Hardy Tropicals You Can Grow!

Tropical plants are an amazing statement to add to any garden, offering exotic design sense and wonderful texture and color. Ok, we love 'em 'cause we can pretend to be on a beach in Fiji, or wandering around the rain forests in Hawaii, or pretty much any other place in the world where tropicals thrive. The trouble is, tropical plants are just that... tropical. And most of us don't live in such … [Read more...]

Our Trip to a Desert Nursery

  Steve and I recently took a trip down to Palm Springs, California to check out the area that has recently been named the "Most Stylish City in America"... While much of this is attributed to the amazing modern and mid century designed homes in this area, the gardens deserve a nod too. Why? Glad you asked! Well, first, because we can all learn a little from this area, with the ongoing … [Read more...]

Grow Tropical Indoor Plants

Few things bring more life to our home's interiors than plants, and using tropical plants indoors creates your own little paradise. For us gardeners, it's an opportunity to grow plants we might otherwise not be able to grow in our regions. Tropical plants are pretty easy to grow indoors, and just require attention to a few details to make sure they do well. Here are some popular tropical plants to … [Read more...]