Archive for the "Houseplants" Category

Decorative Floor Plants

Posted on January 10th, 2022

With the holiday season behind us, you might be looking at the empty spot where your Christmas Tree once stood, wondering, “What can I put here?” Nothing quite livens up an empty room like a decorative floor plant! With so many varieties to choose from, we wanted to show you a couple of our post-holiday […]

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Poinsettia Varieties

Posted on December 13th, 2021

Poinsettias are a Christmas staple and come in a diverse array of beautiful colors and sizes, many of them available here at Van Wilgen’s. With Christmas just around the corner, many of us are looking for gift ideas for family, friends, and coworkers. Poinsettias make the perfect gift for a business Christmas party, or simply […]

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Holiday Gift Ideas – 2021

Posted on December 13th, 2021

There is so much to love about the holiday season, from cozy winter nights to festive decoration. It is that special time of year where family and friends come together around the tree to share gifts and memories. We have cultivated a wide array of fabulous gifts to share with that special gardener in your […]

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Houseplant Mixed Containers 101

Posted on February 28th, 2021

Most people will plant a single houseplant in a pot, but if you really want to up your houseplant game, you should consider combining multiple plants into a single container. Not only does this add depth and visual interest to your containers, but it’s also a really great option if you don’t have a lot […]

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Houseplant Potting 101

Posted on February 15th, 2021

With spring just around the corner, now’s the perfect time of year to consider giving your houseplants plants a little refresh. Give them a fresh start this season with some new soil and maybe even a larger container. So, gather up your plants, a bag of potting mix, and let’s get messy! (Your plants will […]

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Houseplant Watering 101

Posted on January 28th, 2021

Water is one of the most essential things a plant needs, and yet it can be one of the most challenging parts of houseplant care. That’s why we’re taking a deep dive into everything you need to know about watering. Not All Plants Are Created Equal Before we get started on the nitty-gritty of watering, […]

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Houseplant Lighting 101

Posted on January 18th, 2021

Sunlight. It’s one of the most fundamental things that a houseplant needs to grow and thrive, but of course, every plant is a little different. What works great for one plant may end up killing another. With each area of your home receiving different amounts of light throughout the day, it can be challenging to […]

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Poinsettia Care 101

Posted on December 14th, 2020

No other plant quite marks the holiday season like the poinsettia. With lots of varieties, colors, and sizes available there’s something for everyone. We’re a fan of these beauties because not only are they great for decorating, but they also make the perfect holiday gift! To ensure your poinsettia lasts throughout the season, be sure […]

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Festive Houseplants

Posted on December 13th, 2020

The holiday season is upon us. And now that we’ve decked the halls, it’s time for us to think about that special gift for that special someone in our lives. If you’re on the hunt for something extra unique, why not give the gift a beautiful houseplant? With the weather turning cloudy and gray, there’s nothing […]

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Low-Light Houseplants

Posted on September 6th, 2020

Do you have that one room in your home where all of your houseplants wind up because all the others are too dark? Or have you been avoiding houseplants altogether due to poor natural light? For those dark rooms and homes, we’ve rounded up a list of our favorite low-light houseplants that’ll thrive even if […]

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