Do’s & Don’ts for Growing Succulents

Here are a few tips for those who’ve never even considered developing a green thumb until this very moment. It’s likely your indoor greenery will find you when you are least prepared: given as gifts, or perhaps grabbing your attention while strolling through a local market. It’s important to know how to care for these…

Terrarium Planter DIY

Succulents require little care, making them well-suited for jars or bowl garden terrariums. They grow slowly and require little water. Jars provide an enclosed yet view-able growing environment for succulents, making them suitable for teaching children about planting and growing! Succulents are native to areas that receive little rainfall; therefore they prefer to dry out…

Medicinal Succulents

“This is for informational purposes only. Do not use any plants medicinally without consulting your doctor first.” Adding succulents and cacti to your home help keep your fresh air and remove toxins from the environment. Plants absorb our respiratory waste (carbon dioxide), and they convert it into plant carbohydrates to build strong bodies that in…

Bears & Succulents

Did you know leaves and flowers form the largest, most dependable portion of the black bear’s annual diet? They seek tender plant parts with nutrients in a digestible, fluid form. In spring, many young plants fit that description. Early foods are catkins (flowers) of aspen, willow, hazel, and alder. Emerging leaves, grass, and small plants…

Bohemian Gardening

Boho style can be someone who likes to live an unconventional, artistic lifestyle. If you’re something of a free spirit, then naturally you’ll want the areas of your life where you spend the most time to reflect that. This chic style is very reminiscent of the hippie or bohemian look. It’s been popular for quite…