How to Grow Orchids

I never thought I could grow an orchid, let alone more than one. Their reputation for being finicky scared me off... after all, who wants to spend money on a plant that practically assures you it will not survive! Then one day I was at the store, and saw some inexpensive, beautiful flowering orchid plants for less than $10, and decided for that price, they would make a gorgeous home accent for … [Read more...]

Easy Care Houseplants

Houseplants are just another way to garden. Indoor gardening has been polar for centuries, and I think it's a basic human need to want to nurture nature, even within our homes. Plus, houseplants are great decorating accents, and help clean the air within a home. However, I think killing houseplants is an all time top factor behind the term "black thumb". There are houseplants, however, that are … [Read more...]

Quick Tip: Pineapple Plant!

It's no secret to anyone who went through kindergarten that you can grow plants from some of the cuttings of common vegetables. But for those of you about to head into winter (or just because!) and are going to be missing your more tropical looking plants in the garden, we have a great quick tip for you. Are you aware, that if you replant the top of a pineapple, not only will it grow, it grows … [Read more...]

Houseplants 101

Houseplants seem to be an extreme sport, either you love them or you hate them. But no one can deny that plants brighten up interiors as well as make the air you breathe a lot healthier. And, no matter what you college roommate says, they are actually very easy to care for. With some simple tips, you can be well on your way to raising some happy, healthy houseplants. Get to know the people in … [Read more...]