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Florist Tips- Water Wise Cutting Garden

  When planning your garden, it is wonderful to imagine the beauty that your new plants will bring to your home. Many people enjoy a garden that will not only look beautiful year round, but that will also provide cuttings to create show-stopping arrangements for...

Landscape Tips for Curb Appeal and Property Value

Landscape Tips for Curb Appeal and Property Value   You may be planning to sell your home soon, eventually, or have a home that has been sitting on the market for a while now. The interior of the home is very important to selling a home, and kitchen and bathroom...

Pest Control- San Luis Obispo Nursery Tips

If you have pests in your garden, do not be tricked into thinking that harsh chemicals are your only option. Predatory bugs are the most natural way to combat small, soft bugs like aphids. Ladybugs and lacewings will enjoy eating all of the aphids that are attacking...

Employee Spotlight- Brandon, Nursery Manager

  "Getting the chance to work outside all day is what makes this a dream job." Brandon, manager of Sage Eco- Garden & Nursery, is a landscape architecture graduate from Cal Poly San Luis Obispo. "My favorite gardening trend that I have seen a lot lately is...

Should I even plant in the drought?

During this daunting drought on the Central Coast, with skyrocketing water rates, and high temperatures, many people are opting not to plant and add new life to their gardens. You may be wondering if it is even worth it to be planting in the drought. We know that...

Texture in the Garden for Visual Appeal

Going for a walk through my neighborhood as a child gave you a severe case of déjà vu as you passed yard after yard of perfectly manicured lawn accented by a bed of flowering annuals. Don’t get me wrong, I loved helping my mom pick out new flowers each spring;...

Landscaping Today

It is no secret that landscape trends have changed significantly in recent years. Just as our lakes are lowering and our native landscapes look parched, the dream of a perfectly trimmed lawn blanketing your yard has also dried up. We are halfway through 2014 and able...

DIY Project- Indoor Terrariums

Terrariums are a popular trend to bring some green inside. One of the great things about terrariums is that you have so much creative liberty when creating this DIY mini garden. They make great décor and can be easily made on any budget. A small mason jar terrarium is...

Patio Design Tips

Warm, mid-summer mornings and evenings beckon me outside to spend time on my patio. With a few simple modifications you can enjoy your outdoor space for entertaining or as a sanctuary to relish in peace and quiet. Consider the ways you are likely to use the space: do...

Basics of Composting

To help your garden thrive, you need to ensure that your plants are getting plenty of nutrients. One simple way to do this is through composting. This at-home project is an inexpensive way to boost your soil’s growing power! Our landscape designers like to get a soil...

Creating a Juice Garden

Juicing is a huge health craze that has become increasingly popular in the last few years. Combining the juices of many fresh fruits and veggies is an extremely healthy and delicious snack- and from what I hear, it can be quite addicting too! But as you may imagine,...

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