Skip the Christmas tree lot this weekend and head to your local nursery for the ultimate eco-friendly tree. For first-time success with a container conifer, follow our tips for keeping your living tree healthy through Christmas Eve and for years to come.
This time of year is filled with transitions in the garden. Leaves are changing color and the tail-end of summer flowers are greeted by the arrival of grapes and late-season sunflowers. To bring some of the beauty indoors, follow our ingredient list to pull together an autumn-themed bouquet.
Skip the fake cobwebs this year and add some haunt to your house with these spooky specimens. Pictured above (left to right): Japanese blood grass and black mondo grass; carnivorous plants including Cobra plants, Venus flytraps, and pitcher plants; ‘Sticks on Fire’ Euphorbia; Swiss cheese vine (Monsteraobliqua).
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