Tag: Mission Hills Nursery

Soft Succulents That Are Easy to Handle

| August 7, 2018 | 0 Comments
Soft Succulents That Are Easy to Handle

Jeff Moore spoke to the San Diego Horticultural Society about succulents that “do NOT draw blood.” While succulents is not a scientific term, it has come to mean fleshy plants that store moisture. Many of these have such pretty leaves that flowers are unnecessary to enhance your garden. Best of all, Moore says succulents have […]

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How to Save Heirloom Tomato Seeds

| December 3, 2017 | 0 Comments
How to Save Heirloom Tomato Seeds

When Mission Hills Garden Club met in September, Brijette Romstadt gave us a talk on seeds. Of all the seeds she mentioned, tomatoes interested me most. With the exception of 1972 or 1973, I have found it much cheaper to purchase fancy heirloom tomatoes than to grow them. Nevertheless, despite my vow to never grow […]

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Grant K-8 Student Art Is Inspiration for Mission Hills Garden Walk

| May 1, 2017 | 0 Comments
Grant K-8 Student Art Is Inspiration for Mission Hills Garden Walk

Art Contest Winners Raise Awareness for Garden and Outdoor Science Lab The Mission Hills Garden Club and the Grant School Community Foundation recently announced the winners of the Art Logo Contest for the 19th Annual Mission Hills Garden Walk. This year, the walk is raising money to support the relocation of the beloved Gecko Garden […]

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Mother’s Day and Celebrating Families

| April 27, 2017 | 0 Comments
Mother’s Day and Celebrating Families

As I was envisioning my plans for May and getting ready for some of the events that are a part of this month, I was reminded of the most meaningful day that we celebrate, Mother’s Day. For those of us with Mothers who have been so important in our lives, we are grateful to be […]

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Espresso Mio Moves to a New Home

| July 9, 2016 | 0 Comments
Espresso Mio Moves to a New Home

For over 15 years, Espresso Mio has been located on Lewis Street in Mission Hills. Now, Espresso Mio will be located at 1525 Fort Stockton Drive, at Mission Hills Nursery. Kim Huffman, proprietor, shared her role as owner and operator, “Fifteen years ago, Rex and I were sitting with our nine-month old Savanah, at Espresso […]

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It’s Summer in the Hills

| August 2, 2015 | 0 Comments

by Trish Watlington, President, Mission Hills BID Summer is in full swing and Mission Hills is definitely hopping. As both a business owner and someone who truly loves this neighborhood, it’s heartening and exciting to see so many folks out and about. Neighborhood shops and restaurants are bustling, the streets are filled with families, dogs, […]

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Welcome to the 17th Annual Mission Hills Garden Club Garden Walk

| May 2, 2015 | 0 Comments
Welcome to the 17th Annual Mission Hills Garden Club Garden Walk

By Maureen Tess-Fieberg and Antoinette Embry, Co-Chairs, 2015 Mission Hills Garden Walk “Inspiration and Influence 1915-2015….Celebrating the Horticultural Heritage of Mission Hills” is this year’s Garden Walk theme. All year long, America’s Finest City is celebrating the centennial anniversary of San Diego’s Panama-California Exposition and honoring the event that helped to shape San Diego in […]

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Mother of Balboa Park

| February 3, 2015 | 0 Comments
Mother of Balboa Park

Katherine Olivia Sessions Yesterday a local San Diegan saw me reading a book written by Kate Sessions. She asked who Kate was. I was surprised. I thought every San Diegan should know who this woman was and what she accomplished for San Diego. Obviously, what I know not everyone else has learned. I’ve had the […]

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Centerpieces Easily Assembled with Minimal Talent and Money

| January 6, 2015 | 0 Comments

Since the Mission Hills Garden Club had a pot-luck work shop in lieu of the November meeting, the creations of the members are definitely worth a mention, especially since the way they were created is easy and fun. Members were instructed to bring something to decorate as well as a dish to share. The food […]

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Mission Hills Nursery: Will It Survive?

| May 11, 2014 | 0 Comments
Mission Hills Nursery:  Will It Survive?

There may be a day in the near future when our Mission Hills Nursery is no longer a landmark on the corner of Palmetto and Fort Stockton Drive. Old time Mission Hills residents remember Mission Hills Nursery when the Antonicelli family owned and ran it. Giuseppe Antonicelli bought it from Kate Sessions in 1922. In […]

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