Houseplants are hot right now. They really satisfy from potting, growing, watering, rearranging and repotting, plants are fun. To keep you on trend, we’ve compiled a list of what’s in and what’s out in the New Year. Of course, lighting is always spot-on in style. You can’t get enough of it indoors or out. And in case you didn’t notice from the above photo…..the unique is reigning supreme. Trains in the garden? Sure. Why not. Just don’t leave them out in the rain or snow. But seriously, this train garden is chugging with innovation. Keep reading to find out what else is going to spruce up your space in the coming year.
2.) Keeping up with the Joneses’ garden using fish heads and natural soil amendments
3.) Windowsill kitchen herb gardens
4.) Worm tubes out in the garden
5.) Living green walls and vertical gardening
(takes up little or no extra space)
6.) The right plant in the right room
1. Always having to deal with dirt indoors
2.) Keeping up with the Joneses’ garden using Miracle-Gro
3. Dead herbs anywhere
4.) Worm bins inside – yuck!
5.) Untidy pots spread everywhere! (you can barely walk or move in your home and they block your view).
6.) One crowded plant stand or table in front of the biggest window in the house. Bleh.
7.) Succulents – visually varied & easy to grow
8.) Sturdy do it yourself PVC tomato cages
7.) Fussy and light demanding tropical plants
8.) Flimsy wire cages that break after one year
10.) Teeny tiny container gardens in eggshells, cupcake tins, ice cream cones, etc., especially as a project with the kids!
11.) Ugg rubber boots
(they’re less than half the price of Hunter and they’re lined with wool!)
12. Cement block herb planters
13.) Outdoor colored spotlights highlighting your landscape
15.) Finding creative ways to display air plants
16.) Exploring unique items like dressers, drawers, boots and cans to plant in
10.) A big mess with those big or small terra cotta pots (they smash and break with kids)
11.) Hunter rubber boots
12.) Tacky and ugly ceramic planters
13.) Leaving your Christmas lights up year-round because you don’t want to take them down
14.) Fairy gardens
15.) Thinking that air plants went out with the 80’s
16.) Using the same old, same old broken plastic pots that should have gotten thrown out a long time ago