Category Archive for: ‘Gardening’

Jelena Witch Hazel

Check Out These Cool Characters! The Top Plants for Winter Garden Interest

Winter doesn’t have to be white in the garden. Even if there is a blanket of snow covering the soil, these colorful characters will add some pizzazz to the winter garden with their showy limbs, bright berries, and even some flowers! Here are some ideas for what to plant for winter garden interest.   Emerald Colonnade Holly This beautiful evergreen …

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How To Make A Grinch Tree 2

A Small Tree With a Big Message: DIY Grinch Tree

This miniature Grinch tree is a table-top reminder of the spirit of the holidays. Learn how to make one, and more importantly, why you should!   In How the Grinch Stole Christmas, Dr. Suess perfectly explains what the holidays mean to me: He puzzled and puzzed till his puzzler was sore. Then the Grinch thought of something he hadn’t before. Maybe …

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How To Make This Adorable Gnome Minaiture Tree

This Miniature Mushroom Tree is for the Gnomes

Forget the birds, this sweet little mushroom tree is for the gnomes! I made this miniature tree with glass mushrooms, an outdoor conifer, and a plant pot made out of a tiny bucket. It is meant to be kept outdoors in the garden with the garden gnomes. Materials* *Some of the following links may be affiliates while others are not. Either way, …

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What A Christmas Cactus Needs To Bloom

How to Get Your Christmas Cactus to Bloom!

A Christmas cactus is one of my very favorite holiday plants. Pops of unexpected color bloom from alien-like tendrils that creep and drape over the plant. These are attractive plants to have all year, but the real magic comes from when they bloom. There are a few specific steps you can take to ensure that you get the best show …

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Tint Terrarium Projects

Make These Colorful Terrariums to Brighten Up Your Day!

These brightly-hued, vibrant terrariums come alive with living air plants (Tillandsia), colorful sand, stones, pebbles, shells, reindeer moss, and miniature garden accessories. Learn how to design and care for one of these gorgeous colorful creations. I wrote out all the step-by-step instructions over on eBay where I collaborate as a blogger.  Make These Colorful Air Plant Terrariums By now you …

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Houseplants For Low Light

Gorgeous Indoor Plants that LOVE the Dark

Do you want to brighten up a dark corner or your home, or add a little life to the basement? There are a number of beautiful indoor plants that are ready for the job! A handful of tropical, broad leafed plants are primed low light situations through their basic biology: thier large leaves that soak up as much light as …

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