We've all been there: The houseplant that was so vibrant when you brought it home from the garden center is suddenly shriveled and sad-looking. Perhaps you forgot to water it, or watered it too much, or overdid it on the sunlight--but don't give up.
An outdoor space doesn't have to be complicated or expensive. The most important consideration is your intention regarding what you want that space to do for you. Consider the following before beginning.
Our family loves nature. We are always outside, camping, hiking, so planting a garden fits into our lifestyle. Did you know that you can plant any seed you find? I will show you how, and chances are you have everything you need right at home!
Understanding the surprisingly dynamic ways plants respond to stress is fun and interesting, but also potentially very valuable to farmers. The plant has a natural defense when it's sick, and also a natural boosting ability.
If your home design stresses you out, then you may need to control some of the stress-inducing circumstances that are controlling your environment. Why not create a homey paradise right in your own home?
Forty years ago, artificial plants were burgeoning. Urban living was the trend, yet people wanted their homes and offices to feel warm. The conveniences of the city were met with the angst of nature, but without the maintenance.
One of the silent crises confronting our world today is the pervasive and unprecedented degradation of biological diversity on our planet. Consider that the current extinction rate is more than 1,000 times the baseline extinction rate.