KEEP­ING IT GREEN

Highfields' Own - - Interior -

Win­ter can al­ways be a dif­fi­cult sea­son to get through — the days are short and the weather can be bleak. It can be hard to keep a lot of plants alive, and a lot of the time, you don’t want to be out­side wa­ter­ing plants and tend­ing to a gar­den in the cold win­ter weather!

But there is some­thing you can do to over­come the drea­ri­ness — dress-up your home with some gor­geous in­te­rior green­ery.

A great choice is a fern, or a few ferns; they add a lovely soft tex­ture to any area.

Main­te­nance is straight for­ward — trim stray fronds, re­move any brown bits — they are best placed in in­di­rect light and need to be wa­tered when­ever the top of the soil is dry to touch.

Suc­cu­lents are great op­tions — they are like mini sculp­tures with many dif­fer­ent shapes and tex­tures.

They are easy to care for, they need direct light, well drain­ing soil that can eas­ily dry be­tween wa­ter­ing. These are also great for chil­dren for these ease of care. You can find so many beau­ti­ful va­ri­eties, even at lo­cal farm­ers’ mar­kets.

Look into what suits your fam­ily and grab some for win­ter.

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