Lilac – Nature’s Air Freshener

Enjoy a Fragrant Garden

The butterflies favorite blooms are the sweetest, most colorful ones. Their main food is nectar from flowers and the best way to attract them to your home garden is to plant their favorites in large groupings. As far as butterflies are concerned there can never be too many flowers! Make sure your garden produces […]

Kid Gardens

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Do you have a little one interested in the green thumb? Or perhaps would like them to just get out there and smell the roses? One thing is for sure, we all need to get outside and enjoy the great outdoors more. With technology these days it becomes easy for our society to become too “plugged in.”

Riverview Nursery & Garden Center is proud to offer a new program to help children foster creativity, and nurture their gardening prowess. […]

Herbs

An herb is any plant used whole or in part as an ingredient for health, flavor, or fragrance. Herbs can be used to make teas; perk up cooked foods such as meats, vegetables, sauces, and soups; or to add flavor to vinegars, butters, dips, or mustards. Many herbs are grown for their fragrance and are used in potpourris, sachets, and nosegays; or to scent bath water, candles, oils, or perfumes. More than 25% of our modern drugs contain plant extracts as active ingredients, and researchers continue to isolate valuable new medicines from plants and confirm the benefits of those used in traditional folk medicine. […]

Terrariums

You can make a terrarium in less than an hour, with very few materials and doesn’t have to be expensive. To save money, shop discount stores, flea markets or consignment shops, where you can find really cheap yet great looking glass containers, jars or even goldfish bowls. The plants you’ll use are generally small houseplants, […]