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Cactus Design in High Window

Cactus Houseplant Garden Design Solution

Design problem: What do you do if you have high windows in your home and they look devastatingly empty? Placing traditional plants up there is challenging because you have to climb up and water...

Coleus Under the Sea Hort Couture Container Garden

Coleus Plant Container Garden Design

I potted up my favorite coleus plant container garden design ever. I used a special coleus in this planting which has a unique multi-color lobed design on each leaf. This coleus is from Hort...

Wasp Nest Mobile Feature Image

How To Build A Wasp Nest Mobile

Austin, Texas is one of my favorite places to visit. My friend and fellow creative gardener, Austin Neal (photo below), lives in Austin. Yes. Austin from Austin. Dontcha just love that craziness? Last time...

Orchid Show Pink Orchid

Orchid Show Winter Display Makes Me Happy

Snow. I have had enough of it. Chicagoland still has over 12″ of snow on the ground with more snow expected soon. Sufferers of the dreaded Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) are finding it very...