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An instant salad. Plant your winter vegetable garden before the soil is too cold.
Our garlic supply consists of Spanish Roja, Elephant, Early White and Late Pink. Also ready for planting are shallots. Give garlic some rich soil and plenty of moisture for best results.
November begins the bareroot nursery transformation! The season's first offerings are berries, rhubarb, horseradish and asparagus.
A reminder that our bareroot "Special Orders" have to be entered by November 10th. You will find these on our mail order website at
A twist on some very familiar house plants. Below is the "Spider plant" (Chlorophytum) with very curly leaves.
New fall and winter hours for Bay Laurel are Monday through Saturday 9:00am to 5:00 pm, Sunday 9:00 am to 4:00pm.
Camellia time ! The variety pictured above is 'Setsugekka,' a sasanqua variety. This particular camellia is quite vigorous and will eventually grow to 8 or 10 feet. We have some sensational plants of this variety in 15 gallon containers for only $58.95. The sasanquas bloom early; the japonicas later, but both are wonderful additions to any shade garden. They require good drainage, but once established, they seem to be quite carefree, needing only minimum water and fertilization. Other types of acid loving plants such as azaleas and gardenias are more demanding than the camellia. We have just received our yearly supply from Monrovia Nursery and I believe you'll agree the plants are of excellent quality.
We usually experience our first frosty nights mid to late November. (Some people have already seen these lows.) Remember to cover or move your tender plants for protection. These include citrus, many succulents, tuberous begonias and geraniums. We have packaged row cover available in sheets 10' x 12' for $13.49. It's quite durable and can be used for many years.
We just received a new supply of Haitian art produced from tin drums. These make great gifts; the designs are truly amazing!
The delicate patterns on pansies and violas are so misleading - can they really withstand our cold winter temperatures? But of course! They are the perfect winter container plant. Calendulas in bright shades of yellow and orange have an added attribute - deer resistance.
This is the first blue leaved podocarpus and it's quite attractive. Its rather unusual name is "Icee Blue Yellow-Wood". Growth is slow to 15 to 25 feet tall. We recommend planting in partial shade.
A bright splash of fall color is found in Gaillardia 'Arizona Sun'.
Here's a suggestion to add some color to your house plant display. The Rex begonias come in a myriad of leaf designs and colors. They do produce small flowers but the leaves provide the excitement!
Sam makes all our customers welcome! He's taken over this bird bath but we have many more that are catless.
We've added lots of perennials to our fall sale along with the fruit trees and roses.
It's still a great time to plant California natives. The long range forecast is predicting rain in a couple of weeks. Get busy and dig!
Bay Laurel Garden Center • 2500 El Camino Real
• Atascadero, CA• 805-466-3449