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House Plant Tips from My Wife

Rita does an amazing job with our house plants.  I asked her to pass along a couple of tips to help you look like you have a green thumb when it comes to growing house plants.  427 more words

Great Time to Discover Plants with Winter Interest

Several of our plants are showing their stuff during this splash of warm weather we are having right now.  This makes me appreciate that we took the time to discover plants that provide seasonal interest during winter. 132 more words

The Easiest Way to Improve Your Indoor Air Quality

Buildings are so well insulated these days it is like we live and work in sealed boxes!  You can’t even open the windows in some office buildings.  361 more words

Our Winter Containers: One Year Later

We decided not to plant spring flowers in our front porch containers this past spring because the four small shrubs we planted last fall looked pretty darn good.  235 more words

Our Deck Planters are filled with Veggies

We have had such great success growing veggies on our deck with self-watering planters that this year we decided to expand from 3 to 6 planters.  224 more words

Extend Your Salad Green Harvest

We get three seasons of veggies from our deck planters that are located just steps away from our kitchen.  After the last of our spring harvest (spinach, lettuce, kale) we will plant summer veggies (peppers, beans, tomatoes) in early May. 110 more words