Tag: Plant of The Month

by Fergie McGuire - 9 months ago

How to Grow Your Love?

Ahhhhhh…. It’s that time of the year again! You start seeing hearts and roses popping up in store aisles and windows everywhere. February – the official time to celebrate love. Why not skip roses and celebrate it with our Sweetheart Hoya this year?!...

by Fergie McGuire - 10 months ago

Marimo 101

The name Marimo (毬藻, Aegagropila linnaei) originated from Japanese botanist Tatsuhiko Kawakami: 毬 ‘mari’ = ball and 藻 ‘mo’ = generic term for aquatic plants! The Marimo ‘Moss’ Ball, as it’s commonly called, is not moss at all – but a freshwater,...

by Fergie McGuire - 10 months ago

Meet Poinsettias (and know them once and for all)

You have seen it every year. It represents the happiest and jolliest time of the year. It is particularly well known for its red foliage. It is widely used in Christmas displays (huge giveaway), but no, it is not a flower. Ok..fine, meet Poinsettias...