How to Celebrate Mother’s Day During the Coronavirus

Tablet with Family

On Mother’s Day, many of us show our mom’s how much we love them by taking them out to brunch, going out shopping, or planning a magnificent meal. Not this year. With the coronavirus keeping most of us shuttered in our homes, those brunches and shopping trips have to be put on hold. Nevertheless, that… Read more »

5 Eco-Friendly Practices to Celebrate Earth Day

Planting a sprout

On April 22, the United States and other countries around the globe will celebrate Earth Day, a day dedicated to the preservation and protection of our planet. Fifty years after its founding, Earth Day has become more important than ever before thanks to rising CO2 levels and the increasing prevalence of climate change. While the… Read more »

A Guide to Easter Flowers

Easter Eggs with Flowers

The snow has melted, and the temperatures are beginning to rise. Not only does that mean spring has finally come, but it’s also a sign that Easter is almost here. From chocolate bunnies to family brunches, there are many ways for us to celebrate Easter, but we should also appreciate the season by decorating our… Read more »

The Mental Health Benefits of Plants

Potted Plants

We live in stressful times, there’s no other way to put it. Not only are we currently in the midst of a global pandemic, but the modern age has also put unique burdens on us. The result is a society that is increasingly anxious. Indeed, over 40 million adults in the United States suffer from… Read more »

How to Care for Succulents

How to Care for Succulents

Succulents have become the houseplants for modern homes. Millennials and baby boomers alike have gravitated to decorating their homes with these desert plants. With the succulent craze still running wild, then, it’s important that new plant owners know how to take proper care of their succulents. While succulents are hardy plants that need less care… Read more »

How to Choose the Right Vase for Your Flowers

How to Choose the Right Vase for Your Flowers

Whether it’s for Valentine’s Day or “just because,” it’s always heartwarming to receive a floral bouquet from that special someone in your life. However, as thoughtful as the gesture may be, you’re likely wondering what you should do with your new flowers. You know you should place them in a vase, but what kind of… Read more »

8 Low Light Plants for Your Home

8 Low Light Plants for Your Home

One of the biggest mistakes that first-time plant owners make is not giving their plants the proper amount of light. Many mistakenly believe that every plant needs sunlight 24/7. This is far from the truth. Every plant has its own needs, and while some plants need more light than others, there are also ones that… Read more »

7 Tips for Moving Your Plants Outdoors

7 Tips for Moving Your Plants Outdoors

A few months back, when winter started to rear its ugly head, we discussed how to move your plants indoors. Now, however, with the temperatures rising and spring on the horizon, it’s time to think about how to move those same plants back outside where they belong. Changing environments can be a real shock to… Read more »

Why Do We Give Roses on Valentine’s Day?

Roses

Valentine’s Day is a day to express our love to those we care about most. One way to express our affection is through gifts such as chocolates, teddy bears, and, of course, flowers. The red rose is the quintessential Valentine’s Day flower, a symbol of love throughout the Western World. But how did it come… Read more »

The Dos and Don’ts of Gifting Valentine’s Day Flowers

The Dos and Don'ts of Gifting Valentine's Day Flowers

Picking out the perfect Valentine’s Day flowers is one thing, but actually giving them to your significant other is another. There are a lot of unspoken rules when it comes to gifting flowers for Valentine’s Day. Should you send them to their office or at home? How big should the flowers be? When should you… Read more »