"I grow plants for many reasons: to please my eye or to please my soul, to challenge the elements or to challenge my patience, for novelty or for nostalgia, but mostly for the joy in seeing them grow. What a great gardening quote!

(TruthSeekerDaily) The next time you eat an avocado or use one in a recipe, save the stone or pit. Planting your own avocado tree is fun and easy. It is a perfect task for all ages - for the garden, for indoors, and also makes a great project for class or at home! In…

How To Grow An Avocado Tree. This takes a little time - but how NEAT it would BE to grow an avacado tree :-)

Mosquito repelling “Creeping Thyme” plant. It has citronella oil that makes it smell lemony. Put in planters on the patio.

Mosquito Repelling Creeping Lemon Thyme Plant -The high citronella oil content of this hardy, easy-to-grow perennial plant is more potent than any other mosquito repellent plant tested. / Could be great for the deck.

How to grow citrus indoors-lemons and limes. Would be cute in a kitchen

Here's what you need to know about growing citrus, specifically Meyer lemons, indoors: Dwarf Meyer Lemon trees are hardy, fragrant plants that grow well as an indoor household potted plant.

How to Grow The Aloe Vera Plant.This Plant has healing elements, good for soothing sunburns, and many more uses.

Aloe Vera Plant Growing & Usage Tips.I believe this is everything you will ever need to know about how to care for an Aloe Vera plant, along with how to benefit from it's use. I found this info very informative, I hope you will as well!

DIY Build a terrarium using picture frames

How to Make a DIY Terrarium Using Old Picture Frames

To keep container-grown rosemary healthy, a once-a-year root and stem pruning is called for.

To keep container-grown rosemary healthy, a once-a-year root and stem pruning is called for.& cut off sides around the pot, then replant in same pot with new additional soil.

Urn with a spider plant... I need to do this with mine :)

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Jade Plant Care

The Jade plant (Crassula ovata) is a succulent and is one of the easiest to grow houseplants–it can live for decades with the proper care (or maybe neglect is a better word).

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Rosemary, Sage, Thyme  Moore advises that these herbs can get through the winter “well watered in pots on a sunny windowsill, but put them outdoors in the spring for best growth.” Depending on where you live, your herbs may be able to spend the winter outdoors. (Sage is especially hardy.) To find out, consult your local garden center. The elements of successful herb planting:

Best indoor Plants

how to grow herbs indoors (including good species for many herbs that grow more compactly - great for indoor herbs!) one day when I have a big kitchen with bay window this will be perfect

I love lots of Houseplants

Houseplants are beautiful and good for you. A few types clean and filter the air naturally and inexpensively. Here’s just a few: Aloe Vera, Baby Rubber Plant, Bamboo Palm, and Boston Fern

Such a cute idea! If you have spare letters from scrabble, make them into magnets! You could change out the letters to spell out whatever plant you are growing.

so easy, scrabble piece magnets. You could use these on the fridge to help kids spell or to leave notes :)

Care for a Christmas and Spring Cactus - this almost seems impossible!

Care for a Christmas Cactus

Christmas Cactus Care Tips- Growing a Christmas Cactus can be easy and rewarding. These tips will ensure a healthy cactus that will bloom year after year.

7 Christmas Cactus Care Tips

Looking to sharpen your gardening skills? Check out these 7 Christmas Cactus Care Tips to keep this robust plant blooming year after year!

Lemon grass planters...repels mosquitoes and looks good

Plant lemon grass in big pots for the patio… it repels mosquitoes and it grows tall thick providing a lot of privacy. Plant lemon grass in big pots for the…

Bathroom Plants: Tips For Using Plants In Bathrooms

Bathroom Plants: Tips For Using Plants In Bathrooms

Great Flowers and Flower Pots ideas for your Home Decor :)

DIY Outdoors: Hang Relaxing Porch Swing

35+ Creative Garden Hacks and Tips

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Did you know that you can simply plant the top of a pineapple in a pot and grow another? Coolest house plant ever! I want to do this :)DIY of the day! Did you know that you can simply plant the top of a pineapple in a pot and grow another?