Wednesday, May 5, 2010

Indoor Garden


Houseplants add color, form, and style.....all in a single pot. A beautiful bay window creates the perfect fragrance retreat thanks to a calamondin orange and Meyer lemon trees, a gardenia standard and a pot of free-flowing jasmine.

Houseplants where not my forte...until a couple of years ago that I seemed to master the art of it! Some of the things I have to confess that I tried (unsuccessful) in previous years: cleaning the leafs with milk, playing classic music...and yes I even talked to the plants...I was determined to having an indoor garden in my apartment. And even thought today I sometimes even forget to water them...I am so proud of my plants....I've come a long way!

How about you? Have you ever talked to your plants?? any other trick of the trade that you tried??

{Image via Martha Stewart & Tom Sheerer via Apartment Therapy}

8 comments:

Tiina said...

lovely! I just started with some balcony flowers, so let's see if I master them at the end of the summer. Maybe then go for indoor plants... (I'd love to actually, I just need to learn a bit gardening skills!)

have a lovely day!
Tiina

Flowers said...

Your home decorations are just fabulous and your home is beautiful! Thanks for the inspiration.

Sasha {Everything Fabulous} said...

Tiina, good luck with the balcony flowers!!

Flowers, I so wish my houseplants look as good as the first pic...but those are from Martha Stewart!! But thanks for thinking that mine could look sooo goood!!

Hope you are having a fabulous day ladies! and thanks for stopping by and commenting!

Mary Jo from TrustYourStyle said...

So beautiful, I love growing plants indoors and out!

xo Mary Jo

Luna and Chloe said...

I love fresh plants and flowers in the home!!! And these are gorgeous. Thanks for sharing.

xoxo
kristi

Liz said...

Fabulous idea, but I am so bad when it comes to plants, so I am always having to replace them. My momma-in-love has the perfect green thumb for them, she has plants that are years old.

ox

♥Simply Seductive said...

I have always wanted two citrus trees anchoring the patio doors from the outside, on the step landing. When I tried to have them ordered, the nursery didn't follow-up with me... some people just don't want my money! With this post, now I'll consider having a lemon tree indoor!

Thanks, Linda
xoxo

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