An Easy, Low Maintenance Clean Air Houseplant: Sansevieria

An Easy, Low Maintenance Clean Air Houseplant: Sansevieria

Also known as Mother-In-Law’s Tongue or Snake Plant, Sansevieria is a popular choice for an easy, low maintenance clean air houseplant for some very good reasons. Sansevieria is an excellent plant for a beginner gardener because you don't have to have a green thumb to keep this plant in good health. It tolerates neglect well and it doesn't need a lot of light or water to thrive. The tall thick leaves store moisture, which means they don’t require a lot of water. Low light conditions and infrequent watering make this plant perfectly happy.…continue reading →
Top 5 Trees for Fall Color

Top 5 Trees for Fall Color

Add Fall color to your garden by planting one of these 5 trees. These trees are all in-stock and on sale now at Patuxent Nursery in Bowie, MD! 1. Maples - October Glory and Autumn Blaze are excellent examples of Fall leaf color. Reds, yellows, oranges, and greens are a highlight of these trees. 2. Gingko - Wonderful, golden yellow Fall color. Makes a great street tree or as a specimen. Only a few left! 3. Oaks - Oaks are a great shade tree, as well as a wonderful wildlife tree.. Offering maroon, burgundy, and…continue reading →
7 Reasons Why You Should Plant Your Spring Garden in the Fall

7 Reasons Why You Should Plant Your Spring Garden in the Fall

1. Its cooler out, which is great for both plants and gardeners. Gardeners can take advantage of milder temperatures and enjoy fall planting without the sweat and oppressive heat of spring or summer. Ideally your fall planting should be done by early November, about 6 weeks before hard frost. And for the plants, cooler temperatures are ideal for root development because the ground and soil is still warm which will allow roots to grow until the ground freezes. 2. Spring weather can be volatile while fall tends to be milder. With less rain…continue reading →