Terrariums are surprisingly simple to make and even easier to maintain. Gardens in miniature are fun to build, are appealing to Fairy Garden enthusiasts and are well suited for the not-so-attentive indoor gardeners. The first thing you will learn, unless …
As the days get colder and shorter many of us turn our gardening attention indoors. Whether you are bringing in tender plants that cannot withstand the winter months outside or simply adding to your permanent indoor plant collection, we have …
As winter shifts to spring, most houseplants’ needs increase. To help houseplants cope with seasonal changes, keep the following in mind:
Most people catch the orchid bug with a moth orchid (Phalaenopsis spp. and cvs.), which can cope with the typical environment of the home. These beauties flower in winter and early spring, making them popular gift plants. Here are tips …
If a collection of houseplants is all that separates you from full-on gardening withdrawal this time of year, be sure to follow these two key tips for keeping them healthy and vibrant in the depth of winter:
Turmeric is one of the more popular edibles recently, due to the increased awareness of its many health benefits. But what people don’t know is that it can be grown at home. This was one of our fun gardening experiments …
If you have a certain household item, it just may become an aid in making your houseplants flourish, while cutting back on wasted water, too.
Cyclamen are available as houseplants in winter, and they’re often given as gifts or purchased to be holiday decorations. Here are tips on caring for potted cyclamen.
If you’re planning a trip away from home this winter, or you’re just concerned that you’ll neglect your houseplants while the holidays keep you busy and distracted, try this easy trick by which they can take care of themselves.
Virtues: We love bird’s nest fern (Asplenium nidus) for its rippling leaves that provide lively green interest without strong sunlight. Here’s how to grow it as a houseplant.
Here’s how to take care of common terrarium plants plus how to keep that terrarium clean and looking its best.