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Monthly Archives: September 2016

Thanksgiving Centerpiece Ideas With Natural Elements

Written By: Lucy Ferreira

Fall is here which means it's time to start thinking about Thanksgiving preparations: food, drinks, the decor and more food.  In the decor department, the table centerpiece happens to be my favorite.  Thanksgiving is all about gathering around... Read more

Weekend Musings

Oh my goodness, another summer has come and gone and fall has arrived. I love it when the light changes, the mornings get a little crisper and that harvest moon makes its 1st appearance. There's no foliage changes going on here in Tucson except for wild and wacky Ocotillos whose leaves are starting to turn yellow and drop... Read more

3 Unique Ways To Decorate Pumpkins Using Natural Ingredients

Say the word "fall" and 1 of the very 1st things we think of are pumpkins. Harvesting pumpkins, eating pumpkins, carving pumpkins and decorating with pumpkins. You know I love me some succulents but when I was cooking up ideas for gussied up pumpkins, I wanted to use something else.  That look has been seen over again and although... Read more

Pruning A Dracaena Marginata: How to Do It

This plant is commonly known as Madagascar Dragon Tree, Dragon Tree or Red Edge Dracaena. It grows with a single head on a single trunk and there's no branching unless you prune the trunks (canes or stems).  It's their habit to get rather long and leggy over time. Want to learn more about pruning a Dracaena Marginata? Here are my tips and tricks!

The alluring and popular Dracaena... Read more

Dracaena Marginata Cuttings Root Easily In Water: Here’s How To Keep Them Healthy

This plant is commonly known as Madagascar Dragon Tree, Dragon Tree or Red Edge Dracaena. Dracaena marginatas are extremely popular houseplants and rightfully so. They're spiky, a bit edgy, fit in beautifully with modern, Asian or bohemian decor but sometimes they get a bit out of hand.

I inherited a Dracaena marginata "Tricolor" from the previous homeowner which needed to be pruned... Read more