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All About Carnivorous Plants

No plant captures the imagination quite like a carnivorous one. With oddly shaped leaves that are designed to capture and digest insect prey, carnivorous plants are equal parts unique and sinister. Given the right conditions, sundews, pitcher plants, and flytraps make excellent houseplants. Interested? Learn more about these plants and how to care for them […]

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How to Plant a Tomato

Tomato season is upon us and, after deciding which tomatoes you’d like to grow, they need to be planted! For this project, we chose a Brandywine heirloom tomato to plant into a container, but the same steps work for planting tomatoes in the ground in a garden bed.

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All About Dracaena

With a large variety of leaf shapes, colors, and patterns, Dracaena houseplants offer dramatic, architectural shapes and patterns. They’re also low-maintenance and some of the best houseplants at purifying the air. What’s not to love? Learn how to care for and propagate these easy-going indoor plants.

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How Care To For Air Plants

Air plants (tillandsia) are unique, ingenious, and fascinating. They follow their own quirky path, so it is no wonder that these marvels have such a devoted fan base. We get so many questions about them, so here are my best recommendations for air plant success.

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2023 Holiday Gift Guide

The holiday season is here, and it’s time to spread joy and love with thoughtful gifts for your friends and family. Celebrate their unique passions with our curated gift selection and ensure that this holiday season will be truly memorable for everyone on your list. Here are a few of our favorite gifts this year.

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Our Favorite Plants for October

If we’re lucky, October days are crisp and sunny with just enough rainfall to keep everything green and thriving. No matter whether it’s drizzly or sunny, fall color is at its peak this month. Although most of the summer annuals have stopped blooming, fall flowers and stunning foliage take their place and keep color and […]

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Fabulous Fall Recipes

When fall arrives, it always inspires me to nest. I search out new recipes, spend weekends cooking and baking, and then test my creations on my friends and family. There’s just something about the chill in the air and the early sunsets that encourage a hearty, home-cooked meal or sweet treat. Here are a few […]

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Fall Favorites: Trees & Shrubs

Each season, our plant buyers seek out the most beautiful and interesting plants from our local growers. Fall is the time not only to find trees and shrubs with gorgeous fall foliage and flowers but also those that offer year-round interest (think colorful spring growth, flowers, and interesting branching structure). We talked with our tree […]

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9 Flowers Blooming Right Now (And Into Fall!)

It’s late August and what’s needed is a little late-summer color to spruce up the garden – even better if the plants continue to bloom well into fall! Luckily, there are plenty of flowers that are in their prime right now and that will keep on blooming into fall or even until frost. Here are […]

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19 Drought-Tolerant Trees and Shrubs for a Water-Wise Garden

The Pacific Northwest may be famous for its rainy climate, but those of us who live here know that we also experience dry summers. By choosing to plant drought-tolerant trees and shrubs, you can reduce water use and create lower-maintenance gardens. Here are 19 of our favorite drought-tolerant trees and shrubs for the Pacific Northwest.

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