Plant Profile: Green Tea Plant (Camellia sinensis)

January 19, 2021

This evergreen plant not only works as an ornamental shrub in woodland gardens or even as a hedge, but it, and its many cultivars, are also responsible for producing many different kinds of tea that’s sold commercially. For our plant profile’s purpose though, we’ll stick with the main one, Camellia sinensis, also known as the… Read more >

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The Catio

May 18, 2015

I’d like to dedicate this blog post to all of our readers out there who self-identify as crazy cat people. You know who you are. If you have a cat, where is your cat’s favorite spot in the house? Sitting in the window, watching the birds, and yearning to be outside? Chances are he’s also… Read more >

Part 1 – The Importance of Healthy Soil in Your Garden

April 28, 2015

“Bad things happen when you treat soil like dirt.” -David McDonald, SPU After we attended a soil seminar hosted by Cedar Grove, these words were stuck in my head because they so perfectly summarize the importance of having healthy soil in your garden. “What? Healthy soil? Dirt is dirt, right?” Nope! Plants grow in many different environments around… Read more >

New Plants for 2015!

February 6, 2015

As busy as we are, it’s always important to make time for fun and educational field trips! We attended the T&L Nursery open house on a beautiful foggy, yet sunny Friday. T&L is one of our favorite nurseries to get perennials and grasses from because they use responsible growing practices and produce gorgeous, healthy plants…. Read more >