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Create a beautiful indoor garden to bring some life into your home

Green fingers? Show off your skills, create a beautiful garden inside your home and bring some greenery into your kitchen.

Food for thought

Although growing your own food is not a new trend, it seems that now more than ever we have a vested interest in how our food is grown. The ability to produce your own food is not limited to people with large spaces of land. Your home garden can grow more food than
you could imagine! You can start by simply adding a pot to your front or back patio with a few herbs, and later add ornamental edibles. Herbs/veggies can also be grown between
other plants in your flower beds.

Plant show-off

Stepping outside and looking at your plants with fresh eyes is a creative quest that can be therapeutic for your soul. There is something very satisfying about picking and displaying your home-grown plants in your house. Finding beauty in unexpected pieces e.g., twigs, leaves, dried seed heads, fruits, etc.—are very cool additions to an arrangement, and chances are you already have something unique right in your own backyard.

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Living Coral

Choose bold and vibrant, hot colours. The 2019’s pantone colour of the year is living coral – a nurturing colour that appears in our natural surroundings. Add some of these flowers to your garden to introduce this trendy colour: Wizard Coral Sunrise Coleus (Solenostemon
scutellarioides), Salvia Coral Nymph (Salvia coccinea), Pop Mango Salmon (Verbena x hybrida), Petunia Shock Wave Coral Crush (Petunia x hybrida), Sunpatiens Coral Pink (Impatiens x hybrida) and Calibrachoa Conga Coral Kiss (Calibrachoa x hybrida).

Outside in

Don’t limit your plants to your garden. Find creative ways to bring green indoors, especially in the midst of winter. With proper plant choices and some grow lights, even the darkest corner of your home can support plant life. Plants with exotic textured foliage like Staghorn
ferns and variegated or multi-colours are great choices. Another reason to try this
ever-popular trend is that houseplants are excellent air purifiers.

For more: www.lifeisagarden.co.za

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