January: Freshen up the New Year with fresh, green plants!

As the world outside our windows turns cold and white, it’s always comforting and healthy to add a little ‘green’ to our indoor spaces. When you choose your plants wisely by matching a plant’s needs with its environment, you will instantly grow a green thumb—and a more livable office, kitchen or bathroom. Fresh plants are always beautiful to look at but more importantly, their presence will improve the air quality in your home. Why not make a New Year’s resolution to give these low-maintenance plants a try? Perfect for the winter home and classics for a reason!

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Nature Isn't Always Nice: Trick or Treat

With the new fall season, I always look at the garden with some trepidation—whether it is the mountainous drifts of shifting leaves that need to be raked or the ghostly-looking mushrooms that spring up overnight in the dew-laden soil.  With Halloween just around the corner and winter breathing down my neck, the garden can become a pretty scary place as the winds turn cold and sweet children become bloodsucking vampires in the blink of an eye. A garden paradise starts to reveal its dark side when plants disguise themselves as snakes and mutant gourds reign.

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