Category Archives: Interiorscapes

Five Interior Plants (Nearly) Impossible To Kill

by Kate Wilson     Although I’m confident in my horticultural knowledge, experience and eye for design, I have to admit I’m also really good at slaying indoor plants. Despite my own failings once cabin fever sets in every winter … Continue reading

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Happy Holidays to all our New and Existing Customers!

As the snowflakes fall and temperatures plummet, please remember the theme of the season. Giving is a great way to express gratitude for loved ones and friends. Our friendly and knowledgeable staff can help. At our Oakland Nursery four locations, … Continue reading

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A REAL CHRISTMAS TREE!

Now is the perfect time to consider a natural Christmas tree for the holiday season! We have already been selling a considerable number of these with the season being somewhat shorter between Thanksgiving and Christmas; many customers are either considering … Continue reading

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Holiday Lighting

Christmas lights can be a real pain to hang yourself, so why not let the technicians here at Oakland Nursery’s Irrigation department tackle them for you? We know how busy the holiday season gets, and we are here to take … Continue reading

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The Bridge

From viewing in the garden, to displaying in the home.      It was ironic. After all, at that point in my life I’d spent the last couple of decades designing commercially grown flowers for a living. I had also begun … Continue reading

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Garden Pottery

June is the perfect time to shop here at Oakland Nursery.  The weather is not too hot, the perennials and flowering shrubs are in bloom and waiting for that perfect spot in YOUR garden.  Along with the live product, Oakland … Continue reading

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Positively Perfect Plan for Spring Pots

   1 Decorative Container (Should have a drainage hole) Soil 1 6-8” Forced Flowering Bulb (Hyacinths, Tulips, or Daffodils) Pansies or Violas (numbers will vary depending on size of container) ~5-6 branches of Pussy Willow (add more or less to … Continue reading

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THE CHRISTMAS CACTUS

Christmas Cacti are a spectacular group of holiday houseplants that are desired by many. It can be quite intimidating to care for such a beautiful tropical plant. On the other hand, care for this plant is easier than you would … Continue reading

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Picking the Right Christmas Tree for You and Your Home

  As we near Christmas, it’s time to start thinking about getting this year’s Christmas tree. Picking the right Christmas tree can be difficult and sometimes times very time consuming due to there being so many choice options. Whether you … Continue reading

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Growing Indoor Bulbs

Growing bulbs indoors lets you enjoy the color and fragrance of spring when it’s still months away. Of all flowering bulbs, amaryllis and paperwhites are the easiest with no required precooling to be forced. The Amaryllis originated in South America’s … Continue reading

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