Posted in: TYPES OF GARDENS

How to Care For an Orchid – Indoor Tips

Orchids are one of the most popular houseplant gifts. They date back to 500 BC in Greece, Rome, and China. When explorers in the early 1800’s stumbled upon them, they brought the beautiful plants back to their home countries. Orchids are located everywhere except Antarctica. Here are some indoor tips on how to care for […]

Posted in: LIFE & DECORATING

How to Attract Birds in Winter – Some Tips

One of the most delightful sights in winter is watching the many varieties of birds in my backyard. It’s rather easy to attract birds, especially in the colder months, if you properly meet the needs of these fine feathered friends. Read on to learn how to attract birds in winter and pick up some other […]

Posted in: PLANTS & FLOWERS

Planting Paperwhites Indoors – How to Care for Paperwhites

Paperwhites are a beautiful addition to your holiday decor. They add a graceful, delicate touch when paired with other holiday plants such as poinsettias. Paperwhites are in the same family as daffodils, Narcissus tazetta, but there are some differences.  Daffodils are planted in the ground in cold weather climates, unlike paperwhites that are grown indoors […]

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How to Care for an Amaryllis

Nothing is more distinctive than the statuesque beauty of an amaryllis bloom. Its tall, slender, hollow stem leads to a gorgeous one-to-four inch blossom. The stem can grow between 18 and 36 inches tall depending on the variety. Because of its height and sturdiness, people in the Victorian age associated it with strength and sturdiness. […]

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