Posts Tagged "Houseplants"

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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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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Top Four Houseplants to Give and Get This Holiday Season

Posted on December 14th, 2018

There’s so much to love about the holiday season — the cooking and baking, the time spent with family and friends, and the festive plants. Poinsettias or a blooming Christmas cactus are compact yet boast of holiday spirit. The more plants, the merrier! With just a little care, holiday houseplants can continue to thrive throughout […]

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Fig Tree Winter Care

Posted on October 25th, 2018

As the days get shorter it is now time to start thinking about what we need to do to over-winter our plants. While your plants have enjoyed being outside this summer they need to come in before the temperatures dip below 50 degrees consistently. Now that covers most plants. But, there is one plant that over-winters […]

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Citrus winter care

Posted on October 19th, 2018

As the days get shorter it is now time to start thinking about what we need to do to over-winter our plants. While your plants have enjoyed being outside this summer they need to come in before the temperatures dip below 50 degrees consistently. The proper way to handle the transition is to slowly inch […]

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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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Breathe Easy

Posted on November 8th, 2017

Breathe easy, by bringing the fresh air indoors with houseplants. 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 […]

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