Articles for tag: Cactus, House Plants, Succulent Plants, Succulents

Easy Care House Plants

Are you a plant killer? Many people enjoy having plants around the house but unfortunately, they just don’t know how to care for them. In this article, I will cite four types of house plants that are easy to care for. The first type of house plant is commonly known as an ivy. There are ...

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Gardening with Strawberry Jars

Strawberry jars are nothing more than planters with small planting pockets along the sides. These were originally used for growing strawberries, but they aren’t just for strawberries anymore. Nowadays strawberry jars are used for growing nearly any kind of plant imaginable, from herbs, bulbs, flowers, and vegetables to tropical foliage plants, succulents, and vines. With ...

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Old West Wedding Reception Decor

Let’s be honest, traditional weddings unless they are your own, or those of a very close relative are pretty much a snooze and a repeat of the last. Aside from the service which officially ties husband to wife, wedding receptions hold little variation. The newly married couple will be announced along with their wedding party, ...

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Exotic Showstoppers – Beautiful Succulents for Indoor Interest

Succulent plants are not only easy to care for but provide a wealth of intriguing shapes and stunning colors. What’s even better is the fact that these exotic showstoppers have the unique ability to grow in some of the most unlikely places. And I bet you thought they were just desert plants. While these exotic ...

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Gardening Tips for the Cacti and Succulent Plants in Your Garden

Gardening can be a forte of many pleasures. What is beauty to one is another’s nightmare. This is where personal preference and creativity come into play. It takes a special gift to become a masterful green thumb especially when dealing with specific plants. Cacti and succulents are one of the neediest in the skillful nature ...

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How to Make a Succulent Dish Garden with an Ocean Theme

Undersea arrangements are beautiful, but underwater plant life cannot survive outside of a natural habitat. Other live growth can be used instead, and it can become part of a dish garden display. Many succulent plants look a lot the underwater varieties, but they require very little care. A dish garden can include beautiful shells, beach ...

Medicinal Uses for Jade Plants

Jade plants are beautiful succulent plants that are commonly used as house plants or to add color and foliage to a garden. Aside from being lovely to look at, however, these versatile plants can serve a more practical purpose. Jade plants are thought to be effective in treating warts. Let’s take a look at the ...

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Ten Unique DIY Projects Using Succulent Plants

While I love all sorts of vegetation, I have a soft spot in my heart for succulents — a class of plants that generally includes those that store water in leaves and stems. Not only are they wonderfully hardy for those born without a green thumb (that would be me), but I love their intense ...

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Miniature Landscaping

Miniature landscapes are an assemblage of plants, soil, and imagination all rolled up into one creative tiny scene. You can create them as interesting points within the garden, or you can create them for use in the home or office. You can create them using only containers, or you can place your miniature gardens directly ...

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Four Ideas for Non-Floral Wedding Centerpieces

There are so many decisions to be made before your wedding day. And just one of the many is how to decorate the tables at your reception. The traditional answer is to use flowers, but perhaps you can’t, or don’t want to go the standard route. Maybe a close friend or family member is allergic ...