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Easy Tropicals for First Time Plant Parents

If you’re just starting your very first plant collection, these are the easiest tropicals that I recommend in my greenhouse to first time houseplant customers. One of my personal favs; ZZ Plants require almost no care and boast luscious, shiny green leaves. They can handle dark areas of the house and minimal watering (like water

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Liquid vs. Slow Release Fertilizer

What’s the difference between liquid and slow release fertilizer? Liquid fertilizer is instantly available for your plant to use and slow release fertilizer breaks down over time for your plant to use. Liquid fertilizer can be purchased as a powder or liquid that is further diluted by mixing into water. Slow release fertilizer is a

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Prairie Fruit Pollination

Apples 🐝 Apple trees require two different varieties for pollination. What that means is that you need to purchase two different types of apples to be planted in close range (within 30ft) so that they can pollinate each other to create fruit. If you have a small yard, there are two exciting options. 1) Combination

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2018 Year-end Review

The end of 2018 brings us fully into our fifth operating season with the greenhouse. I thought it might be fun to share our year-end review, the first one that I’ve ever shared publicly (I enjoyed Denise Duffield-Thomas’ review so much, it encouraged me), to give you the process I use at the end of

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Why your plants need drainage

One of the most frequent pieces of advice we offer our customers and want to share with you is the idea of drainage for your plants. We’re focusing specifically in this video on drainage for plants in containers. The best way to explain drainage is to actually show it in action. And to start we’re

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Day 1: Delft & The Hague

We made it!!! We’re officially in Holland!! I actually can’t believe I haven’t been here sooner, especially being a greenhouse owner. We (Tanner ‘the hubs’ and myself) flew to Europe on KLM on a direct flight from Edmonton to Amsterdam. The flight was wonderful (so easy when it’s direct) and the KLM staff were really

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