Taylor Lewis

Top 5 Plant Sale Favorites

Fri, September 28, 2018

By Taylor Lewis, Nursery Manager

The Arboretum Teaching Nursery is brimming with thousands of amazing plants which makes it really hard to pick just five, so after much debate between Propagation Specialist Lisa Fowler and me, we happily present you with five not-to-be-missed plants that we will have available at our upcoming fall plant sales. 

5 reasons why fall is the best time to plant

Tue, November 01, 2016
“It seems counter-intuitive to many,” says Taylor Lewis, UC Davis Arboretum and Public Garden nursery manager. “Many think the best time of year to plant must be spring because it’s when leaves bud and things get green again after winter, but if you want healthy plants through our long, hot, Central Valley summers, do yourself a favor. . . plant in fall.”

Nursery manager Taylor Lewis featured in Sac Bee

Mon, October 13, 2014
Nursery Manager Taylor Lewis was featured in the Sac Bee on Saturday, October 11 in the Home and Garden section. The article highlights his focus on native plants as well as the Friends of the Arboretum and Public Garden fall plant sales.

Farmer Fred podcast features our plant sales and staff

Wed, October 08, 2014
Sunday, October 5, 2014, our own Ellen Zagory, director of public horticulture and Taylor Lewis, nursery manager, were featured on Farmer Fred’s radio show “Get Growing with Farmer Fred” on KSTE 650 AM from 10-11:30 a.m.

Governor’s office requests UC Davis Arboretum and Public Garden presence at California Day of Preparedness Event

Fri, September 05, 2014
At the request of the Governor's office, Taylor Lewis, horticulturist and nursery manager, together with Haven Kiers, special projects manager and lecturer for the campus’s landscape architecture program, will represent the UC Davis Arboretum and Public Garden at the Water Preparedness event to provide attendees with resources to “waterwise” their landscapes.