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Source for drought tolerant and exotic plants with a 2 acre demonstration and sculpture garden
This is prime time to cut back and maintain your summer garden for extended fall blooming and overall enhanced plant vigor. Jeff Rosendale will demonstrate artful ways to prune your salvias, grasses, restios, shrubs and perennials to shape up your garden for growth and color to continue for several more months. He will discuss doing this pruning for your garden again in late winter/early spring to start the next growing season.
Registration cost: $15
($10 for Jeff's consult clients.)
Call 831-728-2532 for reservations!
(Class size is limited to 40 so you must call in advance to register.)
All Salvias on Sale!
Beautiful flowers colors with lots of variety.
Attractive to hummingbirds, resistant to deer, drought and gophers. Hard to beat!
Lots of nice plants on sale. 1gal: $3.99-$5.99 5 gal: $9.99 - $16.99
Call our kiosk at 831-728-2532 and pay by credit card and we will mail to you or your gifted one.
Or stop by in person and buy at the nursery!
We can help you convert your lawn or other area, create lasting beauty, and save significantly from past or existing water use.
Water-wise gardening and landscaping are key components in the goal of greater water conservation. At Sierra Azul Nursery & Gardens, we have been growing and selling native and Mediterranean climate plants, as well as designing and consulting on water-wise gardens and lawn-to-plants conversions for the last 20 years. Owner Jeff Rosendale started with this effort 40 years ago during the historic drought of 1975-76.
Significant water savings can be realized by converting a 30'x30' sprinkler irrigated lawn/turf area to an attractive xeriscape planting on drip irrigation. A normal twice-weekly watering of this size lawn would use approximately 800 gallons/ week. Converting this total lawn area to a native/ mediterranean and succulent plant garden and planting approximately 60 plants irrigated by 1 gallon per hour drip emitters would result in the new water use of approximately 60-80 gallons/ week. This is a significant 700 gallons per week savings or a reduction in water usage of up to 90% .
Water-Wise Garden and Landscape Consultation
Call us - 831-728-2532
or email: firstname.lastname@example.org
$170.00 - Basic Consultation - at your yard and our nursery & garden - 2 hours/with sketches and plant selection. (includes 15% plant discount on project purchases)
ECO-LAWN GRASS SEED
JUNE: Our 1oth annual Sculpture Is exhibit earns praise in LocalSantaCruz.com.
MAY: Artists prepare exhibit at Sierra Azul Nursery in the Register-Pajaronian (with photographs)
JULY: An article
in Pacific Horticulture, written by Jeff
Rosendale, explores the incredible gardens at Laguna Ranch, situated
on 400 acres, north of Santa Cruz on the Pacific Coast.
Sierra Azul Nursery and Gardens specializes in plants and gardens for California's Mediterranean climate. Our goal is to promote the aesthetic use of Mediterranean climate adapted plants in water-conserving gardens and landscapes. This includes fruit trees and plants for shade gardens. (Check out our article on "Drought Tolerant Plant Families.")
Sierra Azul Nursery is a retail plant nursery specializing in Mediterranean plants from around the world. Our nursery includes two acres of demonstration gardens featuring mature plants in a garden setting, accented by sculptures from local artists. Be sure to check out our special sales, and the art workshops and events we host.
Sierra Azul Nursery and Gardens holds a vision of the garden as a place to link with the natural world and its many wonderful contrasting elements. We hope to share our vision with you. Come visit the rich, aesthetic, physical world of Sierra Azul Gardens.
Group tours of the Sierra Azul Gardens are available upon request. Garden clubs are welcome! Contact us by email or phone.
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