Kokedama, or moss balls, are beautiful living planters you can enjoy for years! Using very basic materials you can create your own indoor garden. Display balls in saucers or hang them to make a “string garden.”
If you let your houseplants vacation on the back deck or front porch this summer, then by early September it’s time to get them ready to move back inside for the winter. Letting your indoor plants spend their summer at “camp” is a great way to give them extra air circulation, increased surround lighting, and natural fluctuations in temperature and humidity. But when nighttime temperatures begin to dip below 50, have a plan ready for moving them back inside. Here are some helpful tips…
Filling your house with green living plants is the best way to bring the outdoors inside. When choosing which plant to get, the choice itself can be difficult. We have compiled a list of some of the most requested types of houseplants, from hard-to-kill to fast growing, and pet-friendly to blooming… we have the information to make your choice easier!
Biological control is the release of natural predators to manage plant-harming insects. Biologicals help greenhouses and gardeners avoid the need to use pesticide sprays and dusts! Many beneficial insects are already in your garden, patrolling for (and munching on) unwanted pests like aphids and borers.
When we look at a maple tree in its autumn glory, or smell an eye-catching rose, or profess admiration for a friend’s lush philodendron, we are rarely as cognizant of the magnificent roots happening right below. “Out of sight, out of mind” is the hard truth for many gardeners, indoors or out, but the wonder of roots should not be overlooked!