GARDEN KNOW HOW

Cheerful and Cheap Garden Containers

Cheerful and Cheap Garden Containers with Sensible Gardening. Recycle, go junking, bring out the paint can and get creative.

Growing plants in containers is effective for all types of gardening endeavours. Naturally ideal for smaller gardens, balconies and decks, containers are also highly effective in larger plantings to fill in gaps with a punch of colour and create interest in off seasons.  Further more cheap garden containers  can hide an eyesore area, add tender plants that are difficult to…

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GARDEN INDOORS

Easy to Grow Indoor Plants

Easy to Grow Indoor Plants with Sensible Gardening

Is there such a thing as a no care house plant? Indeed there is not. However there are many easy to grow indoor plants for you to choose from. Plants are after all living creatures. Some care in the form of light, water and nutrients are essential to all. There is a group of very tough plants, that manage to…

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GARDEN KNOW HOW

5 Top Posts for 2016

5 Top Posts for 2016 with Sensible Gardening

As the year closes it’s always fun to look back over the year and see what was most enjoyed by you, the readers. I rounded up your 5 top posts for 2016. Take a look, you just might have missed one of these, or perhaps you would enjoy another read. 5 TOP POSTS FOR 2016 17 EASY FLOWERING INDOOR PLANTS THE…

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GARDEN INDOORS

Indoor Plants for Hot Sunny Windows

Indoor Plants for hot, sunny windows at Sensible Gardening

All plants require light for survival, but sometimes there can be too much of a good thing. South facing windows give at least 5-6 hours of direct sunlight a day. In summer season this light can become scorching and harmful to many plants. Nature is however, always adaptable and there are some indoor plants that can withstand these intense conditions. A…

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GARDEN INDOORS

19 Best Low Light Indoor Plants

19 Best Low Light Indoor Plants with Sensible Gardening. Liven up those dark corners.

All living houseplants require some light, but some grow very well with very little. Our homes and offices can benefit greatly by having living plants as part of the decor, and to help clean the air we breath. Since many rooms have minimal natural light sources it’s important to choose the best low light indoor plants you can find. If…

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DIY PROJECTS/BEES

Easy & Thrifty Door Swag

How to make an easy and thrifty Christmas Door Swag in 20 minutes with Sensible Gardening

I’m finally getting around to putting up a few Christmas decorations. With several boxes of ornaments stored in the basement I decided I wouldn’t buy anything new this year. Not that easy to do as the stores are brimming with such great stuff! Rather than make my usual wreath for the front door I decided on something a bit easier and…

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GARDEN INDOORS

17 Easy Flowering Indoor Plants

17 Easy to Grow Flowering Houseplants with Sensible Gardening

The gardening season is over in my neck of the woods, so my green thumb must move indoors. I find working with plants so pleasurable and relaxing, that to go a whole winter without them would just not be possible. Indoor plants are the next best thing for me. I love the way they fill a room with natural beauty, aromas and…

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GARDEN KNOW HOW

Colour Our World Brown

Colour our World Orange at Sensible Gardening

Where does the time go? Here we are already at the end of November with Christmas just around the corner! This month we have chosen to feature the colour brown. Not my favourite colour, but it is a staple neutral tone and one found in nature and gardening in multiple ways. Our group called PROJECT BEAUTIFUL has created a series…

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GARDEN INDOORS

Remove Toxins with Houseplants

Remove Indoor Toxins with Beautiful Houseplants by Sensible Gardening. Clean the air you breath!

Sad but true, science tells us the air quality in our homes is not what we would like it to be. Unfortunately, the air we breath indoors in our homes is often less healthy than the outdoor air. How can this be? It appears that so many of the products used to build our homes and the products we use…

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GARDEN KNOW HOW

Chocolate Brown Gardening

Using Chocolate Brown plants in your garden with Sensible Gardening

Not the most usual colour in plants, chocolate brown gardening adds a touch of mystery to the flower bed. Normally a rather unassuming colour, brown in flowers and foliage stands out when grown among the brighter tones in the garden border. It almost adds a touch of class to plantings and a sense of style to containers. There are more…

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GARDEN KNOW HOW

Growing Seed Heads

Growing Seed Heads with Sensible Gardening

When choosing plants for our gardens we tend to focus on those that will provide us with outstanding flowers or amazing foliage. What we sometimes neglect to think about are the plants seed heads. Growing seed heads will supply you all the material you need for crafting and making beautiful floral projects. Many plants produce very attractive seed heads going…

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Garden Decor Inspirations

Winning Garden Decor Inspirations with Sensible Gardening.

The garden is a personal display of its creator, the gardener. Whether intentional or not, our gardens represent and disclose the personality of the gardener, which is why no two gardens are ever the same. In the same manner we decorate our homes, adding a little garden decor directly into our gardens creates added interest, personality and just plain fun. If your…

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