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It's that time of year to add color to your outdoor environment by potting up your spring containers! We love the sense of satisfaction that comes once you step back and admire the combination of flowers and foliage that you have created. At Al's D.I.Y. Container Days, we make it fun and easy to create your perfect look.

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There are countless sprays, perfumes, and chemicals designed to make your home smell good. If you're looking for an all-natural alternative, why not invest in the air-purifying plants?

With spring officially here, there's no better time to invest in air-cleaning plants. In fact, almost 30% of all homes in the United States own at least one house plant, whether it's for aesthetic purposes or air-purifying benefits.

Can plants really make your home smell good? In short: yes. While they might not be strong enough to mitigate the stench coming from your trash can, countless types of house plants will help filter your home's air, thereby improving the air quality and its scent. Here are some of the top air-cleaning and fragrant house plants you can invest in from garden centers this spring.

When it comes to creating your own Outdoor Living space, knowing how you want to use the space is everything.

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With spring right around the corner, now is the perfect opportunity to start growing and cultivating your very own lemon trees. Here are some of the top ways you can flex your green thumb and start growing a lemon tree in your backyard garden.

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Want a great way to usher in spring with fresh fashion in a venue filled with blooming flowers? Come to Ladies Night Out, Al’s celebration of spring!

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Believe it or not, you can have your own taste of Florida right here in the PNW! Citrus does grow here, with a little extra help from you. Here’s some handy tips to help you successfully grow your citrus plants.

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Amidst the ever-expanding reaches of suburbia and industrialization, more people are looking to benefit from the healthy effects provided by house plants. Even those who lack a green thumb are looking for more ways to implement easy-to-care-for plants in their homes, whether they serve as central pieces to a room or simply provide a table topper in the corner.

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When it comes to planning your outdoor oasis it's important to start early.  If you really want to enjoy your backyard this summer it's time to consider your needs and wants.

Yellow, pink, and purple primroses in pots

The recent light snowfall may have you looking out your window and wondering if spring will ever arrive. The growers out at our Farm in Hubbard know it will be here soon, and they are working hard to ensure our stores will be full of spring blooms. Our greenhouses are full of beautiful color and the fresh smell of spring that only 65,000 Grown By Al's primroses can deliver.

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In 2017, the home and gardening market in the United States was worth approximately $272 billion. A number that's steadily on the rise, that's more than a few people trimming the verge, mowing the lawn, and tending their gardens. Local garden centers across the country are often sanctuaries for the green thumb cohort to peruse plants and succulents in the name of keeping their hobby. With that are some outdoor chores we're less eager to complete.