Tag - Houseplants

BULBS IN THE HOME

  Bulbs in the Home Spring Bulbs are not just for the garden. Many types can be successfully grown indoors to add vibrancy, rich colour, and sweet perfume during the dark months of winter. Easy to grow and inexpensive, indoor bulbs make the perfect home flower display. The way to induce bulbs to bloom early is to trick them into thinking that they’ve already been through winter by imposing a regime of cold and darkness after potting them up, before moving them [...]

PLANTS FOR YOUR OFFICE AND WORK SPACES

Why does an office or workspace without plants feel so dull? Your workplace may have the best ergonomically designed furniture, the fastest computers, and yet it still can feel like it is lacking something vital. If it feels sterile, static and just not right, then it may be because nothing changes. Adding plants to the work environment adds that missing element, this is a great way to give your workspace that vibrant makeover. Plants are living, constantly moving and changing. [...]

KOKEDAMA – A QUICK GUIDE

Kokedama in English, literally means  "moss ball" and is a ball of soil, covered with moss, on which an ornamental plant grows. The idea has its origins in Japan, where it is a combination of both bonsai and kusamono planting styles.   Kokodama encapsulates the Japanese aesthetic of Wabi-sabi, which can be explained as an appreciation of nature’s imperfections and the transience of natural beauty. Characteristics of Wabi-sabi include simplicity, warmth, earthy, irregular, rough, natural, acceptance and observation. Like Bonsai Kokedama [...]