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Butterflies at work in the garden

Written by Katherine, Landscape Design Associate Papilio Xuthus, Citrus Swallowtail Have you ever pollinated by hand? It’s a tedious task, best left to the experts: bees, moths, birds, bats, even the less favored wasps and flies.  Butterflies are excellent garden pollinators, for their behavior is to dart quickly between flowers.  They’ll uncurl their tongue-like proboscis […]

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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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Acerola Cherry Power!

Vitamin C is a powerful antioxidant that is essential to every system in the human body. It helps to • reduce inflammation • maintain healthy immune function • deter aging • deter cancer Vitamin C promotes collagen production in the body. A recent study shows that when consumed Vit C has a powerful effect on […]

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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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Flora & Fido

I recently adopted a dog from the Kauai Humane Society. Having only gotten into gardening and plants in the last few years, I didn’t have a canine companion to worry about eating my plants or garden prior to this adoption. My previous best friend, Hondo, didn’t pay much attention to plants nor did I at […]

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Compost Lasagna

Drawing by Zoli Wall. We all know that compost is a great way to add organic matter and fertility to the soil, and it’s a great way to utilize food scraps and green waste! There is still energy and vitality in those “waste” materials, which can be converted into a rich dark compost that will […]

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A Flower Hatha – Yoga Practice Inspired by Plants

A few years ago, while attending a yoga, music, and arts festival in Colorado, I happened upon a miniature note of wisdom that said “honor the healing power of nature.” I have had a passion for the outdoors since I was a child but this discovery has since taken me on a journey of healing […]

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It’s Citrus Season!

Well, we’re about halfway through winter here in Hawaii and that means its peak citrus season! If you have citrus trees in your yard, you probably have more fruit then you know what to do with! If you don’t have any citrus trees, the farmer’s markets have an abundance of juicy orange fruits right now […]

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Plant Remedies for Cold & Flu Season

When we are fighting a winter bug we often turn to our very own Karen for home remedies. We asked Karen to put together a list of plants sold in the nursery that can be used in cold & flu home remedies and she did not disappoint! Read on for helpful plants to grow at […]

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New Year’s Garden Resolutions

This blog may inspire you to make your own New Year’s Garden Resolution- at the very least it will let you know what Seascapes employees aspire to achieve in the upcoming year at the nursery and give you ideas for projects for your own garden. We hope to see you all at the nursery and […]

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