Fall Is A Fantastic Time To Plant

Fall Is A Fantastic Time To Plant

Temperatures are cooler and there is an increase in rainfall. Roots can establish until the ground freezes which is typically Mid-December in Michigan. Planting Tips Use a fertilizer with mycorrhizae to promote root growth. Make sure root flare is level with the...
Pilea

Pilea

November Tropical Plant of the Month Pilea Peperonioides, a.k.a. Chinese Money Plant, or Coin Plant, are a fast-growing plant perfect for beginners. Light Level: Pilea loves bright, indirect sun to keep the bright green color. They grow so quickly that it is important...
Fall Foliage

Fall Foliage

Trees “Ice Dragon”Very cold hardyleaves are more tolerant of sun and heat “Franklin”Beautiful white flowers late summerleaves turn red and burgundy in fallSmall specimen tree Maple “Paperbark” Small sizeBark exfoliates in curlsNo tar spotBeautiful red fall color...
Plant Care is Self-Care

Plant Care is Self-Care

Did you know tending to plants can significantly reduce stress, have positive effects on heart rate, and even lower blood pressure? Have you ever noticed the plants throughout yourdoctor’s office? Studies have shown plants in waiting rooms can actually make you feel...
How to Plant Bulbs

How to Plant Bulbs

You can plant your bulbs from early September to the beginning of November, before the ground freezes. Pick out the area that you would like to plant your bulbs. Make sure you have good soil for them. You can use a bulb planter or a shovel. There are different depths...
Feeding Birds In The Fall

Feeding Birds In The Fall

Birds that are visiting during autumn are scouting for food, so when cold weather hits and they require more calories they are prepared. Food becomes harder to get during winter because insects stop flying, snow covers seeds, ice seals away tree buds and wild fruits....
FALL ESSENTIALS

FALL ESSENTIALS

Jack’s Classic Water Soluble Fertilizers• All Purpose 20-20-20 for greener leaves, more flowers, and brighter colors.• For all indoor and outdoor plants: trees, shrubs, vegetables fruits, and turf. Bonide’s Neem Oil• Prevent and treat insects, mites, and fungi.• Makes...
Croton

Croton

The perfect fall houseplant. Many peoples use crotons outside to add color to their green gardens, but many don’t realize crotons make one of the most colorful, unique houseplants. The colors vary from red, yellow, green, purple, white, and more. The shape and size...
Best Plants for Your Bedroom

Best Plants for Your Bedroom

Having plants in your bedroom is a great way to create the peaceful and tranquil environment we all strive for. Whether your room is flooded with natural light or is dependent on lamps for lighting, there is a houseplant perfect for you. Snake Plant A “black thumb”...
Evergreens for Everyone

Evergreens for Everyone

Benefits of Evergreens Unlike many plants, evergreens keep their foliage year-round. They are known to endure our cold weather. They can be used for decoration, privacy, or protection from the wind. What to Consider? When choosing an evergreen, you will need to know...