The season is changing and it's time to update your closet for the cooler weather. Your commute may have changed, but a new refresh for the season is always a good thing. Al's carries a broad selection of women's apparel, and the new fall looks are in!

Create a minimalist decorative terrarium at home using the kokedama (moss ball) method to secure the soil and roots of the orchids.

If you want to experience the unbeatable fresh taste and health benefits of growing your own vegetables and herbs, a little work on the front end of the season will help you enjoy garden-fresh edibles come summertime and early fall harvesting season. To ensure a successful harvest, have a plan on what – and when – to plant.

Hands holding fresh picked apples

If you long for the sweet taste and delightful crunch that can only come from an apple picked fresh from the tree, but don’t think you have the space, time, or equipment for a home orchard, you are in luck. Apple trees that fit your home and lifestyle are now within reach – literally!

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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.

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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!

Christmas time is the perfect time to gather your friends and family for a little intimate get together. It’s also the perfect time to throw that annual holiday bash and invite everyone you know! However you prefer your festivities, stop by Al’s gift department beforehand, and pick up the perfect bit of holiday décor and gifts that will get you and all of your guests in the holiday spirit.

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?