Author Archive | Seascapes

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Sleeping Plants

By Holly In Hawaii, we don’t commonly see plants going dormant like maples, oaks, or birch trees do in the mainland. Quite on the contrary, things tend to grow out of control if we’re not rigorous about maintenance. However, there are some winter dormant plants that can bring you into a whole new world with […]

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Steps YOU Can Take to Prevent Rapid Ohia Death

By Eden A disease known as Rapid ‘Ōhi‘a Death (ROD) is killing ‘ōhi’a, one of Hawaii’s most important and abundant endemic trees. First detected on Hawai‘i Island more than four years ago, the disease has impacted more than 175,000 acres of ‘ōhi‘a forest on the largest of Hawai‘i’s islands. More than a million trees are […]

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Two Avocado Pests to Look Out For

Written by Alli Vincent, Nursery IPM (Integrated Pest Management) Specialist As many of our customers know, we strive to meet the demand that our island community has for plants that we do not actively propagate, and we work closely with nurseries on other islands to source these plants. Inter-island shipments are inspected on both ends […]

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Feng Shui in the Garden

By Holly Serina and Zoli were discussing a customer’s landscape design wishes of incorporating Feng Shui. I overheard that they didn’t know much about Feng Shui and I was very excited to offer some tips. I enjoy practicing Feng Shui at home and was asked to share a few things with you! Here are the […]

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Kauai Seascapes Nursery Manager: Jody

Jody is often seen with her clipboard keeping track of her notes, inventory, and observations she makes during her walks through the nursery. When I started at the nursery almost 3 years ago, I was introduced to Jody, Kauai Seascapes Nursery Manager. My first impressions were that she has a BIG job here and that […]

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