Trees plants for Indoor

Trees plants for Indoor

I am loving this new craze for Fiddle Leaf Fig Trees. The Ficus Lyrata or Fiddle Leaf Fig, {as it s more commonly known} is remarkably hardy and perfect for growing indoors almost impossible to kill, which would be a first for me! I ve seen this trend popping up on blogs all over the place and then suddenly a few appeared in my local florist. I must put one of these on my cHristmas list. They would like fabulous in a beach house in a bit straw basket or rustic urn. Melissah xox …

Modern indoor plants arrangements

Modern indoor plants arrangements

I love plants and fresh flowers. They are beautiful and a great way to bring a bit of nature indoors (especially in the colder months!) But my problem is, I have a very black thumb. I kill every plant or flower I come in contact with! Here are some hassle-free, no-risk house plants and flowers that are sure to please. The trick? They’re all fake! Check them out and see which ones would look awesome in your space. nggallery id=’126566 Golden Succulents I am over the moon in love …

Indoor cactus plants Identification

Indoor cactus plants Identification

Zebra cactus (Haworthia attenuate) belongs to aloe family. Identified by white bands on under sides of leaves, Zebra cactus is a low maintenance indoor plant. Upper side of leaves has white dots all over it. Like aloe it is a succulent which stores water in its foliage. The stem is a rosette on the base from which leaves come out. Propagation You can propagate a Zebra Plant by taking cutting from a healthy houseplant in the spring or summer and placing it directly into a new planting …

English ivy plants indoor

English ivy plants indoor

The name “ivy” can be a bit confusing, since it’s applied to a number of houseplants. The most commonly available, English ivy or, is relatively simple to care for and makes an excellent choice for the beginning indoor gardener . Few houseplants are as adaptable as the ivy when it comes to its growing habit. English ivy is equally happy cascading over the side of a basket or twining up a support. It also makes an ideal subject for topiary, since it responds well to trimming and …

Planting Amaryllis bulbs indoors

Planting Amaryllis bulbs indoors

No Chilling Required The following bulbs are the easiest to force into bloom because they don t require a chilling period: Chilling Required Tulips The following varieties are recommended for forcing: Crocus Most of the large-flowered varieties force well. Hyacinths All varieties force well. Daffodils Select double-nosed bulbs for more blooms. Source: Bulbs: Four Seasons of Beautiful Blooms by Lewis and Nancy Hill, Storey Communications, 1994. Chilling Time The list below recommends …

Planting Indoor Cyclamen outside

Planting Indoor Cyclamen outside

The blossoms of the Cyclamen twist and turn like tiny butterfly wings. The silvery, marbled coloring of the foliage accents the beautiful flower colors of lavender, rose, maroon, red, or white. Growing Cyclamen as House Plants The most important criteria for success with growing a Cyclamen are cool temperatures, fresh air, and ample moisture. Cyclamen will rarely succeed if the temperature goes above sixty-five degrees during the day and fifty degrees at night. Cyclamen said should …

Planting an indoor herbs Garden

Planting an indoor herbs Garden

Despite the cold, snowy weather, I still want to cook with fresh herbs. It can be a challenge to maintain an indoor herb garden in a Kansas winter, but not impossible! It’s important for herbs to have proper drainage and lots of light. I love my cottage kitchen, but it doesn’t offer a lot of space for plants, so I created hanging planters for my herbs. This project takes just 10-15 minutes {mostly painting}. You’ll need: herbs plastic container that drains plastic container that …

Lights for Growing Plants Indoors

Lights for Growing Plants Indoors

So What are the best lights for growing plants indoors? Choosing the right grow light is an important piece of the indoor garden puzzle. There is no one true answer for knowing which grow light is the best. The best grow light is the light that works best for the type of plants that your are growing. It is wise to first figure out which plants you will be growing, then determine how much and what type of light should be used. Growing plants, flowers and big buds indoors is fun …

Wandering Jew plants care indoor

Wandering Jew plants care indoor

I recently visited my wonderful mother-in-law for a few days and this is her plant: the rich, purple and silvery-green wandering jew. It was just about ready to bloom, as you can see if you look closely at the center of the lower picture. My visit was not long enough to wait for its bloom to open up. It will be small and a beautiful deep fuschia color. The wandering jew has been used as a houseplant for over a century. My grandmother would tell me how beautiful her florist-owning …

Indoor Artificial plants Perth

Indoor Artificial plants Perth

Indoor herb gardens allow you to enjoy fresh herbs year-round. Imagine snipping fresh sprigs of rosemary for your favorite savory dishesand harvesting aromatic mint leaves to flavor teas -- right from your kitchen window herb garden. If you live in a cold-winter region, indoor herb gardens will give you a steady supply of fresh culinary herbs right through the winter months. Store-bought herbs just can t match the flavor and aroma of freshly harvested herbs. If you cook at all …