DIY Whoville Tree

DIY Whoville Tree What You’ll Need Prepping Your Station Creating Your Whoville Tree The Finishing Touches “Every Who down in Whoville liked Christmas a lot…” – How the Grinch Stole Christmas Sure, our traditional Christmas trees are classically beautiful, but anyone who has seen The Grinch knows the Whos down in Whoville knew how to take Christmas decor to a new, whimsical level. The best-known Christmas decoration in Who-lore is their iconic curved conifer. This tree is as fun to make as it is to look at, and is a perfect weekend DIY to get you and the little ones…

December 5, 2018 by admin; Comments 0 Read More >

Holiday Proofing Your Houseplants

Holiday Proofing Your Houseplants Before Leaving the House How to water from Afar Houseplants for Frequent Travellers “I’ve have had a holiday, and I’d like to take it up professionally.” – Kylie Minogue Recently, my family and I got away for some rare holiday time. As a parent, there’s nothing better than seeing your kids excited to see somewhere new. I admit, I may have been more excited to visit Disneyland than they were. But as we all know, there’s no going on vacation without the onslaught of work leading up to it. With all the planning, packing, and email…

November 28, 2018 by admin; Comments 0 Read More >

10 Instagrams to Follow If You Love Plants

“If you tell a kid, ‘You’ve got to pick music or Instagram,’ they’re not picking music.” Jimmy Iovine I may be surrounded by plants day after day in the greenhouse, but I can assure you I never get tired of it. If you’re like me, you also can’t get enough of everything from the flora family, and these Instagram accounts are about as follow-worthy as it gets for getting your plant fix every day.   Altman Plants (@altmanplants) If you’re a succulent savant, this one’s for you. A family-owned and operated business, Altman Plants is the largest grower and breeder…

November 21, 2018 by admin; Comments 0 Read More >

Christmas Tree Trends 2018

Christmas Tree Trends 2018 Creating a Theme for Your Christmas Tree Decide on a Colour Scheme Unconventional Christmas Tree Ornaments Traditional Christmas Tree Decorations “It’s not what’s under the Christmas tree that counts, it’s who’s around it.” – Charlie Brown Shopping for Christmas trees is one of my favourite holiday traditions. There’s something magical about selecting the perfect tree and bringing that gorgeous pine scent into my home. Then, there are the possibilities. Once the tree is propped up in its stand, it becomes a blank canvas for your festive artistry. Creating a Theme for Your Christmas Tree If you’ve…

November 15, 2018 by admin; Comments 0 Read More >