Posts Tagged "indoor gardening"
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 […]Read More
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 […]Read More
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 […]Read More
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 […]Read More
Over the last few years, the cactus has become the most wanted and most 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 truly is the […]Read More
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 […]Read More
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! […]Read More