garden store near me

Growing plants indoors can be an immensely satisfying experience, as many green-thumbed gardeners will confess. Not only does it warm up your space and bring nature’s serenity to your private space, but urban populations are even starting to grow plants in their homes for food.

local plant nurseries

A recent study in the U.S. shows that in 2017, approximately 117.6 million Americans did some gardening. Some did it as a way of spicing up their backyard, while others just love the idea of gardening.

a green houseplant on a windowsill

If you are like me, you love houseplants. Big leaves and cascading foliage; vibrant pops of color and unique variegated patterns; we just love ‘em all. Houseplants just seem to put me in a peaceful mood. I can’t quite put my finger on it, but when I’m surrounded by greenery indoors I just feel more…focused. Creative. Relaxed. Happy. Does anybody else get that feeling around houseplants?

The frosted branches of a dormant plant

Despite our relatively mild weather during the Holidays, it appears that the colder weather - and perhaps a little snow - is ready to make a January appearance. When the temperatures get colder, there are a few simple things to remember for your yard and garden, in order to limit and prevent problems in the spring. Just follow these simple cold-weather tips and you can be sure that your plants will be prepared to thrive come springtime!

The traditional poinsettia is the plant of the Christmas season, with its beautiful bright red and dark green foliage. This time of the year you can see this festive plant popping up all around homes and businesses in order to add an instant touch of the Holidays. We know you can get poinsettias just about anywhere these days, so what makes a Grown By Al’s Poinsettia far and away the best in the Northwest?

a red poinsettia among succulent houseplants

Here at Al's, we're blending the houseplant craze with our Grown By Al's Poinsettias. So if you are in our store and you're wondering where all the houseplants went, wander over to the warm Poinsettia Houses to find all your houseplant favorites!

plant nurseries

According to statistics, you will find at least one houseplant in 30% of all households. The primary reason most homeowners keep houseplants is for decorative purposes. Houseplants can add color and give your home a fresh, natural look.

garden stores near me

If you've been searching the web for "garden store near me" and thinking about upgrading your yard or garden, you've come to the right place. Many people find great satisfaction in gardening as a hobby -- in fact, the entire home and garden market was worth over $270 billion in 2017.

Al's annual Evening of Lights is almost here: our fun and festive kick-off to the holiday season. This magical event is an Al's tradition, bringing you the familiar comforts of Christmas. But we're also always looking to add new traditions to our seasonal showcase. This year, there are some exciting new additions to our Evening of Lights that you won't want to miss!

plant nursery

Gardening may be a pastime dominated by older generations, but more and more young people are starting to shop at the plant nursery and develop their green thumb as gardeners.