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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 …

Tips on Drip

A Drip Irrigation Primer Have you visited Shooting Star’s two new display gardens on the nursery’s east side? Tanya Andreatta of Andreatta Waterscapes and her crew constructed the gardens’ intrica…

Getting Your Garden Ready for Winter

Leave the Leaves! The days are getting shorter, we’ve had a few nights below freezing, and leaves are falling fast. Our summer songbirds have been replaced by winter residents like dark-eyed juncos…

Four Great Reasons for Fall Planting

So What’s The Big Deal About Fall Planting? By now, you’ve probably heard that fall is the best time for planting. But did you ever wonder why? Here are the top four reasons you should consider doi…

Ten Shade Trees for Great Fall Color

These Trees Will Brighten Up Your Yard in Fall “The best time to plant a tree was 20 years ago. The second-best time is now.” – Chinese Proverb This is especially true if you’re interested in findi…

Four Great Native Shrubs for Your Garden

A recent hike along a popular local trail reminded us that these four great native shrubs – three of which can be found blooming in the woodlands around the Rogue Valley in late June and early July…

Portuguese laurel (Prunus lusitanica)

Privacy Screens and Hedges Of all the laurels used for hedges and privacy screens, Portuguese laurel is an all-time favorite. They have all the benefits of English laurel varieties, but what makes …

Creating a Firewise Landscape

It’s that time of year when we all tend to keep an anxious eye on the horizon; looking out for the towering thunderheads that can build up quickly on our hot afternoons. We live in a fire-prone la…

Fall is the best time for planting

Fallscaping- the benefits of fall planting Fall is in the air.  It may not seem like it with the smoke and the temps still in the 90s.  But the days are getting shorter and we know that cooler temp…