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Earlier this month we decided to redo our flower beds/“stadium garden," where we normally rotate blooming annuals and perennials. After storing the tuber of our Impatiens flanaganae, which enjoyed a powerful summer bloom, and saying goodbye to our last dahlias, we realized our garden bed could use...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern" z_index=""][vc_column offset="vc_hidden-xs"][vc_column_text]Updated March 2021. Hanging your favorite clay pots just got easier! We're excited to announce SkyPots hanging kits. Available for purchase now at skypots.com. [caption id="attachment_26763" align="alignnone" width="680"] Set up vertical gardens indoors and out with SkyPots hanging...

If there’s one plant — one group of plants — that equally amazes and weirds out visitors to our place, it’s our collection of carnivores. We’ve written about them before: how some entrap their prey passively with intoxicating nectar and slippery surfaces, others with chomping showmanship,...

The last decade has not been kind to the carnation. Maybe it’s all the unholy dye jobs, or their association with homecoming boutonnieres, or their street-corner ubiquity that turned the pedigreed Dianthus caryophyllus into a pop culture punchline. The plant was famously maligned on Sex and...

It only occurred to us after we received our wholesale order of 50 air plants that we had no place to put them! I had ordered the lot for my new acrylic air plant habitats (coming soon) — and I guess we got too excited...