Tag: plants

Growing Weigela

For sheer romantic charm, few ornamental plants rival the character and beauty of weigela. This old-fashioned deciduous shrub, which bears profuse clusters of flowers in spring, is virtually carefree, save for a bit of pruning and watering. The tubular-shaped flowers, which come in various hues, are especially attractive to...
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How to Keep Your Succulents Alive

Are you one of those people who hangs their head in shame whenever we tout succulents as the easiest plants to grow? You’re not alone, trust us. Succulents, plants adapted to survive in harsh environments and long periods with very little water, play by their own rule book, but...
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Slope Landscaping Ideas

Building your backyard on a slope can look pretty amazing. If you do it right, it can make a huge difference. Nuance is everything in landscaping: the variation of color, texture, material, and levels. The latter in particular is a landscaper’s blessing, for nothing invites exquisite contrast like a...
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15 Brilliant and Easy Plant Care Tips

Plant care isn’t always the easiest when you’re unsure of where to start. Once you learn plant care basics and find a routine, you’ll notice all the wonderful benefits of being a plant parent. Research has shown that plants can help you breathe happier and boost your mood just by having...
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How to Plant a Kitchen Herb Garden

Have some extra space in your yard or garden? Plant a fresh and simple herb garden only steps away from the kitchen. Suggested Herbs basil (‘Purple Ruffles’ or ‘Dani’) sage oregano common thyme sweet marjoram lavender rosemary parsley chives cilantro mint Pick a Location Pick the location for your...
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7 Indoor Gardening Tips for Thriving Houseplants

Just like we slow down in winter, so do our houseplants. Thriving in summer, they are subjected to low light levels, short days, dry heated air, and a chilly house in winter. As their growth habits change, so must our indoor gardening tasks. 1. Less H2O Interior plants need less...
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Make Your Working Space Green

They say plants are friends and we could not have said it better! Plants are the cheap and easy solution to turn your office into a dynamic nursery of creative ideas and fast thinking! Next to loyal companions, having plants in the office has many advantages! Greenery in the...
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How to Use Plants in Modern Interior Design

Plants make us happier, helps us recharge and even be more productive. Plants tend to be an afterthought in interior design. And the more bad experiences you have with plants (in other words, how many of them die at your hand), the more likely you are to push them...
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