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๐ŸŒฟ Rue (Ruta graveolens) - The Guardian of Your Garden's Dreams! ๐ŸŒฟ

Unleash Rue's Timeless Legacy โ€“ Elevate Your Garden and Life

Ships in a 1-Gallon container.

Why Rue? Derived from the Greek word "reuo," meaning "to set free," Rue possesses a captivating history as ancient as the earth itself. ๐ŸŒŽ

๐Ÿชด Easy, Bountiful Gardening: Close your eyes and picture a garden where thriving plants fend off pests effortlessly, where lush greenery flourishes, and where harvests abound without a hint of struggle. Rue makes this dream a living, breathing reality! It's not just easy to grow; it demands minimal care and aligns your garden with nature's very heartbeat. ๐ŸŒฑ

๐ŸŒผ Companion Planting Magic: Rue isn't just a companion; it's the guardian angel of your garden! Picture your precious crops shielded by a natural defense that deters invaders with its mystical charm. With Rue by your side, your garden transforms into an enchanted sanctuary of growth. Say farewell to pest-ridden harvests and greet thriving, pesticide-free plants with open arms. ๐ŸŒฟ

๐Ÿง˜โ€โ™€๏ธ Positive Energy and Protection: Rue's mystical legacy as a protector against negative energies spans centuries and transcends into your very life. Envision your home entrance adorned with Rue, where positive energy flows as freely as a gentle breeze, and an impenetrable aura of safety envelops your haven. Embrace the ancient tradition of warding off negativity and inviting protection with this captivating plant. โœจ

๐Ÿ’š Traditional Medicine in Your Garden: Rue isn't just a marvel; it's a treasure chest of traditional remedies! Picture the delightful scenario where natural healing is literally at your fingertips. Rue's leaves, stems, and oils have been cherished for generations. Harness its anti-inflammatory properties for arthritis relief, soothe sprains and injuries, and unlock the secret to radiant skin health. Rue is like your garden's very own apothecary, offering up organic solutions for your well-being. ๐ŸŒผ

Plant Details:

  • ๐Ÿ“ Mature height: 2-3 ft
  • โ˜€๏ธ Light: Full to partial sun
  • ๐Ÿ’ง Soil: Well-draining, moist
  • ๐ŸŒก๏ธ Hardiness zones: 4-9

Companion Planting: Rue isn't just a gardener's companion; it's your garden's guardian! It deters unwanted pests and fosters healthier plants. Plant it alongside your crops to keep your garden thriving. ๐ŸŒฑ

Protection and Cultural Beliefs: Intriguingly, Rue holds a unique place in various cultures, where it's planted near homes to ward off negative energy and provide protection. It's not just a plant; it's a symbol of safety and well-being. ๐Ÿก

Medicinal Uses of Rue (Ruta graveolens)

Rue, steeped in centuries of traditional medicinal uses, offers potential benefits, but a word of caution - tread carefully due to its toxicity.

1. Topical Applications:

  • Arthritis Relief: Rue's anti-inflammatory properties are a balm for arthritis discomfort.
  • Sprains and Injuries: Rue's analgesic qualities ease pain and swelling from injuries.
  • Skin Ailments: Rue is a trusted ally in alleviating skin conditions like dermatitis, eczema, and psoriasis.
  • Muscle Relaxation: Rue's knack for relaxing muscles makes it perfect for addressing spasms and tension.

2. Cultural Practices:

  • Mediterranean and Middle Eastern Cultures: Rue is a staple in traditional medicine for its anti-inflammatory and pain-relieving effects.
  • Latin American Folk Medicine: In Latin American folk medicine, Rue is a versatile remedy for everything from digestive discomfort to spiritual cleansing. ๐ŸŒ

3. Cautions and Consultation:

  • Before you dive into Rue's medicinal possibilities, it's crucial to consult a healthcare professional, especially if you're pregnant, nursing, or on other medications.
  • Rue is best used externally, like in oils or poultices, and should be avoided internally to prevent adverse reactions.
  • A patch test is a smart move before applying Rue-based preparations to your skin to check for any adverse reactions or allergies. ๐Ÿงด

Is Rue (Ruta graveolens) for You?

