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2022 year of the peperomia

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2022 is the year of the Peperomia

Since the 1930’s, Peperomias have been sold as houseplants. For decades, there were only a handful of varieties to choose from, but with their new popularity and ease of growth, many additional varieties have come to market. The many types of peperomia can range from bushy to trailing, upright, or cascading, and from fleshy succulent […]


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plants on ledge

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Houseplants are the New Office (or Classroom) Plants

While we have officed and learned at home, more and more of us have felt the benefits of houseplants. Filling our home office with undemanding plants we’ve understood more fully the calm they can bring. Now, as we are moving between home and office, employees are wanting their workspaces to reflect that “at home” feel and […]


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Ginger Root for Sale

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Ginger – For gardens, flavor, and medicinal purposes

Ginger-A multi-purpose Plant Ginger (Zingiber officinale) gives food a spicy bite and subtle heat that has become one of my favorite flavors. Soon ginger showed up in muffins, mandelbrot, and meatloaf. Ginger is a multi-purpose herb for digestive and combats nausea. Carrying ginger essential oil has become a part of my traveling routine. Ginger is […]


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wild seeds in paper

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Celebrate everyday making your own wildflower seed paper.

A great activity for all ages. This handmade, Earth-inspired paper is made with recycled paper and embedded with wildflower seeds. A meaningful way to celebrate our planet! Makes a beautiful gift for family and friends. Materials Needed: Scrap paper Wooden frame Window screening Staples Blender Old towels and/or large rags Sponges Rolling pin or flat-sided jar […]


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lavender in the field

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Selecting favorite garden memory

Scent is tied to many memories. After all, smell, emotion, and memories are closely linked, due to the brain’s anatomy. And while choosing plants based on color scheme or texture may be at the forefront of your mind when plant shopping, selecting deliciously fragrant plants adds a whole new dimension to your garden design. When selecting […]


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