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The Nursery Blog

Below are articles highlighting many of our favorite plants, trees, shrubs, and more here at the nursery—along with other gardening and landscaping topics—categorized for ease of finding the information you want. Enjoy!

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Chilopsis linearis ‘Bubba’

Desert Willow Thinking of creating a small, shady oasis in the middle of your drought-tolerant garden? Chilopsis ‘Bubba’ might just be the tree you are looking for! Desert Willows are native to des…

Teucrium

Germander Teucriums – also known as Germanders – often get overlooked when folks are planning their gardens, and here at Shooting Star Nursery we’re on a mission to change that! If you’re not yet f…

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Teucrium

Germander Teucriums – also known as Germanders – often get overlooked when folks are planning their gardens, and here at Shooting Star Nursery we’re on a mission to change that! If you’re not yet f…

Fruiting Shrubs for the Home Garden – Part 1

Cane Fruits: Blackberries and Raspberries Are you hoping to add a bit more variety into your edible landscape this year? Consider adding some fruiting shrubs into the mix! This week, we’ll look at …

Vista 222 Landscape Design Project

Applegate Valley event venue and winery landscape design before and after photos Vista 222,  an Applegate Valley event venue, contracted Shooting Star Nursery for landscape design at their winery …

Mahonia ‘Soft Caress’

Threadleaf Mahonia If you’re looking for a compact, easy care evergreen shrub that provides year-round interest – and will thrive in a dry shade garden – consider Mahonia ‘Soft Caress’! I like to t…

Asters

Fall is Aster season and here at Shooting Star Nursery we love these bright, cheery perennials! As a group, Asters (which have now mostly been categorized as the genus Symphyotrichon, for all you …

Zauschneria cana

California Fuchsia Zauschneria – aka California Fuchsia – is one of the most drought tolerant, heat tolerant, pollinator-friendly, beautiful perennials you can grow. We’re not sure why this wester…