Archive for the "Houseplants" Category

5 Romantic Reds Houseplants

Posted on February 12th, 2018

With Valentine’s Day right around the corner, there’s a lot of pressure to find the perfect gift, we made it simple. Give something that will live long past the special day – Red Houseplants! The best part yet? These are perfect gifts for your special guy or girl. Visit your local garden center to surprise your love with […]

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Tis the Season

Posted on December 15th, 2017

The Holiday season is upon us.. And now that we have decked the halls, it is time for us to think about that special gift for that special someone in our lives. If you are reading this today, you are most likely an avid plant lover like myself. So why not give the gift of […]

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Breathe Easy

Posted on November 8th, 2017

Breathe easy, by bringing the fresh air indoors with house plants. Houseplants filter out harmful chemicals from the air, making it easy to breathe and so much more. Here are a few of my favorites: Peace lilies- Did you know that this is the perfect plant to put in your bathroom? It will keep mold […]

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Looking sharp in our greenhouse!

Posted on September 25th, 2017

Over the last few years cactus has become the most wanted and asked for plant here at Van Wilgen’s. Almost everywhere you look you can find cacti, whether it’s here in the greenhouse or in any magazine, and even on clothing. It really doesn’t get any easier than cactus. It truely is the perfect plant […]

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HOUSEPLANTS FOR ANY HOME

Posted on September 14th, 2017

Autumn is a wonderful (some might say the best) time of the year for color. Trees and landscapes turn into amazing shades of reds, golds, and oranges. Everything in the yard makes us want to bring those same colors indoors. While a cutting arrangement full of autumn flowers is wonderful, they won’t last all season. That’s why […]

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Plantastic Houseplants

Posted on September 11th, 2017

It’s almost fall, we are all starting to feel the nip in the air. It’s time to start thinking about making room for life inside our homes. Plant life that is!  I love to try and fill our greenhouse this time of year with plants that will make your homes plantastic. Plants not only add greenery and […]

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Summer Care : Orchids

Posted on June 15th, 2017

Orchids have become a houseplant fan favorite, and rightfully so. The indoor plants add a touch of the exotic to any home and bloom for weeks at a time. Plus, orchids are typically easy to care for and relatively low-maintenance once they are established. Here are three ways to keep your orchid happy and healthy […]

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Healthy Houseplants

Posted on March 14th, 2017

Would you believe the number one way we harm our houseplants is over watering. It’s true from time to time we over love our plants.  To help keep your plant happy we put together a simple watering guide so you can maintain a healthy thriving plant. How much should you water your plant? The answer […]

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Breathe Easy with Houseplants

Posted on March 6th, 2017

Did you know that Houseplants can turn carbon dioxide into oxygen? According to NASA, they also remove Airborne Volatile Organic Chemicals like benzene, formaldehyde and trichloroethylene. These chemicals are commonly found in things like detergent, paints and tobacco smoke. Plants also have the ability to increase humidity levels inside, provide you with a less stressful, […]

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