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How to Grow a Pomegranate Tree

Pomegranates are a rare delicacy that has always been a bit hard to get since they require a little more effort than your general plant. Their seeds are delicious; also called arils, but are not the only thing these fruits are desired for. They also have a famous reputation when it comes to their thirst-quenching […]

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Growing a Ficus Benjamina Fig Tree Indoors

The weeping fig tree (Ficus benjamina), also known as Benjamin fig tree or simply ficus tree, is a very popular and easy-to-care-for houseplant.  Of all the species in the genus Ficus, this one is the best for indoor cultivation. Learn how to care for a weeping fig indoors in this blog.   Best Selling House […]

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Growing Indoor Olive Trees

Olive trees have been in cultivation for more than 6000 years. They do best in Mediterranean type climates, where summers are long, hot, and have dry air, and winters are cool and moist. Temperature-wise, olives are adapted to USDA zones 8 and above, and can die when temperatures get much below 15°F. Best Selling Fruit […]

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How to Winterize Trees and Shrubs

Temperatures are falling, colors are changing, holidays are passing, and winter is approaching. Before you hunker down and settle in for the season, you should consider how to keep winter trees safe. While nature has built in some organic winterizing processes, there are also steps you can take to learn how to winterize trees and […]

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Best Front Yard Trees

Choosing the best trees for your front yard is important because it’s a long-term decision. Given the long lives of trees, you should make sure you understand the purpose you want your front yard trees to serve, as well as the details of the trees you choose. For example, you need to know the tree’s […]

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Basic Pruning for Shrubs and Trees

You may be wondering how to prune trees or how to prune a rose bush? We prune our young trees and shrubs to control their size, shape and scale within our landscape. Proper pruning also stimulates flowering and fruit bearing and helps to keep shrubs and trees healthy and vigorous, thus reducing the likelihood of […]

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Indoor Plant Care Guide

What makes a good indoor plant? Mainly, one that can tolerate dry air and low light levels. It takes good indoor plant care to keep indoor houseplants thriving. Plants are meant to be outside… there are certain species that have adapted to life indoors with the right growing conditions. Many of our most popular houseplants […]

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Indoor Plants that Clean the Air and Remove Toxins

The winter months still upon us, it’s easy for your green thumb to grow restless with lack of time spent outdoors. Lucky for you (and your green thumb), investing in some indoor landscaping is an excellent way to pass those long, dreary winter days and—as if you need any added bonus to get excited about […]

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6 Great Edible Plants to Start Growing Indoors

Growing your own edible plants has become increasingly popular, and for good reason. Rather than stock your fridge full of produce from the grocery store, which has encountered who knows how many pesticides and other nasty chemicals since inception, you can sprout up your very own chemical-free produce in the comfort of your kitchen. The […]

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Get in the zone!

If you have ever purchased plants before, chances are you have come across something called the “plant hardiness zone” (or just “zone”) for a particular plant. These planting zones are determined by the USDA Plant Hardiness Zone Map which is utilized by all plant growers and sellers. The USDA Zone Map is the standard that […]

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Top 5 Favorite Flowers for Spring

With the first day of spring having passed, do you want to spruce up your garden this spring, but find the myriad of colored flowers at your local nursery overwhelming? Here is a list of our top five spring flowers that are guaranteed to brighten up your landscape with bursts of bright color and character […]