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African Violets

I’ve heard people say that only grandmas grow African violets, but I can guarantee that you don’t have to be an octogenarian to enjoy these hardy little flowers.  We sell them everyday to hip singles as well as grandmas and everyone in between.....

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Anthurium Care

Anthuriums originate from Central and South America.  The red, heart-shaped flower of Anthuriums is really a spathe, or waxy, modified leaf flaring out from the base of a fleshy spike (spadix) where the tiny real flowers grow.....

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Azalea Care

Azaleas require constantly moist soil. Do not allow your azalea to dry out too much or it will lose many of its leaves and flowers. It is equally important that your plant has good drainage and is not left standing in water....

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Bonsai Care

The word “bonsai” refers to the process, not a specific plant. Directly translated, “bonsai” means small plant in pot. A bonsai kept in the home is a window to the natural world. The tending and care involved is seen as a meaningful connection....

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Bromeliad Care

Bromeliads are dramatic plants with long lasting flowers, perfect for brightening any room in the house.  Water the soil thoroughly, letting it dry out somewhat between watering....

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Cacti Care

A succulent is a plant that has developed large, fleshy roots, stems or leaves for the purpose of storing water. Succulents can be found all over the world, from hot tropical jungles to cold snowy mountains. Cacti, a specific type of succulent, are only found in the Americas. Although their range of habitat is expansive, cultural....

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Citrus Care

Citrus plants don’t like being overwatered. Check the soil surface every few days and give your plant a thorough drink when it feels dry. Don’t let water build up in the saucer, allowing....

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Cyclamen Care

Cyclamen need moist, but not waterlogged soil. They tolerate short periods of drought, but should not be allowed to wilt. Try not to water directly onto the base of the plant. The tuber may rot with excess water. Using cool water, or placing....

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Cymbidium Orchid Care

Cymbidiums are terrestrial (ground dwelling) orchids, native to the high elevations of South East Asia. Their grassy foliage and multi-spiked flowers can grow into a plant of good size. They generally bloom in December and January, making them a....

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European Flower Basket

Each plant in your flower basket is potted in its own individual plastic pot and set inside a plastic liner to catch any excess moisture when it is watered. Be sure to check each plant’s soil every few days to make sure they do not become too dry. Be careful when watering to direct water.....

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Ficus Care

Ficus should be watered thoroughly, and then allowed to dry out slightly. It is a good habit to check your ficus for pests when you water it. Be on the lookout for scale, an insect that appears as small brown bumps on the stem or leaves. Also, shiny spots....

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Gardenia Care

The gardenia prefers to be moist, but not soggy. Let the soil surface dry out between watering. Gardenias dislike the high mineral content of our Utah water. It is best to use warm rain water, or distilled water for watering and misting. Placing the....

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Herb Topiary Care

Because of tight root systems, herb topiaries can dry out quickly. Check the soil every few days for dryness. When the surface of the soil is dry to the touch, water your herb topiary thoroughly. Letting the roots sit in water, or allowing the soil to go completely dry can cause leaf drop or even permanently damage your topiary.....

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Holiday Cactus Care

Schlumbergera and Rhapsidopsis are native to the tropical rainforests of south America. In the rain forest, the Holiday cactus grows as an epiphyte (a tree perching plant). Although this strange growing habit is often seen in orchids and bromeliads, Holiday cacti are true members of the cactus family.....

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Hydrangea Care

Water plentifully as often as necessary to keep potting mixture thoroughly moist. Never allow the soil to dry out. If the soil does dry and the plant wilts, immerse the pot in a bucket of water until the root ball is thoroughly soaked. Note that blossoms that have been allowed to wilt may not recover.....

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Ivy Topiary Care

Don’t let your ivy topiary become dry. Check the soil surface every other day and give your plant a thorough drink when it is starting to dry out. Don’t let water build up in the saucer, allowing your plant to sit in it. Ivy also likes humidity and....

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Lucky Bamboo Care

Lucky bamboo will grow in low to bright light. Direct morning sun will speed up growth, but too much sun will burn the leaves.  Most lucky bamboo are grown directly in water. In this case, change the water every other...

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Orchid Care

Tree perching orchids, include Dendrobiums, Phaleanopsis, Oncidiums, Cattleyas and others. Most are not difficult to grow but do require special cultivation, especially to achieve flowers. In the wild, clinging air roots provide structure as well as nutrition. For this reason, most orchids are potted....

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Palms Care

The light requirements of palms vary from low light to direct sun depending on the variety. The Kentia and Rhapis palms can live and grow in low to bright light. Triangle, Spindle, Bamboo and Fan Palms all need....

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Phalaenopsis Care

Phalaenopsis, commonly referred to as Moth Orchids are considered one of the most popular orchids to grow and bloom in the home.  Phals have long lasting flowers which can often bloom more than once per year.....

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