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Easy DIY Orchid Mounting

Orchids, orchids, everywhere! There may be a point in your orchid obsession where every table, windowsill and shelf in your home has become residence for one of these special plants. If you find yourself with limited “real estate” for the new orchids you just brought home, there’s no need to fret. Living in tropical climates, […]

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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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New Shoots for the New Year

5 New Gardening Ideas to Try in 2017

  It’s hard to believe, but we’re already a month into 2017. Have you given up on your New Year’s Resolutions yet? I know mine are going less than…ideally. It’s okay, though, because one thing that 2017 doesn’t have to be is a year of less than amazing gardening. At least, that’s our hope with today’s […]

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Not Your Typical Garden: Behind the Scenes with Crystal McConnell, Owner of Organic Live Art

“Gardening is the best medicine,” says Crystal McConnell of Organic Live Art Landscaping. I see the plants sparkling and dancing in confirmation as she says this. “Just get into it! Get dirty! It’s the best thing for your overall health. Creating your own special space fills the soul with joy, calms your being, and gives you […]

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Citrus Trees

5 Citrus Fruits You Must Try This Fall

With fall in full swing, it’s citrus season here in Kauai! Now is the perfect time to pick up local citrus fruits when they’re at their freshest. Today’s post will highlight five of our favorite fall citrus fruits. We’ll cover what they look like, nutritional benefits they have, and how to grow them. Stay tuned […]

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Young Ulu

Everything You Didn’t Know About Ulu

One of our goals here at Kauai Seascapes Nursery is to introduce you to new plants. Or, if you’re already familiar with a plant, to teach you a thing or two you might not know. I can’t think of a more perfect plant for this than Ulu. You may know Ulu by its more common name, breadfruit. […]

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Curry Leaf Tree with Edible Fruit

How to Grow An Indian Culinary Garden

If you haven’t noticed, we love edible plants at the nursery. The only thing more satisfying than watching the fruits of your labor come to fruition is getting to eat the fruits afterwards. In the past, we’ve covered how to use, grow, and prepare edible plants such as lilikoi, avocado, and various tasty flowers. My mouth is […]

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