Container gardening is a great way to bring plants into your life. Whether you live in an apartment or simply want more green in your life, knowing how to grow plants in containers is a must.
Pick out a container that fits your plant’s needs. Small plants work well in small containers and large plants in large containers. Ensure that there are a few holes at the bottom of the container for proper drainage. You can re-purpose old containers or run out to your local garden or hardware store to choose your favorite look. Trees can even be grown in old wine barrels. Remember that the size of your plant will determine what size container you need. Continue reading
Nail polish isn’t the first thing I would think to use when it comes to household crafts, but this super easy DIY way to make colorful, marbled looking mugs uses nail polish front and center! I had some mugs I picked up from a thrift store to upcycle into herb gardens, so this was the perfect thing to use! It is so simple and easy, the whole craft took under 20 minutes to complete. Continue reading
Most of the fertilizers, soils and additives you use in the garden are labeled with an “NPK” value. But what is this mysterious combination of numbers and how does it affect your garden? Continue reading
These beautiful little seedlings are a mixture of Arugula, Kale and Lettuce. They survived being left outdoors at night too early in the springtime and a pretty harsh thinning of their siblings, yet they are flourishing in the rays of the sun.
It’s a beautiful sunny day and they are drinking in the light. Continue reading
When life gives you lemons….Say thank you! This beautiful little Meyer Lemon tree was quite the surprise in the mail today! I timidly opened the package which had a huge stamp across the front announcing live plants. Continue reading