Container Gardening


10 Reasons to Give Gift Plants

10 Reasons to Give Gift Plants


Posted on Sep 15, 2017 | 0 comments

It’s no secret: Gift shopping is stressful. Sometimes the best gifts are the most simple, and these are easy, beautiful and long lasting presents that your loved ones will cherish for years to come. When you give a gift plant you’re giving so much more!

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Do you ever look out at your garden and wish you had a fairy godmother (or at least her magic wand) to whisk away your planting pains? Espoma isn’t magic, but its products have an astounding effectiveness which is as close to bibbity-bobbity-boo as we’ve ever experienced. They’re a trusted name for a reason and now it’s time to see why.

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An Easy Guide to Houseplant Care

An Easy Guide to Houseplant Care


Posted on Jan 10, 2017 | 0 comments

According to science people have only 3 basic needs – food, water and shelter. Much like humans, plants really only need 3 things to survive – sunlight, water, and a growing medium. This is pretty cut and dry, so why is keeping your houseplants alive such a struggle? You’re resolved to keep your dreams and your plants alive this year and we’re here to help!

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Let’s face it: succulents were invented for lazy people. They are so stubbornly durable that even the most lethal “brown thumb” gardeners can grow a bounty of lush greenery with ease. Sporting plump, dusky leaves and curious foliage shapes that can seem downright extraterrestrial who can possibly resist the charm of succulents?

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Raise a Rooftop Garden

Raise a Rooftop Garden


Posted on Mar 23, 2016 | 0 comments

City life has its perks, but what of the gardeners stuck in the steel jungle? When there’s not enough open land to sooth the itch in your green thumb, it’s time to start looking up. Rooftop gardens are the next best thing to the ground level lawns of the suburbs. They take time and creativity, of course, but what garden doesn’t?

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First, a Cautionary Tale

Epic . Fail.

Epic . Fail.

Last year when I went on vacation I knew I was going to be gone for the better part of two weeks, and I didn’t want my poor houseplants to die without me, so I did a little research on how to make an automatic plant watering device. Then I proceeded to waste hour after hour on some McGuyver-like watering contraption that turned out to be an epic fail.

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