December 8, 2014

What do Alaskan gardeners do when all the flower beds are frozen and (finally) covered with snow? Play with plants inside, of course! And as it time to be making all things merry and bright with holiday decorations, the Green Connection garden elves have come up with s...

November 2, 2014

Winter is coming! Well actually it’s already here, along with the typical long hours of darkness. One of the best ways to brighten up our black nights is with festive holiday lights. Lighting technology has come a long way from the basic string lights used for trimming...

October 4, 2014

 

Looking for something living to add to this year's indoor Halloween display? Try some house plants! There are many different kinds that can add just the right amount of color, texture, or weirdness to your Halloween decor. 

 

Need to add color? Check these plants out:

 

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January 24, 2014

Christmas has passed and all the glittering decorations have been stored away for another year. We’re now entering that dull, unrelenting phase of deep winter when serious cabin fever sets in and Spring (or a long vacation to Hawaii) can’t come too soon. How can we Ala...

December 24, 2013

Courtesy of Ecke Ranch

 

The plant we know today as the poinsettia has a long and interesting history. The fact is that lovely plant you place in your home during the holidays was once used as a fever medicine! Native to Central America, the plant flourished in an area o...

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