Plants

12 Indoor Plants You Can’t Kill

Do you love plants, but can’t seem to master the art of survival? Well, we are obviously talking about the survival of the plants, not yours. If the answer is ‘yes’, then read this.

Keeping a plant alive for a long period of time can be a hard task, especially if you live in an apartment. Nevertheless, if you love a pop of green in your shack, one of these 12 highly resistant indoor plants can be your little miracle of 2014.

1. Sanserveria cylindria

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This succulent plant, similar to aloe vera, is perfect for any indoor locations and extremely easy to take care of.

2. Bromeliad

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This resistant plant with a beautiful flower is usually available with several bloom shapes and colors.

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Decorating ideas with lavender for 7 different styles

Plants are one of the most ancient “tricks” used to properly decorate a home. And, today, lavender is a true star present in so many homes, mainly because of its beautiful color and nice smell.

You too can decorate your apartment with this plant, adapting it to your individual decorating style. We gathered some great ideas that you can use to make your home even more interesting and complete.

1. Classic style

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2. Industrial style

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3. Organic style

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4. Creative style

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5. Romantic and soft style

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6. Rustic style

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Living Pots: the perfect solution for the green urban gardener

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With a minimal number of parts that are super easy to assemble, the Hakan Gürsu’s Living Pots are a great idea for people who want to plant their own flowers or even mushrooms without having to dispense a lot of space. It’s the perfect planter for the city gardener!

And the Living Pots better feature is that they are composed of 100% recyclable and reused wood and metal, using lumber scraps that would be burned otherwise.

If you’re curious, you can find out more about the creators of this product here and learn how to assemble a Living Pot with this video. But, for now,

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Grow herbs inside with the Hydroponic Planter

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Do you keep asking yourself why are your indoor plants always shrivel? The ‘why’ is not important, but here’s a solution: the Hydroponic Planter from Modern Sprout.

These great hydroponic planter boxes are super stylish and simple to use, as they allow you to grow organic plant life indoors with a huge rate of success. This way, you can always have fragrant herbs to season your meal or beautiful flowers to garnish your table.

The hydroponic planters are self-sustaining and you can place them on your windowsill, since they small enough to fit even in a petite window. However, they can grow respectable plants. With the Modern Sprout planters, you can grow a wide variety of flowers,

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Why are all my indoor plants dying?

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People usually think it’s super easy to have indoor plants. Well, it’s easy to buy them, but it’s not easy to maintain them healthy and vigorous. This happens because most people don’t know there are five sacred rules one must follow to help our green friends survive.

The first rule is get to know your watering schedule. You can’t just decide to water your plants once a week and pray for a green color and a vigorous look. Check how you should be watering your plants using Google and adapting the schedule to the lighting and humidity level available in your location. Don’t be cheap, but also don’t overdo.

Then, you need a good drainage system.

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The best free apps to make your garden blossom

Do you love gardening, but some details slip through your mind once in a while? Then, it’s time to download some of these free apps we are about to show you. Trust us, they will help you a lot and your veggies and flowers will thank you.

1. Garden Time Planner

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Available for iOS and Android. This app is perfect because it warns gardeners about the right times to plant, transplant, sow or harvest vegetables and herbs according to the region you live in.

Link iOS and link Android

2. Garden Design Ideas

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Available for Android.

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8 good ideas to organize your gardening tools and supplies

If you’re an inveterate gardener, but lack talent for organizing your materials, you came to the right place. Follow the next quick and cheap tips and change the way you practice your favorite hobby.

Tip 1

Do you have a lot of tools and supplies and no space? Then, hang them up against the wall. There are several ways to do it! The easier one is to hang them on peg rails or a trellis, but you can also build or buy a wall organizer or a pegboard.

Tip 2

Is there an old cart lost in your garage that you don’t use anymore?

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Gardeners and cooks: here’s the Hanging Herb Garden

Great ideas don’t always come in large packages. Actually, this one comes in small cloth pockets.

We’re talking about the hanging herb garden, the new smart and cheap way of having fresh herbs every day without spending huge amounts of money at the supermarket or in gardening utensils.

Take a look at this idea published by theKitchn. It’s such a smart idea we’re surprised no one thought of this before. The hanging herb garden is perfect for small places or apartments with lots of dwellers. It doesn’t occupy any useful space and it’s great to upgrade your cooking to the next level.  What a smart idea, so perfect for small spaces with no gardening space.

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