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Indoor Plants For Purifying Air - Part5

Anthurium, christmas cactus, crotons, poinsettias, aloe vera, cyclamen, bromeliads, jade plant, etc. are great looking plants with beautiful flowers and excellent indoor plants. Benefits of Indoor Plants | A Guide to Indoor Plants | Air purifying i...
by Organic Gardening on Aug 6, 2016

Household Plants For Purifying Indoor Air - Part4

Tulips, prayer plant, snake plant, arrowhead plant, golden pothos, spider plant, philodendrons, are great indoor air purifying plants. You will find these plants in supermarkets, offices and buildings. Benefits of Indoor Plants | Air purifying indo...
by Organic Gardening on Jul 31, 2016

Household Plants For Purifying Indoor Air - Part3

You will find these plants in supermarkets, offices and buildings. Weeping fig, peace lily, lady palm, dumb cane, king of hearts, orchids, lily turf look very beautiful and they are good in purifying indoor air. These plants look beautiful, perfect f...
by Organic Gardening on Jul 28, 2016

Household Plants For Purifying Indoor Air - Part3

You will find these plants in supermarkets, offices and buildings. Weeping fig, peace lily, lady palm, dumb cane, king of hearts, orchids, lily turf look very beautiful and they are good in purifying indoor air. These plants look beautiful, perfect f...
by Organic Gardening on Jul 28, 2016

Household Plants For Purifying Indoor Air - Part2

Kimberly queen fern, pot mum, gerbera daisy, palms and dracaena plants are also good for absorbing harmful gases found indoors. Benefits of Indoor Plants | Air purifying indoor plants Part 1 | Air purifying indoor plants Part 3 | Air purifying ind...
by Organic Gardening on Jul 27, 2016

A Guide To Indoor House Plants

In the post benefits of indoor plants, we have seen that how house plants offer several health benefits including indoor air cleaning. But what are actually those plants that purify indoor air quality? Well, keep on reading for a list of top househol...
by Organic Gardening on Jul 26, 2016

Livi Livens Up Potted Plants with Vertical Hanging Gardens

Livi, “a versatile planter for virtually any vertical surface,” reimagines how we incorporate plants into our lives. Instead of exiling dusty potted plants to unfrequented corners, Livi creates a vertical hanging garden. Herbs can be kept close a...
by khairuddinuad on Jun 22, 2016

20 Pretty Pots to Refresh Your Succulents

I’m known to say that no room is finished without a houseplant. Some people add leafy ferns or vining pothos and others, namely the brown thumbs, go for the succulents. But adding succulents to your home shouldn’t be seen as settling. The...
by Home decoration on May 26, 2016

Houseplants 101: All About Succulents

You can’t just collect succulent. You need two, or five, or two dozen. Many succulents are well-suited as potted plants, and the dazzling variety of forms and colors will make you want to keep adding more into the mix. Here is a simple guide for pl...
by Home decoration on May 23, 2016

Houseplants 101: Growing Your Own Chilies Indoors

Even if you’re living in the pokiest of apartments, you can grow your own chili peppers year-round. Houseplants have made a huge comeback lately, and for good reason – clean air, the calming sense of a space well cared for. Why not bring so...
by Home decoration on May 3, 2016

Waiting for Spring: GBBD, March 2016

Despite some unseasonably warm, spring-like days and an early snow melt, I am still waiting for spring to arrive in my Maine garden. There are some signs of new growth here and there, like on hardy geranium plants, Heuchera ‘Raspberry Regal’, Sed...
by Jean's Garden on Mar 16, 2016

Three things

As winter drags on, it's becoming more difficult to find interesting things to post about. I'm avoiding the seed catalogs this year as I always buy too much and I'm intent on using my existing seed stock, so what's there to say on another grey, cold...
by It's Not Work, It's Gardening! on Feb 16, 2016

Hippeastrum Happiness: GBBD, February 2016

When I got up this morning, the thermometer on my back deck read -20F (-29C), so it is hardly surprising  that I have no flowers blooming in my garden. Indeed, although this has not been a heavy snow year in Maine, I am grateful for the few inches o...
by Jean's Garden on Feb 15, 2016

More indoor growth

Last week I talked about the cactus that always seem to grow during the winter, regardless of how much light or water they get. Although I'm happy to see something growing at all during winter, my excitement is balanced by worry -- that winter growth...

6 Gorgeous Modern Planters You Can DIY This Weekend

These easy-to-make planters are so stylish, you'd never guess they're DIY.The post 6 Gorgeous Modern Planters You Can DIY This Weekend appeared first on Freshome.com.
by khairuddinuad on Feb 3, 2016

The Windowsill Garden of Winter: GBBD, January 2016

I apologize for my two weeks of garden blog silence; I have worked on several posts but have been struggling with a bit of writer’s block. Happily, the prospect of a new year of monthly bloom reports was enough to get me unstuck. Although winter wa...
by Jean's Garden on Jan 15, 2016

The Season of Indoor Blooms: GBBD, December 2015

A month ago, in mid-November, I was amazed to still have flowers blooming in my garden. One  month later, although our weather continues to be unseasonably mild in this El Nino year, the outdoor garden season is truly over and I have turned my atten...
by Jean's Garden on Dec 16, 2015

Giving Thanks for Thanksgiving Cactus

At the end of November, people in the United States celebrate Thanksgiving – a holiday that is partly a harvest festival, partly a launch of the Christmas holiday season, and partly something to look forward to in a month that is usually dreary in...
by Jean's Garden on Nov 28, 2015

A Mild November: GBBD, November 2015

November in Maine has a well-deserved reputation as the least desirable month of the year. It is typically cold, wet and raw. Last year, I wrote that I think the whole point of November in Maine is to prepare us psychologically for winter. At the beg...
by Jean's Garden on Nov 16, 2015

Bringing those house plants inside for the winter.

Hello, my friends.  Do you do what I do and take your house plants outside for the summer and then bring them back inside for the winter?  Of course, I guess it depends on where you live.  I think my plants grow twice the size whe...
by Mourning Dove Cottage on Oct 21, 2015


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