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Picture Credit: Getty Images Something that really gets me through the gloomy days of winter is fresh air and indoor plants. Houseplants bring not only beautiful greenery into a gray season, but also provide some fresh air to our homes. We all want our houseplants to thrive (...
Photo courtesy of Jo Ellen Meyers Sharp. Photo Credit: Syda Productions/DepositPhotos.com With Valentine’s Day comes dinner dates, yummy chocolates, cheesy cards, and our personal favorite some fresh flowers. Weather someone bought you a dozen roses or you bought yourself a nice...
Photo: ‘Jelena’ witch hazel sports fragrant orange flowers in winter. Courtesy Monrovia.com The winter blues has set in. The holiday season has closed and we are waiting out the cold and unpredictable weather here in Indiana. If you are itching to get back to gardening, you don’...
Today it’s “official,” Phil the groundhog has predicted another 6 weeks of winter! Living here in the Midwest we’re pretty used to the unpredictable season of winter. So to make sure you keep warm and your house happy we made a little check-list to use that will help you get by...
We all love a good space heater. They are portable, easy, and more importantly oh so warm! However, if you aren’t careful with your toasty friend it could turn on you causing heat damage or worse a fire in your household. Make sure you check our list below to make sure you are...
Photo by Getty Images Ole Man Winter got off to a nice warm start with five or six days in a row in the 50's. Then the bottom fell out and we are in a very deep freeze! So, most people are not thinking about garden, but rather how to brave the cold. Gardens are in pretty good...
It’s time to take the tree down, put away the lights, and say “goodbye” to the holidays and “hello” to the New Year. But wait! You don’t have to say goodbye completely… What many people may not know is you can keep your beautiful poinsettias months and sometimes a full year...
While many of us aren’t personally prepared for the winter months, we need to get our lawn and homes prepared. Here are some quick tips to help you make that transition to winter. Mow It always feels a bit ridiculous to mow your lawn when it becomes chilly out. However, giving...