Merging Fashion with Plants

If you’re anything like me, you’re flipping through the latest issues of Magnolia Journal or Elle Decor while you stand in line at the grocery store, fantasizing about what your home could be – or looking for inspiring styles that you can incorporate into your current space.     Or maybe you’re like me in the sense that you endlessly scroll through Pinterest and Instagram seeking a spark of creativity to F I N A L L Y pull your home office together for a boost of motivation to hammer out projects.      Or maybe you’re really like me, and you…

January 23, 2019 by admin; Comments 0 Read More >

Benefits of Workshops, Beyond the Obvious

Benefits of Workshops, Beyond the Obvious Why We Offer Workshops Easy Living Projects Conversation Starters Projects for Growing Patience   I realize the idea of playing with dirt doesn’t sound too appealing. The last time I made a mud patty was close to 30 years ago, when playing outside in the mud was highly encouraged. Most likely my mom’s desperate idea to get us out of her hair, and mud is a pretty safe toy. Nonetheless, our workshops are so much more than a play date at the dirt pile. The physical act of working with your hands, being creative…

January 17, 2019 by admin; Comments 0 Read More >

Mastering Plant Parenthood

Mastering Plant Parenthood Picking a Plant Too Much of a Good Thing: Food and Water Pots of All Shapes and Sizes Listen When it’s Talking to You   “Bringing home a new plant is like bringing home a baby from the hospital: you’re in charge, you’re nervous, and you don’t know what it wants.”   With 90% of people worldwide now spending a whopping 22 hours per day inside, it’s no wonder we’re falling out of sync with the natural world. We’re not out there to enjoy it! But houseplants are our nature-defying way of bringing the outdoors indoors, filling…

January 9, 2019 by admin; Comments 0 Read More >

Plant Therapy and Seasonal Affective Disorder

Plant Therapy and Seasonal Affective Disorder Seasonal Affective Disorder Plant Therapy Plant Therapy: How-to   “Just because our Alberta winters are famously bitter doesn’t mean that you need to be.”   Winter. There’s a reason why folks call it bleak. Despite all the holiday festivities and winter activities, winter can actually induce depression in around 2 million Canadians every year! In fact, 10% of all depression cases are attributed to Seasonal Affective Disorder, or S.A.D. So with stats like that, what are we poor Canucks to do?   Seasonal Affective Disorder It’s no surprise that cold weather leads us to…

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