Category : Garden Center

A Place To Find The Unusual

A Place To Find The Unusual

I have been going to Graye’s Greenhouse for many, many years. I go there to find the unusual, the unexpected, the houseplants I can’t live without. I also love to visit with the owners. Graye’s is known for their succulents, unusual geraniums, and truly miniature houseplants. These plants are not

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Houseplants at Cultivate ’15

Houseplants at Cultivate ’15

  Cultivate is a green industry trade show in Columbus, OH, held annually in July. This is where all the new plants coming out in the trade are showcased. It is mostly annuals, perennials, and shrubs, but there are also some houseplants mixed in. I, of course, am on the

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Lesson Learned

Lesson Learned

Last weekend my husband and I went up North in Michigan for a quick weekend getaway. We stopped by Plant Master’s of Sutton’s Bay, a small town near Traverse City. I had to stop….the sign said Houseplants! And boy, do they have houseplants! There were a couple I had never

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Houseplant Shopping

Houseplant Shopping

I spent today doing my favorite thing:  re-potting houseplants. I have been to a couple of greenhouses in the last few weeks and picked up some new houseplants. One of my favorite places is Baker’s Acres Greenhouse in Alexandria, Ohio. I went to Columbus last weekend to visit my nephew

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Bonsai Lesson

Bonsai Lesson

The $500 bonsai I want….. A couple of weeks ago, I went to a bonsai (pronounced bone-sigh) demonstration at a garden center called The Flower Market in Dundee, MI . What does bonsai mean?- Plantings in tray,- from bon, a tray or low-sided pot and sai, a planting or plantings.

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