Five Tips for Happy, Healthy Houseplants

Most houseplants are relatively easy to take care of – as long as you give them what they need. With the cold weather upon us here on Long Island, take a few minutes while your cooped up indoors to check in with your houseplants. Here are 5 tips to help your...

Cactus & Succulent Care Tips

Cacti are succulents are easy care plants for any home or patio. They are all able to store water  in the fleshy tissues of their stems, roots or leaves. They also have distinctive features that help reduce water loss. Cacti & Succulent Care Tips: Cacti and...

The Power of Houseplants in Your Home

Winter can be a mentally tough time of year for all of us. We’re spending less time outdoors in the sunshine and more time cooped up indoors. With freezing outdoor temperatures there is little time to open windows for fresh air. This can leave your home feeling stale....

How Do I Care for My Poinsettia?

Poinsettias are the most popular flowering plant used to decorate homes and businesses during the holiday season. The plant is relatively easy to care for provided you follow a few simple tips. How to Care for Poinsettia When purchasing your poinsettia, do not leave...

5 Houseplants that Make Great Christmas Gifts

Houseplants are a great gift idea for just about anyone you know. Here are a few of our easy-care favorites, available now at Hicks Nurseries: Tillandsia, also known as “Air plants” are a great easy to care for gift item. Just mist with water two times per week. Air...