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Houseplant Spotlight: Prayer Plant

This beautiful prayer plant sprouted a beautiful purple flower after a prolific season of growth.

Tradescantia Zebrina
Houseplant Spotlight: Tradescantia Zebrina

The incredibly vivid colors of the Tradescantia Zebrina make this an popular house plant. Easy to grow and fun, all the care instructions you need are right here.

Sunrise Tulips
How to Keep Squirrels From Digging Up Bulbs: Spring 2021 Update

To keep squirrels from digging up bulbs, I discovered this one easy trick. It worked!

How to Paint Cabinets
How to Paint Cabinets: A Complete Guide

Are you looking for a guide for how to paint cabinets? You’ve come to the right place. My husband and I spent six months of trial and error and developed a system that yielded professional resul…

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Houseplant Spotlight: Dumb Cane

Diffenbachia (Dumb Cane) The first question I get when I show people my big, beautiful Dumb Cane is always, “Why is it called Dumb Cane?” The reason is that the stem of the plant contains …

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Houseplant Spotlight: Pink Nanouk Tradescantia

Today’s spotlight is the Pink Nanouk Tradescantia, once upon a time referred to as “Wandering Jew” – a stunningly beautiful plant with waxy, firm leaves. I treat my pink nanouk…

80s paneling Before
We Painted Over 1980s Paneling

We updated a large living area by painting the dated 80s paneling. The results are amazing. Goodbye, 1980’s oak paneling!