Years since established
Thousand different taxa
Tony and Michelle purchase a home on 2.2 acres, garden construction begins on the Founders Garden. Plant Delights Nursery is simultaneously established.
The Avents purchase 5.25 acres of adjoining property expanding the garden and nursery area. The old house becomes office space for the nursery and garden. This section becomes Michelle’s Garden.
The Avents purchase 11 acres of adjacent property for parking, expanded production, research, plant trials, evaluations and woody plant collections.
The Avents purchase 3.66 acres from the estate of the late Eddy Souto. Half of the property is devoted to field production, while the other half becomes the full sun Souto Garden.
Yde Horse Farm purchase
The Avents need to build a new home outside of the public area of JLBG. Two acres of the property are dedicated to parking lot expansion, while the remaining four become the new home and Anita’s Garden. This brings the size of JLBG to 28 acres.
Crevice garden construction
The 300 feet long habitat for ultra dryland, alkaline-loving plants, is made of nearly 200 tons of recycled concrete and takes 3 years to complete.
Great choice for a beginner gardener. Includes basic benefits to help you expand your knowledge.
Best value for a family (2 adults and children under age of 16) interested in gardening.
Expanded benefits for an intermediate gardener who is looking to deepen their knowledge.
Top tier package for people who share our vision and want to ensure the future of JLBG.
Occasionally some plants engender the reaction that it aught to be in most gardens, followed by the disbelief that it is not seen just everywhere. Who wouldn’t want a pool…
It’s shocking the number of articles, both in print and on-line that demean plant cultivars, as though they are the scourge of the natural world. These articles repeatedly proclaim that…
Looking lovely in the gardens this month is the dwarf Japanese black pine, Pinus thunbergii ‘Banshosho’. Our five year old plant is now 2′ tall x 4′ wide. Most catalogs…
Looking lovely in late winter is the Mexican beautyberry, Callicarpa acuminata. Long after most beautyberry fruit has been long gone, the tawny purple fruit of Callicarpa acuminata ripen. The Mexican…
We love the curled leaf tips of Nolina erumpens as the afternoon sun lights the clump. This bear grass is native to the border region of Texas and New Mexico….
Looking lovely today is the witch hazel, Hamamelis x intermedia ‘Strawberries & Cream’. This is always a sign that spring isn’t far away. Join us this weekend and next, Feb….