Category Archive for: ‘Month May Week 2’

Houseplants Outdoors: Ferns

Summering Houseplants in Beautiful Arrangements

Go ahead and give your houseplants a summer vacation! Houseplants can benefit from being moved outdoors during warmer months. Instead of simply moving them as they are, add a few annuals and make pretty porch planters to decorate with. Summering houseplants will love the fresh air and summer breezes and—if you add in a few annuals—you’ll love the look.  What …

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Pond Planter

DIY Floating Planter for Water Gardens and Ponds

A floating garden is a brilliant way to bring color to your pond or backyard water feature. The best part is that you don’t have to go hunting for a pond planter because it is a simple DIY you can make at home. Once you have created a floating planter, you can then pop in colorful, long-blooming annuals for a …

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Ladybug Super

The Beneficial Insect Super 7: Important Natural Enemies on Patrol in Your Garden

Watch out Annoying Aphid, you are about to meet your match! The mighty Beneficial Insect Super 7 are coming to patrol the garden and protect it from you and your evil pest friends in three…two…one… Kapow! Mary Gardiner, Associate Professor, Department of Entomology, The Ohio State University, and author of the fantastic book, Good Garden Bugs: Everything You Need to Know About …

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Dandelion Seed Head

How to Identify Weeds

Want to know how to identify weeds in your home garden? It’s all perspective! Read on for my tips on how to identify weeds and what to do about them. It may not be what you would expect! I remember picking bouquets of dandelions as a child: grabbing so many in my hand that I couldn’t keep my fingers around …

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All Natural Sunscreen Lip Balm Recipe1

Protect Your Lips with an All-Natural Sunscreen Lip Balm Recipe

Before you head out in the sun, do you make sure that you cover your skin with sunscreen? What about your lips? Applying sunscreen meant for your skin directly to your lips doesn’t taste very good. Plus it dries out your lips and dulls the shine. Instead, try this homemade sun-protection lip balm. It will protect your lips, make them …

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Wild Air Plant Necklace Garden Therapy

Plant Geeks Be Warned: This Living Jewelry Will Feed Your Obsession

I’m a complete plant geek, I admit it. I get overly excited about plants and I am always looking for new and interesting applications for them. When I created a way to accessorize with plants—by making living jewelry—well, then I became a little obsessed. Air plants are such fun. They’re the modern-day pet rock: a spiky, green, (alive) pet rock, …

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