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How I Use Fake Flowers for a Mental Health Boost
They're scent-free and safe for pets and allergies.
Oct 19, 2022
B&A: A White Front Door Gets an Autumn-Inspired $20 Refresh
The "before" was the perfect blank canvas.
Oct 18, 2022
Before & After: Eliza’s Baby Blue Deck
I am gearing up to finish a few garden projects….one of which is a deck that we dug the footings for last fall. I have gone back and forth on the way to finish the deck. Do I do pressure treated wood that I stain (cheap), or do I invest in a hardwood that will be less maintenance (expensive)?I have obsessed so much that I even had an architect friend write a whole article about the pros and cons of all the decking options.
Oct 17, 2022
The One Thing You’re Probably Doing Wrong with Your Grow Lights
Home Projects
It can either keep your plant alive or not.
Oct 14, 2022
Before & After: A Year of Outdoor Projects
Are you tired of it getting dark at 5 PM every day? I know I am, but we’re in luck: this year’s Winter Solstice fell on December 21st, which means that the days are getting longer, and that summer will come again, and that this is a perfect time to start thinking about sunny days and outdoor projects. Here are 10 of our favorite outdoor-space transformations from 2012.TOP ROW:1. Before & After: Bare Patio Turned Luxurious Cabana2. Jane and Justin’s Backyard Before & After3.
Oct 14, 2022
8 Miracle Products That Help Me Be a Better Plant Parent with ADHD
These $3 plant food spikes keep my houseplants thriving.
Oct 12, 2022
5 Repurposed Antiques You Didn’t Know Your Garden Was Missing
Gardens are destined to be charming little spaces, the type where you’re surrounded by life and charm as you sit down to sip tea and read a weathered paperback book. If you’re reading this thinking, “That doesn’t sound like my garden,” you might just need a little touch of antiquity. Make it your mission this weekend to scout out thrift stores, flea markets and antique shops for something old and quaint that you can repurpose for your outdoor space.
Oct 12, 2022
Amazon’s Massive Christmas Tree Sale Includes So Many Best List Favorites
'Tis, in fact, the season.
Oct 12, 2022
Enjoy Some Time Outside This Fall with These Affordable Outdoor Space Heaters
Enjoy alfresco wine nights, outdoor dining, and patio hangs all year long.
Oct 7, 2022
The One Thing to Bring on Your Next Hike, According to America's Park Ranger
The lightweight essential to always pack.
Oct 6, 2022
We’re Calling It: Pachira Aquatica Is the Easiest Indoor Tree
If you’re exploring indoor trees for your home but aren’t sure where to begin, trust us when we say that the Pachira Aquatica is the tree you want. It is virtually kill-proof, relatively tidy, and grows as large (or as small) as you want. They are also pretty much immune to the most common cause of black thumbs: over-watering (hey, we’ve all been there).
Oct 5, 2022
This Art Installation Allows a Plant To Use a Machete With Its Own “Thoughts”
Don't forget to water this one — it can fight back.
Oct 5, 2022
Don't Throw Out Your Rice Water, It Could Help Your Plants
Pasta water, too.
Oct 4, 2022
A Zero-Cost Way to Add More Plants to Your Space
If you're ready to take your plant parenting to the next level, the delight of making plant babies will take you there. Here are 15 plants that are easy to propagate.
Sep 27, 2022
The No-Soil, Zero-Maintenance Method for Growing Houseplants
We’ve finally found a solution for people who love houseplants but don’t love when their feline roommates treat the fiddle leaf fig like their own personal litter box. Here are 15 herbs and houseplants that can grow hydroponically, meaning they can survive without potting soil, in just a vase full of water. Not only is this dirt-free method pet-friendly and low-maintenance, but it also happens to produce some stunning arrangements.
Sep 27, 2022
Trader Joe’s New Halloween Planters Are For Tim Burton Lovers
These guys are so cute that you can definitely keep them out all year long!
Sep 26, 2022
Here’s a Small-Space Solution for Plants That You Haven't Though Of Yet
If you’re looking for a way to add more plants to a room, this might be your ticket!
Sep 26, 2022 Has Released a Festive Fall Collection
Bring a bit of autumn to your home garden.
