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Splendid Succulents

Splendid Succulents

NOTE FROM DONNA - My garden bed has been put to sleep for the winter. I'm looking to add to my indoor garden but want something easy to care for, especially during the busy holidays. Read on to find out how one of resident bloggers Paula Marolewski uses succulents to add some green to her home without a lot of work.
Orchids Revisited

Orchids Revisited

Even though our winter here in PA has been pretty mild this year, its been dreary and rainy for the last few weeks. 

Last year around this time, I really got the 'orchid bug' and decided to get one for my office.

if you've got a case of the winter blahs maybe it's time for you to jump in and try growing them yourself.

Read on for my insights on how to choose and grow orchids successfully.

Orchids 101

Orchids 101

Another winter storm this past weekend has me cursing that groundhog at the other end of my state. Funny Facebook memes about him help but I am really yearning for spring. The Philadelphia Flower Show is in full swing but I didn't have time to go this year. (Luckily there's a home and garden show close by my house this weekend.) 

When I think of the Flower Show, I automatically think of Orchids

Orchids are always something I have admired but have been afraid to try. So I decided to d a little research and see if I could grow them. I mean, after all, there are literally thousands of different varieties. There's got to be one that's right for me.

Read on to find out about the easiest orchids for a beginner to grow and how to get started.