Tags: houseplant care

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Good Company

Eek! The landscape outdoors is paring down. Every day more plants shed their leaves and drop off the scene. We hear you: The loss of those layers is turning you blue. So, it’s time to seek solutions. You need to add volume indoors. Combo Containers How about bringing the concept of a layered landscape inside […]
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Outside In

Autumn sort of sneaks up on you, doesn’t it? One week you’re dragging hoses outside in a heatwave to water all the plants on your porch. A few weeks later, you’re quickly running all those plants inside to protect them from predicted frosts. So sometimes, the process gets a little rushed. In fact, it’s frighteningly […]
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Midsummer Reboot

Phew! Welcome to the long, sizzling summer. If you’re identifying that the proverbial cat on a hot tin roof right now, just think how your plants feel. They’ve jumped the hoops through the heatwaves, they’ve been splashed by the hose several times daily, and they’ve been nearly drowned in multiple torrential thunderstorms. But they’ve weathered […]
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Refreshing

    By the time early spring rolls around, we’re all a little winter weary. You’re ready for a shot of zing, and so are your plants. For you, spring break might do the job. For your tired houseplants, we’ve got just the pick-me-up picnic they need. Here come some ideas to breathe new life […]
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Feed Me!

It’s March! That means you’re suddenly being serenaded by peep frogs, amorous birdies, and antsy animals revving up for strong onslaughts of spring fever. But March has another sound entirely, and that’s the gurgle of watering cans as they deliver fertilizer to hungry houseplants. That’s right, March is when the houseplant feeding season begins. Although […]
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Spring Graduation

Been itching to hand out promotions to your houseplants? Graduation time is here! Spring is when houseplants begin making headway and root growth supported by the brighter (don’t we love that word?) light and longer days ahead. Give them the power to propel forward—start rallying your potting soil and containers to move them to more […]
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The Seedier, the Better

Our goal right now is to keep you from climbing the walls with boredom. So, hear us out, because we’ve got a truly effective remedy for midwinter blahs. All you need is some Coast of Maine Sprout Island Blend Seed Starter, a few packets of seeds, and a pinch of patience. Put all those ingredients […]
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Holiday Houseplant Matchmaking

Do your friends keep hooking up with the wrong houseplant? This year, play matchmaker for the holidays. Give your besties gifts of botanical buddies that will thrive and grow into true love. We have some suggestions of personality/plant match ups that will become Happily Ever After relationships: Amaryllis Here’s the perfect gift for all those […]
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User-Friendly Fronds

By Tovah Martin Got a low-light situation that’s just begging for some botany? You need to cuddle up with some ferns. They’re gorgeous, they’re sophisticated, and they are custom made for sharing some of the more challenging spaces in your life. The good news is that many ferns are absolutely simpatico with the same living […]
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Give them Shelter Pronto

By Tovah Martin Quick! Some houseplants should be rushed indoors as soon as temperatures dip. Okay, you can approach predictions about economic disasters and the end of the world with skepticism, but don’t ignore the meteorologists. When you see those temperatures dipping into the 40s overnight, you need to take action for the health and […]
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