Tag Archives: native

10 Tips for Picking the Best Tomato Plant this Weekend

  Holy Lycopene, you guys. There are over 700 tomato cultivars available today. Overwhelming! Picking the healthiest plant is the most important choice of all. Here’s some tips while at the nursery or this weekend’s Tomatomania! Buy a plant with a strong center stalk. Avoid the Charlie Brown plant. Avoid plants that are broken or […]

Drought-Tolerant Landscaping

Hope Gardens promotes a more environmentally-conscious approach to landscaping. Fortunately, this can still mean a colorful garden, full of contrast and wonder. Adding paths and patios of DG and gravel as well as dry riverbeds and artificial grass elevate the design and usability of your landscape. Here’s some photos taken from our drought-tolerant yards both […]

Hardscape

Pea gravel circle in mulch Rock formation across decomposed granite (DG) and then mulch on the other side Simple stairs… Native plants in decomposed granite (DG) Mulch with river rock DG stairs and patio in mulch     DG patio in mulch Red flagstone with several sizes of mexican pebble and pea gravel Hardscape is […]