Houseplants

Don’t Wait on Wasps!

Now is the Time to Trap the Queen

Wasp nests are typically made of paper, mud, or

Wasps are nothing new. They're a nuisance, they're aggressive, and in the case of allergies, can be deadly. So do yourself and loved ones a favor and use these tips to keep the Wasp swarms at bay this summer.

1. Trap the Queen in the Spring

Understanding the behavior of wasps is crucial to keeping their numbers down. During the winter, the Queen...

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May Plant of the Month

Dracaena Fun Facts

Fun Fact #1: The origin of this plant's name means "Female Dragon"

The name Dracaena comes from the Greek word drakaina, which means female dragon. The Dracaena contains a resin in the stem, which was compared to dragons blood due to the red gum-like quality. For many centuries, this was used for dyes, medicine, and even toothpaste. However, we mostly only use it for varnish and photoengraving today.

Fun Fact #2: Dracaena...

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Modern Gardening

How to Have a Fresh Veggie, Fruit, and Herb Garden in Small Spaces

Imagine this. You walk outside on a warm June evening, the smell of fresh cut Grass fills your senses. You glide over to your abundant garden, full of Lettuce, Tomatoes, and Summer Squash. You pick a few Cherry Tomatoes, and pop them into your mouth. The sweet satisfaction of a hard summers work finally pays off.

You open your eyes, realize you live in a rented 2nd story apartment with no yard, and feel defeated....

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Summer Bulbs in Stock

20% OFF!

Dahlia

Decorative Dinnerplate Cactus Waterlily Anemone Flower Purple

Gladiolus

Nanus Hybrid

Lily

Double Oriental Oriental Asiatic

Lily of the Valley

Lily of the ValleyFreesia SingleBabiana StrictaSandersonia AurantiacaTricyrtis

Freesia Single

Babiana Stricta

Sandersonia Aurantiaca

Tricyrtis

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Pansy and Alyssum Arrangements We Love

Pansies and Alyssum are perfect Spring flowers. They are fairly hardy (keep above freezing!), display a variety of colors and patterns, and will make the entire space smell amazing. Here are some of our favorite ways to arrange Pansies and Alyssum together, whatever your style!

Use a basket as a planter.

A tried and true method, you can't go wrong with potted Pansies and Alyssum. Try this fun French Country style basket.

Keep...

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April Plant of the Month

Bromeliad Fun Facts

Fun Fact #1: Bromeliads are related to Pineapples.

The pineapple is the edible Bromeliad. Known as Ananas comosus in the scientific community, Pineapple grows under the ground, not in a tree, and has a fun leafy top. They perform best in tropical climates, but make for pretty durable houseplants as well.

Fun Fact #2: Bromeliads have pups.

Bromeliads typically only have one bloom. After that, it forms offsets, known as...

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HANGING AROUND

WHAT CAN A HANGING PLANT DO FOR YOUR HOME EXPERIENCE?

When we talk about houseplants and gardens, the images that come to mind are potted snake plants, rows of pansies, and succulents at your computer. But what about hanging plants?

An extremely powerful application of plant arrangement, hanging plants can do so much for whatever space you are wanting to enhance. Here are our top 3 favorite ways to include hanging plants in your home.

1. A Clay Pot...

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Potatoes, Onions and Garlic

See what your options are below:

Potatoes

We have amazing all-purpose potatoes, potatoes for mashing or frying, purple, red and yellow potatoes...whatever your heart desires!

Russet GoldrushGerman ButterballRussian BananaRed NorlandYukon GoldVermillionPurple MajestyCherry RedSangre RedAdirondack Blue Harvest Blend (A mixed pack of red, yellow and purple potato varieties)

Onions

Yellow, white, red, big, small, shallots,...

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Plants that are Hard to Kill

New to houseplants or wrapped up in a busy lifestyle? These plants are difficult to kill and easy to love. Most of them need to dry out completely in between waterings. We included a couple tips for each plant. Come in and ask us if you have any additional questions and we would be happy to point out appropriate fertilizers etc.

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Plants for Households with Kids and Pets

Have yourself an urban jungle while keeping your curious kids and pets safe! While these plants are non-toxic, you still do not want to ingest them unless they are specifically edible. Ingesting non-edible plants in mass will still create reactions.

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