Posts Tagged "houseplant care"

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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Bringing in Houseplants

Posted on September 5th, 2020

As we head into the fall, and as temperatures start to drop, it means closing up those beautiful outdoor spaces we’ve spent all spring and summer creating. (Raise your hand if you’ve had your own staycation in your personal patio paradise.) One silver lining to this situation is that any houseplants which had been relocated […]

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Healthy Houseplants

Posted on August 22nd, 2019

Houseplants are great! They liven up any space, and even purify the air! But it can sometimes be tricky to take care of indoor plants when each plant has its own needs. The number one thing most people seem to struggle with is probably the most basic – water! Whether it’s too much or not […]

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Bringing in Your Plants for the Winter

Posted on October 26th, 2017

GET THE MOST OUT OF YOUR HOUSEPLANTS (BRINGING PLANTS IN FOR THE WINTER) You invested good money and time into your summer plants.  You may have enjoyed tropical Hibiscus, sweet-smelling Gardenias, and luscious Lemons out on your deck or patio all summer long.  All of these plants love the summer heat and the more sun […]

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How the heck do I care for my orchid?

Posted on February 10th, 2017

“This orchid is so beautiful but how the heck do I take care of it? I’d probably just kill it!” This is what I hear from a lot of our Van Wilgen’s customers and I respectfully beg to differ with you. Orchids are fairly easy and the main variety we carry, Phalaenopsis, blooms for months […]

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