Posts Tagged ‘Plants’

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The Perfect Houseplants for Your Apartment This Fall

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With cooler temperatures quickly heading our way in much of the U.S., you may be wondering how you can add some greenery to your living space this fall. Houseplants can certainly lend a touch of the great outdoors to any room — not to mention the fact that they liven up our surroundings at a […] read more

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11 Common Plants for Small Container Gardens

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Small container gardens are becoming more popular now that a lot of people are choosing to live in smaller homes and apartments. One of the things that really bummed me out when I first started living in my first apartment was having to give up my large backyard garden. However, I eventually learned that many […] read more

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8 Reasons to Keep Houseplants in Your Apartment

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Plants are having quite the moment in home decor. Although home dwellers have nearly always kept plants inside, we’re seeing a bit of a plant trend right now — people are buying everything from succulents to hydrangeas and hanging plants for the bathroom. Whether you’ve always enjoyed gardening or have never even purchased potting soil, […] read more

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Best Houseplants for Your Apartment

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One of apartment living’s biggest drawbacks is its extremely limited (or non-existent) amount of outdoor space. Without a designated garden area, it can be quite difficult to grow plants, flowers, or herbs—but it’s not impossible. Growing plants indoors is actually pretty easy and can make your place look and feel fantastic. read more

3 Patio Garden Ideas

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Patio garden ideas can transform your patio. These ideas will turn your patio into an enjoyable space where you can sit, relax or simply entertain a few friends. You can transform your patio into an idyllic retreat with the right plants and accessories. You should consider whether you want your patio to serve as an […] read more

The Basics of Vertical Gardening in Your Apartment

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Vertical gardening offers many advantages for the apartment dweller as plants can be grown almost anywhere. In addition, you can use this type of method to grow a variety of plants. Understanding the basics will allow you to garden even if you are limited with regards to space. Choose the Right Location Location plays an important role in vertical gardening. For instance, […] read more

Basics of Gardening: Fertilizer

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To grow healthy, beautiful plants, a good organic gardening fertilizer is recommended. Therefore, it’s important to feed plants on a regular basis with a fertilizer that has the right balance of nutrients. Usually, plant food containing an equal mix of nitrogen, phosphorous and potassium will encourage maximum plant growth and health. Plant Health 101 In order to thrive, plants need carbon, […] read more

5 Gardening Techniques Even a Novice Can Master

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Gardening techniques are good to understand and practice. They’re important to help you plant and harvest successfully. Beginners won’t have a problem if they know the right techniques to learn. Here are five general gardening techniques that even a novice can get the hang of and quickly master. 1. Make Your Own Compost Compost is […] read more

Apartment Garden Design Basics

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In a small space, such as a patio or balcony, garden design can be somewhat of a challenge. Nevertheless, with a little thought, you can make the underused space of such an area a serene spot in which to garden or merely relax. Consider your Location One of the first things you’ll need to do is to […] read more