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A Popular Succulent Houseplant: Caring For Flowering Kalanchoes

Kalanchoes are popular succulent houseplants with colorful, long lasting blooms. Here's how to care for flowering kalanchoes, keep them going for the long haul & get them to bloom again.

If you want a succulent houseplant that blooms, well then, let me introduce you to the Kalanchoe blossfeldiana. Perhaps you’ve seen one but never brought it home. I want to encourage you to do that because they’re easy to grow and are in bloom for quite a long time. Caring for flowering kalanchoes is no… Read more

A Touch Of Elegance: White Blooming Plants For Christmas

Add a touch of elegance to your home this Christmas with any of these 8 white blooming plant choices. You'll find care tips to keep them looking good. The video at the end gives you an idea of how to dress up a single blooming plant & turn it into a table decoration.

The holidays call for decorations to fill us with cheer and festivity during this season. Is there a better way to add beauty to your home other than with flowers?  We think not! There are lots of flowering plants in all colors which are available during the holidays. Today we’ll focus on white blooming plants… Read more

Planting & Watering Succulents In Pots Without Drain Holes

Have you ever found a pot you love that you want to plant your favorite succulent in but it doesn't have a drain hole? See how to plant & water succulents in pots with no drain holes. Here's what you need to know along with the materials used.

I’ve done many posts on succulents and there’s one thing I always say: don’t keep them wet. A couple of ways to keep them from rotting is to make sure the mix drains well and the water all runs out. But what happens if you have a pot with no hole in the bottom? This… Read more

The Ultimate Gift Guide For Indoor Gardeners and Houseplant Lovers

Are you searching for something to give to the indoor gardeners or houseplant lovers in your life? We've rounded up 18 fabulous gifts that they'll both need & want.

Written By: Lucy Ferreira Are you searching for a gift to give to the indoor gardeners or houseplant lovers in your life? Well look no further! We’ve rounded up 18 must-have gifts that any houseplant horticulturist, whether beginning or experienced, would both need and love. 1- Hanging Wire Structures  – Hanging containers are a must when… Read more

A Fall Table Decoration With Succulents, An Orchid & Other Natural Elements

Autumn is here! Grace your home with this non-traditional, beautiful fall table decoration using orchids, succulents & seasonal elements including white pumpkins, pomegranates, sweetheart pears, magnolia cones & more. A video guides you through this DIY.

Fall has arrived and although our days are still in the high 80’s here in the Arizona desert, the evenings and early mornings have definitely cooled. I love the produce and colors associated with this season (bring on the pumpkins!) so it always gets me in the mood to create. I collected a piece of… Read more