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Split Leaf Philodendron

By |2022-02-25T10:50:10-08:00February 25th, 2022|Categories: Garden, house plants|Tags: , , |

The Monstera Deliciosa or commonly known as the split leaf philodendron. These beauties are very easy to grow, making them a great beginner plant! They love to climb, so a trellis or moss pole would help support them. Young plants have dark green leaves that are completely solid, and as it matures the leaves get more [...]

Button Fern

By |2022-02-18T09:57:19-08:00February 18th, 2022|Categories: Garden, house plants|Tags: , , |

This little fern has dense, curving fronds with circular (button-like) leaflets coming off of each frond. They are a low growing fern, and won't get much taller than a foot. They like to be placed in bright, indirect light. A north or eastern facing window would be best. Water when the top inch of soil is [...]

Philodendron Brasil

By |2022-02-11T09:30:17-08:00February 11th, 2022|Categories: Garden, house plants|Tags: , |

It is a beautiful trailing plant with heart shaped leaves that are green on the edges and has different shades of yellow and green in the center. It can be a trailing/vining plant or you can grow it up a trellis or moss pole! While it can survive in low light conditions, it’s best to put [...]

Rex Begonia

By |2022-02-05T13:40:32-08:00February 5th, 2022|Categories: Garden, house plants|Tags: , |

The plant of the week this week is Rex Begonias. These plants have some of the most striking and unique foliage, ranging in a variety of colors and patterns. Unlike most begonias which are grown for their flowers, rex begonias are grown for their foliage. They like to be in bright, indirect light. Never put them [...]

Maidenhair Fern

By |2022-01-28T08:41:06-08:00January 28th, 2022|Categories: house plants|Tags: , |

This plant has delicate, fan shaped leaves that are on wiry black stems. In the wild, it grows near streams and waterfalls, so it’s a humidity lover! Either place the fern near a humidifier or on a pebble tray filled with water to increase the moisture around the plant. These ferns do not like to dry [...]

Domino Peace Lily

By |2022-01-20T10:24:15-08:00January 20th, 2022|Categories: house plants|Tags: , |

The Domino Peace Lily—also called the Variegated Peace Lily. It's a beautiful plant with dark green leaves, speckled with white splotches. With the right amount of light, it'll produce tall white flowers! The Domino Peace Lily tolerates low light but does best in medium to bright indirect light. Make sure to keep away from sun's rays [...]

Maranta Lemon Lime

By |2022-01-14T11:44:01-08:00January 14th, 2022|Categories: Garden, house plants|Tags: , |

The plant of the week this week is Maranta Lemon Lime. This plant is phototropic which means they move their leaves in response to light—opening and closing their leaves in the morning and night. Hence the name "Prayer Plant". The Maranta Lemon Lime also blooms. It produces tiny, light pink/white flowers. They like to be in [...]

String of Arrows

By |2022-01-14T11:44:12-08:00January 7th, 2022|Categories: Garden, house plants|Tags: , |

A beautiful type of trailing succulent vine that has arrow shaped leaves. They produce beautiful tiny flowers and do best in bright filtered light. Make sure the soil is dry between waterings. The foliage will be limp when thirsty. This is a very fast grower, and overall, an easy to care for plant!

Deck Staining 101

By |2020-09-02T10:46:16-07:00September 2nd, 2020|Categories: How To, Paint, Seasonal|Tags: , , |

For this article, Ace expert Lou Manfredini is going to focus on oil-based stains and why those are the products of his choice. ​If you have a wood deck, then there is a good chance you have or need to stain it to prolong its life and keep it looking great. There are plenty of choices [...]

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How to Care for Hanging Baskets

By |2019-07-02T10:28:53-07:00July 2nd, 2019|Categories: Garden|Tags: |

Among the many beautiful flowering plants for hanging baskets available in the nursery are the fuschia, begonia, ivy geranium, petunia, bacopa, verbena, sanvatalia, and calibrachoa.  Of course, there is more to choose from to combine and plant the basket of your choice! The list of beautiful plants is endless, so it all depends on color, [...]

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