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Featured Plant: Air plants

Posted by Ema Hegberg on

Air plants can be confusing. A plant that doesn’t need to be planted? In fact, it doesn’t want to be planted? Or watered much? Really?  Really.  They’re funny little things, members of the tillandsia genus. And while they’ve been in vogue for a number of years, there’s still a lot of mystery about that. Where are their roots? Why don’t they need to be watered? Should they be submerged in water or misted? Well, let’s clear up some of those mysteries and let you in on the secrets of the wonderfully strange air plant.    What’s with the “air” thing? ...

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How to See the Light

Posted by Ema Hegberg on

Finding the right light situation for your plant can be challenging. Knowing what direction your windows face can help.  How to figure out the direction of your windows Head over to Google Maps. Type in the address of your house or apartment. Chances are, unless you’ve been playing about in Google Maps, it will be oriented with the top of your screen being north. Maybe grab a sheet of paper and sketch out your building as it is oriented on Google Maps, adding dots where the windows are. Put a compass rose next to it and you’ll be able to...

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When is it time to say goodbye to a plant?

Posted by Ema Hegberg on

How do you know when it’s time to say goodbye to a plant? We got this question lately and it’s a good one. I think just about anyone who has dabbled in plant care some has come to a point with one of their plants where it’s not clear what the next right step is. Is this plant on death’s doorstep or is it salvageable?  

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"What is Locaflora?"

Posted by Rebecca Muller on

Locaflora is your neighborhood flower shop: committed to reviving the love of local, seasonal flowers in Gettysburg. We want to connect our friends and family with the profound beauty of flora that’s grown right here in our region. 

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