Monday, April 2, 2007

H&H Nursery

In planning my vegetable, fruit and herb container garden this year, I found out about H&H Nursery in Lakewood. I wanted find something different than Armstrong, Home Depot or Lowe's and this is a great find! H&H has so many different varieties of trees, flowers, fruits and vegetables that it was hard to choose what to bring home!

In lieu of a large orchard, I buy the semi-dwarf or dwarf fruit and citrus trees and keep them in containers. This year I added to my collection with a Fuji apple tree, an almond tree and a papaya tree. The 5 gallon apple and almond tree were $30 each and the 2 gallon papaya tree was $20. I also bought most of my herbs and vegetable plants from there as well. The price for the 4" plants were $2.49 each--just a little more than you would pay at the grocery store and you don't have to drive to the store for just a little sprig.

They have very reasonable prices for organic gardening and potting soil. 1.5 cu ft for $7.99 for the potting soil. I also saw the cocoa shell mulch and if you are wondering if it smells like chocolate, yes, it does! I was tempted to get it but since my dog loves to eat almost everything, I wasn't sure if the cocoa shells would harm her so I resisted. But I will do some research to see if it would be dangerous and if not, I will get some cocoa mulch!

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H&H Nursery
6220 Lakewood Blvd
Lakewood, CA 90712
Mon-Fri 7:30-5:30
Sat 8:00-5:30
Sun 9:00-4:30

1 comment:

Joy deBoer | Personal Stylist said...

definitely DON'T buy the cocoa mulch!! I saw an article a few months ago about how dogs can't resist the smell and want to eat it. Since it does contain chocolate, it's fatal to them. The Nursery sounds awesome though!


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