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Edition 15.48 Yamagami's Garden Center November 24, 2015
Store Hours: 7 Days a Week, from 9 AM to 5 PM


"A garden is always a series of losses set against a few triumphs, like life itself."
~May Sarton

Happy Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving Day is for taking a look around you and being grateful for your blessings. Yamagami's is closed so we can celebrate with our families and friends. We wish everyone a day of bounty and celebration.

It's also the start of the season of giving and giving back. When you're ready to start your Christmas preparations, come to Yamagami's Garden Center.


Fresh Cut Christmas Trees!

Yamagami's offers fresh-cut Noble firs from the mountains of Oregon. These full, lush beauties are kept in water while they are here, so they will stay fresh. We will make a fresh cut on your tree upon purchase, net it, and load it in or on your car. Delivery can also be arranged.

Our trees will stay fresh all season long when kept in water, away from fireplaces and heater vents. If you bought your tree stand here, we will install it on your tree at no charge every year. We will even store your stand here after Christmas until we install it on next year's tree.

Let us help make your celebration especially merry with a beautiful, fresh cut tree!


12 Days of Christmas Deals!

Join us in counting down to the big day with a series of exciting offers.

Sunday 12/13: 30% OFF any Camellias

Monday, 12/14: 30% OFF any Windchimes

Tuesday, 12/15: 30% OFF any Citrus and Loquats

Wednesday, 12/16: 30% OFF any Garden Gear- Hats, Gloves, and Shoes

Thursday, 12/17 30% OFF any Giftware including Teas & Cocoas

Friday, 12/18 30% OFF any Garden Tools

Saturday 12/19 30% OFF Pottery, Statuary, and Fountains

Sunday 12/20: 30% OFF any Succulents and Cacti

Monday, 12/21: 30% OFF any Houseplants

Tuesday, 12/22: 20% OFF any Herbs and Vegetables

Wednesday, 12/23: 30% OFF any Fruit Trees in stock

Thursday, 12/24: 50% OFF any 1 item (closing at 2 PM)



Coming Events

Thursday, November 26th
Yamagami's is closed for Thanksgiving

Sunday,December 6th at 11 AM

Holiday Fairy Garden Class led by Tammy. $40 fee includes materials to create your own miniature masterpiece. Great gift idea!

Sunday, December 13th through Thursday, December 24

12 Days of Christmas Deals! See article above for details.

Thursday, December 24th

Yamagami's is closing at 2 PM and remaining closed December 25th and 26th.

Thursday and Friday, December 31st and January 1st, Yamagami's is closed.

Saturday, January 9th at 10 AM and Sunday, January 17th at 11 AM

Winter Rose Care Classes Lorena Gorsche covers pruning, dormant spraying and general rose care - emphasizing earth-friendly practices. Attendees will receive a coupon for 20% OFF their purchases that day! FREE

Sunday, January 10th at 11 AM and Saturday, January 23rd at 10 AM

Winter Pruning/Garden Clean-up Classes. Alan Tagami covers what to prune and what not to prune in winter. He covers tools and techniques as well. Attendees will receive a coupon for 20% OFF their purchases that day! FREE

Saturday, January 16th at 10 AM and at 2 PM

Winter Fruit Tree Care with Fruit Guru, Ed Laivo. He will cover pruning, training, dormant spraying, and general fruit tree care. Attendees will receive a coupon for 20% OFF their purchases that day! FREE

Sunday, January 24th at 2 PM

Beginning Bonsai Class with Chris Yamashita. $50 fee covers plant, pot, instruction and supplies needed to construct your own to take home. Call us at 408.252.3347 to pay for your spot.


Crock-Pot Glazed Ham with Sweet Potatoes and Glazed Carrots

What You Need:

  • 1 ham (The size of your crock-pot will determine the size ham to use. Generally nothing larger than a 7 lb. ham for large crock-pots, and around a 4 -5 lb. ham for the smaller ones.)
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 1 stick butter or margarine
  • Three medium sweet potatoes, chopped into small pieces
  • 3 carrots, cut into 1 inch (or so) pieces
  • 1 cup water

Step by Step:

  • Over low heat, melt butter; slowly add brown sugar, stirring continuously, and bring to a boil. Remove from heat.
  • Place 1 cup of water in the crock pot, followed by the ham.
  • Pour enough glaze over the top of the ham to coat it completely.
  • Add sweet potatoes and carrots around the sides and on top of the ham, pour remaining glaze over the top of everything.
  • Cover with a lid, place the crock pot on low and cook for 4-5 hours.
  • Then enjoy tender, moist ham with sweet potatoes and glazed carrots--all cooked in one pot!


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Finally, the perfect soil for raised beds!

Since 1948, Yamagami's Nursery has been committed to the promotion of beauty and the plants, products and friendly, professional support needed to attain and maintain that Beauty. In my parents' footsteps (and Taro Yamagami's before them), I promise to continue that tradition. I invite you to visit us in the nursery and on our website, for help in making your yard into a beautiful garden.
Thanks for visiting,

Preston Oka

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