Sep 24, 2022
B&A: A 1957 Ranch's Warped Exterior Gets a Modern Redo with Mid-Century Appeal
This 1957 ranch's warped garage looks way more sophisticated after a major upgrade.
Sep 22, 2022
This Is The Most Instagrammable Houseplant
Be the proud plant parent Instagram deserves!
Sep 19, 2022
Aldi Is Selling Coffee Plants — Here’s How To Care for Them
If you do it right, they'll even fruit.
Sep 19, 2022
B&A: A Sad, Debris-Filled Patch of Dirt Becomes a Lush Patio Oasis for $6,000
This outdoor space went from a dead patch of grass to a cozy boho-style family hangout.
Sep 18, 2022
Diatomaceous Earth Is The All-Natural Way to Save Your House (and Plants!) From Pests
It's the chemical-free way to combat spider mites, aphids, silverfish, ants, roaches (and more of your other favorite bugs) at home.
Sep 16, 2022
The Weird, Free Trick to Make Your Fiddle Leaf Fig Stronger and Healthier
It sounds bizarre, but it totally works.
Sep 15, 2022
Steal This Decorating Idea From Your Grandparents’ Living Room
Time for a second look.
Sep 15, 2022
The Difference Between Parlor Palm, Areca Palm, and All Those Other Palms
So you’re in the market for something tropical to make your home feel bright and beachy all year round. A palm sounds like it would fit the bill, but which one?
Sep 14, 2022
Creepy Carnivorous Plants Actually Make Great Houseplants
Meet Audrey III, IV, V and VI.
Sep 14, 2022
The 3 Most Underrated Houseplants, According to Houseplant Experts
If you're not into the trendiest house plants, then here are a few you need to know.
Sep 14, 2022
How To Make a Feeder for Ladybugs to Attract Them to Your Garden
image:87e4276c5c2d2a599f0e91caff9f4a9449392dcb w:540 s:"fit" class_name:"mt-image-center" show_pin_button:"true" show_image_credits:"true" Last week, I showed you how you can make natural pesticides for your plants. While these sprays pose less risk than the toxic ones, they also rid your plant of beneficial insects like the ladybug.
Sep 14, 2022
Everything You Need to Know About How to Grow Indoor Grass
Out of all the cool houseplants, useful herbs, and indoor trees available, grass isn’t usually the first thing that comes to mind when you’re looking to fill your indoor spaces with living greenery. But even though this type of plant is usually related to backyards and landscaping, grass makes for a great indoor container garden option that can be both decorative and useful and is quite easy to grow.
Sep 14, 2022
How To Hang Plants From Your Ceiling in Less than 20 Minutes
Hanging a planter is an easy 10- to 15-minute DIY project—here's the best way it do it, with a few tips and tricks thrown in for good measure.
Sep 13, 2022
What No One Thinks to Ask About Those Cute Backyard Sheds
Here's what you need to know, before you start building.
Sep 13, 2022
8 Houseplants You Can Move Outside Now That It's Warm
Some of your houseplants are just as eager for outside time as you are. Here's how to do it right.
Sep 13, 2022
B&A: Color, Pattern, and DIY Flower Boxes Totally Transform This Dingy Balcony
This bummer space got a beautiful new look.
Sep 11, 2022
Aldi Is Selling ZZ Plants — Here’s How To Care For Them
The low maintenance plant has been spotted at Aldi for $10.
Sep 7, 2022
This TikTok Trick Can Transform Your Porch Into an Autumn Wonderland
Your porch is begging for a seasonal makeover!
Sep 7, 2022
The Brilliant Reason You Should Put Hairspray on Fresh Flowers
Try this trick.
Sep 7, 2022
The Game-Changing Etsy Accessory That’ll Help City Plants Thrive In Low-Light Apartments
With these, there's plenty of sunlight to go around.
Sep 7, 2022
B&A: Woven Materials Warm up a Once-Bleak Balcony in This Dreamy $264 Redo
Some clever additions make this standard-issue balcony feel like a custom cozy retreat.
Sep 6, 2022
Indoor Trees for Green Thumbs, Beginners, and Every Plant Parent in Between
It's a mini-forest in your living room.
