Begonia Leaf

This vividly textured and colored begonia leaf is another plant from our windowsill garden at home. Kirk’s Hydro has some very large, round drip trays that are three feet across and about three inches deep. They’re useful to catch overflow from one very big potted plant, of course, but they…

Looking Back

Nostalgia… some of our favorite photos from our first location in San Andreas in April of 2012. In the beginning, we were selling tropical houseplants along with our other garden supplies but we don’t carry live plants now.  Our new place has more room and much better loading and parking but less climate control.…

Make Time For Meadows

February is a great time for meadow gazing in the California Motherlode. A recent rain and mild weather have set spring-blooming plants into motion. While our area has many gardens with impressive displays of spectacular daffodils, the microcosm of a natural meadow can be just as enchanting.