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Best 3 Plants for Privacy Fences

  • 16 February 2018
Best 3 Plants for Privacy Fences In a world of neighborhoods and suburbs, fences are often necessary. Whether it is to provide privacy or to mark property lines, fences can play a vital role in creating the backyard of your dreams. But sometimes, physical fences, such as wood or vinyl, can be costly and unsightly.

World’s Coolest Rain Gauge

World’s Coolest Rain Gauge It never fails. After every winter, we have customers coming into Green Side Up looking for a glass replacement for their rain gauges. Usually, it is because they left the glass tube out all winter. As a result, when the below freezing temperatures rolled in, so did the cracks in the

Miniature Fairy Garden

  • 26 January 2018
How to Create a Miniature Fairy Garden Taking the gardening world by storm, miniature fairy gardens have proven to be a trend that is here to stay! It is no wonder that these miniature gardens have become so popular! There is something magical about creating a miniature garden and adding your own theme and story

Fayetteville, NC Growing Zone

Fayetteville, NC Growing Zone What Are Growing Zones? When shopping for plants, one may notice that there are zone ranges on the plant tags. These ranges, which are called growing zones, represent the zones in which the plant will thrive. Each locale has an associated growing zone. Any plant that is not within the growing

Top 4 Low Light Houseplants

Growing houseplants in a house or room with minimal natural light can be a challenging task. But, you are in luck! Here are our top 4 picks for low light houseplants that will thrive with minimal light!   Sansevieria (Snake Plant, Mother-in-Law’s Tongue) This plant is as good as it gets for a houseplant! While

Fayetteville Winter Gardening Tips

Fayetteville Winter Gardening Tips After putting in a lot of time and effort into your yard during the spring, summer, and fall months, it is easy to develop “Gardener Depression” during the winter months. What’s a gardener to do in these barren, lifeless days of winter? Believe it or not, there is plenty to do during

Fairy Garden Workshop

  • 28 December 2017
Fairy Garden Workshop at Green Side Up Garden & Gifts Saturday, January 6th, at 10 AM Join us in creating a Fairy Garden! The cost is $35.00. Fee includes: container soil 3 plants rocks/pebbles REGISTER HERE!  Call 910-323-2000 or email with any questions you may have.

How to Decorate Your Christmas Table

Creating the perfect table for Christmas dinner can be a daunting task if you lack the creativity gene. Follow these steps to create a festive Christmas table that will leave people thinking you are a designer or florist!   Devise a plan: Start with developing a theme. Feel free to head on over to the

Air Purifying Houseplants

Air Purifying Houseplants I always said working at the greenhouse I was breathing the cleanest air in town. It is true; plants are good for our mental health, and they are pleasing to the eye. Bonus, they clean our environment. Check out these little air purifying houseplants: Aloe Vera This plant is commonly known for its