In this video, we show you how easy it is to make a simple holiday wreath. If you’ve got questions or need some help finding the right materials – just come by or give us a call.
As our days are getting shorter and winter creeps in, light is becoming scarce. Perhaps that’s why the Christmas cactus, also known as Holiday cactus and Thanksgiving cactus, blooms at this time of year. It is considered a short-day plant and requires 12-14 hours of total darkness in order to bloom. There is no legend […]
Across the world the marigold flower holds powerful symbolism, and it has become a part of many cultural celebrations throughout its painted history. This member of the daisy family, also known as Tagetes erecta or the Mexican marigold, are native to North America, despite the marigolds we love and know often being referred to as […]
Nothing symbolizes Halloween like the jack-o’-lantern. Its bulbous shape, carved by the hand of its own unique creator glows from porch fronts and window sills only one night each year. Carving the pumpkin has become the ritual for many households on Halloween night, and whether “Jack” is warm and inviting or downright scary, it is […]
Working with shade is a part of our lives as gardeners, especially for those of us living in the city. We’re restricted to the amount of space we have and need to tap into creative ways to grow our own organic produce. Some backyards are blessed with huge trees and consistent dappled shade throughout the […]
Summer doesn’t mean it’s time to stop gardening! Hopefully, you’re enjoying your harvest of tomatoes, peppers, cucumbers fresh from the garden. Now is a good time to plant eggplant, squash, and pumpkins from seed. You can also plant tropicals, perennials and more into the garden and containers. Deep-watering is always best, especially in summer. Surface […]
Here at Buchanan’s Native Plants, we’re always thinking about ways we can responsibly recycle or reuse materials we have at the garden center. One thing we end up with a lot of are wooden pallets. We considered selling the pallets or sending them back to our vendors but decided it would be more fun to […]