Category: Tips and Hacks

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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How to Plant & Care for Succulent Plants

Creatively displaying succulents has become a fun new trend in home decorating. It is tempting to buy the pretty succulents you see at the grocery store or the trendy display you see at the garden center, but it is important to know how to care for these live plants....
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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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Why Indoor Herbs are Dying

You’ve made the leap from dreaming of an indoor herb garden to growing potted herbs on the windowsill, and then one day things start going downhill. If your sage seems sad and your dill is droopy, it has nothing to do with the color of your thumb. Herbs need...
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How to Repot a Plant

Do you know when or how to properly repot a plant? Many of us wait until it is bursting out of its pot, pull it out, put it in a new pot, add some soil and hope it grows. Here are a few signs that your plant needs a...
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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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8 Reasons Why your Houseplant is Dead

No one sets out to kill a houseplant, yet most dead houseplants were killed by kindness. Gardening indoors is an artificial climate and all plants will need a period of adjustment. Expect to see a few leaves drop at first. The best thing you can do for indoor plants is to learn...
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How to Prune Houseplants

While you don’t have to worry about regularly pruning indoor plants like you would many outdoor plants, at some point you’ll have to get out your shears for some cleanup. Maybe you need to cut away dead leaves or branches to keep the plant presentable. Or perhaps you’d like to encourage...
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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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How to Organize Vegetable Garden

Growing your own produce at home has seen a surge in popularity in the last decade as it encompasses three huge trends: eating clean, saving money, and knowing exactly where your food comes from. Whether you’re in love with the premise of homegrown organic vegetables or are simply looking...
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