January Plant of the Month: Arctostaphylos densiflora ‘Howard McMinn’

Arctostaphylos densiflora 'Howard McMinn', commonly known as the Sonoma Manzanita, is a large evergreen shrub endemic to Sonoma County in California. This Manzanita is a favorite in California landscapes due to its attractive characteristics, garden tolerance and dependability. Like most Manzanitas, Arctostaphylos 'Howard McMinn' has striking, red peeling bark. The shrub is naturally low-branching with a mounding…
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December Tips of the Month

Each month brings seasonal changes to your landscape, even here on the Central Coast. Keep up with what's going on in your garden with our Tips of the Month! Irrigation Save Water During the Winter Months - Despite our warmer weather on the central coast, now is the ideal time to make adjustments to irrigation…
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December Plant of the Month: Leucadendron salignum ‘Winter Red’

This tough, drought-tolerant evergreen shrub is a stand-out with a dense display of vibrant red foliage, which is particularly intense in the fall and winter months. It is grown for its leathery bracts, which are actually modified leaves that typically resemble (and are often mistaken for) flowers. The bracts are long-lasting and make a unique addition to cut flower arrangements. Inconspicuous cones develop at the…
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