Do You Grow Cacti: Prickly Love

Do You Grow Cacti: Prickly Love
I have always had indoor cactus, even in college when I was a kid. At that time, it was one of those grafted varieties with a bright pink top and grayish green base. I now know this was likely a moon cactus, but at the time my knowledge was all devoted to things like literature, theology, and philosophy. I worked and went to school full time and didn’t have time to devote to learning about plants. Boy, has that all changed. My first little cactus seemed to thrive in my rather dim dorm room. Interestingly it is a manmade attempt to recreate a natural phenomenon. In the wild such colorful cacti are mutants and eventually the bright top will fall off the base host. It will quickly die as the colored part lacks chlorophyll, essential for photosynthesis and plant survival. That is why the base or rootstock of … Read More

Remodelaholic | Basement Bedroom with Built-in Storage

Remodelaholic | Basement Bedroom with Built-in Storage
Pinterest Facebook Twitter Check out our basement remodel progress! In this basement bedroom, we soundproofed the ceiling and added new lighting, but we’re keeping the original built-in storage. See all of our 1960’s basement remodel vlogs and projects here, and be sure to subscribe to our channel to be the first to see more updates.  Basement Bedroom Remodel I hadn’t shown you this room before this vlog because it was acting as a storage room for us. Not much to look at! But now we’ve reorganized and this basement bedroom is ready for a moment in the spotlight. The Ceiling Usually basement ceilings are a given, but we chose to leave the ceiling open in the main areas of this basement remodel. (See more about that decision here.) This bedroom, however, is located below the kitchen so we had kitchen plumbing we wanted to keep hidden in … Read More

Grow To Eat, Instruments, Gardens To Visit, Exhibits

Grow To Eat, Instruments, Gardens To Visit, Exhibits
Gardening Costs, promotions, styles, and availability could differ. Growing your own greens is each fun and rewarding. All you actually need to get began is some first rate soil and a few plants. But to be a extremely successful vegetable gardener — and to do it organically — you will want to know what it takes to keep your crops wholesome and vigorous. Listed below are the fundamentals. Listed here are just some of the methods gardening can benefit your physical and psychological well being, and how you can start harvesting these benefits for you and your loved ones. In spite of everything, a job nearly all the time turns into simpler the extra you divide it up. Plan to plant one thing new in the garden nearly every week of the season, from the primary chilly-hardy greens and peas in late winter or early spring, to heat-loving transplants equivalent... Read More