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October Air Plant: Tillandsia Tecorum Ecuador

Adorably fuzzy, the snowball like Tillandsia Tectorum Ecuador is covered in an abundance of trichomes which help it absorb humidity from the environment, making it one of the more drought tolerant air plants as well as one of the few that can tolerate bright direct light.  They are Native to the high mountains in the…
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October Succulent: Aloinopsis Luckhoffii

This South African Native grows in low forming rosettes with thick, finger-esque, textured leaves.  It’s name means Toothy Mimicry due to the white warts that look like teeth on the upper surface. ,They are winter bloomers and, if given enough light, will produce  silky, pale yellow flowers with lots of petals. Plant your Aloinopsis luckhoffii…
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October Little Plant : Aloinopsis Luckhoffii

This South African Native grows in low forming rosettes with thick, finger-esque, textured leaves.  It’s name means Toothy Mimicry due to the white warts that look like teeth on the upper surface. ,They are winter bloomers and, if given enough light, will produce  silky, pale yellow flowers with lots of petals. Plant your Aloinopsis luckhoffii…
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Five Ways We’re Making This Fall the Coziest Ever

As excited as I always am for Summer to start, by the end of a scorchingly hot August I’m always excited to see kids waiting with their brand new backpacks at the bus stop and the leaves beginning to change. With the extended grey of lingering rain clouds and early sun downs here in the…
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September Succulent: Crassula Arborescens Undulatifolia

Crassula Arborescens Undulatifolia, or Ripple Jade, are a new hybrid of the jade plant with a unique wavy, or rippled shape to their leaves. Crassula Arborescens Undulatifolia is a fairly low growing shrub, reaching only three feet tall if given unlimited growing space.  With it’s blue grey leaves and white, star shaped blossoms, it is…
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September Little Plant: Haworthia Limifolia

Also known as “Fairy Washboards” for the raised patterning on their leaves and magical spiraling upward growth pattern. Haworthia Limifolia are native to Sothern Africa. Their plump triangular leaves form short rosettes and they have fun white blossoms that bloom during their growing season. If they are given plenty of room, Hawarthia Limifolia will produce…
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Caring For The Picky Pupple Passion Plant

With it’s striking, velvety purple fuzz that cover it’s green leaves giving it a purple sheen, people are instantly drawn to the Purple Passion Plant (Gynura Aurantiaca) whenever we host a foliage terrarium night.  Also known as a Velvet Plant, Gynura Aurantiaca was originally discovered on the island of Java in Indonesia and is happiest…
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Too Much of a Good Thing: Your plants and sunscorch

We all learned the basics of plant care and photosynthesis when we were young.  Light + Water + Soil = happy plants, right?  But as we all know, too much of a good thing can quickly become a bad thing, and so too much sun and heat can create stress in your plants, even sun…
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August Little Plant: Fittonia Albivenis

Fittonia albivenis, is also called “nerve” plant or mosaic plant because of the intricate, nerve like patterns on their leaves, Fittonia is a tropical plant that needs warmth and humidity. It’s a great edition to a terrarium or cloche, but will require regular misting if you are growing it as a more traditionally potted plant.…
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August Succulent: Echeveria Minima Hybrid

Echeveria Minima hybrid are the little black dress of the succulent world. These beauties form tiny rosettes with chubby, light blue leaves with frosty rose tips. Echiveria require bright light to maintain their compact form, making it a great fit for a south window or, if you don’t get a lot of light in your…
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