How to reuse your dead orchid plants to create a beautiful new arrangement. See how dead orchids and citrus plants can blend so well together.
How to care and save your sick orchid, jade, bamboo, poinsettia, and umbrella plants.
If you are at all like me, you’ve had just about enough of this winter. It’s hard to get motivated by the promise of spring when it seems like we are getting hit by winter storm after winter storm.
I have a way to get you back into a greener mood — and it can be done inside your own home.
Terrariums have been on trend for interior design for a few years now. I currently have a few on the go in my home. I treat them like mini gardens, complete with statues, rocks, plants and moss.
There are a few things you should know about terrariums though.
One of the hot trends for plant and garden enthusiasts is plants-under-glass. While terrariums and mini indoor greenhouses aren’t so new, hanging glass balls with plants inside have become the newest way to have a little garden all year long. I decided to jump on board and hang a pair in my bathroom window. This way, I always have a little green to see when I look outside.
Want to do the same? Here are the things you should know about plants in a jar.
There is nothing quite like travelling south in the middle of our Canadian winters for a little R&R. This year, I was lucky enough to do just that. I got to spend a week in an amazing new resort that was landscaped like a tropical park with big palms, beautiful fountains and even some flamingos walking around.
I definitely got recharged and found a little inspiration at the same time.
We can have spots in our backyards that can look just like this balmy resort by using some strategic design ideas.
Want a tropical inspired backyard? Here is how you can do it …
Recently I posted several photos on social media of my trees and plants covered in a sheet of ice. I received so many questions and emails asking about the unusual weather patterns and how this will affect the gardens. People are worried about their outdoor spaces and the impact of El Nino and global warming.
Here are some of the most common questions and their answers.
Will this warm weather hurt my trees and bulbs? Several of them have started to bud and I have crocus and daffodils poking through the soil.
While the warm weather isn’t ideal for your trees and shrubs, it’s the extremes that do the most damage.