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CHECKLIST TO PLAN OUR GARDEN SPACES

Spring is officially here and gardening planning is at the front of our minds. There are few basics that help everyone get started. Soil amendment: What are you planting in the space? Have you planted there before?Vegetables need the most nutrient base between them and flowers. Their plants feed on living matter so if you…
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HAPPY EARTH DAY!

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…
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JANUARY PLANT OF THE MONTH: SANSEVERIA TRIFASCIATA OR SNAKE PLANT

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…
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DECEMBER PLANT OF THE MONTH : CHRISTMAS CACTUS OR SCHLUMBERGERA HYBRID

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…
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NOVEMBER PLANT OF THE MONTH! POTHOS

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.…
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OCTOBER PLANT OF THE MONTH! FIDDLE LEAF FIG

Yay! We are introducing a new thing to the Blog. Plant of the Month! We are SOOOO Excited! Take it away….! This has got to be one of our FAVORITE and most popular plants that we get to work with and occasionally grow some of! The Fiddle-Leaf Fig is quite easy to grow. It gets…
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PLANTSCAPING: HOW IT WORKS!

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…
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HERBALLY SPEAKING…INDIAN OUTLAW

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…
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HERBALLY SPEAKING…LOVE IS IN THE AIR

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…
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HOW TO KNOW IF YOU ARE A GARDENER… BY CHERYL, THE BEGINNER.

How to tell if you are a gardener? The best way to tell if you are a gardener is to plant a pretty flower in the ground or a container and it grows, it doesn’t die. Hurray! You did something right. Now the secret to knowing that you really are a gardener is to keep…
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