haitian artists are part of a movement to build equitable and sustainable trading partnerships and opportunities to alleviate poverty. 

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  *Available at Elk Grove, Folsom, Rocklin and Roseville. 

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Can't decide? We also carry gift cards available in any amount!

 

Topics: garden gifts

Prune Like a Pro with These Pruning Tools

Posted by Green Acres Nursery & Supply on Dec 13, 2016 2:11:01 PM

High-quality pruners are a gardener's best friend. There are many sizes and styles with different purposes, perfect for helping promote the health of your plants. 

For the majority of plants, the best time to prune is late winter/early spring because removing growth in the dormant season limits stress on the plant. Check out our previous pruning blog for more details about when and how to prune.

Pruning 101

Essential Tools for Pruning

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Annuals & Perennials

Every gardener should have a pair of petite snipping tools for dead-heading (removing spent flowers to promote more blooms) or light pruning (removing anything under a half-inch-diameter). We like the Razor Snip® from Red Rooster®, which have two-inch-long resharpenable stainless steel blades for precision pruning with minimal damage.

 

 

 

 

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Bypass pruners are ideal for the woody branches of small trees and shrubs up to three-quarters-inch diameter. The "bypass" part of the name describes the slicing action; the two sharpened blades pass by each other, leaving a clean cut with minimal damage to the plant. We find these to be indispensable in the garden, and the high-quality forged steel resharpenable blades will last for years, on the Komodo® bypass pruners.

 

 

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Small Shrubs, Trees & Vines

For one-and-a-quarter-inch diameter branches, loppers are the way to go. Lightweight carbon steel handles offer leverage for pruning mid-large woody branches with ease. The extended length of the handles are great for pruning hard-to-reach areas like a rose thicket

 

 

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For four-to-five-inch thick branches, a folding saw is a must. This model has a nine-inch-long curved steel blade with coarse teeth for easily slicing through large limbs. The ergonomic hardwood handle folds against the blade for easy and safe storage. 

 

 

For anything larger than five inches thick, we recommend consulting a certified arborist.  Click here for tips on hiring an arborist from the Sacramento Tree Foundation. 

Topics: Pruning, Tools, Landscape Supply

Citrus: Winter Sunshine for Sacramento

Posted by Green Acres Nursery & Supply on Nov 30, 2016 3:21:06 PM

Winter's here, which means saying goodbye to the sunshine for awhile, but that's no reason to feel sad! Citrus is in its prime now, and anyone who has grown their own Citrus can tell you that first, sweet, tart bite is the closest thing you'll find to sunshine in the winter time. 

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Dwarf vs. Standard 
We primarily stock dwarf Citrus because they're easier to maintain at 8-12' tall than standard varieties. The quality and size of the fruit is exactly the same, the difference is the trees have been grafted onto dwarfing rootstock, preventing them from reaching the standard size of 30'.  Always wanted to grow Citrus in containers? Dwarf varieties are the way to go!

Did you know that Citrus is one of the few fruits that produces nearly year 'round? Depending on the variety, you can harvest anytime and there are plenty of varieties to choose from!

Here are some of our favorites*

Sweet Orange

Cara Cara Pink Navel 
Usual Fruit Season: Fall/Winter
This early-ripening navel orange has unusual pink-tinged flesh and a rich, sweet flavor. 
Washington Navel
Usual Fruit Season: Winter
California's famous winter-ripening orange. Sweet, seedless fruit ripens ten months from its bloom time in Spring. 

Lemon

Improved Meyer 
Usual Fruit Season: Fall/Spring
This hybrid is a cross between a lemon and a mandarin, improved by Four Winds Growers in the 1950's. The result is a slightly sweet, fragrant, thin-skinned fruit which is favored among gourmet chefs. 

Eureka
Usual Fruit Season: Fall/Spring
A traditional tart lemon that bears large fruit with thick skin and a bright, piquant flavor. Once established, it can produce fruit year 'round. 

