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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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In love with orchids

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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Blue Rice

This Little Known Flower Has Healing Properties & Turns Rice Blue

The Butterfly Pea aka Clitoria Ternatea is a legume that grows a Gorgeous Blue Flower. It will find a home just about anywhere and looks exquisite grown in a hanging basket. Pollinators are especially attracted to its deep blue/purple hue. Not only does it boast of beauty but healing properties as well. Most specifically the brain. It is also known as […]

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Gulf Fritillary Butterfly

How to Grow a Successful Butterfly and Pollinator Garden ( and why our lives depend on it )

“Conserving butterflies will improve our whole environment for wildlife and enrich the lives of people now and in the future.” – Butterfly Conservation Who doesn’t love Butterflies? No one that’s who! Humans have celebrated butterflies since the beginning of gardens. I’m sure most of us have fond memories of having a butterfly garden as a […]

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