Sure, perennials are great in the garden. They come back faithfully every year (hopefully) and they grow more lush as time flies by. But not everyone has a garden. And even if you have many beds overflowing with plants, sometimes you just want some perennials close by. Sitting in the rocker on the front porch […]
Admit it. You dream about dahlias. Every year, someone else brings a big fat bouquet of dahlias into the office, and every year you wish those dahlias were part of your backyard. Well, listen up, because we are going to bring those fantasy flowers into your reality. Not only are you going to finally get […]
By the time early spring rolls around, we’re all a little winter weary. You’re ready for a shot of zing, and so are your plants. For you, spring break might do the job. For your tired houseplants, we’ve got just the pick-me-up picnic they need. Here come some ideas to breathe new life […]
Been itching to hand out promotions to your houseplants? Graduation time is here! Spring is when houseplants begin making headway and root growth supported by the brighter (don’t we love that word?) light and longer days ahead. Give them the power to propel forward—start rallying your potting soil and containers to move them to more […]
Seeing is believing, it’s true. But you’ve got other senses that need to be fed, even when the garden is slumbering. How about catering to your sense of smell, for example. Think about it. Don’t you miss all those heady scents of the garden? Here’s an idea: Grow herbs in your windows. Herbs are a […]
Your New Year’s Resolution: Eat More Greens. Our suggestion: Do it Indoors! Coast of Maine’s part of this picture: Provide nutritious organic soil to make it all happen. So, you promised yourself that 2022 would be a greener year for your diet. And like all resolutions, you want to jump in right away to make […]
One of the hottest trends in home gardening is using "tropicals" in our decidedly "untropical" climate. Would you be brave enough to try growing some? Learn more about it in this month's blog!