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7 Tropical Bulbs for a Summer Garden That Wows
"of the plants listed here are technically known as corms, rhizomes and tubers, but... See more plant cautions for pet owners... bulbs I planted have grown, either, although last year's caladium plants did fine when... house plant? I moved to the PNW from south Texas and so miss some of the tropics... carnivorous plants. I also have butterfly ginger in my bog garden which is doing ok, although... I have planted 8 bulbs in 4 different places on my property--full shade, part shade..."
Your Garden Is Stirring — Here's What to Do in February
February is a good time to start seeds, shape up shrubs and watch for the earliest blooms. Here's what to do in your part of the U.S. now
"indoor planting while planning for spring. In the American Southwest, experiment with... with planting seeds indoors, and in the Southeast, trim your vines and prune your... Always need container for starting my plants. Thanks for the additional information on... Great idea for toilet paper / paper towel rolls. I am going to try this as well... me to plant seeds, as they need more sun and warmth than they will get on my window..."
Decorating With Antiques: Set the Stage With Lighting
Complete a vintage scene or create contrast with lamps, sconces and chandeliers that have traveled through time
"design are largely about theater. That is, they’re not just about the nuts and bolts of... hook or large free standing plant hook and hang it from that. It looks kind of cool... love this idea book more if I tried! I agree whole heartedly that lighting is what really... This idea book has relit the fire and now I need to stop typing and go directly... matching large center piece for several years. Lo and behold I finally found it on eBay..."
Say 'I Do' to Beautiful Wedding Memory Displays
You'll love and cherish these creative vignettes, artwork and more that keep the happiness of your special day at hand
"design ideas that featured wedding details. There are so many wonderful things to... these ideas a try. And please share with us ways in which you have included wedding-day... ivy it contained. I gave her the plant on their first anniversary. She now has it... great idea shawnaleeah. Framing textiles is another great way to preserve a memory... a good idea,....ring inside....I'd love to toss. Thanks wantsideas. The sachet from..."
Let's Revisit Some Revolutionary Garden Thinking
One book changed the vision of postwar British garden design forever. See how it's influencing your garden today
"construct and plant his or her own garden. Brookes changed my thinking on garden design by... to grow plants in. He taught me to take account of how much time the owner will spend... shaped my ideas for a grand, layered garden I didn't deserve. It disappeared with all... spaces with plants we love and a few nice little sitting areas to enjoy it all. I loved... used his ideas both consciously and unconsciously in my gardens. I didn't realize it..."
Southwest Gardener's February Checklist
Orange you glad for a citrus-fertilizing reminder? And don't forget the recommended doses of vegetable seeds and cold-hardy flowers
"neighbors). Plant some new roses; add beautiful, cold-hardy flowering plants; and get your... vegetable planting calendar for information on when to plant in your zone.Shown: Boxwood... biodegradable containers. Did you know that many household items make great containers to... simply plant your seedlings, biodegradable container and all, in the ground. Both... fun with containers. Get creative when selecting containers for your cool-season flowering..."
Color Makes a Garden Dining Room Sing in Santa Fe
Vibrant stucco walls, living art and chic furniture harmonize in an outdoor dining room in New Mexico
"diverse plantings, a living piece of art and the babble from a custom fountain. Here's... beautiful plantings and I LOVE the rock fountain. But the plant palette reminds me more... temperate plantings throughout. They are going to need a lot of water to maintain this... love this idea - I am going to try this in our new house in Las Vegas thanks for the... the ideas no mention of the OR closeup of the ottoman! Can you provide more info? It..."
How to Get an Amaryllis to Rebloom
Enjoy glorious flowers year after year just when you need them most, with this step-by-step strategy
"winter plant. It’s easy to see why: those gloriously big, bright flowers. Whether... got a plant as a gift for Christmas and I can't get it to grow. The plant was shipped... killed the plant? How timely. My first from-bulb plant is in full bloom, and hopefully... spent. My plant has never bloomed. My wife's grandmother recieved an amaryllis on her... of said plant. they rebloom almost every year. This makes me want to share a story..."
Got Bright Light but Lack Spare Time? Try Ponytail Palm
This low-maintenance houseplant has an exotic look and a drought-tolerant nature. Just give it lots of sun
"oking plant, with a swollen base and a mop of long, flat leaves. Ponytails are easy... for a plant with the nickname elephant's foot.... The large base will require a suitably large pot, and as the plant slowly matures... excellent container plants and adapt well to air conditioning and heating, which can... though plants in containers indoors are generally susceptible to spider mites, mealybugs... into a large pot results in the plant suddenly getting too much water at once, which..."
Small Solar: Big Home Tech Trend in the Making
"power plants. Big wind turbines. Even when we talk about producing solar power, we’re... power plant juicing everything, our devices and appliances will increasingly draw... to a large solar array doesn't make economic sense with the current technology.... friendly ideas, web sites and advice will be appreciate. Thank you, can't stand the... great idea to look for solar alternatives. Over time, the savings and environmental..."
Give Peace a Chance: Room-by-Room Tips to Create Calm
Let the outside world have its chaos. You deserve a home that's a tranquil haven where you can relax and regroup
"The idea of having a peaceful home, a place where you can fully relax, rest and indulge... looking at ideas for bringing calm and order to your entire home.... NIce ideas here and great pictures. I have to second your idea of making your bed... you show plants above the bathtub, has no light. No plants could live there. Ah, the... love the idea of "offseting tech gadgets with living plants and handmade objects." I..."
Retro Houseplants Get a New Look
"Tropical Plant Industry Exhibition in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, in January 2012. You'll... indoor plants and creative ways to display them.... wonderful idea. i must get a cupcake stand for my violets! So where can we find a root... these plants to our home! If you click on each photo in this ideabook, a link to... for the plant is provided below each image. Your best bet is to contact that grower... these plants have only newly been created. Good luck! They are pretty spectacular..."
Your November Garden Checklist
What to do around the U.S. this month to help your garden thrive — when you're not admiring fall's brilliant colors, that is
"with fall plantings reaping postfrost rewards. Whether you live in Vermont or Arizona... Rake, plant and prep for winter. Here's what you can do in your garden this November... to the large hill on the other side, I see beautiful trees in fall colors. But, in... I have planted persimmon trees at my last two homes and would not be without them... them when planting in the fall instead of in the early spring when they emerge We are..."
Ditch Shade Garden Gloom the Tropical Way
Has your shade garden strayed too far to the dark side? Help it see the light with tropical bulbs, ground covers and even houseplants
"Tropical plants are as bright and vibrant as sunny flowerbeds, and surprisingly many... pots of plants. May to September, in a courtyard, bring out the palm, citrus, bou... love the ideas. Our 25 x 25' patio has alot of shade. The advantage is privacy from... in our large front yard. I had a path 1' wide put in to divide our lawn and size... out. We planted shrubs and perennials. I have not had any problem good article !..."
Lay of the Landscape: Southwestern Garden Style
Water may be scarce, but color and striking foliage are as profuse in the desert landscape as the sunsets are breathtaking
"is that plants that do well in this climate will thrive. This is the climate that... amazing plants on earth: cacti. Southwestern style isn't for everyone or for every... southwest ideas (both landscaping/interior) coming. Thank you. Love this article and... have a large array of plants, but the plants that are in place are so striking that... is to plant hardy annuals. Group them together and keep the planting area small —..."