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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

Spider Plant Repotting: Revitalizing An Unhappy Plant

My Spider Plant was oh so sad. The leaves had faded, brown tips were everywhere & the babies had dried up. See what I did to revitalize it (yes, there are before & after pics) & bring it back to glory.

I felt bad for my Spider Plant—it was so unhappy. But all that has changed in just a few months time. Now it’s a healthy green and babies have appeared. What did I do to make this happen? The solution is simple: spider plant repotting. I revitalized my Spider Plant by repotting and moving it… Read more