 

Mandarin

Clementine
Usual Fruit Season: Winter
Also known as Algerian Mandarin, Clementines are a sweet, slightly tart, seedless variety. They were discovered by French missionary Marie-Clément Rodier in North Africa over 100 years ago.

Fun Fact: Cuties® Mandarins found in supermarkets come from two varieties: W. Murcott (late winter-early spring) and Clementines (fall-winter). 

 

Owari Satsuma
Usual Fruit Season: Dec/Jan
One of the hardiest varieties, Satsumas are coveted for their juicy, sweet, seedless fruit in an easy-to-peel package. This variety is popular for canning, the fruit has a rich, intense flavor. 

 

 

 

 

Clementine, Mandarin, Tangerine...What's the Difference? Clementines and Tangerines are varieties of Mandarins, and the names are often used interchangeably. Clementines are very sweet, seedless and easy-to-peel.  Tangerines are slightly more tart, and usually have seeds. 

Lime

Bearss Seedless
Usual Fruit Season: Fall
True lime with classic tart flavor, green rind and flesh. Produces larger fruit than Mexican lime, nearly year 'round. 

Mexican/Key
Usual Fruit Season: Fall
Small rounded fruit has a complex tropical flavor, which adds exciting tang to drinks and desserts. This variety is especially tender, be sure to protect from frost.


If you are lucky enough to already have one of these delicious fruit trees in your yard, be sure to protect them from frost in the chilly months ahead! Learn more below...

Frost Cloth Guide

 *Selection varies throughout the season, call one of our five locations for current availability. 

Topics: Winter, Fruit Trees, Citrus

Unique Houseplant Projects

Posted by Green Acres Nursery & Supply on Nov 22, 2016 11:49:32 AM

Gardening becomes a bit of a challenge in the winter months. The plants are dormant, the weather is chilly and the soil is unworkable. Whatever is a plant nerd to do? Indoor gardening of course!

 

Here are some of our favorite fun houseplant projects to keep the winter blues at bay. 


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Tillandsia (Air Plants)

Unusual, easy, eye-catching, these are all words to describe the air plant. Although they look more like aliens than plants, they are actually epiphytes native to South America.

Design Tip

The best part about Tillandsia* is their versatility, they can be suspended like ornaments, encapsulated in glass globes or nestled into a festive centerpiece. The possibilities are endless!

Learn More About Tillandsia 

 

 

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Bonsai

The word "Bonsai" in Japanese literally translates "tray planting", so almost anything can be a bonsai. It's the art of dwarfing a plant in a small container, and maintaining it through careful pruning, watering and fertilizing. 

Design Tip

For a festive winter centerpiece, try decorating an evergreen bonsai with ornaments, like the Christmas tree pictured, courtesy of the Sacramento Bonsai Club

 

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Succulents 

Succulents lend themselves well to miniature gardens because they root easily from cuttings; just break off a piece, plop it in a pot with E.B. Stone Cactus Mix, water, and wait. Succulents are best in bright light (within four feet of a window) and after the initial planting, water them only when the soil is dry to the touch.

Design Tip

Succulents make beautiful "living walls" - simply stick cuttings into a vertical surface with a medium like moss, secure using wire and mist occasionally. 

 

 

 

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Fairy gardening is a catch-all term for crafting a tiny landscape with an enchanting fantasy feel. In many ways it's similar to bonsai, you're seeking to create a garden in a confined space, and the limit is your imagination. Accessories like the mushrooms pictured help define your fairy garden, so be sure to stop by our Garden Décor* section. 

 

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Design Tip

Don't just fall for flowers, there are many petite foliage plants that look quite charming nestled into a terrarium or container garden. 

Learn More About Fairy Gardens 

* Not available at our Sacramento location. 

Curious about more creative ways to bring the outdoors in this winter?

