12 Jan 2017

A Pistils Nursery Snow-day in Portland, Oregon

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A Pistils Nursery Snow-day in Portland, Oregon

Between Tuesday night and Wednesday afternoon, Portland Oregon was dumped with over a foot of snow. That may not sound like much if you’re from elsewhere in the country, but for us Portlanders, it was (and continues to be) BIG news. Because our city is not equipped with a large fleet of snow plows, it’s […]

22 Sep 2016

Plant Crush: Meet The Tree Fern

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Plant Crush: Meet The Tree Fern

Tree fern. The name sounds like a bit of a contradiction, as we’re used to thinking of ferns as the lush green plants that fill the understory of our Northwest forests. But in other parts of the world, ferns get big. Really big. Specifically, this happens in Australia, where ferns grow to dinosaur-like proportions. Enter […]

19 Aug 2016

Shop Update: A Pop-up Plant Shop in Montavilla

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Shop Update: A Pop-up Plant Shop in Montavilla

We’re thrilled to announce our collaboration with Maven Collective to bring a pop-up plant shop to Portland’s Montavilla neighborhood! Nestled in the front window of Maven, a beautifully curated vintage shop, the Pistils Nursery pop-up contains 300 square feet of lush specimen tropicals, cacti and succulent plants, coupled with a favorite selection of goods for […]

15 Jul 2016

More Instagram Goodness: Houseplant Inspiration from the best of #InteriorRewilding

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More Instagram Goodness: Houseplant Inspiration from the best of #InteriorRewilding

It’s been nearly a year since we launched #InteriorRewilding, an Instagram hashtag in which we invited you all to share your green oases with us. And share you did: we’ve been so floored by the more than 1600 gorgeous photos that have come through the feed – so much houseplant inspiration. It’s been amazing to […]

30 Mar 2016

Crystal Healing: Our 9 Favorite Crystals and Their Properties

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Crystal Healing: Our 9 Favorite Crystals and Their Properties

Did you have a rock collection when you were a kid? We sure did. There’s something seemingly primal about finding new specimens, organizing them by size, shape or color, holding them in your hands and researching their properties. Maybe thats why as grown-ups, we’re so enamored of crystals and gemstones. There’s a lot to be […]

11 Mar 2016

Scenes from the Solarium: Portland’s Newest Tropical Plant Oasis

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Scenes from the Solarium: Portland’s Newest Tropical Plant Oasis

We’re so excited to share with you that after many months of construction, our Solarium expansion is now open! The Solarium was designed to be a tropical oasis; a warm, humid respite from Portland’s gray winters and a sunny, succulent enclave during our blue-skied summers. We’ve dedicated hundreds of hours tracking down rare, exotic and […]

26 Feb 2016

Spring Indoor Plant Care: 5 Steps to Happier Houseplants

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Spring Indoor Plant Care: 5 Steps to Happier Houseplants

Here in the Maritime Northwest, spring has a habit of coming early. Some call it the “February Fake-out,” with sunny days, temperatures in the high 60’s and the Camellia trees in full blossom. But even if it’s still frosty where you live, the days are getting longer and this means that your houseplants are beginning […]

23 Nov 2015

5 Tips to Revitalize Houseplants (and Keep Them Alive in Winter)

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5 Tips to Revitalize Houseplants (and Keep Them Alive in Winter)

It happens every year like clockwork: just before Thanksgiving, your houseplants look a bit droopy. Leaves start turning yellow, and they just look generally unhappy. This is a hard time of year for your indoor plant friends, especially if you live in the Pacific Northwest where our days are particularly short. But not to worry! […]

16 Sep 2015

Embracing Autumn: Our Fall Resource Guide

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Embracing Autumn: Our Fall Resource Guide

Autumn is a season of transition. It embodies the culmination of the growing season, a last bounty before moving into winter’s sleepy mood. Fall is a time to take stock of all the adventure, beauty and growth of summer; a season to reflect, enjoy and explore. As the seasons change, it’s important to be mindful […]

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 […]

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