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How To Style A Garden Window

You can enhance your window’s view with plants. You will feel refreshed if you look at the green garden and nice fragrance from the beautiful flowers all around your house. And it’s also a unique way of having a garden in your home.


When my hubby and I bought our house last year, we were thrilled that it came with a garden window, also known as a greenhouse window. This protruding glass structure with a sloping roof adds light to our interior, and it’s the perfect place to tuck plants and other decorative items. Many homes built in the ’80s feature these windows–do you have visions of them filled with figurines and stained glass ornaments?! Let’s bring these wonders of the past into the present, shall we? After all, many new homes feature them as well. Today I’m on the hunt for modern garden window displays. Get ready for some new strategies for combining retro design with contemporary style!

It’s All About the Plants

The first thing I learned when researching modern garden window style: there aren’t a lot of people making modern decor choices for these windows and posting them online! But I was determined to find some interesting ideas, so I remained persistent in my hunt for fabulous images. By far the most popular item to place in a garden window is plants!

One way to get a modern look: create a purposeful arrangement of plants. In other words, don’t clutter the window with random greenery. Put some thought into an arrangement that is bountiful yet anything but crowded.


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Indoor Orchids: How to Properly Take Care of Them

Orchids continuously cast a spell on flower lovers across the world. Orchids are significantly exciting given that they have numerous purposes beyond just decoration. Their own beauty, wide variety and hardiness tends to make orchids a flower of choice however, many people still fear the rumors of persistent challenges to keep up healthy plants.

Should you be obtaining your first orchid, select an orchid that is certainly strong and resilient such as Phal or Moth orchid. Then, devote a little time to understand proper potting, lighting, watering and fertilization needs of your plant. It’s possible, with little likelihood of failure, to raise healthy orchids in your home and spending some time is well worth the challenges.


•    Picking out your Orchids. Orchids are pretty much sold as bulbs, prefer bulbs that has sprout and look at the sprout. Healthy leaves are green and yellow one usually means the orchid is dried up. You ought to also see if the leaf or the bulb has bug bites since it could be damaged and it’s going to no longer grow. You may start with dendrobium, moth, catleya or lady slipper orchids because they are super easy to grow.

•    Orchids use not to be very demanding water plants. The most significant thing is not to over water the root of the plant given it could kill the blooms. Yet, it is recommended for the flowers to be moist. Over watering is a typical mistake for new orchid growers.

•    Provide the ideal amount of sunlight that is needed for your orchid. The shades that these flowers make originated from mostly the sunlight or fluorescent light and that’s the reason why it is advisable to supply them with light to get them to blossom with amazing colors and wonder. If you’re planning to use a windowsill for sunlight then make sure the light coming in is filtered by a cloth or curtain. The leaves of the plants may burn and could reduce the blooming process if it’s not corrected.

•    Delivering humidity for your orchids is the one other think to keep in mind whenever caring for orchids indoors. This can be accomplished by placing a humidifier in the area or putting the pots on a wide container with moist gravel. Just make sure the pots are not left standing in water, since it could cause fungus, diseases and root rot.

•    Once you grow orchids, devote some time read on the proper ways to lighting, watering, fertilizations, and right potting.