Last week was National Pollinator Week and we had fun posting lots of links and information all over our Facebook page. As much as we love butterflies and bees, even we were surprised at just how important pollinators are to the natural growth cycle. We were also surprised by some of the critters that serve as pollinators. Pollinator Week may be past, but supporting our pollinators should be a year-round prospect. Continue reading
Nothing brightens a room like a few colorful blooms. Whether on a flowering plant, or gathered in a vase of cut blossoms, flowers are a sure-fire trick to making a room look more finished. Though it’s still some time till spring, early blooms will start appearing in some local markets in February. What better away to bring a fresh spring air to your home?
Tired of looking at poinsettias all winter long? It’s easy to feel like they’re the only non-greenhouse option for eco-friendly seasonal winter flower arrangements. But they’re not. It’s easy to freshen up Yuletide décor with cheerful greenery and flowering plants. Continue reading