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Trimming Lucky Bamboo

Lucky Bamboo is a popular, novelty houseplant. Mine in the spiral form was getting tall & spindly. Trimming Lucky Bamboo keeps it in check, especially as it's getting old. Here's what I did as well as the results.

I’ve had my spiral (sometimes called curly) Lucky Bamboo stalks for almost 8 years now. The foliage growth was getting tall and spindly so I decided to cut it all back.  This is all about trimming Lucky Bamboo including how I did it and how long it took for those stems to grow back. Now,… Read more

7 Reasons Why Indoor Plants Make You Feel Good

There are many benefits of having indoor plants in your home. They're healthy to have around and make us feel good! Here, we'll list a few reasons why houseplants make you feel good.

Houseplants are beautiful, aren’t they? They certainly have physical beauty, but indoor plants offer so much more. There are many benefits of having indoor plants in your home. Here, we’ll list a few reasons why houseplants make you feel good. You may associate feeling good with daily exercise and healthy eating. Those are certainly contributing… Read more

Peperomia Care: Sweet Succulent-Like Houseplants

Peperomias are sweet succulent like houseplants which come in a variety of sizes, forms & leaf shapes, textures & colors. I share my Peperomia care & growing tips here.

Peperomias are small plants which are similar to hoyas in their care. Both are succulent like with fleshy leaves and stems. They make wonderful houseplants and can be found in both hanging and upright forms. This is all about peperomia care and how to keep these sweet beauties healthy and happy. I grew 2 peperomias… Read more

7 Hanging Succulents To Love

Hanging succulents are used in many ways. This post & video outlines 7 I've grown indoors & outdoors in different climates. Find care posts on most of these.

I joke around in some of my posts and videos that I’m going to have to start hanging plants because I’m running out of floor and table space. Honestly, it’s not far from the truth. I just dig the look of hanging plants. Plus you know how I love me some succulents! Here are hanging succulents… Read more

Organic Flower Gardening: Good Things To Know

Organic gardening is the way to go. It's good for the earth & it's good for us. These organic flower gardening basics (prep, planting & maintenance) will get you well on your way.

Whatever flowers and colors you like and use, they draw our eyes right in. Greens are so restful and can certainly be interesting but those vibrant blooms steal the show. Flower beds need a little extra loving care in order to thrive but it’s not hard to do at all. These organic flower gardening tips… Read more