Category Archives: Gardening

Gardening Blogs at Pop Shop America feature indoor and outdoor plants as well as planters and other cool greenery!

Winter Garden Greens to Grow in Zone 9

Winter Greens to Grow in Zone 9

Considering we’ve all become master gardeners this year, continuing our expertise into winter should be easy! One of the perks of living in Zone 9 is year-round gardening, and winter is a great time for growing out nutrient-dense greens for salads, soups, pastas, and sautés.  If you aren’t familiar with your plant hardiness zone, use […]

DIY African Mud Cloth Painted Planter

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This is Part 1 of 3 of the June 2020 Craft in Style Subscription Box. Craft in Style is a monthly box of craft supplies that features new projects each month. You can find the box here. Find Part 2: How to Make a Terra Cotta Fire Pit here. Find Part 3: 8+ Campfire Perfect […]

How to Propagate a Pothos Plant in Water

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Given we’re all spending more time inside these days, having a room full of house plants has even greater appeal. Eager to fill your space with even more green? No problem—grow new plants yourself! My ‘Silver’ Pothos (Scindapsus pictus) was getting a little overgrown, with long gaps in its vines between leaves, so I decided […]

A Quick Guide to Common Birds in North America

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This blog is Part 3 of 3 of the April 2020 Craft in Style Subscription Box. You can shop the box and find out more here. Part 1: How to Make a Pine Cone Bird Feeder can be found here. Part 2: How to Paint a Gazebo Birdhouse can be found here. Can you believe […]

The 7 Best Indoor House Plants

7 Best INdoor House Plants

Whether you’re still sheltering-in-place or your state has started to lift the stay-at-home order, you’re probably still spending more time at home than normal. What better time to add some indoor house plants to your living space? Did you know there are numerous plants that help purify the air and/or help reduce your carbon footprint? […]

Everything You Need to Know about Loquats

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Are you ready to get obsessed with loquats a little peach colored fruit?! For fruits that are best hyper-local, the loquat and Houston native the dewberry are my favorites. Here’s why. Loquats, also called a Chinese plum, are remarkably common throughout Zone 9. They thrive from the warmth and amount of sun so they have […]

How to Grow Herbs from Seeds

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We had a strange and remarkably cold year, so I am particularly excited for spring! One of my favorite things to do is get outside in the yard and garden. Herbs are my favorite because you can use them for cooking and the smell is so wonderful. The Herb Garden Starter Set contains a DIY […]

DIY Stamped Clay Garden Markers

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As they say, April showers bring May flowers. And we are getting ready for spring! You know I love plants and I love a good gardening DIY. And this is such a fun use of oven bake clay. This was part of the April 2019 Craft in Style Subscription Box that you can snag now […]

How to Make a Cedar Wood Planter Box

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Bloom where you are planted! If you love having plants around the house then this DIY is a must. This was part of our April 2019 Craft in Style Subscription Box. That’s our monthly kit full of craft supplies in which you can make multiple projects that all fit together. Am I allowed to have […]

10 DIY Himmeli Tutorials that Perfectly Pair with Plants

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Everyone has seen these but no one (including me) knows their name or how it’s pronounced. So let me introduce you to the wonderful world of Himmeli. They are totally fabulous open sculptures made from metal and connected through a series of geometric shapes. I fell in love with them because they combine my passion […]

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