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What size bulb should I purchase?

What size bulb should I purchase?

What can you expect out of your bulb, and how many leaves or flowers will it produce when it sprouts? What size will my bulb be and why does that make a difference? Let's dig a little deeper to find...

5 Plants That Will Bring Luck to Your Space this Lunar New Year!

5 Plants That Will Bring Luck to Your Space this Lunar New Year!

New Year, Lucky You! Happy Lunar New Year! Let’s face it, plants add so much life to a New Year! So we’re all about new year, new plants! Since 2021 is the year of the Ox it represents strong, reliable,...

Learn Why Plants are the Perfect Gal Gift

Learn Why Plants are the Perfect Gal Gift

Galentine’s Day is a day to celebrate the amazing female friendships and women in our lives. Here’s a little history to learn how it started. Founded by fictional character, Leslie Knope, of the show Parks and Recreation as a chance...

8 Most Romantic Flowers to Give for Valentine's Day

8 Most Romantic Flowers to Give for Valentine's Day

Cut flowers quickly wilt and will litter your floor with dying petals. Not really the picturesque gift you want to be giving for Valentine's Day to represent your relationship. If you are looking for something romantic, thoughtful, and long-lasting, consider...

7 Positive things you can do in the New Year for yourself and your plants

7 Positive things you can do in the New Year for yourself and your plants

Most of us try to set resolutions for the new year ahead of us and few make those resolutions a reality. We took a page out of the plant lover’s book to come up with seven easy and achievable to-do...

24 Beautiful Traditional Plant Anniversary Gift Ideas

24 Beautiful Traditional Plant Anniversary Gift Ideas

Anniversaries are important, they celebrate another year of love and life with your significant other. We love anniversaries here at Lively Root! It’s important to celebrate each wedding anniversary in a memorable and meaningful way. The tradition of giving gifts...

NASA-Approved Plants That Will Work Hardest To Clean Your Home

NASA-Approved Plants That Will Work Hardest To Clean Your Home

Did you know that plants literally clean the air you breathe? And that keeping them in your home helps purify the air you breathe? All of that planty fresh air goodness can lead to clear skin, a better night's sleep...

Which Plant Represents Your Zodiac Sign?

Which Plant Represents Your Zodiac Sign?

Not sure what plant to get for a friend (or even yourself)? Well, now you can use astrology to determine which plant you should get. We've compiled a list of the best plants for you or your loved ones based...

Introducing Mullen Design Plant Bundles

Introducing Mullen Design Plant Bundles

Morgan Mullen is the CEO and creative behind Mullen Design Co. Specializing in full remodels and styling in San Diego, Morgan knows how to perfectly decorate any space. Some of her best days are the days that she gets to go...

Bringing Nature Back with Regenerative Agriculture - The story of Cala Luna

Bringing Nature Back with Regenerative Agriculture - The story of Cala Luna

The importance of having nature in our life illustrated by hotel Cala Luna’s regenerative agriculture practice.

Plants in Pop Culture

Plants in Pop Culture

Plants in popular culture are nothing new; meet some of the favorites.

Sustainable Gifting: Give a Money Tree this Holiday

Sustainable Gifting: Give a Money Tree this Holiday

Indoor Plants are a far more sustainable gifting choice this holiday season. Try giving a Money Tree, an easy plant for any level.

All American Grass at the Baseball Field

All American Grass at the Baseball Field

What is the grass they use at the baseball field and how do they get those patterns in?

Plants of our National Parks: Part 5 - Joshua Tree

Plants of our National Parks: Part 5 - Joshua Tree

Joshua Tree National Park - CA Finding green spaces in National Parks located in desert climate zones parks can be somewhat challenging. However, once we opened our eyes to the diverse flora found in Joshua Tree National Park, we were amazed by what we found.

5 Pesticides to Keep Away from your Pets

5 Pesticides to Keep Away from your Pets

Gardeners should always be aware of inadvertent exposures of our pets to the various dangers. To keep your pets safe, we'd like to share five of the main chemicals you should avoid using in your yard and around animals.  We...

Plants of our National Parks: Part 4 - Saguaro National Park

Plants of our National Parks: Part 4 - Saguaro National Park

Saguaro National Park, AZ In our travels about the parks and their many green spaces, Terry and I have long marveled at what has been described as the signature plant and universal symbol of the American Southwest – the Saguaro Cactus.

Plants of our National Parks: Part 3 - King's Canyon

Plants of our National Parks: Part 3 - King's Canyon

After Terry and I trekked amongst the giants within Sequoia, we ventured a bit further north to Kings Canyon National Park. According to John Muir, King Canyon features terrain that rivals Yosemite Valley and is home to arguably the deepest canyon in America.

Plants of our National Parks: Part 2 - Sequoia National Park

Plants of our National Parks: Part 2 - Sequoia National Park

If you’re into the lifestyle of enjoying green spaces, whether it’s indoors or outside, perhaps the greatest stage for experiencing the grandest of all flora can be found within Sequoia National Park.

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