Houseplants Clean Your Air For You !!!

By | 2016-09-09T17:51:09+00:00 September 9th, 2016|Plants|

Check this article out from the Washington Post According to Niri's research, common house plants are effective at removing VOCs from the air. In 12 hours, an unassuming bromeliad (a tropical plant with long, swordlike leaves and spiky red flowers) removed at least 80 percent of six different compounds from the air inside a 76-liter [...]

See Our New Berry and Fruit Tree Page

By | 2018-01-03T17:46:16+00:00 May 10th, 2016|Plants, Trees|

Check out our new and improved fruit and berry page. Blueberry plants are the most cold hardy, and blueberries are a favorite native bush to grow in Alaska. Blueberry plants are native to Southern Alaska soils. During the Fall the leaves of the blueberry plant turn a brilliant scarlet color. Plum trees can be grown [...]

Start the New Year with a Ruby Ball Cactus

By | 2018-01-03T17:46:16+00:00 December 24th, 2015|Cactus, Gift Shop, Plants|

Gymnocalycium Cactus, also known as the Ruby Ball Cactus or Red Ball Cactus, are actually a grafted specimen. From - The Gymnocalycium cultivar -- sometimes called ruby ball cactus or moon cactus -- is actually two cacti in one. A pure red cactus seedling lacks the ability to produce chlorophyll and will die unless [...]

Did you know we have Pineapple Plants?

By | 2018-01-03T17:46:16+00:00 December 9th, 2015|News, Plants|

Pineapple Plants Did you know that Mile 5.2 Greenhouse sells Pineapple Plants? And no they are not 10 feet tall! A pineapple is one of the few tropical fruits that are really well suited to growing in pots, and that means you can grow pineapples indoors. A few things you should know about pineapple plants: [...]

Check Out Our Beautiful Tillandsia Cyanea’s

By | 2018-01-03T17:46:16+00:00 December 8th, 2015|News, Plants|

Tillandsia Cyanea Also known as the "Pink Quill" plant, the Tillandsia Cyanea are excellent plants for Alaskan homes and offices due to their preference for low light levels. All Bromeliads bloom once in their lifetime and then they die, however they will reproduce by creating new plants, referred to as pups. A Pink Quill plant [...]

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