Growing a Wildlife Garden

Posted by Green Acres Nursery & Supply on Apr 26, 2017 12:25:00 PM

One of the most rewarding experiences of gardening is knowing that you're making a positive contribution to your environment. Plants help purify the air, beautify our neighborhoods and provide food and habitat for local wildlife. However, the expansion of urban areas limits the habitat of local wildlife species, including birds, insects, frogs and other important members of our ecology.

By applying a few simple practices in your garden,  you can provide a welcoming and safe habitat that will help sustain these lovely natural species. 

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Topics: California Native Plants, Flowers, Beneficial Insects, Pond, Hummingbirds, Butterflies, IPM, pollinators, Bees, Birds

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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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. 

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

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