Cacti Will Beautify Every Your Room – When people think about cactus they generally think about parched deserts and large spiny cacti growing under the hot sun as seen in old westerns movies. But the cactus is not a plant only for desert conditions. There are many varieties that do well in hot climates with little water but there are also many that have been propagated for indoor use.
Cacti are low maintenance and drought resistant and can make an ideal indoor plant for just about anyone, including those not blessed with a green thumb.
Gardening With Fern Plants – Homeowners with wooded backyards choose ferns for their attractive undergrowth. There are many assortments to choose from. Thousands of varieties of ferns can be found all over the globe. Sizes range from a few inches to as much as 60-feet-tall.
Fern plants thrive and grow in woodlands all over the United States. These eye-catching plants are just as comfortable in the shaded areas of the splendor in the yard. You can place them in areas of little or even no direct sunlight, where little else will cultivate and grow.
Lush gardens don’t materialize as a sheer stroke of luck. Happy premise owners with well-trimmed lawns understand that attaining their goals demands a year-round obligation, even during winter.
There a couple of lawn care duties that you have to carry out during winter to guarantee your lawn retains its great look come summer. These responsibilities include fertilizing, soil aeration, weeding and over sowing. Continue Reading
Large Indoor Plants – Indoor plants are an interior design accessory back in fashion. There are many new houseplant varieties now available, as well as the old favorites, providing a bewildering choice of size, form and color to complement any interior design theme.
If you are starting your design from scratch think about plants and containers early, as plant displays are relatively inexpensive they may be used to replace more expensive items such as artwork and help with your budget.
Poinsettia – The symbol of Christmas outdoors is the Holly with its bright red berries. Indoors it is now the Poinsettia (proper name Euphorbia pulcherrima) with its large, scarlet flower-heads. This was not always so – in the early 1960s it was a tall-growing shrub which was distinctly difficult to keep in leaf or flower in the average home. Things have changed – modern varieties are bushier, more attractive and much less delicate – in addition modern chemicals are used to keep the plants small. The result is that the Poinsettia of today is compact (1-1,5 ft high) and the flowers (which are really colored bracts) should last for 2-6 months.
The Best Indoor Trees – Trees are great things to have in your yard. They clean the air, they give shade and privacy, they are great for climbing and they are beautiful to look at as well. While many trees are just too big to think about growing inside, there are many trees that make wonderful accents to the inside of your home. Here’s just a few:
If you like more of a desert type tree then the Yucca is for you. They have thick woody stems and pointy leaves that come in a variety of blue to blue green colors and have yellow, cream or white tones to them too.