Finding the Right Spot for Houseplants
Finding the Right Spot for Houseplants

            Just as some plants needed full sun and some need shade while outside the same will be true while inside.             It is not always easy to determine bright light inside the house. The brightest spot in your house will not be nearly as bright as full sun outside. Maybe, the following tips will help.             Bright light inside…

Can potting soil be reused?
Can potting soil be reused?

Can potting soil be reused? Potting soil can be reused but there are a few things to keep in mind! In a perfect world we would replace potting soil every year. More realistically, potting soil should be replaced every two to three years.   First, potting soil compacts over time. Watering, root growth, and settling of soil all cause potting…

Poinsettias are a Holiday Hallmark
Poinsettias are a Holiday Hallmark

A Holiday Hallmark What’s left to discover about Poinsettias? Well, for starters, Poinsettias are not poisonous, are available in colors besides red, and the finest are found in garden centers. Ironic, perhaps, that a plant with legendary, child-centered origins is often seen as one dangerous to children. According to the Poisondex TM Information Service, a 50-pound child could eat 500…

Medicinal Plants
Medicinal Plants

Just for fun, here’s a list of 15 popular plants with traditional medicinal properties, and their uses. Aloe: Fights Baldness and Wrinkles Anise: Cures Indigestion Basil: Relieves Headaches Bayleaf: Cures Deafness Chamomile: Relieves Upset Stomach and insomnia Fennel: Controls the Appetite Garlic: Increases Physical Strength Marigold: Improves Eyesight Oregano: Aids Digestion and Stimulates the Appetite Parsley: Sweetens the Breathe Rosemary:  Improves Memory Sage: Cures Fever…