Indoor Cool Cactus & Succulent Projects

If you are looking for an indoor gardening project that is cool, easy and just a little bit trendy, cactus and succulent projects are for you! Here we found for you some great inspiration and tutorials to help you bring the modern vibe to any room of your home. Did we mention, they are really easy to take care of, too? So if your thumb is brown, that's ok... these plants and projects are just for … [Read more...]

Sedum and Succulent Planters

I have a secret. I used to hate succulents. With a passion. I think I was influenced growing up in the '70's in California, where succulents were usually half dead hen and chicks filling a yard people thought was "no maintenance"... So when succulents began to gain a resurgence in popularity, I scoffed. Until I opened my eyes and saw the truth. The truth is that succulents and sedums are … [Read more...]

DIY – Cool and Creative Planter

We here at TGG have been doing a lot with antique glass insulators lately... we have a tutorial on making a garden lantern from insulators that has been pretty popular on Pinterest... I think we're drawn to the insulators because we love colored glass, we LOVE the history behind these up-cycled pieces, and also because they seem to fit well in every style, from rustic to modern. We recently … [Read more...]

Garden Trends: How to Grow Sedums

Sedums are part of a growing garden trend called succulents. Succulents have fleshy, water filled leaves that make them drought resistant and heat tolerant. If you have seen those trendy little trough gardens full of plants that look a little like cactus without the spines, then you have enjoyed succulents! At TGG we love Sedums because they are the only succulents other than hen and chicks (which … [Read more...]