Archive | 2018

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Planting for Spring Blooms

Living in Hawaii we are fortunate to have plants that bloom year round. But, there are plants here that are specific to a season in producing their flowers also. If you like to change up your landscape with a little less work, planting flora with different blooming seasons is one way to do it!  In […]

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Time for Tillandsias

What’s a Tillandsia? Tillandsia is a genus name of 650 species of air plants related to bromeliads. These unique and sometimes prehistoric looking plants do not require soil to thrive. They are often epiphytic, meaning they are found growing on other plants without hurting the other plant. Their natural habitat is the forests, mountains, and […]

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Edible Landscaping for Small Spaces

A lot of people are interested in edible landscaping but get discouraged by their small space, maybe they don’t have enough room for fruit trees or can’t have a compost pile in their neighborhood. Having a small yard can actually be a blessing in disguise for edible landscaping, less space means less work! You can […]

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We “Heart” Anthuriums

Anthuriums are gorgeous, blooming plants that make a great addition to shady landscapes. Native to the tropical rainforests of South America, Anthuriums come in many colors and varieties and work well for both indoor plants and cut flowers. Caring for anthuriums is easy as long as you follow some basic guidelines: ● Anthuriums like a […]

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Preventing Weed Whacker Plant-icide

We get a lot of care and maintenance questions here at the nursery but one of the most common questions we get is “why did my plant die?” or “I have had this tree in my yard for years and all of a sudden it died! Why?” Nine times out of ten the answer is […]

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Poinsettia in landscape

Caring for Poinsettias After The Holidays

Now that the holidays are over, its time to pack up and put away all our seasonal décor. But what should you do with your poinsettia plants?  Don’t throw them away! They can be planted or repotted! Poinsettias are a perennial shrub and can be planted in your yard and enjoyed for years.  With proper […]

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