Who Benefits from Rue? ๐ŸŒฑ Gardeners Seeking Pest Control: Rue is your trusty garden ally. If you're on the hunt for an organic way to repel pests and safeguard your crops, Rue's pest-deterrent superpowers can be a game-changer. Say goodbye to those unwanted garden invaders and say hello to thriving plants! ๐ŸŒผ

๐Ÿก Individuals Seeking Protection and Positivity: Rue's history as a protector against negative energies makes it a favorite among those who value this cultural significance. Planting Rue near your home's entrance can bring a sense of security and positivity to your living space. ๐Ÿ’ซ

Who Should Be Cautious with Rue? ๐Ÿšซ Parents and Pet Owners: Rue, while fabulous, contains compounds that can be toxic if ingested. As such, it's crucial to exercise caution and ensure that Rue's placement in your garden is safe for your loved ones. ๐Ÿพ

Best Practices for Growing Rue (Ruta graveolens)

Cultivate a thriving Rue plant with our comprehensive guide, tailor-made for various growing regions.

Where to Plant Rue: ๐Ÿก Ideal for Outdoor Planting in Zones 4-9: Rue is a versatile plant that thrives in diverse climates, adapting seamlessly to zones 4 to 9.

How to Plant Rue: ๐ŸŒฑ Plant with Care: Rue appreciates well-draining soil and the right planting depth. It's all about the details!

Organic Care Practices: ๐ŸŒฟ Heavy Mulching with Hardwood Species: Enhance soil health and Rue's well-being with a layer of hardwood mulch. But remember, don't mulch against the base of the Rue plant! Leave a small gap for proper airflow. ๐ŸŒณ

Specific to Florida Climates and Similar Regions: ๐ŸŒด Planting in Florida: If you're in sunny Florida or a similar climate, Rue can thrive with a bit of extra care. Ensure proper soil drainage and consider providing some shade during the hottest parts of the day to pamper your precious Rue. โ˜€๏ธ

โ„๏ธ Winter Maintenance: For those in regions with mild winters like Florida, Rue may continue to grow during the winter months. Make sure it receives enough water, especially during dry spells, and keep it cozy with a layer of mulch to protect against frost during cold snaps. ๐ŸŒฌ๏ธ

Pruning: ๐Ÿชด Prune Rue: Maintain its lovely shape and encourage healthy growth by giving Rue a good pruning session in the spring. Out with the old, in with the new! ๐ŸŒฑ

Don't Miss Out on the Rue Experience โ€“ Transform Your Garden Today!

๐ŸŒฟ Rue (Ruta grave

olens) is your key to a garden filled with abundance, protection, and well-being. It's time to elevate your gardening journey and infuse your life with positivity. Bid farewell to pest struggles and welcome a thriving oasis into your home. ๐Ÿก

๐Ÿ›’ Order Rue Now and Embrace the Transformation!

๐ŸŒฑ Join the GreenDreams family today and let Rue set your garden and life free. ๐ŸŒŸ

Unlock the Mystique of Rue โ€“ Order Now! ๐ŸŒŸ

Important Cautions:

  1. Toxicity: Rue contains toxic compounds and should be kept out of reach of children and pets.
  2. Skin Irritation: Some individuals may experience skin irritation when in contact with Rue's sap; wear gloves and avoid touching your face.
  3. Photosensitivity: Rue can make you more sensitive to sunlight, so wash your hands thoroughly after handling it and avoid direct sun exposure.
  4. Pregnancy and Nursing: Avoid Rue during pregnancy and nursing; it may have uterine stimulant properties that could be harmful.
  5. Medicinal Use Caution: Consult with a healthcare professional before using Rue for medicinal purposes to avoid adverse effects. ๐Ÿ’Š

Experience the Rue mystique, elevate your garden, and set your life free with Rue from GreenDreams! ๐ŸŒŸ

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Inventory for our online store is located at a separate facility and are priced and handled exclusively for packaging & shipping.
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1. Shipping Stress: Transportation can be stressful for plants, particularly when they spend several days in a confined, dark environment. It’s common for plants to experience leaf drop during this period. Rest assured, most plants typically recover quickly and thrive with minimal aftercare. However, some may need extra attention, love, and care, requiring appropriate watering and exposure to gentle light post-unboxing.

