Tips for Planning Your Nature-Inspired Garden Bathroom

Tips for Planning Your Nature-Inspired Garden Bathroom

https://unsplash.com/photos/SufJtmQloUM Choose Your Style Even gardens have different styles you can choose from, and before starting the bathroom revamp, a theme that suits should be chosen. To give you more insight, here’s an example of different garden styles. City Garden and Courtyard  – if your space is limited, you can do a city garden and courtyard inspired bathroom where the area is small, but everything is well thought off. All of the details and accessories are put but in a small and subtle way.Gravel and Rock Garden – this style depends on more paving stones and rock elements. If you want a unique one, you can go for this.Traditional Garden – if you want a simple and straightforward bathroom, you can opt for the traditional ones where the sole focus is trees and plants.… Read Full Post
How to Spot Tree Diseases in Your Garden

How to Spot Tree Diseases in Your Garden

There are several benefits to having a tree in your yard. Apart from providing the shade that you need, they also improve air quality and enhance the overall aesthetics of your property. However, you need to ensure that your trees are healthy because otherwise, rather than contributing to the visual appeal of your garden, they can become an eyesore. Chionanthus virginicus, Fringetree Not only this, but they may even spread the disease to the other plants in your garden. Thus, if you suspect that your tree is ill, make sure that you exert the extra effort to treat it promptly. This article delves into the different ways on how you will be able to spot tree diseases in your garden. Leaves One of the primary ways on how you will be able to spot tree diseases in your garden is by observing its leaves.… Read Full Post
Growing Succulents Indoors

Growing Succulents Indoors

For more than eleven years I have been growing succulents. Yes, even before they were on the cover of every household magazine in the supermarket! Growing succulents indoors is one area that is particularly challenging, but also oh-so-gratifying. The folks at SucculentMarket.com sent me a box of succulents specifically for indoors. I truly think plant selection is one of the keys to growing succulents indoors successfully. Look through any gardening website, decorating magazine or go crazy on Pinterest to see the designs and uses for this group of plants. From containers to wreaths to temporary installations, succulents have compelling shapes and colors that make them ideal for a wide range of displays.  This article will provide concepts for basic care and design uses that can easily be incorporated into your home and will flourish in low light levels.… Read Full Post
Repotting Orchids: Oncidiums

Repotting Orchids: Oncidiums

I’m long overdue to spend some time repotting orchids. Don’t believe me? Just look at this poor oncidium orchid! It “jumped” off the shelf last year breaking the pot, the roots are growing everywhere, and I haven’t done a darn thing about it. Until today. I know I should be embarrassed by this, and I am, slightly! Just look at all of these roots growing out in the air! I laughed at the fact that when we were in Florida I grew my orchids in trees so I never had to repot any of them! My first step was to remove this massive plant from its (broken) pot. It came out fairly easily and left me with a few decisions for repotting orchids.… Read Full Post
Great Garden Blogs

Great Garden Blogs

Over the past three years I have been lucky enough to be a member of GardenComm’s “Power Circle” focused on blogging. I didn’t even know what a Power Circle was when I signed up, but it turns out it is a group of people to support you and push you to be better. We have been doing this for almost three years and I am sad to see it winding down. Keeping a gardening blog active is tough work and these folks are the best. Amy Whitney blogs at Small Garden News and she is the Southeast USA. Her blog concentrates on organic food gardening and she has two books that you will want to check out — one on Fall Garden Planning and the other is a Garden Planner and Notebook.… Read Full Post

Garden Gifts for Mom

Mother’s day is this weekend but there is still time to get the perfect garden gifts ordered or purchased! Now, more than ever, gardening is a great way to relieve stress, stay at home, and create a beautiful landscape. Garden Gifts It might be hard to get to a garden center this year, so how about a gift certificate to Classic Caladiums? Mom will love her garden gifts that include selecting her favorite caladiums! Need to see more caladiums? Check out this post for inspiration on new caladium varieties! How cool are these?!? I would love to get these Marimo Moss balls as one of my favorite spring garden gifts. They are easy– you simply take a cool container and drop them in.… Read Full Post
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