April 2020 Community Update

To the Vault + Vine Community, What times we are living through! As we continue to adjust to our new way of life, I extend my heartfelt gratitude to you – our incredible community of staff, customers, clients, vendors, suppliers, and neighbors – for your continued support and words of encouragement. I want to takeRead More

Making decisions and changing your plans.

by Alyssa Rainville Earlier this year on January 7th, we closed down the entire shop for a whole day to host an all-staff retreat for the 26 humans that make Vault + Vine possible.  We discussed our shared and individual values.  A mid-day nature hike gave us a break for fresh air, and afterwards, weRead More

Secret Life of Plants: Do You and Your Plants Have The Same Taste in Music?

In 1973, journalist Peter Thompkins and acclaimed author Christopher Bird published The Secret Life of Plants, a controversial book detailing the case for “plant sentience.” Although it was largely dismissed as pseudoscience, the book traces research from several notable botanists who all similarly claimed that plants had far more sensory receptors than commonly believed. OneRead More

Plant Care in the Spring

The days are getting longer and warmer. Spring is on its way! Your house plants have noticed the changing season too and need your help getting ready for the summer. Plants are always aware of the time of year, and alter their behaviors accordingly. This is known as photoperiodism – the behavioral response of organismsRead More