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• African daisies
• California Poppy
• Calendula
• Calla Lily
• Narcissus
• Lavander
• Ivy geranium
• Mexican Sage
• Pride of Madera
• Lantana
• Society garlic
• Wild geranium


• Baby arugula
• Onion and garlic greens
• Thyme
• Rhubarb
• Parsley
• Strawberries


February Gardening on the Central Coast

Narcissus blooming in February

There’s lots to do in Central Coast gardens in February. Weeding, planting, and light fertilizing is a good start. Consult frost dates and chill hours in your area before you beginning planting seeds and selecting fruit trees. Some flower seeds can be planted this month as well as some vegetable seeds. Finish pruning deciduous plant and Mediterranean plants after flowering. […]

Time to Plant on the Central Coast?

Pretty in Pink: Anna apple bloosoms

I haven’t begun planting seeds this year. I’ve weeded and created drainage ditches for runoff. I’ve also been playing with, training, and walking those two sweet labradoodles that we acquired in the fall. In general, I’ve enjoyed the wet December, the warm January, and the cold February. But I haven’t been gardening!

Pretty in […]