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Indoor Herb Gardening

February 11, 2019

01 How to Grow Herbs Inside Your House 02 Light and Your Indoor Kitchen Herb Garden 03 Humidity and Your Indoor Kitchen Herb Garden 04 Protect Your Indoor Herb Garden from Unwanted Pests 05 The Best Plants for Indoor Herb Gardens Nothing quite compares to the spectacular flavor and fragrance that an herb garden provides.…

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Pet Treats with Benefits

February 11, 2019

How do you show your precious pooch “who’s a good dog?” With a tasty treat, of course! But what if those treats could do more than show your pup that you love them? Take a quick trip down the aisles of Alsip Home & Nursery and it’s easy to find treats that offer more than…

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Bonsai Tree Care

February 7, 2019

Find Bonsai Trees at Alsip Home & Nursery Bonsai is actually an art form and the pruning of the plant.  Many plants can be turned into a bonsai and grown indoors. We typically carry bonsai that are already pruned to look like the TYPICAL bonsai instead of starting out with a small planting and pruning…

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Valentine’s Day Gift Plant Guide

February 5, 2019

With Valentine’s Day just a heartbeat away, it’s time to think about how we’ll spoil our sweethearts this year! While a bouquet of flowers makes a thoughtful, traditional gift, why not treat your special someone to a live plant that can flourish all year? These popular Valentine’s Day plants are so perfect for the occasion, your significant other will fall in love at first sight.

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Superb Superbowl Recipes

January 31, 2019

Whether or not you’re a football fan, there’s an undeniable appeal to the Superbowl festivities – the camaraderie, the intriguing and oh-so-expensive advertisements, and of course, the food. From old standbys like fried chicken and mouth-watering meatballs, to exciting international fare, everyone looks forward to the Superbowl spread just as much as the game itself.…

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Dog giving owner kisses.

Pet Dental Health for Dogs

January 31, 2019

There is just something special about sweet puppy kisses that’s most people just can’t seem to get enough of. But what if your dog’s breath has taken a turn for the worst? Those sweet, sloppy kisses have turned into a lick of swamp breath. Sometimes a temporary change in breath odor can be related to…

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Seed Starting and Indoor Growing

January 18, 2019

Here in the Midwest, outdoor conditions aren’t always ideal for plants to thrive – particularly during those first few months of seeding and sprouting in late winter and early spring. All it takes is an unexpected frost or heavy winds for your garden to suffer and then it’s Game Over. Luckily, with the help of a few tools from our garden centre, you can eliminate the risks of growing outside and start growing your plants safely indoors. It’s easier than you think!

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Pothos are one of many houseplants that help freshen the air in your home.

Breathe Life Into Your Home With Our Top 10 Favorite Houseplants

January 15, 2019

Aside from the many beneficial roles they play – air purifier, oxygen producer, mood booster – houseplants add an element of style to your decor that can’t be mimicked by just anything else and they have a unique way of making a home feel – well, homier. There’s something about the delicate demeanor of a lacy leaf overarching from its container, or the way a tropical plant makes you feel like you’re on an island.
Houseplants provide a unique sense of joy to our surroundings that we just can’t get enough of. That being said, it can be overwhelming to select the perfect plant, or group of plants, for you and your home, and for those who don’t have much experience, it’s hard to know where to begin. To help you make the right choice for you, we’ve highlighted our top ten favorite houseplants to get you started!

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Attract Winter Wild Birds

Attracting Wild Birds – Learn Everything you Need for Sanctuary, Suet, and Seed

January 8, 2019

The best backyard company, aside from our friends and family, is an interesting array of native birds. They play the roles of backyard entertainers, decorators, and even pest control, making them the natural ally of the avid gardener! If we want to keep their company, it’s our responsibility to be good hosts and provide adequate food sources, water, and shelter to meet their needs.

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New Year New Landscape: Start Planning Your Dream Garden with the Help of Our Landscape Designers

December 31, 2018

As the New Year approaches, we begin to think of all the fresh changes and new beginnings ahead. While there’s still plenty of snow on the ground and the summer sun is months away, now is the perfect time to start thinking about how we can make the most of our outdoor spaces. Perhaps this is the year to build that new patio you’ve been coveting, or to truly re-imagine your garden design. Whatever the scale of your project, our landscape designers have the expertise to make any dream a reality.

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