Indoor hanging plants direct sunlight

Indoor hanging plants direct sunlight

As I mentioned yesterday, I spent some time this past weekend doing a little indoor gardening. Before I go on, however, I have a confession. In the past, I have made multiple attempts at indoor miniature gardens. I planted succulents in creamers and glass jars and tried terrariums in myriad containers and cloches. No matter what I did, my mini-gardens never survived. While I’m normally all about DIY, I thought this kit was a pretty good deal. I figured out that by the time I purchased …

Indoor plants requiring little Sunlight

Indoor plants requiring little Sunlight

The request we get most often is for plants for low light locations. As a matter of fact, most of the time, the phrase used most often in Google searches is low light plants. [FYI Tropical Gardens comes up #1 on these searches most of the time.] This makes perfect sense. When you think of it, most of the tropical plants we consider as houseplants originate somewhere in the tropical rain forest, usually on the forest floor where they receive lower levels of light. That is why …

Indoor plants without Sunlight

Indoor plants without Sunlight

As the winter months set in, it’s good to keep some lively bursts of color around the house to help perk up the space. Here are two plants to consider that add a little whimsy to your indoor wintery spaces: Baby Tears: Because of its spreading, creeping form, baby tears ( Soleirolia soleirolii ) works especially well when allowed to drape over the edge of a pot or systematically pinched off to create a mound of tight green leaves. How to Care for Baby Tears- Temperature: 60 to …