Last week, while in Ft. Lauderdale to attend the Tropical Plant International Expo (TPIE), I spent a most wonderful day with two lovely and generous people – Justin Hancock of Costa Farms and Stacey Pierson of Garden Media Group – at Costa Farms. Costa Farms is a third-generation, family-owned grower of tropical plants, houseplants, annuals… Continue reading Visit to Costa Farms
We are all aware of the pollution in the air outside. Whether it is from car exhaust, oil refineries, a fire pit in the backyard, or dust blown by the wind, we have come to accept that air pollution is a way of life. When we think of indoor air pollution, we probably think of… Continue reading Houseplants clean the air!
Yup, today is the day designated to take a moment and appreciate everything our houseplants do for us. They are attractive décor of course, but they also give us a chance to keep our thumbs green in winter, and they clean the air we breathe. My favorite houseplant is the ZZ plant. It is botanically… Continue reading Happy Houseplant Appreciation Day!