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Have you ever seen a tree that completely catches your eye? Would you like to know what it is called? Would you like to know where you could purchase one?
If you answered "yes" to one or all of the questions, then we have the answer.
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Briggs Tree Company is a full-scale, wholesale nursery located in North San Diego County. In operation for over 35 years, Briggs boasts over 200 acres of growing grounds and is family owned and operated. We provide unsurpassed quality plant material to the landscape industry in San Diego and beyond serving landscape contractors, commercial property managers and the public (Vista Sales Yard only). We also service the landscape industry beyond San Diego in Orange, Riverside, Imperial and Los Angeles Counties and will deliver to anywhere in the continental United States.
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May's weather is often unpredictable. It can bring an occasional shower, fog and extreme heat along with what is commonly known as 'May Gray', overcast skies. May is also one of the busiest and most satisfying months in the garden. There is still planting to be done, some pruning, continual deadheading, mowing, weeding, mulching and much more. At the end of the day when you look back at all you've accomplished, you're pleased with your efforts and satisfied with a job well done.
Color: As a guideline, most annuals and perennials take 6-8 weeks to mature from a 4" pot. Use this timeline when planning color planting for special events you're hosting such as graduations, weddings, and family gatherings. Plant far enough ahead so that the plants are looking their best. Feed hanging baskets and plants in pots every 3 weeks to keep them looking lush. Now is the time to plant heat loving flowers such as ageratum, asters, celosia, chrysanthemum, coleus, bedding begonias, gazania, impatiens, lobelia, marigolds, nicotiana, petunias, Shasta daisies, verbena and zinnias among many more. Try something new this season and spice up your garden. Pinch back stems to encourage full plants that will produce lots of flowers.
Fruits & Vegetables: Since the weather has warmed up, it the perfect time to plant exotic fruit trees like bananas, avocados, citrus and mangos. Keep well mulched to retain moisture. Plant beans, beets, carrots, celery, eggplant, melons and tomatoes. Pesky caterpillars are starting to appear. Treat them with a nontoxic insecticide to keep them under control. When trying to locate the elusive tomato hornworm, sprinkle the plant with water and watch for movement as they shake the water off of themselves.