Watering Tips for Annuals

Watering Tips for Annuals

Before getting started, remember that different plants have different watering requirements. This blog contains general tips for watering annuals. Make sure you research the plant you’re working with for more detailed information. Annuals, with their shallow roots,...
How to Style Different Cuts of Jeans

How to Style Different Cuts of Jeans

Picking a Silhouette: Skinny jeans are great for enhancing your figure.Wider leg jeans can give the illusion of longer or slimmer legs, or shortening the torso. Dos and Don’ts For mom or straight jeans, opt for a longer blazer that hits mid-thigh to create a...
How to Press Flowers

How to Press Flowers

Spring has sprung at Farmer John’s and that means flowers are blooming! From shrubs to porch pots, even custom-made arrangements, the uses are endless. But have you considered pressed flowers too? Today we’ll take a look at the exciting world of preserving flowers,...
How to Attract Hummingbirds to Your Yard

How to Attract Hummingbirds to Your Yard

Weather is warmer, flowers are blooming and hummingbirds are in Michigan! The most common hummingbirds in Michigan are the Ruby-Throated and Rufous Hummingbird. Today we will be talking about how to attract these gorgeous birds to your garden.  Know when hummingbirds...
Venus Fly Traps 101

Venus Fly Traps 101

Venus Fly Traps are the most popular carnivorous plant out there. Its spiky “teeth” shape has them looking like they’re from the planet Venus! These alien-looking plants are native to North and South Carolina. They are not as hard to manage as you may think. As long...
Succulent Care

Succulent Care

Succulents and Cactus Indoors 1. Make sure your succulents and cactus are getting enough light, at least 6 hours of sunlight/day. If your plants are in direct sunlight you may need to place a sheer curtain in between the window and your tender plants.  2....
Calatheas

Calatheas

Calatheas & Maintenance Light Level: Requires low to bright indirect light. Direct sun can bleach the leaves. Water: You want to water when the soil feels less moist to the touch. Never let a Calatheas stand in water or completely dry out. They prefer filtered or...