Check out our  DIY Inspiration




Topics: Winter, Air Plants, Airplants, Tillandsia, Decorating, Pot-Ups, Succulents

Our Plant Pick: Camellias

Posted by Green Acres Nursery & Supply on Nov 10, 2016 10:11:24 AM

Our Plant Pick: Camellias

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Camellias are a hardy evergreen shrub native to eastern and southern Asia. They have a long history of cultivation there, as the leaves of one species - Camellia sinensis - are harvested to produce tea. Ornamental varieties such as the Japanese (Camellia japonica) and Sun (Camellia sasanqua) are commonly found in the United States, although there is nothing common about the beauty and diversity offered by this flowering shrub. 

GA_FOL_Janet-Camellia-s-WEB-658155-edited.jpgCamellia flowers come in six forms: anemone, formal double, peony, rose-form double, semi-double and single. These flowers come in white, pink, red or a combination thereof resulting in dozens of unique varieties. Sacramento is the Camellia Capital of the World, if you walk around the grid this winter you may be graced by the sight of 15-foot-tall camellia shrubs in bloom, some of them over 100 years old.

Despite their delicate appearance, Camellias are actually very resilient. They thrive in our climate when planted in rich, acidic soil with afternoon shade. Starting in late summer, fertilize with a low nitrogen fertilizer such as E.B. Stone Ultra Bloom to encourage cold hardiness and maximum flowering. Clean up flowers that have fallen to reduce your risk of petal blight, a fungal disease which causes rust-colored spots on petals. After bloom, prune to shape and fertilize again with E.B. Stone Azalea & Camellia food. 

Janet's plant pick is Camellias because:

"The sasanqua varieties start blooming in the fall, and then the japonicas go all the way through spring, keeping color in the garden all winter long."

Are you looking to keep your garden colorful this season? Check out some cool-season container ideas  Winter Container Ideas

 

Topics: Fall Shrubs, Winter, Flowers, Shrubs, Planting Ideas, Flowers for Shade, Camellias

Challenge Your Gardening Status Quo with 5 Bulb Recipes

Posted by Green Acres Nursery & Supply on Oct 25, 2016 12:04:21 PM

Every spring and fall bulbs arrive, and not to brag, but we've been told by our bulb suppliers that we have the most extensive bulb selection on the West Coast. Right in your own backyard, Sacramento.    

Bulbs...they are lumpy, bumpy, and downright ugly sometimes. But once planted under six inches of soil, add a little water, sunshine, and time, these bulbs turn into something magical. The flowers grown from bulbs brighten your garden and your spirits to let you know spring is on its way. 

If you are a novice gardener, you may not know there are two seasons to plant bulbs. First, fall bulb planting season is the end of August- November. If planted correctly, fall bulbs will bloom in late winter or early Spring. And, they are the most popular, probably because they include very recognizable varities like Tulips, Daffodils & Irises. Secondly, spring bulbs are planted in late winter and bloom in early summer.     

daydream_tulip_from_the_biking_gardener-783626-edited.jpgLet's talk fall bulbs in three settings. Once you choose your desired setting, you can pick one of our bulb recipes for a perfect fall planting weekend project.

Settings:

  • Plant bulbs in a container and plant winter annuals right on top of the bulbs. That way, you don't have to stare at bare soil for five months. As the plants emerge, they will compliment the colorful annuals and create a beautiful bouquet-filled container.
  • Plant bulbs within your borders, or intermixed with other perennials and shrubs for added color in spring.
  • Planting a container of 100% bulbs. You could tuck this container out of the way until they start blooming.  

 


Bulb Recipes

1. 'Daydream' Hybrid Tulips + Forget-me-nots

Hybrid tulips are the tallest and largest flowering tulips.  Best for cutting! The 'Daydream' Tulip opens yellow to orange. It pairs incredibly well with the vibrant blue of Forget-me-nots. With Hybrid Tulips, they need to be chilled in order to bloom. In our mild climate, it doesn't get cold enough for long enough, so pop these in the fridge for six weeks before planting.

