4 Jan 2017

Greenery Houseplants: 10 Favorite Plants that Perfectly Match Pantone’s Color of the Year

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Greenery Houseplants: 10 Favorite Plants that Perfectly Match Pantone’s Color of the Year

Green has been our favorite color for a long, long time. Whatever the shade, whether warm or cool, the color green contains an inherent connection to the natural world and helps us feel grounded and relaxed. That’s why it’s no surprise to us that Pantone chose “Greenery” as it’s color of the year for 2017. […]

28 Jan 2016

10 Inspiring Instagram Accounts You Need to Follow If You Love Plants

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10 Inspiring Instagram Accounts You Need to Follow If You Love Plants

We find inspiration all over the place, from the homes of our friends and co-workers, to print publications and books, to shops and galleries around Portland and around the world. Recently, though, Instagram has become one of our favorite and most fulfilling places to search for indoor plant photography. We’re consistently finding new and beautiful […]

28 Dec 2015

A New Year’s Eve Centerpiece That Brings Good Luck to the Table

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A New Year’s Eve Centerpiece That Brings Good Luck to the Table

The Winter Solstice has passed, the days are beginning to grow longer, and 2016 is around the corner. Now, as we ready our homes for the new year, the time is better than ever to set positive intentions, make resolutions and spread good luck. If you’re having a gathering this year, we’ve created a New […]

30 Oct 2015

Monster Greenery: Create an Indoor Jungle with these Large Indoor Plants

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Monster Greenery: Create an Indoor Jungle with these Large Indoor Plants

The indoor jungle: lush, breathing, cozy and alive. Plants in every corner, in every nook, on every windowsill. It’s what we aspire to in our homes, and what makes us excited to explore the new plants that come into the nursery. There’s no better way to kick off your own indoor jungle than with some […]

15 Sep 2015

Announcing #InteriorRewilding: Telling Stories through Plant-filled Spaces

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Announcing #InteriorRewilding: Telling Stories through Plant-filled Spaces

Nothing inspires us quite like seeing what people do with plants in the spaces they love. It’s so exciting and gratifying to see folks using plants to help tell their stories. Last week, we launched #‪InteriorRewilding‬ (with a $20 store credit giveaway!) as a way to share these stories with you. Each Friday, we’ll feature […]

25 Sep 2014

Fall Container Planting: Landscape Design Tips

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Fall Container Planting: Landscape Design Tips

For most, fall conjures images of colored foliage and falling leaves, of crisp winds and gentle rains, of hot tea and cozy couches–everything but gardening. However, while spring is certainly a great season for gardening, fall provides a surprisingly ideal time for planting. Why Fall Container Planting? Here in the Pacific Northwest, fall brings the […]

4 Sep 2014

Tracking Tropical Plants: A Trip to Southwest Mexico

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Tracking Tropical Plants: A Trip to Southwest Mexico

Ever wish you could see how your favorite tropical plants grow in their native environs? Jesse, Pistils’ resident tech guy and self affirmed plant geek, recently had the opportunity to do just that on a trip to southwestern Mexico. Based out of the colonial city of San Cristobal de las Casas in the highlands of […]

24 Jul 2014

Hot Weather Gardening: Landscape Design Tips

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Hot Weather Gardening: Landscape Design Tips

It’s been HOT here lately! With temperatures in the upper 90s, and nighttime temperatures rarely dropping below the mid- 60s last week, we noticed drooping plants everywhere. The dog days of summer don’t mean it’s time to give up your garden. With a little extra care and planning, you can learn the tricks to hot […]

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