#Saturday6 to plant a community garden and visit the extraordinary formal gardens at Vizcaya, but rather than just give you a tour, I'd like to use the experience to share some tips you can use to make your own garden spectacular, even if you're short on time, money and space. Use your imagination, people!
Plant by Numbers: 50 Houseplant Combinations to Decorate Your Space, I've teamed up with some superb houseplant suppliers to give away $100 worth of prizes that will help you make your own living arrangements! Read on to learn more about my book - and how to win.
My wife and I were always baffled as to why anyone would possibly want to have a kid; to bring someone into a scary world just give up their sleep and sanity; and then having to constantly fear for that child's safety and wellbeing... it didn't add up. Looking back though, it made perfect sense. We had a crash course in caretaking in the months leading up to my mom's passing, and can't imagine saying no to the opportunity to do it all over again. That said, I should probably mention that I'm going to be a dad!
Leu Botanical Gardens and Polasek Sculpture Gardens), there is a city park between the old train station and the downtown shops where you can leisurely smell roses in Central Park with coffee and french pastries in hand. Why doesn't every city have a park like this one?
Rainforest Drops' for years and have even included them as one of the 50 projects in my book Plant By Numbers, but only recently did I realize that these living balls of mistletoe cactus bear a striking resemblance to the 'kissing balls' of mistletoe that have helped people score make-out sessions since the Victorian age. The unfortunate thing about real mistletoe is that it doesn't last long and also happens to be poisonous. Mistletoe cactus, on the other hand, will last for years and is non-toxic.
Carolyn Binder and her husband Eric on a trip to a homestead deep in the hardwoods of the Florida Panhandle. It was there that we met Bill and Nedra Outlaw and became immersed in their world of self sufficiency and tradition through the arts of winemaking, mead brewing, growing dooryard fruits and of course, making old-fashioned sugar cane syrup. For this suburban 30-year old who grew up as an army brat, those two days steeped in history were nothing short of lifechanging.