How To Grow The Best Indoor Herb Garden Ever

Starting an indoor herb garden is a lot easier than most in-home gardening endeavours. In fact, a lot of herbs thrive in the mild, controlled temperature of our homes, provided you’ve got adequate sunlight coming in from the windows. The weather fluctuates quite a lot here in Edmonton, so for year-round fresh herbs to add to your home-cooked meals, your best bet is to set some pots up on the kitchen windowsill. Some herbs can actually bolt if the weather is too warm (that means they produce flowers instead of directing their energy toward making more edible leaves), so a…

January 20, 2020 by admin; Comments 0 Read More >

A Minimalist’s Guide To Houseplants

Whether you’re a diehard minimalist who’s considering making room for some plants in the house, or if you’re a recovering packrat desperately trying to Marie Kondo the crap out of your living space, this minimalism houseplant guide is worth giving a read!  Mastering the art of minimalism doesn’t come naturally to everyone, but when you pull it off well, the results are so satisfying. Decorate your minimalist rooms with these low-key houseplants for Edmonton homes. They’re somehow understated, yet just bold enough to perfectly complement that sleek, modern aesthetic that’s been taking over home decor magazines and Instagram feeds everywhere.…

January 13, 2020 by admin; Comments 0 Read More >

Top 10 Plants That Make You Happy

When the holiday hustle has subsided but the freezing temperatures and snow remain, it’s easy to fall into a bit of a funk. At Salisbury, we swear by the restorative, happy-boosting powers of plants! There’s just something so satisfying about a bright pop of green, plus their seemingly magic air-purifying properties really sweeten the deal. There’s even science to back it up! Several studies have found a clear link between caring for houseplants and lessening symptoms of Seasonal Affective Disorder, or SAD. While all plants are pretty great in their own unique ways, there are a few that are particularly…

January 6, 2020 by admin; Comments 0 Read More >

7 Proven Techniques For Debugging Your Houseplants

Think debugging your houseplants is strictly a summer task? Sorry to break it to you, pal, but those ruthless plant pests are just as likely to set up camp in your houseplant collection over the winter as they are during the warmer months. This is especially true if you bring in outdoor potted plants indoors over the winter to protect them from the cold—it’s not uncommon for a few stowaways to sneak in. Plus, when no natural predators are roaming about inside the house, those bugs are free to feast and multiply to their heart’s content.  If you’ve got some…

December 30, 2019 by admin; Comments 0 Read More >