Gardening Articles

Houseplant of the Month: Phalaenopsis Orchid

By |January 14th, 2020|

If you are lucky enough to have a Phalaenopsis, you are about to enter the wonderful world of growing orchids! Phals are one of the easiest orchids to grow in the home. If you follow a few basic requirements, these plants will reward you with several months of beautiful blooms.

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How often you water will depend […]

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Indoor Gardening with Kids

By |January 14th, 2020|

When the outdoor garden is tucked away for the winter — the saplings supported, the grass seed sown and the spring bulbs tucked snugly away in their flower beds — it’s time for indoor gardening fun!
Many plants can be successfully grown indoors by children, including the pits and seeds of many grocery items (who […]

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NEW! Winter Seed Sowing!

By |January 14th, 2020|

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Poinsettia Plant Care Tips

By |December 2nd, 2019|

Holiday Poinsettia Plant Care

Poinsettia care begins with proper light, water, and temperature conditions. During the holidays, while in full bloom, they typically enjoy semi-cool, humid locations in bright, indirect light with plenty of moisture. Poinsettia plants should be watered thoroughly, taking care not to drown them by ensuring adequate drainage is available. Likewise, avoid […]

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How to Make a Door Swag

By |December 2nd, 2019|

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Christmas Cactus

By |December 2nd, 2019|

Christmas cacti are a very popular houseplant—and for good reason! When they bloom, they produce colorful, tubular flowers in pink or lilac colors. Their beautiful flowers, long bloom time, and easy care requirements make them a wonderful plant. We’ll bet someone in your family has a Christmas cactus!

Unlike many other cacti, Christmas cacti and their relatives don’t live in […]

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May Houseplant – Spathyphyllum

By |May 1st, 2019|

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2019 Perennial Plant of the Year – Stachys ‘Hummelo’

By |May 1st, 2019|

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Creating Hanging Baskets

By |May 1st, 2019|

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Rediscovering a Classic – A Variety of Hydrangeas

By |May 1st, 2019|

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