2. 'Blue Parrot' Tulip + Purple Violas

Parrot Tulips are known for their spectacular ruffled and feathery edges. The 'Blue Parrot' tulip has mauve-ish blue flowers and 18" long stems. Try planting bulbs shoulder to shoulder in a 16-18" pot. Or plant them with a little more space in between and then plant those purple violas right on top! Come spring, your container will beshutterstock_187005626 red white tulip muscari pot container CUST-299504-edited.jpg overflowing with blooms.

3. Narcissus 'Salome' + Frostkiss 'Penny's Pink' Hellebore

Narcissus (Daffodil) 'Salome' is in one of the most popular classes of daffodils because of it's large, vibrant center cups. Narcissus is a welcome addition to borders, beds, containers, rock gardens, under deciduous trees and natural areas in the landscape. It's recommended to plant in groupings of at least six bulbs together to make an impact. Plant near a front door with a grouping of Narcissus 'Salome' with Frostkiss 'Penny's Pink' Hellebore for a stunning combination.

4. White Ranunculus + White Tulips + Grape Hyacinth

We got the recipe inspiration from wedding bouquets. There is something so pristine and fresh about pairing these flowers together. If mixing in a border, be sure to plan the Tulips in the back, the Ranunculus in the middle and the Grape Hyacinth (Muscari) in the foreground. You won't be disappointed with this recipe, especially if you like to cut for indoor bouquets.

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The 'Early of Essex' Bearded Iris considered a "tall" Bearded Iris and is actually reblooming. Fun, right!? It's clean white petals are veined on the edges with violet markings and have a gentle and slight ruffling. Plant Columbine and Lupine next to your Bearded Iris for a look that is very much akin to being in a natural woodland setting. We love all the textures involved! This planting recipe would be best for a garden border.

These different recipes can be a jumping-off point for you to get out of the gardening rut of planting the same old things each year. Expand your horizons, grow as a gardener, and plant some bulbs this fall. A special thank you to Sunset Western Garden for bulb recipe inspiration.

 



Start your bulb garden this fall and when you least expect it...in the middle of winter these little bulbs with brighten up your garden and be a ray of sunshine for all who see them. Visit any of our store locations in Sacramento for hands-on help choosing bulbs. Happy planting!

 

Geek out on specific plant information for Irises, Tulips & Daffodils!

More About Bulbs  

Photo Credit: 'Daydream' Tulip from The Biking Gardener I  thebikinggardener.com 


 

Topics: Flowers, Cut Flower Garden, Bulbs, planting recipes, fall planting

The Best Artificial Christmas Trees in Sacramento

Posted by Green Acres Nursery & Supply on Oct 24, 2016 2:35:29 PM

 

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At Green Acres Nursery & Supply, we aim for premium quality.  We offer the highest quality plants, and new for 2016, the best in artificial Christmas Trees. In addition to our assortment of live and fresh cut Christmas trees, we've expanded our selection to artificial trees to meet customer demand.

These aren’t just any artificial trees, in fact, they are the most premium line for the price. We hand-picked the best from Holiday Concepts, based in North Carolina, and we're calling them Forever Green Christmas Trees. The details in shape, structure and presentation make these the most authentic artificial trees we’ve seen…and we should know, being tree experts ourselves.

The difference with Forever Green Trees, compared to mainstream artificial trees, is the impeccable attention to detail. The result is a more authentic and longer lasting tree. Trees are made with a mixture of polyethylene (PE) and PVC tips to present the most life-like trees in appearance and feel on the market. 

Our trees come pre-lit with clear or multi-colored lights perfectly placed to maximize the appearance of each tree. Setting up your tree takes about 15-20 minutes, and the only tool you’ll need is a pair of household scissors. Border Concepts has a detailed instructional video to help with setup and fluffing for best results. 

