These easy-care, low-water plants are found in the Northern Hemisphere, but some members are native to South America and Africa.
Succulent arrangements can be chic or playful. Jurassic Park dish garden anyone?
Here’s a guide to making any windowsill or small space come alive with plants, herbs, and even flowers!
While everyone loves being indoors in air conditioning on hot summer days, indoor spaces sometimes could use a good pop of plant life. Plus, Mother Nature has her own way of cooling things down. Try cooling your house down the eco-friendly way with houseplants.
In our fast-paced society, who wants to take a lot of time caring for plants, we all want houseplants which are easy to care for with little time investment.
Like lucky bamboo, the indoor workhorse Dracaena deremensis ‘Janet Crag’ and other indoor plants, the money plant tree Pachira does well in indirect light and they’re hard to kill.
Most soil usually does not contain enough nutrients to help plants reach optimum performance and growth levels. Even the very best garden soil becomes depleted with the passage of time.
As plants grow, they consume the soil nutrients. Fertilizing properly, adds nutrients back into the soil resulting in bountiful crops, beautiful flowers, healthy trees and bushes.
The Christmas cactus (Schlumbergera bridgesii), also known as Christmas cacti, Thanksgiving cactus or holiday cacti, no other plant seems to be equal, for its odd beauty or for the number of questions from frustrated owners about its care and culture.
It’s easy to grow cactus from grafts, seeds or cuttings if you know how. The propagation method of cactus you choose depends on the type of cactus you are dealing with. Each type has its own special quirks.
Tip the adult plant out of its pot and gently cut the offsets loose using a very sharp, clean knife or clippers.
Be careful to give the offshoots enough roots to survive. If you cut it separate from all its roots, it will die.
Put the offshoots into their new pots. Cover them with a plastic bag for several days to hold in the moisture and help them get a good start. Be sure to set up a wireframe or a support rod inside the bag to prevent it touching the vegetation of your new plant.
The bright natural light of southern exposure provides plenty of energy for hungry plants. But, you must remember that the glass of the window may magnify the heat to dangerous levels. In this article, we share the merits of a south facing windows for indoor gardening.
What is the most commonly used room in your home? It’s probably the living room. It’s where the whole family comes together, where visitors sit and enjoy conversations and where memories are made.
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