February 1 – February 29
Moneywort, also known as creeping jenny, is a fast growing ground cover with small round leaves and short-lived small yellow blooms. The long, creeping foliage makes this a great choice for planter boxes and pots and to soften up any sharp corners. This ground cover thrives in full sun to partial sun with moist, well-drained soils. It does require regular watering to keep the soil damp.
Ground Cover Flat
A 6-pk flat of dianthus comes in mixed colors as well as solid colors of different pinks and white. These flowers need full sun and moderate water. They bloom the most throughout the spring and summer but can periodically bloom through the fall and winter in warmer areas. These flowers are a great choice to add a pop of color to your garden.
Flats of 6-pks
Statice Sea Lavender
A hardy plant that thrives in coastal gardens, being able to tolerate salt mist and sandy soils. they can grow 2 feet tall and 1.5 feet wide. The leafy plant blooms bright purple flowers primarily throughout the summer into early fall but can also bloom year round. Statice should be planted in full sun areas with occasional watering every 1-2 weeks. Once established they are very drought tolerant and are often used in rock gardens or as a boarder.
(Rosmarinus Officinalis Prostrata)
A very popular choice of plant for its edible and aromatic qualities. They do best in full sun areas and rocky, alkaline soils but may fail in heavy clay soils. It becomes quite drought tolerant once established only needing water once every 1-2 weeks in the summer and once a month in the winter. It can get 6 inches tall and 3 feet wide and is also a popular choice for arid areas.
A deciduous tree that grows 15-20 feet tall and wide and produce medium to large red fruit with a sweet and slightly acidic taste. These apples are a popular choice for fresh eating, apple sauce, and homemade pies, and can be stored for 6-8 weeks in the refrigerator. They have an early harvest time from June to July and require full sun and weekly watering.
A deciduous, self pollinating tree that grows 15-20 feet tall and 10-15 feet wide. They blossom in the early spring with small white flowers with fruit ready to harvest in mid-summer. The fruit itself grows to be medium to large with yellow-orange skin and yellow flesh inside with a sweet and slightly tart taste. This tree does best in a gull-sun area with weekly watering during the growing season.
An evergreen lime tree that can grow 6-8 feet tall in the ground but can stay shorter when potted. They are self-pollinating, blooming from late winter to early spring, and produce small green fruit. These limes are the most popular for key lime pies and drinks. They require regular deep watering but may require more water during hot and dry weather. They also do the best in well-drained soils and are sensitive to high salinity.
Santa Rosa Plum
A deciduous tree that grows to be 25 feet tall and 20 feet wide and produces large red-purple plums. These trees can tolerate high heat as well as cold temperatures. These trees are self-pollinated meaning you don’t need to get two in order to get a harvest. This variety of plum can start producing fruit once it’s 3-5 years of age. Fruit should be ready to harvest in the summer months. They do require at least an inch of water a week.