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$15 for $30 Worth of Plants
Selections include a 5-gallon dwarf golden bamboo ($45), a 7-gallon bougainvillea ($30), a 5-gallon heliconia ($10), and a 5-gallon lauhala ($35). Mulkern Landscaping and Nursery is only open on Saturdays from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Mulkern Landscaping and Nursery
Back in 1975, when Kevin Mulkern wasn't surfing, he was tending to plants with his fledgling landscaping business. He gradually became more land-bound over the years, and what began with a pickup truck, a few hand tools, and a mower expanded to include a 1.5-acre nursery offering extensive services. Today, Kevin and his wife, Susan, continue to draw upon that expertise to run Mulkern Landscaping and Nursery, spearheading Hawaiian landscaping associations and guilds and racking up a slew of accolades in the process.
The nursery offers a variety of tropical plants, including colorful lotus flowers, fragrant water lilies, and more than 20 varieties of bamboo. Landscaping experts can use these blooms and more to plot and install points of interest ranging from general gardens to ponds and waterfalls, granting yards character without the hassle of gluing googly eyes to each flower.