Plants

Yardsmart: Try dramatic black bamboo in your garden | Miami Herald

The ebony stems of black bamboo are the perfect accent for that Asian-inspired garden you've dreamed of. This amazingly architectural plant bears all …

Lifestyle

18 ways to embrace the palm tree print trend

Tropical trends are getting an autumn update.<p><b>The botanical interiors trend is far from being another summer fad, in fact, it is being given a</b> …

Home Decorating

A gorgeous ethnic house in Bangalore

When you own a spacious property, you must have a décor to match! A team of expert architects from <i>Sandarbh</i> in Bangalore rose to the challenge to …

Houseplants

Neighbor Complains Bamboo Is Taking Over

<b>Q.</b> <i>Soon after we moved into our home in Bayside, Queens, 13 years ago, we planted bamboo in our backyard. The plants have grown quite large. We like how they look and the shade and privacy they provide. Recently, a neighbor demanded that we remove the bamboo, claiming that, as an invasive species,</i> …

Real Estate

Top 12 Succulents for Home Gardens

Echeveria<p>The crown jewels of the rosette-forming succulents, easy-care <i>Echeveria</i> come in a rainbow of colors and can be easily found at nurseries. …

Home Decorating

60+ looks from IKEA’s 2018 catalogue, out now

IKEA is in the mood for some apartment therapy this season and what better way to kickstart this than with the release of their spanking new …

Houseplants

10 Ways to Decorate with Air Plants

The greatest of ease<p>Bring a touch more green indoors with these sweet, simple hanging “trapezes” for <i>Tillandsia</i>. They’re easy to make with a …

Houses

Give your cozy home a noble character with simplistic clarity of design

Marchtrenk based interior architects from HORST STEINER INNENARCHITEKTUR have created the interiors of a modern family home that with its simple & …

Houseplants

History Of Roselle Plant

By Teo Spengler<p>Everybody wants to claim a winner as their own. Roselle(<i>Hibiscus sabdariffa</i>) has been dubbed Florida cranberry and Jamaica sorrel, …

Gardening

Pocket-Sized Greenhouse Is Also An Air Purifier

The Livesglass is made to be a self-sustaining biome that also cleans the air around it<p>The biggest challenge people face with indoor plants is the …

Air Purifiers

Get Inspired by an Amazing Water Garden

The life aquatic<p>Reno is the last place Samantha Stremmel thought she’d move. But her husband, Sutter Stremmel, whom she met at Montana State …

How I Made My Snake Plant Bloom

Many thousands of you grow snake plants (<i>Sanseveria sp.</i>), but only a smattering have seen one bloom. I know this because every time one does, its …

Country Lifestyle

Reader Question: Where can I buy dwarf trees?

You asked and we answered! Adding indoor trees to your home is still easy, but we’re back to clarify a few things about dwarf trees and potting …

Gardening 101: Lemon Verbena

Lemon Verbena, <i>Aloysia citrodora</i>: “Tea Master”<p>I am a voracious tea drinker. And I love making my own combinations of different herbs, like some sort …

Herbs

Video: How to Kill a Tree Stump

Removing a tree from your yard is never pleasant. These leafy giants are part of our home and when one is mortally da...

Landscaping

Play Mother Nature With These 15 Monstera Deliciosa Tattoos

The "swiss cheese plant", scientifically known as Monstera Deliciosa, isn't just the popular leafy companion to multiple blogger Instagrams — the …

Everyone’s freaking out about the eclipse. But gardeners know the sun’s true wonder.

Total eclipses of the sun are rare, and Monday’s passage of the moon in front of our mother star is generating a lot of attention. Some 20 million people are expected to occupy the rather narrow 70-mile band of “totality” that will arch from Oregon to South Carolina. At its fullest, the eclipse …

Lifestyle

Queen’s Tears is easy to grow, but drainage must be good

Q. I recently purchased a houseplant called Queen’s Tears. How should I care for it?A. Queen’s Tears, Bilbergia nutans, is an easy-to-grow member of …

Gardening

Weekend Project: DIY Geo Paper Planters

Bring the outdoors in with indoor plants. These paper planters especially suit trailing succulents, such as burro’s tail, or air plants, such as …

Houseplants

Caring for Indoor Plants in Low-Light Conditions

Let there be (artificial) light<p>Dim apartment dwellers have heard it before (or learned it first-hand): Bad lighting means bad news for many indoor plants. While some houseplants actually thrive in darker settings, it can be frustrating when your lighting situation determines which plants you can …

Houseplants

6 ideas to build a beautiful garden with minimum effort

A garden is one's sanctuary, one's safe place away from the cling and clatter of daily life. Be it a corner of one's balcony or a big backyard behind …

Gardening

A breath of fresh air: These plants purify the air inside your house

Plants are not just decorative -- many are natural air filters that work to clean up the indoor environment, absorbing irritating or harmful …

Before & After: Reviving a Rental Patio On a Limited Budget

Jennifer knew not to take her Brooklyn patio for granted, since outside space in New York is a beautiful rarity, and set out to make the most of it. …

Landscaping

The Best Home Remedies for Bug Bites and Poison Ivy

We searched Rodale's collection of home remedies to help bring you relief!<p>It's been scientifically proven that nature makes you a better person, and …

Wellness

14 stunning plants that have a gorgeous color perfect for autumn

With the fall season upon us, it’s time to refresh your garden!<p>You’ve probably been getting tired of the same old plants since summer time and with …

Flowers

9 Super-Chic Houseplants

Houseplants go glam<p>Forget old-school spider plants. A new wave of unusual and dramatic indoor plants are as much decor as they are greenery. Although …

Houseplants

Three top tips for happy houseplants

Succulents and similar are amazingly ‘in’; here’s how to get yours Instagram-ready<p>Though there are many glossy, beautifully arranged pictures of houseplants that take Instagram by storm, any horticulturist scrolling through has to reveal that many set-ups are clearly impossible. On Instagram there …

Houseplants

10 EXPERT TIPS FOR GROWING BANANAS IN A POT

Bananas are a delicious exotic plant that grows fast and can make any garden look like a tropical paradise. Many people think that bananas grow on a …

Gardening