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GROWING BULBS INDOORS

GROWING BULBS INDOORS

As we put our gardens to rest for the winter, it’s time to turn our focus to gardening activities indoors. Growing bulbs indoors, or ‘forcing’ them, is one the funnest ways to do this! ‘Forcing’ a bulb essentially means coaxing it into producing a shoot,...

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A LOOK INSIDE OUR POINSETTIA CROP

A LOOK INSIDE OUR POINSETTIA CROP

Each and every year, we lovingly grow more than 10,000 gorgeous poinsettia plants right here at Shelmerdine. We take immense pride in this crop, because the quality, size, and health of our plants are unlike any that you’ll find elsewhere. Here’s a look...

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HARD-TO-KILL HOUSEPLANTS

HARD-TO-KILL HOUSEPLANTS

The popularity of indoor plants is on the rise!  A connection to nature is an essential way to enrich our daily lives and to enjoy a healthy and happy lifestyle.  So this year, we’re keeping things simple with low-maintenance indoor plants.  With that in mind, we...

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WORKING FROM HOME? JUST ADD PLANTS!

Working from home (WFH) is a big adjustment! In the beginning, some of us settled for the kitchen table (hello, back pain!) or for a spare corner of the house, because hey – this is only temporary! But now that it’s looking like WFH is here to stay, it’s time to...

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SEED STARTING FOR A NEW WORLD

SEED STARTING FOR A NEW WORLD

There’s no better time to start seeds than now! While we’re responsibly isolating at home, our new mission here at Shelmerdine is to offer ways for you and your loved ones to pass this time joyfully while connecting with nature! There are few acts that are...

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SLEEPING WITH A SNAKE PLANT

SLEEPING WITH A SNAKE PLANT

Of all the plants that grace our greenhouse, one special plant rises above all others, and it’s the Snake Plant. The Snake Plant or Sansevieria (san-se-vi-ee’-ri-ah) is a tried-and-true houseplant that anyone can keep and enjoy.  But it’s also a superb air...

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THE JOY OF SEED STARTING

THE JOY OF SEED STARTING

For gardeners everywhere, we are approaching an undeniably exciting time — spring is near! As for us, we’re a few short weeks away from our annual Spring Open House, so we’re extra excited to see all of you in our greenhouse again. Now is the time to start...

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GROW: SQUEEZE IN SOME CITRUS

GROW: SQUEEZE IN SOME CITRUS

Hundreds of citrus plants have just arrived! Picture it; you walk by the kitchen window, lean over, and pluck a ripe lemon from your very own tree. It’s possible! If you have a bright enough space, you could be squeezing your own citrus. A few mouth-watering...

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CARING FOR YOUR FIDDLE LEAF FIG

CARING FOR YOUR FIDDLE LEAF FIG

  Tall, dark and trendy, fiddle leaf fig trees are everywhere. And if you’re not familiar with the fiddle leaf fig just yet, a quick flip through any design magazine or blog and you’ll spot one in short order.  This interior plant has come to its current...

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