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Welcome to the Frantz Garden Center Blog. Check out our digital newsletter, The ComPost, to see what is in season, learn about landscaping and gardening trends, and stay in the loop on upcoming events and sales at the Garden Center. You can also check out Malaquias’ Gardening Tips, helping turn everyone’s thumbs a little greener. Thank you for supporting Frantz Garden Center!


Fall is for Planting

Posted: 10/20/2017 | Filed under: Malaquias' Gardening Tips

It’s true! Fall is for planting, the soil is still warm, providing faster root growth and giving plants a head start on next year’s growth. Trees, shrubs, perennials and bulbs that are put into the ground anytime from September through November in the Central Valley are treated to a less stressful environment due to the […] Read more


Jul 2017 Newsletter

Posted: 07/12/2017 | Filed under: The ComPost

Summer Turf Care Tips, Specials and More


Jun 2017 Newsletter

Posted: 06/15/2017 | Filed under: The ComPost

Summer Gardening Tips, Contests and Sales


Dead Head Spring Bloomers

Posted: 05/01/2017 | Filed under: Malaquias' Gardening Tips

Dead head your early spring bloomers once they have finished blooming. Shrubs need to spend energy on new leaves and branches. This also will help you with good sanitation practices in your yard to eliminate the risk of fungus and bacteria on the ground. Feed your roses and other summer flowering shrubs. Roses may be […] Read more


May 2017 Newsletter

Posted: 05/01/2017 | Filed under: The ComPost

Celebrating Mothers This Month


Spring Is Here

Posted: 04/17/2017 | Filed under: Malaquias' Gardening Tips

Spring is a great time of the year to plant any new additions to your landscaping. The soil is beginning to warm up and the days are getting longer. These are great conditions to get your planting done and allow your new additions to get settled in before the summer heat. Come and see our […] Read more


Apr 2017 Newsletter

Posted: 04/17/2017 | Filed under: The ComPost

Don’t Miss Our Annual Spring Family Event


Avocado Season Is Here

Posted: 03/09/2017 | Filed under: Malaquias' Gardening Tips

Growing Tips: Avocados should be planted from March through June when the ground starts getting warm. They prefer to be planted in a sunny location with well-drained soil (if you have heavy soil, you should amend your soil before planting or plant your tree in a raised bed). In this area, all avocado trees are […] Read more


Mar 2017 Newsletter

Posted: 03/09/2017 | Filed under: The ComPost

Save the Date for Our Annual Spring Family Event


Feb 2017 Newsletter

Posted: 02/16/2017 | Filed under: The ComPost

Early Spring Specials, Gardening Tips and More


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Fall is for Planting

Jul 2017 Newsletter

Jun 2017 Newsletter

Dead Head Spring Bloomers

May 2017 Newsletter

Spring Is Here

Apr 2017 Newsletter

Avocado Season Is Here

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