Add some brightness to your apartment/home with sunflowers

Winter is almost over, especially here in Florida, and these sunny rays are perfect for planting flowers. With the New Year, a perfect way to add a bit of brightness to your apartment/home is by decorating tins and planting your very own sunflowers. Gardening and growing plants are fun projects that you can enjoy with your family, roommates, or even alone and all you need is:

  • Quart cans
  • Enamel paints
  • Vaseline
  • Polyethylene bag
  • Sunflower seeds
  • Watering can
  • Pencil or pointed stick

Check out the link below and follow the instructions so that you can grow your own mini garden of sunny sunflowers.

http://www.hgtv.com/design/outdoor-design/landscaping-and-hardscaping/how-to-plant-sunflowers-in-decorative-pots

How to give your balcony a little life

If your balcony is a bit bare, then a perfect way to give it a bit of life and put it to good use is to make your balcony your own, personal garden. Add a little spice to your life by growing your own peppers, next thing you know you’ll have your own Mexican restaurant going in no time. You can also grow your own herbs. You won’t believe how much different fresh, homegrown herbs taste compared to store bought ones. Your herbs will taste crisp and delightful while adding a perfect pop of color to any pasta dish.  If that doesn’t appeal to you, you can just plant an array of beautiful plants and flowers along your balcony. The colors will really brighten up the space and make your balcony a pleasure to use. No more drab balconies here!