Cacti and Succulent Care Guide

Over the past year I’ve developed a slight obsession with cacti and succulents, gathering 11 cacti and 9 succulents to date. Outside of whatever phenomena has caused me to acquire these little guys, one thing keeps my love going – caring for cacti & succulents is sooo easy. Even I and my dreaded black thumb haven’t killed them yet. Okay, that’s a lie, I may have killed one – which I’ll tell you about shortly. With all the cacti love and succy obsession going on lately – I figured I’d give you a quick guide to cactus and succulent care in your cacti wonderland.   Read More →

succulent wall terrarium

I recently developed a love for succulents and cacti, most likely because I haven’t actually killed them yet… but that’s neither here nor there. A few weeks ago my love and I took a weekend to get out of town, and I stumbled across a little garden shop that seemed to focus primarily on succulents, where I bought a hanging wall terrarium. (Don’t worry, you can find them all over amazon for around $10-$15, like this one!)  Initially I had thought it was going to be a pain to put together. Honestly, I thought my hands were too big, I was going to break itRead More →

spring trililums

Spring is finally upon us, those first scents of fresh, crisp air welcoming us as the midday sun. Warmth beacons at our windows, doors and kisses our skin after a long bitter winter. It’s in every way refreshing, so here are a few ways to welcome spring into your home as well!   Open the Windows! First and foremost, the second that frost is gone and that warm air starts making it’s way your direction, pop those puppies open! This is one of the most refreshing things in the world. By letting that fresh air into your house is like a breath of life intoRead More →

You need an aloe plant

Aloe plants are pretty much the bees knees when it comes the botanical world. They have multiple properties that are medically magical (I’m talking about you sunburns, general burns, eczema, and aging!) They are chocked full of antioxidants, vitamins and minerals. They’re considered a “purifying” plant for the air you breathe, and let’s be real, fresh air is pretty magical. Oh, and they’re pretty much immortal, to the point even I haven’t killed one. And finally, succulents are all the rage, right? Right!? Yes, the lovely aloe is a succulent. Intrigued yet? Let me tell you a little more about these things.   Aloe, FreshRead More →