Houseplants

Six Incredible Varieties Of Orchids

February 20th, 2014

Here are some neat varieties of Orchids courtesy of Canadian Company Paramount Orchids   Phalaenopsis: Dendrobiums: Click here and here for more on orchids and their care!    

Pretty In Pink

February 13th, 2014

Did you hear that the colour for 2014 is Radiant Orchid? When I heard it I originally laughed, thinking how are the interior designers going to convince us that we could use that colour in our kitchens or living rooms? But with my recent office renovation and my very grey room, I have found that …Read more

Knowing These Tips Will Make Your Orchids Look Amazing

February 10th, 2014

Phalaenopsis Light:  Low light, East facing window is best Water:  Once a week if potted in bark. Let the plant dry out between waterings if planted in other medium. Let water drain completely from pot. Fertilize:  Those planted in bark need a fertilizer with a higher Nitrogen amount i.e. 30-10-10. Those planted in other medium …Read more

How To Become Better With Indoor Plant Care In 10 Minutes

November 28th, 2013

I have a confession to make, I really neglected my indoor plants this past season and had to actually throw 3 good size ones away this week as I just didn’t think they could be saved. I am planning to buy a few more to replace them but I do have a few healthy ones …Read more

Clean And Filter The Air Naturally And Inexpensively

March 5th, 2013

Do you realize that you don’t have to spend a lot on expensive electrical air purifiers when you can purchase a few types of houseplants to clean and filter the air naturally and inexpensively? Here are two of my favorites for your home: Aloe Vera Plant Not only does this plant filter the air of …Read more

Bring The Garden Indoors This Winter!

January 17th, 2013

One of my favorite and easy houseplants is Sansevieria or Snake Plant. I like the vertical form of the plant so it looks good in a small or large size pot.  It is happiest with moderate light but I have grown it successfully in low light. It also likes to dry out between waterings. While …Read more

It’s That Poinsettia Time Of Year!

November 28th, 2012

When shopping for your plant this year make sure you bring your poinsettia directly home. They don’t like to be chilled in the car while you make one more stop, even in mild temps. And when placing them in your home avoid drafty areas near doors as well as heat sources like vents and fireplaces! …Read more