5 Mental and Physical Health Benefits of Gardening You May Not Have Known About

Whether you’ve recently developed an interest in gardening, beekeeping, and other outdoor hobbies, or whether you’ve always had a bit of a green thumb, you may not have known that gardening can provide a wide range of mental and physical health benefits. From helping relieve stress to boosting endorphin levels and more, here are just […]

Choosing the Right Type of Fertilizer

In general, plant foods fall into one of two categories: (1) Synthetic Fertilizers and (2) Natural Organic Fertilizers. Each type has its own advantages and disadvantages. SYNTHETIC PLANT FOODS Synthetic Fertilizers are materials that are manufactured chemically as opposed to found ready made in nature. In general, synthetic fertilizers fall into one of two categories: […]

All About Native Plants

What is a native plant? Seems like a simple question, right? It turns out that some things are not so easy to define. Horticulturists, botanists, growers and gardeners don’t always define the word “native” in the same way. Here’s how they differ. The Strict Definition of Native Some people believe that only plants found growing […]

When, How, and Why to Plant Fall Vegetables

Summer is still going strong, but fall is on the way! Are you planning to continue your harvest into autumn this year? If so, now is the time to start planning (and planting). There are so many interesting crops that thrive in fall weather. See the best vegetables for fall gardening! Why Plant a Garden for Fall? Every […]

Lawn Care Tips for the Dog Days of Summer

As your lawn endures the trials of Job this summer-drought, pestilence and disease-you must hold to the hope that there is a lush, green turf on the other side of this summer. Has your spring turf been reduced to an arid, brown toasty color? If not, you might want to submit your water bills for […]

Summer Gardening Seminars

Redwood Nursery is offering a series of free informative classes beginning July 16-please join us from 1:00-2:30 for ‘Perennials in the Garden’ presented by Claire, a Redwood Team member and experienced perennial gardener, she will be sharing information on perennial selection and care to assist guests with creating and maintaining beautiful spaces of their own. Refreshments will be served […]