Let’s Talk Trees: Trees 101
Did you ever wonder what it took to get a tree from point A to B? What did that tree go through to get to the store that you are buying it from? What’s its survival chance? Think you have a black thumb? Or were you handicapped through your purchase and you really have a […]
Watering Houseplants with Ice Cubes?
Why to NOT water your houseplants including orchids with ice cubes: #1 Ice cubes cost money to make, stop wasting fossil fuels! #2 If your house is above 32 degrees the ice will melt in a few hours, are you that pressed for time that your plants can’t be watered once a week? #3 You […]
What is Your Hardiness on the Latest Map?
It’s been slightly over a year since the USDA released the updated Hardiness zone map. Hardiness Zones, Gardening Zones, Growing Zones and Plant Zones refer to defined geographic regions that can support specific plants, flowers and trees. The zones define a minimum range of temperatures that a plant or tree can survive safely in that zone. […]
How Much Light is the Right Light?
How much light is the “right” amount of light for your plants and seedlings? Although all seed packages and plants sold in the US are required to have either the full sun symbol (a yellow sun), a partial sun/shade symbol (half black and half yellow sun) or a black sun, what does that really mean? […]
Take time to refresh the soil of your indoor plants
Now is actually a good time to start thinking about your potting soil for healthy plants this spring. There are two types of flowers: annuals and perennials. Annuals are planted every year typically in the spring or early summer and will only last for the season meaning you will not get more than one season […]