We have a small front porch, but it gets a good breeze and provides a nice place for the baby and dogs to play outside. Outdoor living spaces are important to me — so our front porch is the first place I decided to tackle with a makeover! See how I transformed our small boring porch into a cabana-like space — complete with porch curtains, a walk-through baby gate, wireless speaker, area rug, and much more.
Flowers And Plants
From planting and gardening to buying and watering, here homeowners are sharing their favorite garden tools and plants for a variety of settings -- both inside and outside your home. If it has to do with plants or flowers... we're talking about it here!
Are invasive species of insects eating your plants — maybe even starting to take over your garden? Instead of using chemicals to control pesky garden insects, here’s a list of beneficial insects you might want to release into your garden. They will naturally get rid of the pesky insects for you! Or, if you don’t want to release live predatory insects, then see our list of plants that attract beneficial insects naturally.
I’ve been gardening for years and couldn’t survive without these 7 handy garden tools. Here’s what they are & what they cost. Info every beginning gardener needs!
Salvia is both a popular houseplant and a popular drug. Here’s how to tell the difference. Plus a list of states where it’s illegal to grow, possess, or distribute Salvia Divinorum for the purpose of smoking Salvia.
One thing that really helps to soften the ‘hard-edges’ in a bathroom and remove that boring, sterile feeling is to add something organic. …We’re talking about PLANTS. Here are the best bathroom plants that thrive on the humidity.
Despite the fact that it’s Spring, and we might have had some really nice, warm, sunny days once in lately… I have a piece of advice for you: DON’T PLANT YET! Instead, check these anticipated frost dates for your area first.
Have you wondered what happens to the plants that nurseries don’t sell? They are typically destroyed, what a waste that is! A company called Free Trees and Plants rescues unsold plants and offers them to the public for FREE — you only pay postage and handling. Here are the details…
We tend to take our flower-planting tradition quite seriously each year. On the first day of spring, we spend a fortune on colorful flowers and pray for weeks of warm (no-frost) weather! Here’s what we did one year…