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Take Advantage of Water-Saving Rebates

Posted by Green Acres Nursery & Supply in Blog, Drought Resistant

Get the Most out of Your District’s Water-Saving Rebates* Did you know that many local water districts offer free surveys and rebates on water-saving tools for homeowners? Click on your district below for information on outdoor residential water-saving rebates. And, many districts offer free at-home…

Pest S.O.S. 12 Most Common Summer Pests Part 3

Posted by Green Acres Nursery & Supply in Beneficial Insects, Blog, Gardening in August, Gardening in July, Gardening in June, Gardening in May, Gardening in September, Neem Oil, Pest Prevention, Summer, Summer Garden, Vegetables, Veggies and Herbs

Gardeners water, feed, pinch, prune and putz so we can enjoy the fruits of our labor–not to invite unwanted pests. Learn to identify and prevent four common summer garden pests: stink bugs, whiteflies, yellowjackets, and budworms.

Pest S.O.S. 12 Most Common Summer Pests Part 2

Posted by Green Acres Nursery & Supply in Beneficial Insects, Blog, Gardening in August, Gardening in July, Gardening in June, Gardening in May, Gardening in September, Pest Prevention, Summer, Summer Garden

Gardeners water, feed, pinch, prune and putz so we can enjoy the fruits of our labor–not to invite unwanted pests. Learn to identify and prevent four common summer garden pests: earwigs, Harlequin bugs, leaf miners, and voles.  

4 Ways Organic Fertilizers Help Plants Use Less Water

Posted by Green Acres Nursery & Supply in Blog, Gardening in April, Gardening in August, Gardening in December, Gardening in February, Gardening in January, Gardening in July, Gardening in June, Gardening in March, Gardening in May, Gardening in November, Gardening in October, Gardening in September, Lawn Care, Organic, Organic Fertilizers

With changing water cycles in California, gardeners are looking for water-wise options when it comes to fertilizers. And, when it’s hot, it’s important to use products that won’t burn. Organics fertilizers are gaining momentum because they help maintain beautiful gardens without using a lot of…

Pest S.O.S. 12 Most Common Summer Pests Part 1

Posted by Green Acres Nursery & Supply in Beneficial Insects, Blog, Gardening in August, Gardening in July, Gardening in June, Gardening in May, Gardening in September, IPM, Pest Prevention

Pests are prevalent in summer. Plant stress, abundant food and favorable breeding conditions give pests the advantage over the plants in your garden. The best method of treatment is prevention. Learn the 12 most common summer pests in gardens of the Sacramento area, and all…

Why Crape Myrtles Take the Stage This Summer

Posted by Green Acres Nursery & Supply in Blog, Drought Tolerant, Low Water Plants, Shrubs, Shrubs for Sacramento Area, Tree, Trees, Waterwise

  A Popular Choice for Good Reason Crape Myrtle (Lagerstroemia indica), gets its name from the abundant spires of crepe-like flowers that it bears in the warm, summer months. These showy flowers combined with attractive bark, beautiful fall foliage, water-wise properties and high durability have…

Landscape for Our Mediterranean Climate

Posted by Green Acres Nursery & Supply in Blog, California Native Plants, Drought Resistant, Drought Tolerant, Low Maintenance, Low Water Plants, Mediterranean, Planning Your Landscape, Sacramento Low Water Plants, Water Rebates, Waterwise

Consider Plants for Our Climate A water-wise garden is one that has low water requirements based on planting the right plants for the region, generates little to no run-off and requires very little maintenance. Plant choices that are well-suited for our climate, require less pest…