This season we are offering three different varieties of Forever Green Christmas Trees including Pine, Spruce and Fir, and a flocked Fir. Sizes ranging from 3’-9’ tall, with light counts ranging from 350 lights to 1600 lights.  Prices start at $60 and go to $595 for our largest and most brightly lit tree. You'll also find five types of pre-lit artificial wreaths, garland and other accessories.  Wreaths available in sizes of 24”, 30” & 60”.

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  1. Bedford Pine
  2. Slim Brookhaven Pine
  3. Flocked Hebron Fir
  4. Kent Spruce
  5. Melville Fir
  6. Broadview Pine
  7. Huntington Pine
  8. Ponderosa Pine

 Forever Green Wreaths & Accessories:

  1. Emerald Fir Wreath
  2. Lowell Wreath
  3. Swiss Pine Wreath
  4. Winchester Mixed Pine Wreath
  5. 9’ Lowell Garland
  6. 9’ Bayfield Mixed Pine Garland
  7. 28” Frick Pot Topper

 

Storage Tips:  Storing is easy. Each tree comes apart in sections and is best stored loosely packed in a cool and dry place.

Find the Forever Green Christmas Trees at our Folsom, Elk Grove, Rocklin and Roseville Green Acres Nursery & Supply locations.  Our Sacramento location has small, decorative trees available, due to their limited space. 

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Check out the Complete Variety and Price List:       Forever Green Christmas Trees

 And in usual Green Acres Nursery & Supply fashion, we are available for trouble-shooting support and for warranty assistance. The warranty process is simple and you can reach out to the manufacturer directly, or go through us. Please save your receipt to process warranty claims. Refunds on Forever Green Trees are not available after December 18, 2016.

 

Topics: Christmas Trees, Christmas Trees in Sacramento, artificial Christmas trees, Christmas wreaths, Christmas decor

Grow Local with G&B Organics

Posted by Green Acres Nursery & Supply on Oct 21, 2016 11:29:57 AM


Introducing our Grow Local blog series,  connecting you with the growers and vendors we've selected to provide you with the
highest quality plants and products in the gardening marketplace. 

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Green Acres Nursery & Supply is a family-owned and operated local independent garden center, so it's important to us to support our community. We carefully vet our vendors and growers, so you'll have the highest quality plants and products to grow your green thumb. With five locations in the greater Sacramento area, we want to cultivate gardening enthusiasts in our region and keep our community growing strong. 

  

Meet G&B Organics

G&B Organics is part of the Kellogg's Garden Products line-up and have had roots in Southern California for over 90 years. A family-owned and operated company spanning four generations, they have been hugely influential in agriculture and horticulture in California and across the United States. Although they are a national brand, they still maintain their humble roots and continue to support the community by donating a portion of their profits to school gardens. We like that!

In 1999, Kellogg bought Cascade Forest Products, located in Northern California which they used to expand into the G&B Organics line of soil amendments and fertilizers. What sets G&B Organics apart, is their dedication to the quality of their logo-gborganics.pngproducts, which are certified by two independent organizations: the California Department of Food & Agriculture (CDFA) and the Organic Materials Review Institute (OMRI). This makes them the first, and only, soil manufacturer to have both certifications for their products, so we can trust their products are safe for organic gardening. 

Even if you're not a strictly-organic gardener, G&B Organics offers a wide variety of quality soils for potting or planting. Each soil amendment is specifically formulated to feed the microorganisms in your soil, building your soil's structure, texture & fertility.

Their potting soils for container gardening are inoculated with mycorrhizae, a beneficial fungi naturally found in soil which increases a plant's capacity to uptake water and nutrients. With natural ingredients such worm castings, bat guano, cotton seed meal and kelp meal, you can be sure that your plants have access to the full spectrum of micro and macro nutrients with G&B Organics soils. We know that's important.

 Want more great advice on growing from the ground up? 

Mulch 101

 

 

Topics: Soil, Organic, Compost, Soil Amendments

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