Here’s how colorful foliage plants can add surprising color and visual interest to your home and garden. When you think of adding color to a garden or a collection of houseplants, flowering plants immediately come to mind. But colorful foliage plants can also be used to brighten indoor spaces and outdoor patios and gardens. “There are thousands of species and varieties of houseplants and they don’t all have plain green leaves,” said Byron Martin, co-owner of Logee’s Plants for Home and Garden, a top online source for all kinds of tropical and fruiting plants. “In fact, many plants have colorful foliage that make them interesting additions to almost any setting.” Here are some of Byron’s favorite colorful foliage plants that anyone can grow. All of these plants are available online from Logee’s. Colorful Foliage Plants: Begonia ‘Autumn’s Delight’ Do you think of “a swirl of intense autumn colors” when you think of houseplants? Probably not. But that’s just what you … [Read more...] about Colorful Foliage Plants for Home and Garden
DIY Concrete Driveway Repair
DIY concrete driveway repair can fix unsightly cracks in concrete driveways and walkways. It’s a quick repair with the right tools and materials. But it can also be a meticulous task that requires some patience. In this article, you can learn how to extend the life of your concrete and how San Diego Concrete Coating Specialists use the right tools. DIY Concrete Driveway Repair: Getting Started Before sealing concrete cracks, level slabs that aren't even. It's a process of putting something under the lower slab and gently lifting the level of concrete. Lifting and leveling each slab depends on the unevenness of your driveway. Such as slabs with one side crack or whole slabs that have sunk at expansion joints. If you are hesitant to do this job yourself, reach out to Dallas Decorative Concrete or a local concrete specialist near you. Type of Caulk for DIY Concrete Driveway Repair Once the slabs are even, cracks or expansion joints are filled with flexible caulk to stop … [Read more...] about DIY Concrete Driveway Repair
Should You Install A Garden Fence?
The decision to install a garden fence can be a big one. When it comes to garden fences, there are a huge range of benefits, particularly if you choose a high quality fence panel supplier. A garden fence can be a DIY project, but it takes time and some professional skills. That’s why many homeowners choose to hire a professional company to install a garden fence. Here are some of the main benefits that you may find if you get a fence installed around your property. The benefits range from increased safety to a quieter home. It’s Cost Effective to Install a Garden Fence Garden fences are very cost effective and are generally installed at a very reasonable price. It can be tempting to install a garden fence around your property as a DIY project. But enlisting the help of a trusted fence company is typically a good idea. This will ensure that your fence is high quality, is installed correctly, and will last for a long time. Of course, the price varies depending on a range … [Read more...] about Should You Install A Garden Fence?
Attic Home Office And Other Attic Room Ideas
An attic home office or other attic room is a great idea for unused attic space. The attic room (or loft) is one of the most underused spaces in the home. Many homeowners store belongings in the attic. But this part of the home can have many more practical uses. Sure, you might want to find storage for your eaves that fits perfectly. But if you are looking for inspiration about creating an attic home office, here are some ideas for attic room ideas. Create an Attic Home Office Many workers continue to work from home after adopting a post-COVID hybrid working style. Some people are able to work remotely from home full time. That’s when an attic home office is the perfect idea for unused attic space. Turning your attic space into an attic home office is a great way to separate work and home. It enables you to leave your office at the end of the day and dissociate from the workday. Installing an attic home office gives you quiet, dedicated works space. Furnish … [Read more...] about Attic Home Office And Other Attic Room Ideas
Make Your Own Houseplant Soil Mix
Make your own houseplant soil mix and you will save lots of money. You will also give your houseplants and container gardening plants the perfect growing media they need for optimal health and growth. One of the most critical aspects of houseplant and container plant care is soil. The right potting mix can mean the difference between a happy, healthy plant and one that struggles. While buying pre-mixed potting soil is possible, it's also easy to make your own. This article about how to make your houseplant soil mix will cover potting soil recipes and the proper ingredients. That’s because houseplants grow best in a soil mix that is specifically designed for them. A good houseplant soil mix comprises several ingredients, including potting soil, peat moss, and compost. Each component adds a particular characteristic to the soil mix. By varying the proportions, you can achieve the desired attributes. Let us discuss in detail the essential characteristics of potting soil mix and … [Read more...] about Make Your Own Houseplant Soil Mix