Prayer Plants Have One Strangely Fascinating Feature

Prayer Plants: Calathea or Maranta? The last houseplant I bought for myself (and not for a client) was a prayer plant. What drew me to it? Well, I was intrigued by the striking multicoloured striped leaves, its smaller habit, and yes, the common name (because who can’t use a little more prayer in any form?) … Continue reading Prayer Plants Have One Strangely Fascinating Feature

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51 Garden Statues To Add An Artistic Touch To Your Outdoor Decor

Think of them as art for your garden. Garden statues are the perfect accessory to enhance and intensify the intended mood of an outdoor space or sunroom. Whether you are looking to infuse your backyard with a bit of humour, balance the composition of your landscaping, or draw attention to specific aspects of your outdoor … Continue reading 51 Garden Statues To Add An Artistic Touch To Your Outdoor Decor

Outdoor lighting by Dominique Perrault and Gaëlle Lauriot-Prévost

  These dimmable outdoor lights were designed by the architect Dominique Perrault and the designer Gaëlle Lauriot-Prévost, a beautiful interpretation of the traditional tube light of Samode. Adjustable via your smartphone, the luminaires called Gude and Kyhn are available for indoor and outdoor use and fit perfectly in a contract and domestic context. Source: Outdoor … Continue reading Outdoor lighting by Dominique Perrault and Gaëlle Lauriot-Prévost

15 Useful DIY Gardening Ideas You Can Use During Fall

Hey fall is coming sooner than you think and that means that all of the streets will turn yellow and orange while the vivid green colors of summer will slowly fade away. Fall’s warm hues are the simplest way to change your outdoor areas’ decor because you really don’t have to do anything. Source: 15 … Continue reading 15 Useful DIY Gardening Ideas You Can Use During Fall

5 Stylish and Functional Garden Edging Ideas

Whether you’re designing a garden from scratch or trying to figure out ways to make your current garden more attractive, you might want to consider looking at garden edging ideas. Garden edging is not mandatory. Plenty of gorgeous garden spaces simply sit right next to the lawn. Source: 5 Stylish and Functional Garden Edging Ideas

These Boob Planters are Awesome

How are you doing? We are officially on Summer break, and I have been busy with all things garden. I recently came across these boob planters and I love them! What a fun idea! Sonia Rose of Rosegrown is the creative behind these "booblicious" pots. Source: These Boob Planters are Awesome

A Guide to Propagating Succulents

You love your little succulents, don’t you? But did you know you can make more of these gorgeous little plants yourself? Propagating succulents is something that gardeners have been doing for hundreds (nay… millions!) of years. And you can totally do it too. Source: A Guide to Propagating Succulents

A Guide To The Best Plants For Your Bathroom

More than ever I’m starting to see the bathroom as a place for relaxation, and so it makes sense to invest some time into making it an enjoyable space to be in. And what’s the easiest way to make your bathroom an oasis of calm? Plants! Source: A Guide To The Best Plants For Your … Continue reading A Guide To The Best Plants For Your Bathroom

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Visual Design Review – Simple Things UK Magazine –

Design Review | Simple Things is a lifestyle magazine it is published monthly and "is all about taking time to live well."  It features a mix of interior design, gardening, cookery and lifestyle and crafts.