Earth Day

Happy Earth Day!

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In our busy lives driven by technology, deadlines and the struggle to find balance between all the demands of life, we often forget that we wouldn’t be here without the planet we inhabit. Today is a great day to remember the gift that this planet is! It is an annual thing always falling on April 22nd and more than 193 …

January Plant of the Month: Sanseveria trifasciata or Snake Plant

Moss Greenhouses Plantscaping & Houseplants

The Sanseveria trifasciata, also known as the Snake Plant or Mother-in-law’s tongue, is a great houseplant. It is one of the most carefree ones you can have. Kamal Meattle and the NASA houseplant study identified the sanseveria as the “bedroom plant” because it gives off oxygen at night instead of taking it away like a majority of houseplants do. They …

December Plant of the Month : Christmas Cactus or Schlumbergera hybrid

Moss Greenhouses Plantscaping & Houseplants

Brazil is known for some amazing plants that can inspire any gardener with their unique blooms. The Christmas cactus is a perfect example of this. This plant is a welcome addition to any household and blooms in early winter just when everyone is looking for some bloom and sunshine in their indoor space with the cold weather outside. This cactus …

November Plant of the Month! Pothos

Moss Greenhouses Plantscaping & Houseplants

Most of us who love houseplants know the staple plant hanging by their window, the famous Pothos. Its botanical name is Epipremnum aureum which is quite the mouthful. Sometimes it is also known as Devil’s Ivy. Pothos is also widely known as one of the easiest houseplants to grow and maintain. They originate from the Solomon Islands. This species has …

Plantscaping: How it Works!

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We at Plantscaping are often asked “What is it that you do?” Even though our name is explanatory to some extent, there is much more to it. “Biophilia” is not exactly a common term to most but the definition of it applies to much of what Plantscaping is about.  Def… “A strong attraction for or an emotional attachment to the …

Herbally Speaking…Indian Outlaw

Moss Greenhouses All of the Above!, Herbs, History & Education

Herbally Speaking Indian Outlaw During the early 1990’s Country music was in full stride thanks to acts like Garth Brooks, Brooks and Dunn and Joe Diffe. Suddenly it was cool again to be a cowboy. The traditional lines of classic rock and country music were being played in harmony and new rock and roll fans were singing country songs. One …

Herbally Speaking…Love is in the Air

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Love is in the Air Back in 1978, John Paul Young had a huge disco hit called Love is in the Air. Maybe some of you will remember it- “Love is in the air everywhere I look around, love is in the air every sight and every sound and I don’t know if I’m being foolish, Don’t know if I’m …

Herbally Speaking…

Moss Greenhouses Herbs

Scarborough Fair In my eye’s I have always considered herbs rock stars. They have been around for ages and there is so much you can do with them from planting herb gardens, to cooking fresh, and by using them for essential oils and essences. For good measure let’s throw in a dose of Greek Mythology. During the 1960’s you may …