Indoor Gardening · Pest Control

Growing Carnivorous Plants Indoors

  Admit it, you’ve always had a morbid fascination for plants that are carnivorous! Coincidentally so have I! All musical man-eating plants aside, carnivorous plants are a fascinating and diverse group that can be fun, exciting, and sometimes challenging to grow. I can remember, as a young elementary school student our class doing a project… Continue reading Growing Carnivorous Plants Indoors

Arts & Crafts

Decoupage Terracotta

Decoupaging terracotta pots is a fun and easy way to decorate your garden, not to mention it’s pretty cheap to do! Special thanks to Mary from our local Horticultural Society for figuring out all the tips and tricks that make this an easy success! Supplies: Mod Podge: There are two kinds, indoor and outdoor. We… Continue reading Decoupage Terracotta

Hydroponic · Indoor Gardening

Tower Garden – Review

I started indoor gardening for the fun and enjoyment of being able to garden, however as the plant collection grew I had to be more discerning about what I grew. I decided to grow things that were deemed ‘useful’. I still have some things that I like growing just because, but for the most part… Continue reading Tower Garden – Review

Good to Know · Indoor Gardening

Baker Creek Spring Planting Festival

Hello everyone! First, I apologize for not getting a post up last week, we’ve been out of town and things have been a little hectic. One of the places we went to this past week was the 16th Annual Baker Creek Heirloom Seeds Spring Planting Festival! (say that ten times fast) For those who are… Continue reading Baker Creek Spring Planting Festival

Good to Know · Hydroponic · Indoor Gardening · Pest Control

Indoor Pest Control

Pests and plant disease are always the bane of any gardener’s existence. Trying to control pests and disease in an indoor garden can be particularly challenging, given that it is also your home and the environment you and your family directly live in. Normal chemicals and sprays won’t work for fear of poisoning the air… Continue reading Indoor Pest Control

Hydroponic · Indoor Gardening

AeroGarden – Review

After years of waiting and looking at the AeroGarden I finally broke down and bought one awhile ago. Seriously I have wanted one of these things for a while, the idea of a counter top, contained, easy to use garden system has great appeal to someone in the middle of an Alaskan winter. However, when… Continue reading AeroGarden – Review