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NICH releases new #PlantsDoThat infographics

Posted: Monday, September 28, 2020

The National Initiative for Consumer Horticulture (NICH) has released new shareable infographics, relating to the #PlantsDoThat campaign. These infographics focus on the multitude of ways indoor plants affect where we live, where we work, where we heal and where we learn. To read more visit

A Plant is a Gift that keeps on Giving.

Posted: Tuesday, May 19, 2020

Family owned greenhouse in Fallbrook, CA – Olive Hill Greenhouses joyfully donates thousands of dollars’ worth of house plants to the Boys and Girls Club of Fallbrook and North County Fire Protection District. Fallbrook, CA – Olive Hill Greenhouses which farms in Northern San Diego County is continuing a long history of supporting local organizations […]

Jefferson Park Mom’s get beautiful Olive Hill plants for Mother’s Day

Posted: Monday, May 18, 2020

Olive Hill Greenhouses partnered once again with @theplantchica and donated plants to Mothers in underserved communities in Los Angeles. The Plant Chica hosted a contactless drive thru donation. Where people came to pick up plants for their mothers. The event took place in the parking lot of a neighborhood, Holy name of Jesus in Jefferson Park. […]

San Diego Greenhouse Grower Donated Thousands of Plants to the areas First Responders

Posted: Thursday, May 7, 2020

Multi generation family farm in Fallbrook, CA – Olive Hill Greenhouses shows gratitude and appreciation for people working on the frontlines of the COVID-19 pandemic. Fallbrook, CA – Olive Hill Greenhouses which farms in Northern San Diego County is continuing a long history of supporting local organizations by donating thousands of plants to first responders […]

Capturing the Joy of Giving Living Plants

Posted: Tuesday, April 28, 2020

On Saturday, April 25, 2020, Olive Hill Greenhouses made another generous donation of beautiful interior plants to an East Los Angeles dialysis center in partnership with @ThePlantChica. These plants were given to  patients who have a compromised immune system which makes the COVID-19 epidemic a scary time for them. While members of Olive Hill Greenhouses and […]

Olive Hill Greenhouses Spreads Hope in Uncertain Times

Posted: Friday, April 24, 2020

On Friday, April 17, 2020, The Plant Chica, Sandra Mejia and her wonderful husband Bantalem delivered over 130 beautiful, high quality plants donated by Denise Godrey and Olive Hill Greenhouses to two senior care facilities in Los Angeles, California. The Curve Senior Housing and West Angeles Villas were thrilled with the generous donations that truly […]

Olive Hill Greenhouses joins coalition with Plantscapers Showing Solidarity for Shelter in Place and Social Distancing with Launch of #StayPlanted Initiative

Posted: Monday, April 20, 2020

Horticulture professionals encourage individuals to adhere to shelter in place and social distancing health and safety guidelines. Fallbrook, CA — To help advance CDC messaging for shelter in place and social distancing guidelines, a coalition of greenhouse growers and interior plantscapers recently launched a #StayPlanted initiative. #StayPlanted encourages solidarity for shelter in place and social […]

The Beautiful Bromeliad

Posted: Saturday, April 20, 2019

The Beautiful Bromeliad are a unique group of plants with amazingly colored and patterned foliage along with vividly colored flowers. Bromeliads have evolved in some of nature’s most challenging conditions, from desert to rainforest to cloud forest. Spanish moss is a Bromeliad. When you eat pineapple, you’re eating a Bromeliad. Air plants are bromeliads, too. In this episode, […]

How Natural Gas Fuels San Diego – A Video by SDG&E

Posted: Wednesday, March 8, 2017

A few years ago SDG&E came out to the nursery to talk to Tony about how we use natural gas. “To spread a bit more joy in the world by growing quality plants that may be appreciated.” That’s what motivates one family-run nursery in San Diego. Read Full Article:

The Emotional Impact of Flowers

Posted: Wednesday, February 14, 2001

With today’s high-tech and fast-paced lifestyle taking its daily toll on our lives, experts advise exercise and other personal lifestyle changes to relieve stress. According to behavioral research conducted at Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, nature provides us with a simple way to improve emotional health – flowers. The presence of flowers triggers […]