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Our Fav Way to Reuse Glass Containers: Propagation Station!

Our Fav Way to Reuse Glass Containers: Propagation Station!

Perhaps you'll remember one of our very first blogs on plant propagation (click here if you need a refresher), but today we wanted to talk about the lovely containers one can use to grow the plant family. THRIFTING GLASSWAREBefore running to the store to buy new glassware, we suggest visiting your local thrift store. Not only can you find an incredible variety, it's also cheaper and better for the environment.     REUSING GLASSWAREHave an extra spaghetti sauce container, Topo Chico bottle, or (in our case) olive jar hanging out in your recycling? Go fetch that gem, remove the label, and add...

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Flower Shortage 2021: How It Affects You

Flower Shortage 2021: How It Affects You

Mayesh, one of our flower wholesalers, recently shared a message about the industry floral shortage. Here's why production has dipped and how it affects you.

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Plant Parenthood: Rubber Tree

Plant Parenthood: Rubber Tree

The big, bold foliage of the Rubber Tree (Ficus elastica) make these a great addition to any brightly-lit room, plus, when it comes to how they look, you've got options! You can get a baby or a biggie, and they comes in a fun variety of colors How we keep our Rubber Trees happy: Light Rubbers do best in bright, indirect light (Not sure what that means? Check out our lighting diagram here). If they start getting leggy and you notice more space between leaves on the main stalk, they're likely telling you that they want more light. Water During the dormant season...

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Drainage for the Win! How to Drill a Hole in a Planter Pot

Drainage for the Win! How to Drill a Hole in a Planter Pot

Overwatering and poor drainage are one of the many ways people can love their houseplants to death. With extra vigilance to soil moisture and less watering, a plant can survive in a container without a hole, but we find that the holes make plant parenthood substantially easier. So what happens when we get pots without holes in the bottom? DRILL DAY! It's pretty simple, and with the right tools and some elbow grease, you too can give your planters drainage holes. Here's how we do it. WHAT YOU'LL NEED: Drill Drill Bit  - IMPORTANT - all bits are not equal. To avoid cracking the...

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