Smartscape Plants- Part 1

Posted by Green Acres Nursery & Supply on Aug 30, 2013 9:35:00 AM

SMARTSCAPE PLANTS –  Are plants whose water requirements can be fulfilled by the amount of rainfall of their climate (Sacramento Area) once they are acclimated. 

Smartscape plants are normally called “water-wise” plants.  Smartscape or water-wise plants are generally low maintenance and look good in a 'naturalized' type landscape like the example to the right. Drought tolerant plant selections used to be difficult to find or mostly mundane, unattractive plants. However, due to the demand for low water plants increasing, we now have horticultural gems from all over the world to choose from. 

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Topics: What Can I Plant This Season?, New Products, Low Water Plants, Reduce Water Costs

Spring Garden Ideas- Unique & Exciting Plants

Posted by Green Acres Nursery & Supply on Apr 11, 2013 9:30:00 AM

We are getting into the middle of spring, but did you know that we offer you new and exciting varieties of plants every season?  Here are some exciting varieties.


'Kellogg's Breakfast'-1 lb., pale to deep orange beefsteak tomatoes originally from West Virginia, that are thin-skinned, meaty, have few seeds and a fantastic sweet, tangy flavor. Juice and inside flesh have the same bright orange color as orange juice.

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Topics: New Products, Planting Ideas, Container Ideas

Bareroot Roses are So Hot Right Now

Posted by Green Acres Nursery & Supply on Jan 14, 2013 3:42:00 PM

Bareroot season is here... and bareroot roses are so hot right now.  Not familiar with bareroot?  Well, bareroot means the plants are grown in the field by a grower, uprooted and then shipped to your local nursery (Green Acres), to be sold. This is all possible because roses go dormant in the winter.  When the plant goes dormant, its root system goes dormant too which makes for easy planting and excellent root development.  

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Topics: Shrubs for Sacramento Area, New Products, Roses

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