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Spring Gardening: Native Plants, Succulents, Cacti, Perennials, Colorful Containers, Plants in Hanging Baskets

Now that gardeners have discovered the many pluses of succulents, we’ve expanded our Succulent and Cacti selection. Now, you’ll find row upon row of succulents in sizes that range from two-inch containers to large boxed plants and everything in between.

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Ask one of our garden design experts Miguel, CJ or Steve anytime you need help. They know all the right questions to ask and can provide guidance on the conditions your plants will need. They will recommend the soil amendments your plants need to grow strong and stay healthy.

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Succulents offer a world of colors, textures, and shapes. They are easy to care for and can be planted  in containers, rock gardens, along pathways and in challenging dry spots in the garden.

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Planting succulents in containers can provide a sense of intrigue and style. We can help you select your container(s), plants and soil or you can select from among our pre-planted containers. We’ll also custom plant containers for you.

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Pretty in Purple

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Purple makes a gorgeous statement in the garden and right now is the perfect time to stroll the garden center to see all of the purple flowers. (Above) A customer purchased these Lavender plants to create a sea of purple at home.

(Below) Wisteria blooms in an exquisite purple and is a popular ornamental plant. Its luscious blooms dangle in the breeze and can frequently be seen cascading down from arbors and trellises.

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(Below) A white Wisteria bloom

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(Below) Hydrangeas mean spring has arrived so stop in to see all of the glorious plants spring brings with her.

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(Below) The evergreen perennial African Iris, aka Fortnight Lily, produces exotic white flowers with yellow and purple-blue markings. Though blooms only last one day, this plant is a profuse bloomer.

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Perennial, Drought-Tolerant Daisies

Daisies are a beautiful workhorse in the garden. Not only can they catch our eye when they’re aflame with color, they’re also drought-tolerant hardy perennials you can count on yer after year. Shasta Daisies, Blue Marguerites, Painted Daisies and Marguerites (below) are low-maintenance winners that can be planted as ground cover, shrubs or trees in the ground or in containers.

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2015 Roses

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(Above) Double Deiight Rose

The beauty and grace of a rose can be breathtaking. Above and below you’ll find photos of roses available at the garden center. We stock Hybrid Teas, Grandifloras, Floribundas, tree rosescrawling roses and climbing roses.

(Below) Ingrid Bergman Rose

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(Below) Ketchup and Mustard Rose

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Hanging Baskets of Color

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Our pre-planted hanging baskets full of colorful blooms are carefully selected to ensure the highest quality. Ours provide long-lasting blooms that will enliven your front porch, pool area, balcony, or deck.

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Stylish Containers

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The Marina del Rey Garden Center has long been known for having a gigantic selection of in-stock containers. We have everything from Asian ceramics to contemporary and classic styles, terracotta, Talavera Pottery, wood, plastic and lightweight containers that look like concrete and stone.

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(Below) Our Asian ceramic containers are designed to stand up to the elements outdoors but also make great statements when used with indoor plants.

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(Below) You’re sure to find a container that meets your need in our huge in-stock inventory.

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(Below) We’re pleased to carry these lightweight containers that are perfect for decks, balconies and places where weight is a concern.

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(Below) How about planting a bunch of strawberries or herbs in this circular container?

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Stop in to see us soon! Spring is here and we’re ready to help you have the best garden possible. P.S. We also like to help with indoor living areas, too.

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