Poinsettias – We love this time of year!
We know its been a long year and we could all use some Christmas cheer!
How to grow and care for Fall mums.
Mums are here! Click below for tips and tricks to best care for your fall mums.
Spring Flowers are Ready!
Spring flowers!! They are ready just in time for you! Sun, color, and new growth define Springtime hope as the days (finally) get longer!
This Spring make room for an elegant ranunculus. Incredible colors, straight stems, long vase life and copious blooms will last through June in your garden.
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Why grow houseplants? Houseplants will not only add beauty and interest to your home décor, but they also help to keep the air in your home cleaner. Studies have shown that many common houseplants help reduce the air of many toxins inside your home. These plants...
How To Care For Shrubs in Whatcom County
If you live in Bellingham, and the surrounding areas, you may be interested in learning more about the various plants that are used in landscaping features here. Many homeowners and business owners across Whatcom county use a variety of shrubs to accent their homes....
Why should I buy my roses at VW’s Home & Garden?
We grow some of the best quality roses in the county! The roses you purchase are special because of all of the attention we give them when they arrive at our greenhouse before the season starts.
Adding a Anthurium improves air quality!
According to the NASA Clean Air Study, the Flamingo Lily was incredibly effective at removing airborne formaldehyde, ammonia, toluene and xylene in your home or office.
How to Make a Beautiful Fall Planter with Jen Witman
Thursday Evening, September 19th starting at 5:00 PM Ladies Night with Jen Witman, who will be on hand to provide instruction on how to create an amazing Fall planter.
How to decorate with a hanging flower basket for Mother’s Day!
It’s mother’s day on May 14th. Every mother loves hanging baskets because they quickly decorate any space and are easy to replace and refresh for a new look that changes with the seasons.
How to Care for your Boston Fern Hanging Basket
The most important thing you need to do caring for your Boston fern care is to make sure that it’s in the right kind of environment. Boston ferns need a cool place with high humidity and indirect light. What taking care of a Boston fern plants indoors, it’s a good idea to provide additional humidity for them, especially in the winter. Like a shower!
Want your Kalanchoe to reflower? Simply cut off the flowering head, let the plant rest with reduced water, and resume its normal care. It should flower naturally in Spring.
Watering Your Garden, Planters & Hanging Baskets.
During the spring and fall, you should check the soil moisture approximately every 3-5 days. During the hot and dry summer months, this should be done everyday for planters and hanging baskets, 2-3 days for in ground small-medium sized plants and every 3-5 days for larger plants and trees.
Fertilizing your hanging baskets.
Your hanging baskets are only getting nutrition if you provide it to them. After watering, regular fertilizing at the right amount and time is the most important thing to keep your plants thriving.
The Great Pacific Northwest Garden Slug War
Slugs are some of the most notorious pests here in the Pacific Northwest. Click here to find out how to deal them a knock-out blow!
DIY Painted Terracotta Pots Ladies Night April 5th – 5:00 to 8:00 PM
Come join us April 5th for a very special Painted Terracotta Pot ladies night here at our greenhouse garden center in Blaine, WA.
Wandering Jew Plant Care: Best Practices
If the light is too low, the leaf color will fade. Keep the soil slightly moist, but don’t water directly into the crown. You might try watering from the bottom. Care should be taken, particularly in winter, that the plant doesn’t become too cold or dry. Mist wandering jew plants frequently.
How to grow an amazing organic garden at home.
Biodynamic® Malibu Compost now available at VW’s Home & Garden in Blaine, WA! It’s that time of year, when every farmer and home gardener’s thoughts turn to soil. Malibu Compost is a much check out if you are serious about your vegetable garden.
How to prune in Whatcom county
Tree & shrub pruning is a great way to improve the look of your yard. VW home & garden now offers a class in how to increase your skill in tree & shrub pruning care.
Colorful Container Gardens for Chilly Whatcom Weather!
Don’t retire your gardening gear just because the temperature is down. Pot up some cold-weather plantings to brighten your home’s exterior—and your spirits.