• Advanced Plant Care: What To Do Before You Go On Vacation

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    You lucky duck, you're going on vacation! Your bags are packed but now there are some preparations to do to make sure your indoor jungle stays lush in your absence. Your first step is to assess the needs of your plants. Do your plants need daily misting or constant humidity? How many times would your plant normally need to be watered during the length of time you are going to be away for? Once you have assessed the needs of all your plants, you can successfully put together a plan while you're away,

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  • Advanced Plant Care: Understanding Sun Stress

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    They say that people show their true colours under stress. And this is also true for some plants. Let's talk all about sun stress and how to achieve that gorgeous glow. Have you ever seen photos of the bright reds, purples, pinks, and yellows on succulents and thought it must be photoshopped? Oftentimes, that is the plant's real colour that has come through thanks to sun-stressing.

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  • Advanced Plant Care: Understanding Soil Health

    Image by @mon.cotyledon We often think that plant health is synonymous with how much water, light, and fertilizer we provide to our plants. We understand that plants have different soil requirements and some are happy growing in moss, leca, and even water. But for plants that commonly grow in soil, what does it mean to encourage and promote soil health? We’ve learned it can make a huge difference in your plants’ vitality and overall well being. Soil as a topic can be a little bland, but trust that it matters.  We'll keep it brief and informative! Understanding Soil Structure Indoor plants need a growing medium with adequate moisture…

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  • What You Need To Know About Fertilizer

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    We liken fertilizer to that supplement or multivitamin you take and realize how much better you feel. You have a bit more vitality and energy to go about your day. Sure, you may have been fine without it, but the goal is to be better than fine, isn’t it? Houseplants are the same way; if you provide them with suitable light and water, they’ll likely survive, but most won’t thrive without a little extra help.

    So what do we need to understand about fertilizer? There are so many different kinds and when you read the instructions, it may be a little intimidating. We’re here to break it down for you.

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  • Pesky Pests and How to Deal: Mealy Bugs

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    Mealy bugs have a special gift of making your plant look unloved. Often covered in white fluff, mealy bugs are white and excrete a sticky liquid called honeydew which can cause a sooty mold to grow on the leaves. Your plant will look like it's lost its pep, is sticky, or is covered in white fluff. 

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  • STAFF PICK: Dracaena marginata

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    I truly love nothing more than the staggered canes of the Dracaena marginata. To me, it’s the classic Mom plant of the 90’s and while some trends from that decade do not stand the test of time, I believe the Dracaena marginata remains elegant as ever.

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  • PLANT TALK: Plants for Beginners

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    Are you plant-curious? Do you think you may be ready to become a plant parent? If you are looking to make your home a little greener, but have no idea where to begin, we have three plants for you to consider! These are typically the plants that we suggest because they are easy to care for, low maintenance, and pretty understanding of different lighting conditions. Let’s go!

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