Month: January 2014

Camellia Care

I was so inspired this week, walking through my local nursery and around the wholesale growing grounds surrounded by Camellia plants;  some in full bloom and some with tons of buds  ready to burst free. Camellias are an amazing winter blooming plant for Southern California, and if you have both shade and space you really […]

What To Do In Your Southern California Garden In January

January is not an easy month to garden in most of the country this year, but your Southern California Garden will benefit if you don’t neglect it this month.   There are also a lot of seed catalogs to look through, classes to attend, and dreaming to be done – so don’t forget your garden just […]

Roses in Southern California

Yes, it is January so I’m going to start talking about roses again.  I want to make sure that you don’t let those landscape janitors of yours prune your roses too early.  Like now… In Southern California the best time to prune your roses (and apply dormant spray) is around Super Bowl Sunday.  So, put […]