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Dried Herbs and Plants That’ll Spruce Up Your Homemade Candles

The candle industry is extremely profitable, especially during the holiday season. And it's no wonder! These therapeutic, scented candles can add flair to your home space. What's even better is the fact that you can spruce them up with dried herbs and flowers. Here is our list of favorite plants to use.

Candles have been around for centuries, typically used as the main source for light in the darkness. In the modern age, they’ve provided a touch of luxury and decor in most homes that live off electricity instead. It’s no wonder that making homemade candles is affordable and fun. You’ve probably noticed that most soy or… Read more

Aloe Vera 101: A Round Up of Aloe Vera Plant Care Guides

Since Aloe Vera is a favorite plant of most of our readers, we've created a post of the in's and out's of caring for this beneficial plant. Save this post for future reference as we link to a variety of topics for the best care advice on Aloe Vera.

Aloe Vera is one of our favorite plants here at Joy Us garden, and for good reason. These plants are fun to look at and easy to care for. I really like that they grow well both indoors and outdoors. As has become a tradition at Joy Us garden, we’re wrapping up the year with… Read more

12 Quality Bird Feeders Your Garden Needs Right Now

A wonderful gift guide for the gardeners that enjoy company in their garden. Birds will enjoy hanging out in these bird feeders as much as you'll enjoy feeding them. We hope you'll enjoy these bird feeders as much as we do!

A garden is not only about its plants. It’s also about the butterflies, birds squirrels and all of the other animals that find comfort (and food!) in that space. There are different ways for you to get these visitors a bit more often. And bird feeders are a good choice if we are talking about… Read more

What You Need To Know About Transplanting Succulents In Pots

Succulents don't mind being transplanted at all. I know, I've been doing it for years! Here's all you need to know about transplanting/planting/repottting succulents in pots (indoors & out) including time of year to do it, mix to use, & factors to consider.

If you’ve read any of my posts then you know I love succulents. Yes it’s true, both fleshy succulents and succulents with spines have a place in my garden and home. Over the years I’ve planted and repotted many succulents all of which have survived and taken hold. If you’re new to the world of… Read more

Top 5 Air Plants for Your Backyard Hideaway

Air plants are a beautiful & fun addition to your backyard, especially when tucked into unexpected places. Find out which ones do well & how to grow them. You'll even find a source for buying air plants here.

Air plants are the surprise gems that will make your backyard hideaway feel special. Tucked into the bark of trees, gathered in small planters on tables, or hanging from the eaves of a shed, they create visual interest and surprise. Air plants are also a fun way to incorporate a theme or collection into your… Read more