Garden Tips | Bromeliad Plant Care

Bromeliad Plant

Bromeliad Plant

Bromeliad Plant

Bromeliad Plant

Bromeliad Plant

Bromeliad Plant

Bromeliad Plant

Bromeliad Plant

Bromeliad Plant

Bromeliads are an unusual family of plants. They can be grown for their foliage, which may be either coarse & dull or fragile, shiny, and colorful, with or without sharp-toothed edges. Some gardeners like the flowers, which are spectacular, often bizarre, in strangely startling colors and shapes. Bromeliads are becoming popular house plants because of their ability to survive neglect and adverse growing conditions.

Bromeliad plants grow in many forms. The most common form is the vase or bowl shape where the leaves form a rosette with a small cup in the center that collects water. In the tropics, debris, insects, and even tiny animals fall into this cup and eventually die, providing nutrients to the plant as they decay. New leaves grow from the center of the plant, keeping the vase intact. Another common form of growth is a tubular one; some billbergias grow in this manner. Continue reading →

Home Orchid Garden | The General Requirements

Orchid Garden

Orchid Garden

Orchid Garden

Orchid Garden

Orchid Garden

Orchid Garden

Orchid Garden

Orchid Garden

Orchid Garden

The orchid family is large and diverse, with countless species from all parts of the world.  Most orchids fall into 2 basic groups: the epiphytes and the terrestrials. Epiphytic orchids grow on the bark of trees, getting water from the rain and nutrients from the air and any organic matter that collects around their roots by chance. Terrestrial orchids grow like most normal plants, with their roots in the soil. It is important to know which type your orchids in your orchid garden are, because they need to be grown differently.

Because growing orchids requires many specialized conditions, some gardeners have the impression they are tricky to grow. But if you meet their needs, they will perform admirably. Continue reading →

Tropical House Plants for Your Garden Room

Because the climate can’t be controlled as specially as a greenhouse environment, the plants you grow in a garden room must be adapted to less-than-perfect conditions. Many of the plants commonly grown in garden rooms are those grown as ‘tropical house plants’.

Below are a few of the tropical house plants that will grow well in a garden room. Many of them make adequate house plants. But when you place them in a garden room that meets their growth requirements, you’ll find them responding as never before.

Tropical House Plants

Tropical House Plants

Tropical House Plants

Tropical House Plants

Tropical House Plants

Tropical House Plants

Tropical House Plants

Tropical House Plants

Tropical House Plants

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The Garden Room: Where Plants Cozy up to People

Garden Room

Garden Room

Garden Room

Garden Room

Garden Room

Garden Room

Garden Room

A garden room is designed for plants as well as people. And since it’s part of your house, the garden room must do more than just house plants — it must also provide living space. Many garden rooms do double duty as breakfast room, dining room, entertaining area, family room, and sitting room. Some indoor gardeners incorporate the garden room into their bathroom. If the garden room is to be a new addition to your house, be sure to get a building permit.

When it comes to selecting wall and floor building materials, always keep this concept in mind — water and dirt will be everywhere. So, the materials should be impervious to moisture damage and should be easy to clean. Continue reading →

Penthouse Apartment | Some Decorating Ideas for a Penthouse Design

Penthouse Design

Penthouse Design

Penthouse Design

Penthouse Design

Penthouse Design

Penthouse Design

Penthouse Design

If one see a person who steps into an elevator and presses “Penthouse”, that might be an obvious sign of wealth. And we are pretty sure that most people imagine sitting on the high rise penthouse apartment just once in their lifetime. Above all, having a boldly scaled penthouse design is actually like winning a grand prize!

Penthouses are notoriously long on romance and short on space. If your penthouse design has no kitchen to speak of, and footage also has to be allotted for a dining area and a guest suite. For this case, you may create an eat-in kitchen to solve the problem of entertaining. If you don’t cook, decorating one wall of your kitchen with the pot rack is a very great idea as well. Continue reading →

If Plant Pests and Diseases Invade!

Plant Pests and Diseases

Plant Pests and Diseases

Plant Pests and Diseases

Plant Pests and Diseases

Plant Pests and Diseases

Plant Pests and Diseases

Plant Pests and Diseases

Plant Pests and Diseases

Plant Pests and Diseases

If one day you suddenly notice that a serpent has entered your garden…your prized plants are covered with horrid crawling creatures, or a crippling disease has disfigured some perfect blossoms or beautiful foliage, what should you do? — Fortunately, many of these problems can be quickly eradicated. You simply can restore your garden to its former glory by improving a few gardening habits and doing some needed pruning.

Though no plant is completely immune to pests or diseases, you can lessen the risks by taking a few simple cautions.

– Use clean plant containers and sterilized potting mixes whenever you grow any plants.

– Examine all new plants carefully before introducing them into your garden. If they are carrying plant pests and diseases, they could cause an epidemic. Continue reading →

An Overview of a Home Theater Design

Home Theater Design

Home Theater Design

Home Theater Design

Home Theater Design

Home Theater Design

Home Theater Design

Home Theater Design

It’s now the era of home theater! The old movie theaters are all gone, demolished and remembered in a hazy glory. New private, personal and domestic ones, custom home theaters, arise! Let’s sit down on the sofa and turn on your TV.

Fundamentally, a basic home theater consists of about ten major pieces of equipment, of which at least are speakers. Good home theater distributed around the room so that what you hear mimics the sound in a good theater.

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Hydroponic Gardening in the Greenhouse

Hydroponic Gardening

Hydroponic Gardening

Hydroponic Gardening

Hydroponic Gardening

Hydroponic Gardening

Hydroponic Gardening

Hydroponic Gardening

Hydroponics is a method of growing plants in a nutrient solution without soil. The plants, which are usually grown in shallow trays, are supported by an inert growing medium such as gravel, mineral wool, or perlite. Greenhouse is an ideal place for hydroponic gardening. Temperature and humidity can be maintained in the growing range that is best for plants, creating a nearly perfect environment. Continue reading →

Decorating Ideas for an Astonishing Master Bedroom Interior Design

Master Bedroom Interior Design

Master Bedroom Interior Design

Master Bedroom Interior Design

Master Bedroom Interior Design

Master Bedroom Interior Design

A master bedroom should come with fabulous style and a relaxing & cozy atmosphere. Most of us may get overwhelmed by plenty of choices regarding decorating styles, paint colors, lighting, furniture, and decor that are available for a master bedroom.

The followings are some practical decorating ideas you may apply if you are planning on creating a warm and comfortable master bedroom. Continue reading →

Living Room Decor | Contemporary Living Room Ideas

Contemporary Living Room Ideas

Contemporary Living Room Ideas

Contemporary Living Room Ideas

Contemporary Living Room Ideas

Contemporary Living Room Ideas

When it comes to exploring styles of interior design, most people may assume that ‘contemporary’ and ‘modern’ interior design are actually the same one. The similarities we often found in these two styles are clean lines, clutter-free spaces and a mix of natural and industrial materials. But, there are many details of these styles that are quite different.

Modern Interior Design

– This style emphasizes on the simple form and function.

– It favors strong-lined and unadorned furniture pieces. Continue reading →