Category : Indoor Plants

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Big, Bold, Indoor Houseplants

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While some people feel that they have to make space for small plants indoors, I assert that large, bold, plants create and enhance space! Big plants are more like indoor trees that can be used for a variety of practical…

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INSTANT INDOOR HANGING PLANTER: LIGHTWEIGHT

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Some of my best design ideas are the most simple ones. My “instant indoor hanging planter” is one of them and makes me want to slap my forehead and say “duh!” Why didn’t I think of this years ago??   INSTANT INDOOR HANGING…

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FERNS 101: Basic Care, Facts and Varieties

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If you have a fern in your garden, you are the steward of a pre-Jurassic period plant! Fossil records indicate that ferns evolved as the first vascular terrestrial plants over 300 million years ago. Ferns have outlived dinosaurs, the great civilizations of…

7 Comments / 861 View / December 30, 2014

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Staghorn Fern Mount Displays From Repurposed Materials

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  I have  some creative ideas for displaying mounted Staghorn ferns using repurposed materials and no nails! This tutorial was presented on the Home & Family show on the Hallmark channel where I appear as the garden lifestyle and design…

0 Comments / 1004 View / January 30, 2014

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Three Reasons To Repot Your Container Plants

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There are three obvious reasons to repot a container plant. 1. Your Plant is Sitting Low in the Container. Geraniums plants, for some reason, are especially vulnerable to sinking low into their planters after a few years. The soil erodes,…

6 Comments / 171 View / January 9, 2014

Lechuza Self Watering Containers

Lechuza “Self Watering” Plant Containers!

Lechuza Self Watering Containers

  The Lechuza, "Self Watering" Plant containers were a hit at the Independent Garden Center Show, Chicago.   Garden Center TV: Post #5   The reason why I have failed with some of my container plants is because of improper watering….

9 Comments / 249 View / November 6, 2008

Garden Center TV: An Indoor Plant Named “Tweed” That Looks Like “Weed!”

Garden Center TV: An Indoor Plant Named “Tweed” That Looks Like “Weed!”

Garden Center TV   Post #3 Independent Garden Center Show 2008, Chicago I saw a new indoor plant from Kraft Gardens with a tag that read, "Fool the Police with this Look-Alike!" I had to take a closer look at…

6 Comments / 311 View / September 20, 2008

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