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Best Fresh-Cut Christmas Trees in Los Angeles, Poinsettias, Fresh-Cut Greens and Garland, and Gifts Galore for the Holidays

Every year, our clients eagerly await the arrival of our Christmas trees, fresh-cut Noble Firs from a family-owned and -operated Oregon farm that takes as much pride in growing and delivering the best Christmas trees as we do in offering them to you.

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In addition to our fresh-cut Christmas trees, we feature Living Christmas trees and fresh-cut greens and garland (below) so you can have the holiday home of your dreams. This time of year is also the perfect time to plant some Junipers, Cypress, Boxwoods (in the background below), and Camellias in containers and then decorate them, too.

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All or our fresh-cut Christmas trees are given a fresh cut before being placed onto a stand with water and positioned in our forest of Christmas trees, grouped by height.

(Below) Efrain gives a tree a fresh cut.

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Our Garden Design Expert Steve helps a client with her wreath as the get ready to prepare her Christmas tree for its journey home.
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Our team is ready to pack your Christmas tree and load it onto or into your vehicle so you can take it home and begin decorating!

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Fresh-cut greens are arriving weekly but they do go quickly so hurry in to get yours.

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Poinsettias make the season merry and bright! And, you can choose a great container to put one in, too. (Below) A Talavera pottery container creates an extra artful holiday look!

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Great news! Our poinsettias come wrapped in a luxurious gold or red foil, great for gift-giving!

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(Below) We’re the place to shop for a good selection of exquisite poinsettias, including Winter Rose.

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(Below) The Yuletide Camellia brings splendor to the holidays! Plant them in the ground or in containers and enjoy the holidays, naturally.

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See you at the garden center!

 

This week the holidays begin in full force at the Marina del Rey Garden Center

Our Living Christmas trees are in and our fresh-cut Christmas trees from Oregon, fresh-cut greens and garland, and poinsettias all arrive this week.

We also have succulent wreaths for the Thanksgiving table and pumpkins for those of you looking for such items.

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While you’re thinking about the holidays, why not add a chiminea or fountain to an outdoor area? 

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Just in this year are Reindeer planters perfect for showcasing poinsettias this holiday season or cyclamen. Use your creativity!

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For anyone who wants red, green, white, blue in their decor this holiday season, why not pair a container with a plant to achieve the look you want?

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We also have stately Boxwoods, Junipers, Icee Blue Podocarpus, and Cypress–each would make a regal statement in the garden.

(Below) A Juniper frames a classic statue.

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(Below) Our resident feline is basking in the holiday season! 

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Visit us now to select a Christmas tree and get ready for the holiday season!

Living Christmas Trees, Camellias, Boxwoods, Edibles, Cool-Season Color

Turn your home into a festive gathering place or relaxing retreat from the world outside this holiday season with plants. From Camellias to Boxwoods to Living Christmas Trees to Pansies to Iceland Poppies to Grevillea to Roses to Edible Vegetables, there are countless ways to make your home just what you want it to be. 

If you’re ready for a Living Christmas Tree, ours arrive this week. Colorado Blue Spruce, Alberta Spruce, and Rosemary will be available for a limited time so hurry in for the best selection. 

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And if you’re looking for something fun and different, how about decorating this stunning Bearss Lime that is loaded with limes for the holidays! It’s sure to be quite the conversation piece! Our Garden Design Experts Steve, Miguel, and CJ will be happy to help you select the proper soil and container for planting this beautiful specimen. And just think, you’ll have limes for throughout the holiday season for squeezing into beverages and recipes.

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We also have a great selection of trees, Boxwoods, Junipers, and Cypress that can be easily decorated for the holidays. Plant them in containers and spread them around your pathways, entrances, patios, and porches. Or use one as a focal point.

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Anyone wishing to grow their own vegetables can do so now as cool-season veggies are here. Plant Broccoli, Cabbage, Cauliflower, Brussels Sprouts, Beets, Chard, Spinach, Peas, Lettuce, Onions, Kale, and Artichokes now.

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Camellias

We’ve just received a large delivery of robust Camellias loaded with blooms and buds! With a shiny waxy dark green foliage, these beautiful bloomers enhance any landscape.

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(Above) The Yuletide Camellia adds an abundance of red to the holiday season. Plant one now.

(Below) Violas are just one of the bedding plants that will turn your garden into a sweet bed of color.

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Other cool-season plants with vibrant color include Pansies, Stock, Snapdragons, Iceland Poppies, Primroses, and Sweet Peas.

(Below) We also have bulbs — Daffodils, Narcissus, Freesia, Ranunculus, Amaryllis, Tulips. Plant them now for a spring bloom.

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See you at the Garden Center!

 

Thanksgiving, Christmas Trees, Poinsettias, Fresh-Cut Greens, Fall and Winter Gardening for the Holidays

It might be hard to believe Thanksgiving is edging closer with more holidays to follow and indeed the time for fun with family and friends is upon us. Our much-loved fresh-cut Christmas trees arrive from Oregon Thanksgiving week. Fresh-cut greens and poinsettias shortly thereafter.

(Below) Stop in now to get your garden, outdoor living spaces, and home ready for entertaining and being comfy and cozy for all to enjoy!

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(Above) The garden can be in bloom year-round when you select plants native to a variety of areas around the globe. Salvias and sages boast purples, yellows, reds, and blues. Ask one of our on-staff Garden Design experts for assistance. They can help you plant a garden that will look spectacular all year long!

(Below) Phormium and Cordyline offer brilliant long leaves in dramatic hues that capture the sun’s glow and look radiant.

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(Below) Our Garden Design Expert CJ advises a gardener on vines and other plants available to meet his needs. In the foreground is Milkweed in bloom in yellow and orange. Monarch butterflies depend on Milkweed for life so plant some today.

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(Below) Fountains always add an appealing sound and look to the home and garden. Our selection is quite large and includes sleek modern styles, classic looks, and small space fountains.

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(Below) Bromeliads can turn any area into an inviting space. Hummingbirds enjoy their colorful exotic-looking blossoms.

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(Below) Our custom succulent arrangements are a great way to spruce up your home and garden for holiday entertaining. Stop in to see our huge selection.

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(Below) Sansevieria, aka Snake Plant, is popular with it dramatic spiky look. Plant in a container or in the ground. Ask one of our Garden Design Experts Steve, Miguel, or CJ for assistance. They can point you toward the right soil, soil amendments, correct-sized container, and much more.

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(Below) Aren’t these small plants gorgeous! Indeed, there are countless ways to add color to a garden. Stroll our 2+ acres for ideas.

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(Below) Our selection of small containers can be found outside our physical store and inside it, as well. We take great pride in offering a selection in which you’re sure to find the container you want.

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(Below) Stop in to see our cute 2-inch succulent containers.

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(Below) More of our gorgeous custom succulent arrangements, this time in Terra Cotta containers.

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(Below) This is only a small part of our container selection.

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(Below) Containers are perfect for planting elegant Boxwoods, Cypress, and Junipers. Fill your entrances with greenery you can decorate and light up for the holidays!

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(Below) Beyond all of our small succulents and plants, we also stock a huge selection of large specimens that make stunning statements in the garden.

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(Below) This Bearss Lime is ready to supply all of your recipes!

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(Below) Pick a lime from your tree and add fresh-squeezed lime juice or fresh zest or peel to your recipes and beverages for a tasty twist.

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Step inside our store to see our tabletop and wall fountains. Perfect for sprucing up your home during the holidays.

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See you at the garden center!