Fairy Gardens to Delight You

Fairy gardens are whimsical creations with small-scale plants and tiny accessories.  These miniature gardens set the scene for visits from mythical fairies and elves.  According to common folklore, fairies were long ago driven away from earth by humans to live in another world.  Some fairies have chosen to live among us and they are very shy, mischievous creatures. Their clothes […]

Creating Beautiful Container Gardens

Basic Tips For Creating Beautiful Container Gardens Container gardening, whether it be combinations of plants in pots, hanging baskets or window boxes, is one of the most popular trends in gardening today. And because these containers can be moved inside to protect them from spring cold spells, they are often the first “gardens” of the season.  Pick The Pot And […]

Common Houseplant Pests

Houseplant Tips  – Debugging & Re-potting Aphids are usually found on the new growth tips and on the undersides of leaves.  These sucking insects may appear green, tan or black, depending upon the species and may be present in a winged for wingless form.  Plants that are heavily infested may also be covered with a black sooty mold.  This mold […]