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Spring is in the Air in the Tulip House

Tulip season is definitely everyone’s favorite around here.  There is something magical about the tulip house.  With the sun shining through the greenhouse roof and the calming sounds of the fans, the greenhouse gives a sense of calm and a promise of spring. Our bulbs...

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Cape Primroses, also known as Streptocarpus or Streps

We are growing a batch of a new plant here at Len Busch and they decided to show their pretty faces a few weeks early! They are Streptocarpus, also knows as Cape Primroses.  We consider this a trial plant, but we have some available now at the end of November.  To be...

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Another Way to Add Birch to Evergreen Planters

  Georgia show up some tricks to add birch poles into evergreen planters in a different, but easy way!  Watch the tutorials for inspiration and some tips and tricks.   https://youtu.be/PWDKK8EJ2z8 https://youtu.be/XgD3pUUmn9A  

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Creating a Rustic Spruce Top Planter

Georgia gives us some tips on creating spruce top planters! I always make sure my soil is loose and thawed. Make sure the container is filled to the top with soil to help support the stems that are going into the pot.  For this look I put the birch poles straight up...

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My Dream of a Green Thumb

So I can sell houseplants like the best of them.  I mean, I’ve been in this business for a really long time and have had A LOT of houseplants pass me by.  Now, wouldn’t you think that by sheer osmosis that I would have a really green thumb at home?  The answer to that...

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A Fall Wreath How-to

We are having our wreath class tomorrow. For those of you that weren’t able to attend, here is a great tutorial of a fall wreath you can create at your stores! The faux stem cutter Sandy uses is AMAZING!

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