plants

The One Mistake Many Make Before Potting A Plant

There has been several reports that houseplants are good for the quality of the air inside your home and although you may have a green thumb or are trying to get your thumb green, there is one critical step you may be missing when bringing home a new houseplant. Most plants will thrive inside a...
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The Secret For Beautiful Rose Blooms Is Garlic

It's surprising how many people think that roses, perhaps because of their beauty, must be hard to grow. But roses are tough! You basically need two things to grow roses : sun and water and with fall approaching, you may want to plant roses to be the envy of your block because there's a hack that...
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Low Maintenance Plants Are The Worst For Beginners

As odd as it sounds, it is highly likely you will kill low maintenance plants if you are new to gardening. Succulents and cacti are great beginner plants in theory because they can survive a little neglect. But that’s actually what makes them terrible for brown thumbs. The best beginner plants are...
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Save The Water Used To Boil Eggs For Your Houseplants

Many find dyeing Easter eggs as a fun family tradition. Whether you're boiling eggs to decorate or to eat in the morning, a smart tip you can use is to save your egg water for your plants. Plants love calcium and it is essential for keeping the pH level balanced in the soil. Egg shells contain...
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Ways To Clean The Air Inside Your Home

he Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) says the air inside your home is typically more polluted than the air outside! The air inside our homes is polluted from building materials, furnishings and electronic, which can release pollutants more or less continuously. Other sources such as smoking,...
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How To Pick Out Plastic Plants

Sometimes you need to know then to throw in the towel. Let’s face it, not everyone has a green thumb and fake foliage has grown from a faux pas to fashionable. But not all fake plants are created equal. So here is a pretty simple guide in buying fake plants for your desk or home. While many choose...
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Tips On How To Make Your House The Best-Looking On The Street

The housing market is looking good as more people are placing their homes on the market. But with all that competition how can you make your stand out from the pack? While it takes 7 second for a person to get a first impression of you, potential property owners judge properties in just one tenth...
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The Unusual Uses Of Used Tea bags

And you though tea bags were only to brew tea! It feels so good to be able to do something with the things we'd normally discard, such as used coffee grounds as rose fertilizer. There are many uses for those once-used tea bags that you'd never think about doing. For instance, you can protect house...
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Police Mistaken Hibiscus As Marijuana Plant

It's a case of mistaken identity as a couple were handcuffed for hours in a police patrol car after their hibiscus plants were confused for marijuana. Edward and Audrey Cramer had called in an insurance adjustor to come review damage to their property from a fallen tree in Buffalo Township,...
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Tips To Keep Your Houseplants From Wilting Away

Not all of us are good with houseplants, which is a shame because pants can improve indoor air quality and can add really tie a room together. So we've found some easy tips to turn your thumb green and keep those houseplants living a happy life in your home. The most common advice of watering the...
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