Growth Regulators

Growth Regulators – Substances in plants that regulate growth are called auxins or hormones; similar substances made synthetically by man are also called plant hormones. The term used generally to describe both the natural and manufactured... Read More...

Educate Yourself About Garden Seeds

This is the beginning of a new year, but it will be a long while yet before the outdoor season starts in earnest in the western area. Catalogs are about a month away but a few early arrivals may pique and stir some interest. It is a good time to... Read More...

10 Plants for Landscape Design

With Ten Plants you can create 100 looks… and no two will be alike! In landscaping a garden, patio, deck, backyard or front yard you can go a long way without knowing the name of a single plant – if you meet a smart nurseryman. Let’s... Read More...

Knockout Roses Bushes – Protecting their Beauty

It’s easy to keep roses at a state of perfection. Just give them the full array of the things they need: Sunshine Water Good Drainage Fertilizer Regular Pest and Disease Control Dormant Season Pruning to make Fresh new growth come out to replace... Read More...

Fun Gardening

Fun Gardening – In contrast to chore gardening. Carried out by home owners who garden and care for plants with a light heart. Often they buy plants in bloom in pots. They play with, decorate outdoor rooms with them, move them around, and replace... Read More...

African Violet Care – Indoor Gems Grandma Grew

A collector of rare and precious stones couldn’t find more pride and pleasure in his hobby than the collector of African violets. Certainly they are the gems of the indoor plants, and there are new varieties coming out regularly. There are... Read More...

Fuchsias Where in the Northwest Can’t You Grow Them

It is easier to grow fuchsias in the mild summer areas of western Washington and Oregon than other places in the Northwest. However, with a climate adjustment or two, they can be a fascinating hobby almost anywhere. Provide Winter Protection In... Read More...

Fogger

Fogger – Nozzles with very small openings that break water up into very small, almost fog-like particles of mist spray. Used in propagating of cuttings to prevent loss of moisture from leaves. Generally controlled by time clock to give intermittent... Read More...

Neoregelia Antigua

Neoregelia Antigua – comes from our in house breeding program. As with most Neoregelias it isn’t very tall only reaching 11 inches in height. The foliage as it matures slowly colors to a burgundy and is highlighted with a rose colored center.... Read More...

Aechmea ‘Volcano’

Aechmea ‘Volcano’ – is a new cultivar of Aechmea ramosa. When Volcano begins to flower a tight, red bloom erupts out of the center of the medium green foliage. Reaching a size of 24 high and wide it’s a real eye-catcher.  Read More →

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