Hundreds of blossoming fruit trees and thousands of roses make this the very definition of a destination nursery
The grounds at Alden Lane Nursery are shaded by two dozen magnificent valley oaks, each more than 300 years old. Hundreds of blossoming fruit trees and thousands of roses make this the very definition of a destination nursery too. It’s especially worth getting in the car for the generous selection of water-wise and native plants. 981 Alden Lane; 925/447-0280.
The hundreds of containers at Alden Lane Nursery are ideal for plopping a bit of spring wherever you want it. Look for jewel tones like vivid cobalt and turquoise blues.
Ferns stand ready to plant. But then what? The nursery’s popular classes for newbies cover soil prep, watering, and fertilizing.
Not sure where to put your plant? Check out the class on hanging baskets. Check aldenlane.com for schedule; many classes are drop-in and free.