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August Airplant: Tillandsia Espinosae

Tillandsia Esponosae originate from Ecuador and Peru. It’s stiff, triangular leaves form a spikey rosette, and when it reproduces it sends off long runners called stolon on which pups produce forming a costellation like clump if the pups are allowed to grow. Spray your Tillandsia Esponosae thoroughly once a week, shaking out any water in…
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A love of nature and design: our interview with Nejla of Yaba Deco

We’ve been obsessed with Yaba Décor’s Stained-glass feathers and air plant displays since before they even came into the store.  Their bohemian-elegant style is eye catching as well as sun catching, and a beautiful addition to any home. We always like to hear about what inspires the work of our artists and creators,  so this…
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Five Great Apps to Keep Your Plants Happy (and one for self care, too)

Don’t you just love apps?  They can make habit making so much more fun than the old checklist method.  They help us keep track of tasks, prioritize our fitness, and even make grocery shopping lists with ease,  so why not use them step up your plant parenting game, too?  When life gets hectic, these apps can help…
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July Air Plant of the Month: Tillandsia tricolor v. melanocrater

​This sturdy little hybrid has long, firm, triangular leaves and produces a simple spike like blossom when they bloom.  They are one of the easiest to care for air plants, making them a great first air plant for the budding enthusiast or a delightfully low maintenance edition to a growing collection.  Tillandsia tricolor v. melanocrater…
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July Little Plant: Echinocerus Rigidissimus Rubrispinus

These cacti cuties have short spine-y stems whose resemblance to hedgehogs earned them the common name Hedgehog Cactus.  They are native to the southwest United States, where you can find them growing in short clumps which can reach up to three feet wide and about 12 inches tall.   Their bright colored blossoms in the spring…
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July Succulent: Echinocerus Rigidissimus Rubrispinus

This beautiful ombre cactus is also called the Rainbow Hedgehog Cactus. It’s quills transition from a pale white to a vibrant pink on top and it has a deep rose blossom with a white center in late spring, making it a magical edition to your cactus planter or plant it on it’s own to add…
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Planting Sparkle – Your Primer for Adding Quartz Crystal To Your Plants

Quartz crystals can add a magical sparkle to any space, making them a popular addition to both indoor and outdoor gardens.  Beyond their radiance, though, quartz has a long history of being used in gardening and décor to improve the health and vitality of plants and spaces. Quartz is one of the most naturally occurring…
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June Succulent – Anacamperos Rufescens

This vibrant, matting succulent originates in South Africa.  It’s leaves can turn a dark purple if exposed to bright light, with light filaments that contrast the dark color of the foliage.  It will stay low growing and small, more prone to ground cover than growing upwards.  Anacamperseros Rufescens prefer bright but indirect light, and will…
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Going on Vacation? Here’s How to Keep Your Plants happy.

Now that Summer is here  and kids are getting out of school, many of us are starting to feel the urge to get out of town, but how do you keep your plants happy when you aren’t around to take care of them?  This week were looking at a variety of different options to ensure…
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June Air Plant – Tillandsia Bracaulos

Tillandsia Brachcaulos originate from Mexico and South America. With this long, green, triangular leaves they almost look like the top of a pineapple! They can enjoy more light than some of the other Tillandsia, but are not drought tolerant.  When they are getting ready to bloom, the leaves will blush a vibrant red color, and…
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