Houseplant of the Week

Bird of Paradise

Kim EllsonApr 19, '21

Bird of Paradise plants are something truly unique and personify faraway, warm and sunny places.  The striking orange and blue flowers resemble a bird, hence their name, and they are long lasting. Plants form a mounding, upright clump of evergreen, long, spathe-like leaves.  Although this plant is not hardy in...

Spring Bulbs - Tulips, Daffodils & Hyacinths!

Kim EllsonFeb 3, '21

Spring bulbs truly appear to defy the laws of nature, bursting into life and producing an abundance of the most vibrant floral displays, and all this in seemingly no time at all.  We all yearn for flowers and greenery as winter drags on, and thus it is no surprise that...

Bromeliads - A Taste of the Tropics!

Kim EllsonJan 20, '21

Bromeliads are both incredibly attractive and yet strikingly different all at the same time.  Just a mere look tells us right away that these unusual plants originate from a vastly different climate, most calling the tropics in South America their home. Keep their native habitat in mind when caring for...

Poinsettias

Kim EllsonDec 15, '20

Nothing says Christmas quite like Poinsettias do and for this reason they simply never get old.  Year after year we reach for these tried and tested harbingers of Christmas to decorate our homes and get into the festive spirit. For some the care of these plants can be a little...

Cyclamen

Kim EllsonNov 25, '20

Could Cyclamen blooms possibly come at a more welcome time?! Just as most else has ceased to bloom, and the outdoors is becoming progressively darker and colder by the day, these plants delight us with their incredible beauty and stunning display of colors.  And all this at a time when...