Category: Passion

Community Indoor Indoor Plants Passion People Plant Giveaway Plants

New Year, New Plant Adventures

New year — a time to reflect on the year past and plan adventures for the upcoming one. What were your gardening wins this year? Did your finicky Fiddle Leaf Fig make it to its second birthday? Did you propagate your first succulent or add native plants to your outdoor space to support our pollinating […]

Community Passion Plant Giveaway Plants Poinsetta

What colors do Poinsettias come in?

What colors do Poinsettias come in? There are more than 100 varieties of Poinsettias. Do you opt for the traditional colors and varieties, or prefer to display an uncommon or new take on this popular holiday plant? We searched GrowIt! and found Poinsettias in blue, teal, purple, and pink hues. Members staged them in giant […]

Community Member Spotlight Passion People Plants Tours To-Go

Every Garden has a story…

This month were celebrating all of the stories a plant and garden represents. #PlantStory. This is a guest blog post by GrowIt! team member and community member Chelsey Groh, @cgroh. Chelsey works with folks running gardens all over North America to implement our GrowIt! Tours To-Go product. The tour helps guests learn about the plants […]

Community Fall Passion Plants

What are the best plants for fall? #AutumnBlooms

What are the best plants for fall? This post will walk you through some vibrant selections for fall plants. Though the first official day of fall is fast approaching, the bright blooms of plants don’t need to die off with summer. There are vibrant plants of all colors ready to brighten up your balcony, front […]

Community How I did it Member Spotlight Passion People Plant Master Plants Tours To-Go

First annual Plant Master VIP trip recap

We hosted the top Plant Masters in Chicago for a couple of days the last week in June to thank them for all of their contributions to the GrowIt! community. Members were treated to amazing food, a kokedama workshop, a garden tour, and architectural boat tour. And lots of laughter and conversation. Plant Masters are […]

Bathroom plants FAQ Indoor Indoor Plants Passion Plants Shower plants

Top plants for bathrooms

We’ve noticed a trend popping up on GrowIt! — bathroom plants! So we thought we’d put together a list of great plants that will thrive in the low light, humid bathroom environment. Here are some houseplants that love humidity and also aide in air purification. Plus… if it’s close to the shower, you won’t forget […]

Garden4Wildlife Passion People Plants

Garden with Purpose — #Garden4Wildlife

A lot of our community members love to garden with a purpose — growing herbs to add pizzazz to a pasta dish, or growing tomatoes to make salsa or sauces. Other members talk about growing pollinator plants to help bee populations (and the food chain). But have you thought about gardening to build a wildlife […]

Flower Show Plants Tours To-Go

Throwback: Recap of the 2018 Chicago Flower Show

We followed the yellow brick road right into the Subaru sponsored garden at this year’s Chicago Flower & Garden Show. The 2018 theme was “FlowerTales, Every Garden Has A Story To Tell” and it spotlighted all of the unique stories that inspire our city and it’s diverse communities. The show included 18 gardens, three vignettes, […]

Flower Show Member Spotlight

Chicago Flower 2018: Tablescape Designer

Member Spotlight: This is a guest post from GrowIt! community member @mustmeetamanda who is an Event Planning student and participated in the 2018 Chicago Flower & Garden Show Tablescapes competition. Connect with her on GrowIt! here. (tap from mobile).  ————————————————————————————————— Hey Everyone! My name is Amanda Fowler-Arias and I am an Event Planning student at Kendall […]

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