Posts Tagged "Houseplants"

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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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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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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Easy Care Houseplants

Posted on July 14th, 2020

When it comes to houseplants, do you feel like you don’t have a green thumb? NO problem we say! Easy Care plants are for everyone. At Van Wilgen’s we want you to be a successful gardener. Our glasshouse hosts many indoor plants that are sturdy, durable, and low maintenance. What have you got to lose? […]

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Top 5 Festive Houseplants

Posted on December 16th, 2019

Christmas is just around the corner! If you’re still on the prowl for plants to decorate with or give as gifts, we’ve rounded up a few of our favorite festive houseplants just in time for this holiday season. •Stephanotis (Jasmine) – this is an outstanding plant any time of the season. It has beautiful white […]

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Pet Friendly Plants

Posted on September 9th, 2019

Are you a proud pet parent? You may be hesitant to introduce houseplants into your home, especially if your pet is prone to eating things they shouldn’t. Keep your furry friends protected with these pet-safe plants: Boston ferns Ponytail palms Hoya plants Button ferns Prayer plants Rex begonias Burros tail African violets Parlor/Bella palms Bamboo […]

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