All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘indoor plants’

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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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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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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How To Make A Terrarium Step 3

Create a Gorgeous Pebble Terrarium Garden

This pebble terrarium garden is an easy straight-forward design that can be manipulated into various assorted looks. The colors of the stones can be changed, the succulents used are easy enough to be varied, and the glass container can be taller or wider. This step-by step tutorial comes to us from terrarium expert and author, Maria Colletti. Once you have this basic …

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Glowing Terrarium Tutorial

Terrarium Night Light

Terrarium by day, mystical glowing orb by night: this terrarium night light has a special twist, it lights up the evening! For those of us who prefer to sleep with a little glow, this unique night light gives off just enough light so you don’t stub your toe on the furniture during late night washroom trips. The terrarium is simple to …

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Red Amaryllis Blooming

Growing Amaryllis in a Jar

When the garden is going to sleep, it doesn’t mean that you can’t find ways to do a little indoor gardening. Amaryllis are very popular at this time of year for their showy blooms that last about 2 months. My window that looks out at the garden is seeming a little drab now, so adding a bright red bloom or …

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