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Making a woodland terrarium for the home.

There is a sense of whimsy that comes with a terrarium full of plants. In a way, you—the planter—become a cross between god and a Lilliputian landscape architect, carefully creating and devising a miniature ecosystem, that when planned out well, can pretty much take care of itself. 

Making a woodland terrarium for the home.

Make a DIY mason jar succulent garden for a gift this holiday

A mason jar succulent garden proves to be a most delightful (and affordable) gift for a friend. Plus, you can use any extra branches that you find on the street from tossed out wreathes and Christmas trees to add some beautiful touches. 

Make a DIY mason jar succulent garden for a gift this holiday

How to organize a Plant Swap like a pro!

It's official—our inaugural Plant Swap in NYC went off without a hitch and it was so much fun! If you're looking to do one in your neighborhood or city, here are 10 steps to help you organize your own Plant Swap.

How to organize a Plant Swap like a pro!

The most effective method to control houseplant pests

Green lacewings are just one of the many beneficial insects that are effective at reducing plant pest populations. Most would never consider releasing them into one's home, but I'll tell you why it's not a bad idea. 

The most effective method to control houseplant pests

Official Houseplant Tour — Summer 2017

As part of the Plant One On Me YouTube Series, I decided to answer people's requests to do an official houseplant tour. Here's a look into my space and the 670+ plants that live there. 

Official Houseplant Tour — Summer 2017

How I compost at home: Part III — vermicomposting

You might shy away from composting in the home because you have a perception that it's unsanitary, smelly, or just downright inconvenient. Let me dispel all your composting fears!

How I compost at home: Part III — vermicomposting

How I compost at home: Part II — bokashi

Bokashi is often categorized as a form of "composting", but it's more like pickling or fermenting your food waste. It has many benefits that outweigh composting, which you can learn about here. 

How I compost at home: Part II — bokashi

7 clever ways to reuse containers to grow plants

Just look to your kitchen for clever ways to create whimsical indoor gardens. Here are seven different ways I’ve upcycled containers to help satisfy my greenthumb at home while employing zero waste techniques.

7 clever ways to reuse containers to grow plants