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Plant Care Instructions By Steve Brigham

The many \"Wild Buckwheats\" in the genus Eriogonum are native throughout the West; however, the few sold in most nurseries are ones native to Coastal California. Of these, two of the large shrubby species native to the California Channel Islands always merit attention in the drought-tolerant garden. Both Eriogonum giganteum and Eriogonum arborescens grow into good-sized shrubs, with handsome gray-green to grayish white foliage and clusters of pale-pink to rose-pink flowers in late spring and summer. They thrive in well-drained, gravelly soils, and can be stunning in mixed shrubby plantings on dry hillsides.

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These month by month plant care tasks are for plants in the following zones :
Sunset Zones : 57, 8, 914, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24
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Plant Care Instruction

  • Scroll down or click on any month for plant care instructions
    • March
    • April
    • May
    • June
    • July
    • August
    • September
    • October
    March
    1. Buy

    Buy plants in one-gallon containers.
    2. Plant

    Plant in full sun in well-drained soil, with sandy or even gravelly soils preferred. Plants do well on hillsides.
    3. Water

    Water new plants regularly during dry periods to establish. Established plants need only monthly watering during dry periods, but will accept twice-monthly watering.
    4. Mulch

    Mulch to conserve water use.
    April
    1. Buy

    Buy plants in one-gallon containers.
    2. Plant

    Plant in full sun in well-drained soil, with sandy or even gravelly soils preferred. Plants do well on hillsides.
    3. Water

    Water new plants regularly during dry periods to establish. Established plants need only monthly watering during dry periods, but will accept twice-monthly watering.
    May
    1. Buy

    Buy plants in one-gallon containers.
    2. Plant

    Plant in full sun in well-drained soil, with sandy or even gravelly soils preferred. Plants do well on hillsides.
    3. Water

    Water new plants regularly during dry periods to establish. Established plants need only monthly watering during dry periods, but will accept twice-monthly watering.
    June
    1. Buy

    Buy plants in one-gallon containers.
    2. Plant

    Plant in full sun in well-drained soil, with sandy or even gravelly soils preferred. Plants do well on hillsides.
    3. Water

    Water new plants regularly during dry periods to establish. Established plants need only monthly watering during dry periods, but will accept twice-monthly watering.
    July
    1. Buy

    Buy plants in one-gallon containers.
    2. Plant

    Plant in full sun in well-drained soil, with sandy or even gravelly soils preferred. Plants do well on hillsides.
    3. Water

    Water new plants regularly during dry periods to establish. Established plants need only monthly watering during dry periods, but will accept twice-monthly watering.
    August
    1. Buy

    Buy plants in one-gallon containers.
    2. Plant

    Plant in full sun in well-drained soil, with sandy or even gravelly soils preferred. Plants do well on hillsides.
    3. Water

    Water new plants regularly during dry periods to establish. Established plants need only monthly watering during dry periods, but will accept twice-monthly watering.
    September
    1. Buy

    Buy plants in one-gallon containers.
    2. Plant

    Plant in full sun in well-drained soil, with sandy or even gravelly soils preferred. Plants do well on hillsides.
    3. Water

    Water new plants regularly during dry periods to establish. Established plants need only monthly watering during dry periods, but will accept twice-monthly watering.
    4. Mulch

    Mulch to conserve water use.
    October
    1. Buy

    Buy plants in one-gallon containers.
    2. Plant

    Plant in full sun in well-drained soil, with sandy or even gravelly soils preferred. Plants do well on hillsides.
    3. Water

    Water new plants regularly during dry periods to establish. Established plants need only monthly watering during dry periods, but will accept twice-monthly watering.
  • Buy

    When's the best time to buy this plant? When can you buy these from seed (if you can)? When is it usually available? What are things to look for when you're buying it? Or anything other tidbit of information you can share!

    March

    Buy plants in one-gallon containers.

    April

    Buy plants in one-gallon containers.

    May

    Buy plants in one-gallon containers.

    June

    Buy plants in one-gallon containers.

    July

    Buy plants in one-gallon containers.

    August

    Buy plants in one-gallon containers.

    September

    Buy plants in one-gallon containers.

    October

    Buy plants in one-gallon containers.

    Plant

    When's a good time to plant this plant or bulb? Any special planting instructions?

    March

    Plant in full sun in well-drained soil, with sandy or even gravelly soils preferred. Plants do well on hillsides.

    April

    Plant in full sun in well-drained soil, with sandy or even gravelly soils preferred. Plants do well on hillsides.

    May

    Plant in full sun in well-drained soil, with sandy or even gravelly soils preferred. Plants do well on hillsides.

    June

    Plant in full sun in well-drained soil, with sandy or even gravelly soils preferred. Plants do well on hillsides.

    July

    Plant in full sun in well-drained soil, with sandy or even gravelly soils preferred. Plants do well on hillsides.

    August

    Plant in full sun in well-drained soil, with sandy or even gravelly soils preferred. Plants do well on hillsides.

    September

    Plant in full sun in well-drained soil, with sandy or even gravelly soils preferred. Plants do well on hillsides.

    October

    Plant in full sun in well-drained soil, with sandy or even gravelly soils preferred. Plants do well on hillsides.

    Sow Seeds

    When can you plant these seeds? When's the best time? Can you start them indoors and move them out? Do they have any special requirements?

    March

    Water new plants regularly during dry periods to establish. Established plants need only monthly watering during dry periods, but will accept twice-monthly watering.

    April

    Water new plants regularly during dry periods to establish. Established plants need only monthly watering during dry periods, but will accept twice-monthly watering.

    May

    Water new plants regularly during dry periods to establish. Established plants need only monthly watering during dry periods, but will accept twice-monthly watering.

    June

    Water new plants regularly during dry periods to establish. Established plants need only monthly watering during dry periods, but will accept twice-monthly watering.

    July

    Water new plants regularly during dry periods to establish. Established plants need only monthly watering during dry periods, but will accept twice-monthly watering.

    August

    Water new plants regularly during dry periods to establish. Established plants need only monthly watering during dry periods, but will accept twice-monthly watering.

    September

    Water new plants regularly during dry periods to establish. Established plants need only monthly watering during dry periods, but will accept twice-monthly watering.

    October

    Water new plants regularly during dry periods to establish. Established plants need only monthly watering during dry periods, but will accept twice-monthly watering.

    Water

    Is there a time to reduce or increase watering? Any special requirements? Things to avoid during certain times of the year?

    March

    Water new plants regularly during dry periods to establish. Established plants need only monthly watering during dry periods, but will accept twice-monthly watering.

    April

    Water new plants regularly during dry periods to establish. Established plants need only monthly watering during dry periods, but will accept twice-monthly watering.

    May

    Water new plants regularly during dry periods to establish. Established plants need only monthly watering during dry periods, but will accept twice-monthly watering.

    June

    Water new plants regularly during dry periods to establish. Established plants need only monthly watering during dry periods, but will accept twice-monthly watering.

    July

    Water new plants regularly during dry periods to establish. Established plants need only monthly watering during dry periods, but will accept twice-monthly watering.

    August

    Water new plants regularly during dry periods to establish. Established plants need only monthly watering during dry periods, but will accept twice-monthly watering.

    September

    Water new plants regularly during dry periods to establish. Established plants need only monthly watering during dry periods, but will accept twice-monthly watering.

    October

    Water new plants regularly during dry periods to establish. Established plants need only monthly watering during dry periods, but will accept twice-monthly watering.

    Mulch

    Does this plant need to be mulched? Are there specific types of Mulch which are better for this plant? How much?

    March

    Mulch to conserve water use.

    September

    Mulch to conserve water use.

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