Sep 6, 2022
How to Keep Your Houseplant Collection From Looking Cluttered
Live out your indoor jungle dreams with these quick tips.
Sep 2, 2022
B&A: A Renter's Under-$200 Redo Turns a Bare Balcony into a Joyful Hangout
"The whole setup with the repotting of the plants took me less than three hours," this renter says.
Aug 31, 2022
Trader Joe’s Is Selling Hanging Succulent Planters
They come in their own hanging pot ready to live on any (and every) hook in your home.
Aug 26, 2022
This “Plant-Based” Silent Disco Shows The Secret Language Of Greenery
Unlike standard silent discos that bring quiet to the dance floor, this silent disco allows the unheard to finally sing.
Aug 23, 2022
This Money-Saving Hack Will Make Your Planters Look More Expensive
Love your new plant but hate the plastic saucer? You may want to hit the thrift store to level things up.
Aug 19, 2022
B&A: A $375 Redo Transforms a Sparse Balcony into a Family Play Space
This balcony is small but mighty.
Aug 18, 2022
4 Patio Improvements That'll Make Your Property Stand Out to Buyers
Real Estate
If you’re planning on listing your home anytime soon, you may want to consider how these four tech-inspired upgrades can be incorporated into your home's open-air spaces. 
Aug 15, 2022
One Of The Rarest In The World Flower Smells Like Chocolate
Make your garden smell like a bakery.
Aug 13, 2022
The Unexpected, Affordable Bathroom Item That Can Help Your Houseplants Thrive
This hack serves double duty.
Aug 12, 2022
The Filtered Water Bottle That’s Been By My Side All Summer Long
Never be without water, no matter where your day takes you.
Aug 12, 2022
The 23 Best Indoor Garden Ideas for Bringing the Great Outdoors Inside
Yes, you can even cultivate trees in your living room.
Aug 12, 2022
9 Pet-Friendly Plants That Will Instantly Brighten Up Your Space (and They’re on Sale!)
Fido is no match for these greenies.
Aug 9, 2022
Trader Joe’s Is Selling Staghorn Ferns
They can be quite the conversation starter.
Aug 9, 2022
Bloomscape Has Released a Range of Towering Tree-Sized Plants
They really make a statement.
Aug 7, 2022
This Calculator Will Recommend the Best Houseplants For You
It factors in your room size and whether you have pets.
Aug 6, 2022
This Hammock Helped Me Discover a New (Perfect) Way to Relax
Why doesn’t everyone have one?
Aug 6, 2022
B&A: $35 IKEA Floor Tiles and a Bold Paint Color Rescue This Once-Dull Balcony
Renters and owners with small balconies: This one's for you! "I feel like I am escaping the city and have a relaxing space away from the hustle down below," this DIYer says of her redo.
Aug 3, 2022
These Are the 5 Most Stylish Houseplants of 2022
According to Instagram!
Aug 3, 2022
Trader Joe’s New Cactus Planters are for Cool Cats Only
Between this and the pool float-shaped planters, it's impossible to stay away from the store.
Aug 2, 2022
3D-Printed Buildings Are Made With Organic Material That Grows Plants
It's like a sod house from centuries ago, but with a 21st century twist.
Jul 26, 2022
This Viral TikTok Video Shows How To Make Fake Plants Look Real
Even the greenest of thumbs might have a hard time distinguishing the difference.
Jul 25, 2022
B&A: A Standard Front Door Gets a Modern New Look (Yes, It's the Same Door!)
A quick but ambitious DIY project took this front door from cookie cutter to contemporary.
Jul 25, 2022
This Super Easy TikTok Hack Will Help Your Vine Plants Grow Upward
Now all your plants can defy gravity and vines can travel to new places you never thought possible.
Jul 23, 2022
10 Fun Lawn Games You Didn’t Know Existed (Until Now!)
From oversized outdoor takes on old classics to remixes of timeless tailgate games, these are sure to put a smile on everyone’s face.
Jul 23, 2022
Trader Joe’s Is Selling Pineapple Plants
The mini pineapples are so cute.
Jul 21, 2022