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.…

Cacti in Calaveras County

Winter Care for Cacti In Calaveras and Amador Counties, most cacti thrive on a porch or patio where a roof protects them from direct frost. They like bright indirect light and prefer shallow, wide containers. As we approach cooler weather, they need to be prepared for dormancy. Watering is decreased…