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Houseplant of the Month: Schefflera Arboricola

By |November 1st, 2021|

Schefflera Arboricola
Also called “umbrella trees,” schefflera plants are popular houseplants that can flourish for years with the right care. Here’s what you need to know.

Place plants in bright, indirect light or grow outside in bright sunlight in zones 10 to 12.
 
Plant schefflera in containers with potting mix.
 
Water when the top inch of […]

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It’s Time To Bring Houseplants Indoors

By |November 1st, 2021|

Step 1 – Figure Out What You Want to Bring Inside

Walk around your garden and gather what you want to save. Think about your succulents, perennials and herbs out in the garden. Even, window boxes, displays and smaller containers can survive indoors with a little bit of help.

Once you have gathered everything you want to […]

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Storing Dahlias

By |November 1st, 2021|

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Perennial of the Month: Red Fountain Grass

By |October 4th, 2021|

Pennisetum setaceum is a tender perennial fountain grass that is native to Africa, southeast Asia and the Middle East. It is a rapid-growing, clump-forming grass that produces arching, linear, narrow green leaves to 3’ tall and late summer flower spikes that rise above the foliage to 4’ tall. In warm areas where in may be grown […]

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Scary Pumpkin Design Ideas

By |October 4th, 2021|

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Fall Front Porch Decorations

By |October 4th, 2021|

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Thankful

By |November 1st, 2020|

While the coronavirus pandemic can be deeply stressful, it also gives us the opportunity to take note of the things we typically take for granted and what we are thankful for. While we’re going through this unusual time, We have found it helpful to focus on what we have, not what we are missing.

Family – […]

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Houseplant of the Month: Cyclamen

By |November 1st, 2020|

Also known as Persian or florist’s cyclamen, Cyclamen persicum are commonly grown as potted color, placed into decorative containers or baskets for indoor decoration – but they also grow well in covered outdoor environments like balconies and patios.

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Most often grown in pots indoors, cyclamen like plenty of natural light. Put in a well-lit, cool but draught- free spot […]

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Storing Your Dahlias

By |November 1st, 2020|

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Why gardening during a pandemic is so comforting

By |August 1st, 2020|

We wanted to pass along this article which we thought to be very inspiring. Get out there and garden!

My friend passed along some vegetable seeds and my first burst of excitement has turned into dread.

With the struggle to slow COVID-19 leaving most households quarantined and food-obsessed (sourdough-starter sharing the least of it), I have these […]

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