How to Care for Living Christmas Trees Choosing a live tree to decorate your home for the holidays is a great way to get the most out of your Christmas tree. By following these instructions, you will enjoy your tree to the fullest, both in your home and in your yard, for years to come!
Fall is THE time to plant bulbs like Daffodils, Tulips, Crocus, Hyacinth, and many other spring-bloomers. Many people also ask about summer-blooming bulbs, such as Dahlias, Lilies, and Gladiolus. Those varieties become available in the spring for planting. Timing Tip Bulbs get planted the season or so prior to their bloom-time. Or, another easy way […]
The Wax Plant, Porcelain Flower, or just simply Hoya has made an incredible bounce back in popularity the last few years. Many refer to this amazing blooming plant as “Grandma’s Plant,” which is no longer the case. The common names derive from the look and feel of the plant. It has firm waxy leaves and […]
Hydrangeas are growing in popularity and for good reason. So we’ve put together the ultimate guide for how to care for hydrangeas. This includes choosing the correct hydrangea for your space, planting, watering, fertilizing, pruning and more. This guide has the basic information needed to get started. Choosing the Right HydrangeaFirst you need to choose […]
Plants don’t ask for much. For the most part, sunlight, water, soil, and nutrients are the necessary ingredients needed for successful gardening. There is, however, one element that tends to get overlooked when it comes to plant needs, and that is the importance of pollinators. You may have heard the terms “pollinizer” and “pollinator” and […]
These tropical wonders, with their dinner-plate-sized blooms and tropical appearance, may seem like an impossibility in our perennial landscapes. The truth is, they’re really astonishingly easy to grow! Here are a few tips to remember when growing perennial Hibiscus: They love water during the growing season! Hibiscus moscheutos is one plant you do not have […]
There are lots of options for designing a planter for higher light conditions. We designed this one to feature a snake plant and a variety of succulents. Step 1: Prep the container for plants Build a reservoir in the bottom of the container, unless you have a pot that has sufficient drainage (even then a […]
There are plenty of different ways you can go about creating a low-light indoor container. For this example we will be featuring one of the most popular and elegant houseplants, the Orchid. • If you want your plants to live a long time in your container then you will want to select a pot with […]
Our lead designer, Maria Bertucci, shows us her design tips and tricks for creating the perfect outdoor container. Visit us at our Puyallup and new Federal Way location for our annual Outdoor Pottery Sale from May 15th to May 30th, and enjoy 30% off outdoor ceramic glazed pottery!