Living With Houseplants

Recently I had a consultation with a client who was struggling with keeping her houseplants healthy… and the plants were clearly struggling, too. So I thought I’d write a few words about houseplant basics.   Watering  When and how much? Basically, when you touch the soil and it feels really dry, the plant needs water. […]

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Kitchen Sink Garden Vignette

I took this picture at my mom’s house over the Labor Day weekend. Her kitchen sink is in a corner. Previously she had propped a pretty plate up behind the sink, but now it looks like this: This is the perfect thing to put behind the sink – the violets like the moisture in the […]

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Garden Stools Come Inside

This is a really fun trend – Chinese garden stools used indoors in myriad ways. They’re great on the patio or deck too, as originally purposed in China: They’ve been showing up inside the home for a while now in all kinds of ways – as side tables: .. As extra seating, while doubling as […]

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Living Walls

How about bringing more life into your space – literally – with a mobile green plant wall? A  room divider for home or office, movable, self-watering, with pockets for inserting plants of your choice. Ingenious! This is from Greenworks in Sweden, you can check them out here. They have some other great products as well, […]

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Mini gardens in outdoor pots

I thought I would plant the big pots on my deck this past weekend, but it turned out to be 50 degrees and raining, so that didn’t happen. But in order to have pots that look like this later in the summer: it’s time to put in the little plants soon. With about 4 hours […]

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