2. Potential Physical Damage: Despite our dedicated efforts to ensure that your plants are securely packaged, they may incur damage during shipping and handling by UPS. Rest assured, our shipping team is committed to packing your selections with utmost care and precision to minimize any potential harm.

  • For significant box damage, please reach out to UPS within 30 days to initiate a claim.

  • For minor damages, such as a broken branch or stem, we advise allowing the plant time to recover and regenerate with proper care and attention.

3. Long-Distance Shipping Considerations: Orders shipped over long distances, particularly to the western US, may take 3 - 5 business days to arrive due to various factors, including agricultural inspections in Arizona, California, and Texas. Such extended transit times can be particularly challenging for tender, young plants, affecting their quality due to prolonged confinement.

  • We take additional measures during packaging to facilitate a swift recovery of the plants upon unboxing.

  • Initial extra care and attention might be required over the first few weeks post-transport.

For further guidance, kindly review our detailed policies on returns and refunds, as well as our comprehensive plant care guide. We appreciate your understanding and patience in nurturing your new plants.


๐ŸŒฟ Important Shipping Information

Please take a moment to review our shipping protocols designed to ensure your plants arrive in optimal condition.

  • Countdown Clock: At the top of our online store, you'll notice a countdown clock. This tool helps communicate our weekly shipping schedule, providing clarity on when you can expect your orders to be dispatched.

  • Shipping Schedule: Our nursery, located in the heart of Central Florida, ships orders once weekly, every Monday. This is a strategic decision to prevent packages from being stationary over the weekends, ensuring that our plants travel as swiftly as possible across the country, even reaching as far as California.

  • Shipping Method: At present, we offer ground shipping rates to meet various needs while maintaining the well-being of our plants during transit.

  • Our Dedicated Team: We are a boutique nursery with a passionate team. Our members wear many hats, contributing to shipping, nursery operations, and engaging in valuable local projects. As we blossom and expand, rest assured that enhancing and streamlining our processes remains a priority to serve you better




Terms and Conditions for Purchasing Live Plants


1. Understanding of Shipping Stress

By purchasing live plants from our store, the customer acknowledges that transportation can be stressful for plants. It is common for plants to undergo leaf drop or experience other temporary issues during shipping. However, it is understood that most plants recover quickly with adequate care and attention post-shipping.

2. Awareness of Potential Physical Damage

Customers acknowledge that despite our best efforts in packaging, there may be occurrences of damage during shipping and handling. For substantial damages to the package, customers agree to contact UPS within 30 days to initiate a claim.

3. Acknowledgement of Long-Distance Shipping Considerations

Customers recognize that shipments, especially those directed to the western US, may be subjected to longer shipping durations of 3-5 business days. Customers agree to provide necessary care to the plants, recognizing that the quality of the plants may be affected due to prolonged shipping times.

4. Agreement with Shipping Information and Schedule

Customers, by making a purchase, have reviewed and agreed upon our shipping protocols and schedules. They acknowledge the presence of a countdown clock on the website and our once-weekly shipping policy every Monday, recognizing the rationale behind avoiding weekend layovers for the plants.

5.Extreme Weather Conditions

Customers acknowledge that our store is not responsible for damage or loss of live plants due to extreme weather conditions during transit and delivery. This includes exposure to cold or freezing temperatures during the winter months and extreme heat during the summer. We provide tracking information when orders are processed every Monday to ensure customers are aware of the delivery schedule. It is the customer's responsibility to prevent packages from being left outside in conditions that may cause damage. Our store does not accept responsibility for any adverse effects caused by weather conditions beyond our control.

6. No Refund Policy

Customers agree that refunds are only processed under exceptional circumstances. Our store will not be held responsible for poor plant choices relative to location suitability, extreme conditions during and/or post-shipment, and improper post-purchase plant care.

7. Responsibility of Care

Upon purchase, customers agree to assume full responsibility for the ongoing care of the plants. This includes, but is not limited to, appropriate watering, exposure to suitable light, and adherence to specific care instructions pertinent to each plant type.

8. Consent

By proceeding with this purchase, customers consent to all the terms and conditions stated above, confirming understanding and agreement to all stipulations mentioned.

These terms and conditions aim to ensure clarity, mutual understanding, and agreement between the seller and the customer to facilitate a smooth transaction and foster a positive customer experience.

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