3 Aug 2016

Late Summer Color: Five Flowers to Keep your Garden Glowing

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Late Summer Color: Five Flowers to Keep your Garden Glowing

Though it’s been quite cool in the Pacific Northwest, summer has officially switched into high gear with beginning of August. The sun is scorching, the ground is dry, and things are probably looking and feeling a little crispy in your garden. As the old adage says, “April showers bring May flowers.” But what about August? […]

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 […]

25 May 2016

Pistils Rx: Troubleshooting Succulents and Cacti

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Pistils Rx: Troubleshooting Succulents and Cacti

“I love succulents. They’re the only plants I keep alive.” We hear it every day. But then again, we also hear, “I hate succulents. I always kill them.” This may seem like a paradox, but succulents and cacti can be the very easiest or the most challenging houseplants, depending on your environment and the care […]

5 May 2016

Peony Perfection: a Mother’s Day Garden Gift that Flowers Year After Year

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Peony Perfection: a Mother’s Day Garden Gift that Flowers Year After Year

Peonies are a springtime favorite. They emerge early, with beautiful mint green foliage and bright green-to-pink shoots that quickly set buds. The star of the show, of course, is the peony flower; from white, to yellow to pink to deep crimson, peony flowers are stunning, globe-like balls of color that last quite a long time […]

8 Apr 2016

How To Press Flowers and Preserve the Magic of Spring

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How To Press Flowers and Preserve the Magic of Spring

Spring is a special time of year. It seems that each day a new bit of color pops up in the neighborhood, whether it’s the bright green of the tulip shoots, the yellow of the daffodils, the deep purple of the violets, the creamy white of the magnolia blossoms or the bright pink of the […]

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 […]

22 Mar 2016

Pistils Rx: 5 Reasons your Houseplant’s Leaves are Turning Brown

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Pistils Rx: 5 Reasons your Houseplant’s Leaves are Turning Brown

When we launched Pistils Rx a few weeks back, we got an outpouring of emails and comments from our readers asking plant questions. Thank you all for your photos and for describing your issues in such detail! Of the questions we received, no issue popped up quite as frequently as houseplant leaves turning brown. There […]

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 […]

17 Feb 2016

Pistils Rx: Small New Growth on Indoor Plants

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Pistils Rx: Small New Growth on Indoor Plants

It’s happened to all of us. Suddenly, your big, beautiful tropical plant is only putting out small new growth; tiny little leaves that look puny and immature compared to the rest of the plant. What’s worse, they often wilt shortly after they appear! There are a few reasons why your indoor plants might put out […]

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