Author Archive | Serina Roush Marchi

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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Silhouettes of invasive albizia trees (Falcataria moluccana) growing on a farm along the Kaumualii Highway west of Lihue, Kauai, Hawaii.

5 Invasive Trees That May be Hiding In Your Yard

Native vs Invasive: The battle for Hawaii’s forests   Plant life is very diverse in Hawaii, and while we have many species of plants native to the islands (i.e. arrived here without human help), many commonly seen plants were introduced here intentionally by humans, as ornamentals or for other purposes. Unfortunately, introduced plants often escape from […]

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