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Holly’s Top 5 Favorite Palms

By Holly, Senior Sales Associate at Seascapes Nursery   Palms. The icon of the tropics. From common coconuts to exotic specimens, there are many ways to enjoy palm trees. In an effort to keep a temporarily injured worker busy, my brilliant boss asked me to share the lowdown on my five favorite palms. Dypsis pinnatifrons […]

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We’ve got worms! (Worm vermicompost that is!)

What is Vermicompost? Vermicomposts, also known as Worm Castings are the best natural fertilizer in the world! Vermicompost is made from the castings of compost worms, special types of earthworms that eat food scraps and green waste and poop out nutrient dense humus. Worm castings are pH neutral (7), rich in nutrients like nitrogen, phosphorus, […]

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Edible Medicinal Trees: The Many Uses of Clove, Coconut, Guava, Moringa, & Papaya

  Many of the trees that we carry at the nursery have edible and medicinal properties that most people may not be aware of.  They can have phenomenally positive effects upon your health when used correctly. In this article our own Karen of Auntie Karen’s Medicinal Chest discusses a few of these powerhouse trees and their medicinal […]

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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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Falling In Love With Orchids

There is an undeniable charm within the vast and diverse family of orchids. Each genus offering its own unique and brilliant beauty. If you are new to the world of orchids a great place to begin is with the delightful Phalaenopsis. With low light and warm environment requirements, these special wonders are one of the […]

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5 Gardening Gifts That Keep On Giving

The holiday season is upon us! If you’re still looking for the perfect gift for the gardener in your life, you’re in luck. In today’s post, we’ve compiled a list of five gardening-related gifts that really do keep on giving. So whether you’re looking for the perfect gift or a last-minute gift, we’ve got you […]

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