Chicweed at the Fall Home and Garden Show

Fall is a lovely time for gardening. Come out to the Fall Home and Garden Show on Sept. 12-14th at the Del Mar Fairgrounds. We’d love to hear what you think of the garden we designed for the show. For info about the show visit,





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Happy Labor Day from Chicweed

Have a wonderful Labor Day! We will be closed on Monday, September 1st in honor of the holiday. Hope you have some time to spend in the garden.


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Dry Shade Garden Workshop on September 14, 2014

Our Dry Shade Garden Design Workshop will be held on Sunday, September 14th from 10-Noon. Jon Hawley, a licensed landscape contractor, will discuss and demonstrate how to design a drought tolerant dry shade garden that is colorful, lush and low-water use. Jon will cover plant selection, including his favorite low light varieties, placement, care and maintenance. Jon will also talk about how to incorporate boulders or a dry creek bed into your dry shade garden. Includes a shade-tolerant, low water use plant list. To register or for more info, contact us at 858.205.8083. Bring a friend!

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Summer Blooms at Chicweed

We’ve been delighted by some of the succulents’ summer blooms. Here are few of our bloomers.




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Lose the Lawn and Go Waterwise!

We can create a waterwise garden for you using exclusively succulents or by blending succulents with softer grasses, flowering natives and other low water plants. We can also incorporate succulents into your existing landscape.  Give us a call at 858.205.8083 for more info.

San Diego County residents and business owners are eligible for rebates to help pay for replacing turf grass with water-efficient landscaping options. For info about the San Diego County Water Authority’s Turf Replacement Program visit

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Beauty and the Beach

Use driftwood to create a beautiful, beachy succulent arrangement. We’ll show you how on Sunday, July 20th 10-Noon in this fun hands-on class. All materials provided. $45 per person. Space is limited. RSVP required.
To RSVP, email us at
or call 858.205.8083
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Happy Fourth of July!

We will be closed on Friday, July 4th. Have a wonderful holiday! Hope you have some time off to get away.

Photo from Sunset Magazine at

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