Orchids, of the Orchidaceae family, are known for having bright blooms and a fragrant scent. The beautiful flowers are known for having structural variations in their blooms. In nature, they typically grow in the tropics on trees and shrubs; however, there are variations that live in grasslands or in forests. They are originally native to regions in Asia and Australia, but today the majority of neotropical orchids are found in Central America, South America, and countries along the Andes Mountains. Orchids are not any average plant, they are diverse and easily distinguishable from…continue reading →
Poinsettias are a top holiday flower pick for their beautiful array of shades and colors. They have traditionally been the winter holiday’s most popular plant, the sure and steady standby, but do you really know about the Poinsettia? We bet you don't! Here are 5 things you didn't know about Poinsettias: Poinsettias Can Be Painted To fit the most unusual of tastes, Poinsettias may be painted, just about any color, to match your holiday decor and finished off with glitter to complete the festive look. Poinsettias Are Not Poisonous It's important to note that Poinsettias…continue reading →
Terrariums are low maintenance, beautiful mini gardens that are great for small spaces indoors. Whether you received one as a gift or want to build one for your home or office, here is our guide. What are terrariums? Terrariums are also called mini greenhouses. They are small, sometimes enclosed, environments for plants. The plants and the soil in the terrarium release water vapor – essentially recycling water. The vapor is then collected onto the walls of the vessel and trickles down to the soil. Terrariums are self-nourishing, which is why they require…continue reading →
It is time to spread love and joy through gift giving. We have highlighted the most popular gifts this holiday season. Here are some unique ideas brought to you by Patuxent Nursery in Bowie, MD!
It is time to bring balance and beauty to your lawn care. Pruning your trees and shrubs is a great way to see your lawn symmetrically shine. Here are some tips brought to you by Patuxent Nursery in Bowie, MD!
It is a fascinating adventure to multiply your plants and watch them form new life. Plant Propagation is a great way to see your house plants flourish and shine. There is several house plants all in stock now at Patuxent Nursery in Bowie, MD!
As the cool breeze sets in, there is warmth and comfort felt as the trees transform around us. The leaves are painted in reds, oranges, and golds that are only found in a gallery. Add this fall color to your garden by simply planting one of these 5 trees and now is the best time to do it! These awe-inspiring trees are all in-stock and on sale now at Patuxent Nursery in Bowie, MD!
Our houseplants, citrus trees, and tropical plants have had their day in the sun, but now we must bring them in for the winter to ensure their survival. Typically, once temperatures drop below 50 degrees overnight, you know it is time to make the move. Not so fast though, there are some steps that you should take for a seamless transfer while leaving the mess outdoors.
When it comes to landscaping, you can have the most glorious specimen tree shading a perfectly manicured border garden, but if your lawn is less than ideal, that is all they will notice. Having a stunning yard can be easier than you think and fall is the time to get it done. So strap on your gloves and get to work, there is no time to waste.
Once the cool, crisp evening air arrives in autumn and pumpkin spice cycles back to the market, porch flower planters become a staple of every household. The relentless heat of summer made it difficult to give your container plantings enough water to make up for the constant scorch of the summer sun. Thankfully, the autumn sun is much more forgiving and your container garden can reemerge with a plethora of foliage, fruit, and blooms.