Out & About San Diego with Jim Frimmer, Your Mission Valley Realtor — THE best nursery in San Diego is....

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THE best nursery in San Diego is....

Fuchsia at Mission Hills Nursery


...just a couple of miles from your Mission Valley condo, and it also has Mission in the name, making it easy to remember.

It's Mission Hills Nursery at 1525 Fort Stockton Drive in Mission Hills!

Mission Hills Nursery


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Kate Sessions, the Mother of Balboa ParkMission Hills Nursery was founded in 1910 by Kate Sessions (1857-1940), a horticulturist and landscape architect who introduced many plants to San Diego, particularly to Balboa Park, which could be why she is affectionately known as the "Mother of Balboa Park."

I discovered Mission Hills Nursery not long after I came to
San Diego in 1988. I was looking for a plant for my patio and a
co-worker recommended Mission Hills Nursery. I bought a fuchsia like that in the top picture because it was so beautiful. Not being a gardener, my fuchsia didn't last very long.

Mission Hills NurseryNot to worry because I make several trips each year to Mission Hills Nursery to buy fuchsias, cyclamens, ferns, succulents, petunias, and various hanging baskets. Not being a gardener (did I already say that?), my plants don't last very long. Nowhere on my hands is there a green thumb, but I do my best, and I'm sure Mission Hills Nursery appreciates my regular returns for more plants!

Green thumb or brown thumb, Mission Hills Nursery can help you with virtually any plant — bedding plants, hanging plants, vegetables, fruit trees, garden designs, orchids, cactus, fuchsias (you knew I was going to throw that in there!), succulents, native California plants....

Mission Hills NurseryThe very knowledgeable and very helpful staff go out of their way to make sure you're satisfied with Mission Hills Nursery. They know everything there is to know about their plants.

Anything you want, you can find it at Mission Hills Nursery: pest control, organic gardening, gardening tools and gloves, t-shirts, water keepers, pots, wind chimes, garden ornaments, and more. They also have a huge collection of seed packets for those who like to watch the little plants poke their heads out of ground and reach for the sky!

They even have their own kitty cat. I believe her name is Reina:

Reina, the Mission Hills Nursery resident cat


How can you not want to shop at a nursery where an adorable cat walks around with you and gives you her advice?

Here are some more pictures of the beautiful nursery and the beautiful plants:

Mission Hills Nursery

Mission Hills Nursery

Mission Hills Nursery

Mission Hills Nursery

Mission Hills Nursery


Ready to sell your San Diego home? Mission Hills Nursery can help you install some plants to provide that all-important curb appeal. Landscaping is by far the least expensive way to "upgrade" your home and get the best return on your investment. If you just bought a house in San Diego, Mission Hills Nursery is the place to go to get plants for both inside and outside to turn that house into YOUR HOME! Tell them that Jim Frimmer, your Mission Valley Realtor, sent you their way!

Need help with your real estate sale or purchase? I'm available! Give me a call or send me an email.

Of course, I have to end with another picture from Mission Hills Nursery of my favorite flower, the fuchsia:

Fuchsia at Mission Hills Nursery


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Roy Kelley
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Looks like a great place to visit.  Thanks for sharing.

Thank you very much for your re-blog of my post.

Blooming for you!

June 09, 2011 08:07 AM
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Michelle Gibson
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Jim - Love the drum roll and I think these have to be the most beautiful pictures of flowers that I've ever seen.  The top one is magnificent.

June 09, 2011 05:22 PM
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Doug Anderson
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Jim - What an awesome post. Well done on what must have been a very fun blog project on the Mission Hills Nursery.

June 09, 2011 07:52 PM
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Maria Morton
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Jim, fuschias are such beautiful flowers! You got a really nice shot of some at the Mission Hills Nursery.

June 12, 2011 01:15 PM
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Jim Frimmer
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Hey, everyone!

Thanks for stopping by and commenting.

I’ll read through all the comments to see if any of them need a specific response. If so, I’ll respond below this comment. Thanks again for stopping by and commenting. I really do appreciate it, and I’ll be by your blogs soon to do some reading and commenting.

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