Don’t Have a Green Thumb? Try Growing Succulents

Floral Choices For Your Winter Wedding

Many brides love the idea of a romantic wedding in a winter wonderland. Choosing to get married in the winter may narrow down your floral choices somewhat. Most florists can get flowers that are not in season, but they can be more expensive. However a winter wedding... read more

Troubleshooting Your Vacuum

If you have a vacuum cleaner, then you know that a vacuum that doesn’t work properly can be very irritating. Such a situation can leave your house dirty and even pose a health hazard. Therefore, it is in your best interest to have a strong grasp of how to... read more

About me

The first plant I ever killed was an orchid. It was a beautiful magenta, and a birthday present from my brother. Next in line was a series of ill-fated basil plants, followed by a vegetable garden that seemingly died off from too much attention.

Finally, my husband had a brilliant plan: succulents. Succulent plants are hearty, easy to maintain, and thrive off less attention, not more. As long as I had learned my lesson from the vegetable garden, I could have a verdant house!

I have managed to damage a plant or two—knocking over a plant stand with a vacuum isn’t great for a stiff vine—but now I’ve gotten the hang of these botanical wonders! If you have a brown thumb, as do I, learn from my experiences and enjoy having a green home.