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2014 Native Plant Week, Replace Your Lawn, and Design Help for Your Gardennpw-rack-card

The third week of April (12-20)  is California Native Plant Week! We’re celebrating by hosting our Replace Your Lawn (RYL) Workshops to inspire individuals who want to get rid of that expensive water-guzzling, care-intensive lawn, and make way for a gorgeous native garden. We are presenting our Replace Your Lawn (RYL) workshop series in a special three-part installment about the basics of converting your lawn into a beautiful, carefree, sustainable habitat. Oh yeah, did we mention water savings as a big part of the deal?

Don't forget to go on a garden tour this spring, and, So Cal Residents, check out these lawn replacement rebates!

We’re preparing a unique place to receive inspiration for this particular RYL series with the Grand Opening of our new Butterfly Garden! We’re planting out recent favorites that have proven to be tried and true California native plants for Southern California gardens. Our new planting will be grouped according to common design criteria many homeowners are looking for: groundcover replacements for lawn, slope plantings, sunny dry areas of the garden and more. Get ideas about how to group your plants together in your project by having a look at techniques we have seen work time and again. Then in May we bring you Designers each week who will instruct about how to implement strong design principles in your native garden, join us!

Saturdays at 9:30 am:
April 12: RYL I - Kill the Grass! & Grand Opening of New Demonstration Garden
April 19: RYL II - Establishing Your Garden with Winning Plant Combinations & New Garden Celebration
April 26: RYL III - Design Elements: Creating a Cottage Garden with Native Plants

Last Updated on Tuesday, 15 April 2014 09:16 Read more...
 

Designer Expert Series

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landscape designingDesigning Stunning Low-Water Native Gardens

Beat the drought with a water saving landscape! The landscape professionals we work with in our Designer in Residence program have partnered with us for the past two years to provide their much-needed design services to the  public as they seek to install beautiful and responsible low water use California native plant landscapes. In addition to their Designer in Residence consultations this May, we’ve asked them to also speak about specific areas of design knowledge in workshop form as a new Expert Series at Tree of Life Nursery. Come glean from their combined knowledge representing at least 40 years of design and planning experience!


Last Updated on Tuesday, 15 April 2014 10:12 Read more...
 

Avoid Traffic at Ortega Hwy!

Exit on Camino Capistrano if you're headed Northbound on I-5, or Juniperro Serra if you're headed Southbound to avoid congestion at the I-5/SR-74 (Ortega Highway) interchange. Please see our article for information HERE. Or, DOT official information HERE.

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