After the holiday season is over, most of us have an empty basket or two around the house. Take a look at how you can easily transform one with living plants.
In The Garden
Are you dreaming of a white Christmas with a thick blanket of snow covering the ground? If you really want a white Christmas, decorate your home using birch, white candles, ornaments, and flowers for an elegant look.
As Thanksgiving approaches, it is a great time to gather with family and friends to celebrate the harvest season and all of our many blessings. Take a look at these three simple ideas that can help you transform your dining or serving table into an interesting and appealing work of art.
In a large chocolate terracotta bowl-shaped container we mixed up a colorful combination of autumn hues. Keep reading to learn how you can make your own fall planter.
You often hear people say they want a shiny new car, but you don’t ever hear anyone say they want a shiny new garden. In fact most people want their new gardens to immediately look established and aged.
Late summer gardening can be tough. Gardeners don’t want to be outside and plants are just hanging on. However, if you and your garden can endure these difficult times, September and October will bring cooler temperatures and a pretty garden.
More commonly known as “air plants,” Tillandsias are the largest genus of the bromeliad family. Air plants are an oddity in the plant world because they don’t require soil.
After setting out all those plants in the spring, it is now time to cut some foliage and flowers and bring them into the house to enjoy.
Every year, some people who would never grow an entire vegetable garden will buy a tomato plant to set in a pot just to experience the unbelievable flavor of a homegrown tomato. Nothing beats the taste and satisfaction you get from produce that you plant and harvest with your own hands.
I think the most essential tool used while gardening isn’t gloves, pruners, or even a hand trowel. If you want to be a really good gardener, the eyes are as essential to gardening as the tools in your shed.
We’ve been spoiled in Birmingham, because our winters have been so mild the last few years. Tender annuals and tropical plants have been over wintering, becoming perennials, but this past winter was brutal.