Caring for Houseplants in Summer

Summer is especially the time for plants–and houseplants are no exception! Your houseplants will need some extra care and attention in the summer months.  If you care for them properly, they should thrive over the summer and you will be delighted in the results. LIGHT The longer hours of summer allow your houseplants (and you) …

Edible Container Gardens

Spring and planting season is here.  You look out your window and sigh. There is simply no room in your yard to plant a vegetable garden.  Don’t despair! You can grow edible plants in containers and have great success (plus, you don’t have to work about violating pesky HOA regulations)!  Many vegetables and herbs will …

The Lowdown on Light

One of the most common questions we hear at the garden center is “What kind of light does this plant need?”  If you aren’t asking, you are probably checking the plant tag trying to figure it out yourself. Whichever way you gather your info, you find out the plant needs full sun, part sun, part …

Shrubs for Screening

There is probably an area around your house you wish you could just cover up so you didn’t have to look at it…an air conditioning unit, electrical boxes, or trash cans. The good news is you can cover that area or at least make it less noticeable with the right shrub.  I checked with our …