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CROSS POLLINATOR: Washington Pottery

Adding quality containers to your landscape reminds me of a beautifully set Thanksgiving table. This upgrade to the landscape adds a WOW factor and places emphasis on the exclamation point of landscape improvements! Placed at the home entry, containers welcome guests with pride. At the edge of a back patio, containers assist with the transition […]

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Care for Your Bamboo Palm

Palms give a wonderful tropical feeling to the indoor garden. They are bold houseplants that command attention without needing the attention of care. Ease of care: Easy! Water: Watering thoroughly, keeping the soil moist during the growing season (May-October). Water less frequently during the winter. Light: Bright indirect light. Can tolerate morning/eastern direct light. Propagation: […]

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Caring for Carnivores

The outdoor gardening season may be winding down, but it’s always time for indoor gardening. If you’d like to create your very own little shop of horrors, then this post about carnivorous plants is for you! Flesh Eating Foliage Yep, these plants really do eat meat! While most of the ones you’ll find in our… […]

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Scary Plants!

They say (whoever THEY are) that the chilling descent of rain and darkness upon the Pacific Northwest breeds creatures, nay, organisms, that defy explanation or categorization. We at Tadpole Haven, coupled with our eco-friendly practices, impose a strict discipline upon our plants — under which some simply snap. Ugly, sometimes gruesome, some belonging to the […]

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Container Japanese Maples: Tips & Tricks from a Pro

Planting Japanese maples in containers is a great opportunity to add beauty, height & interest to your view, whether it’s on a back porch patio or part of a larger landscape. And, it’s easy to keep them happy and healthy when you meet their basic needs. Check out the container maple tips below, recommended from… […]

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Dividing Perennials

Fall is an excellent time to divide many perennials. The post Dividing Perennials appeared first on Sky Nursery.

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Three Pines To Brighten Up Your Winter Garden

As much as I hate to admit it, it is time to jettison the summer color and start thinking about what will look good in the garden all winter. As the perennials melt down, the annuals die, and the deciduous trees and shrubs shed their foliage, the primary group of plants that can give us […]

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6 Houseplants for Beginners

When you’re just starting out in the world of indoor gardening, it can be overwhelming to see the incredible array of houseplants available – and some of them can be quite the diva. What you need is a plant you like the look of that is easy-going and easy to grow. We’ve compiled a few […]

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Time To Move Those Houseplants Back Inside

A lot of gardeners wisely move some of their houseplants outside during the summer to give them better light and fresher air. It is a tricky thing to do because light conditions inside our homes are always much more reduced than even the shadiest location in our gardens. Leaves that have been grown inside our […]

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What’s Attacking My Houseplant?

You know the feeling. Your plant baby is doing great and growing when all of a sudden you notice something’s not right. Could it be watering? A draft? Too much sun or not enough? While some issues are care related, sometimes the culprit is a pest attack. This post will help you identify houseplant pests […]

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