Jessica Deason

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The 8 Best Plants for Your Bedroom, and Why

Houseplants are more than just decorative accents. These natural household helpers reduce carbon dioxide and dust levels, and look great while doing …

The Best Houseplant to Buy Based on Your Zodiac Sign

Not surprisingly, Leos are super on-trend.<p>Either as an anchor or an accessory, houseplants have the ability to bring a room to life. Pair those transformative powers with the guiding principles of the zodiac, and you've got a piece of home decor with true star power. Read on to see which plant best …

'A Wrinkle in Time' ditches the book's explicit Christian references — and the movie really suffers because of it

<b>Warning: Spoilers ahead for "A Wrinkle in Time."</b><p>Disney's big-budget adaptation of the best-selling novel "A Wrinkle in Time" falters in many of the same ways the book does— but there was one major change made in the movie from the novel. The film's version of events strips away explicit mention of …

4 Timeless Writing Tips from ‘A Wrinkle in Time’ Author Madeleine L’Engle

Back in 1962, Madeleine L’Engle gifted children everywhere with her sci-fi fantasy classic <i>A Wrinkle in Time</i>. The book became a classic and continues …

17 of the Best Indoor Plants to Make Your Home Feel Unique

Think beyond the spider plant.<p>These striking and uncommon plants will instantly add interest to any room in your home. Plus, check out our list of …

Plants

20 Perennial Flowers You Should Consider Putting In Your Yard

Make your yard look beautiful, every day of the year.<p>The enduring perennials here deliver, with subtle charms like unusual foliage and fragrant …

Diminutive

Variegated leaves: the next big houseplant trend

Variegated plants are often divisive. Some gardeners obsessively search for split-coloured cultivars to nurture, while others actively avoid dual-toned leaves. For those who are tempted by the world of variegation, the reward is a colour contrast that can transform a plant display by breaking up …

Plants

How wildflowers can help control pests in your garden

They're an effective all-natural pesticide that every gardener needs<p>Spring is just around the corner, which means now is the perfect time to make …

Gardening

10 Romantic Houseplants to Give for Valentine’s Day

The humdrum, short-lived, perfume-free bouquet of a dozen red roses has had its day. Branch out by giving your nearest and dearest a houseplant …

Plants

10 Incredibly Rare Flowers You Have Probably Never Seen

Is there anything else as beautiful as flowers in nature? probably not. But, you can’t see all beautiful flowers in every garden. Some flowers are so …

Plants

What Is Celeriac? What to Know About About This Ugly Veggie

The ugly duckling of the vegetable world is worth trying.<p>February 02, 2018<p>Let's face it, celeriac is somewhat of an ugly duckling. If you've seen it …

Food

(At least) five reasons you should wear gardening gloves

Gardening is a great way to relax, be one with nature and get your hands dirty. But lurking in that pleasant environment are some nasty bacteria and …

Gardening

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11 Essential Books On Writing, Based On The Genre You Want To Write

If you're an aspiring writer, you know that you have to read all kinds of books in order to hone your technique, but sometimes it might seem as if …

Creative Writing

15 Motivational Tips to Help You Achieve Your Writing Resolutions in 2018

[Can you impress us in 1500 words or less? Enter the Short Short Story Competition today! Deadline January 15, 2018]<b>New Year’s resolutions can be</b> …

Made a New Year resolution to start writing that novel? Take some writing tips from Leo Tolstoy, Muriel Spark, John Steinbeck and other famous authors<p>Over the past year, Helen Gordon and I have been putting together Being a Writer, a collection of musings, tips and essays from some of our favourite …

Top 10

Sometimes smaller is better where veggies are concerned

<b>Q.</b> Why have some of my zucchinis grown to a couple inches in length and then rotted?<p><b>A</b>. This happens when the female flowers are not pollinated. Each …

History of poinsettia, beloved holiday houseplant, may surprise you

Most Chicagoans know poinsettias as holiday decor, adorning homes and offices in pots. Yet in Mexico, you might see an entire hedge of them. The poinsettia (<i>Euphorbia pulcherrima</i>) is actually a shrub or small tree, according to Todd Jacobson, head of horticulture at The Morton Arboretum in …

10 Cute Small Indoor Plants You Should Grow

These 10 <b>Small Indoor Plants</b> are easy to grow, take a little space, and add more appeal to the interior!<p>1. Lucky Bamboo<p>Lucky bamboo is not a real …

Plants

10 of the best Christmas houseplants for a magical indoor holiday garden

Sorry, poinsettias, but the Christmas rose is simply gorgeous<p>Now that chrysanthemums have had their moment in the spotlight, it's time to let these …

Houseplants

8 Exotic Houseplants You’ve Never Heard Of

Houseplants bring natural vitality to any interior space, and thanks to modern technology, uncommon varieties from around the world are available to …

How to Infuse Honey with Herbs, Spices, & Edible Flowers

<i>This post may contain affiliate links for your convenience. Thank you for supporting Lovely Greens</i><p>Make Homemade Infused Honey for yourself & gifts<p>If …

Habitats

I love to watch roots grow, particularly in winter<p>I am the crazy cat lady of the house plant world. I have <i>so many</i> of them. Closing the curtains has become quite the task, as you snake between specimens all vying for light. And yet I continue to take cuttings.<p>Many house plants are easily rooted in …

Plants

12 Houseplants That Have the Power to Heal

By Reynard Loki<p>A growing body of research proves that simply being around nature can improve human health and happiness. A month-long 2016 study …

Good Housekeeping

Good Housekeeping reaches an audience of 30+ million each month. In addition to the magazine brand, the Good Housekeeping Institute is the consumer …

Housekeeping

Basil: how to plant, care for & harvest this fragrant herb

Basil's greatest need is warmth, so avoid planting out when nights are still cool. Basil won’t grow well where temperatures drop below 10˚C, and a …

Gardening

These 4 Herbs Can Protect Your Brain From Alzheimer’s, Depression, Anxiety And Much More

More than ever before, we live under an enormous pressure of our hectic schedules.In our endeavor to successfully fulfill the numerous obligations, …

How to Grow Rosemary Organically

Native to the Mediterranean, home herb gardeners are growing rosemary (<i>Rosmarinus officinalis</i>) for its many culinary qualities. The aromatic and …

Herbal Love Letters From London Chefs

The Plants Issue <i><br>Read the Editor’s Note</i>Like salt, pepper, honey and lemons, herbs are always closeby in the kitchen. They stand in wait, ready to be …