Scented Geranium. Yes, Please!

Scented geraniums, a cousin of “common” geraniums, are less showy visually but are a great addition to your garden for their heavenly fragrance and uses.  They are categorized as an herb, but they do produce flowers.  The flowers are more delicate than the flowers of an annual geranium.  But no worries–these beauties aren’t grown for …

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 …