Home & Garden
Gardening advice and inspiration, Indiana products for the home and tips to use around the house.
Lilies, Caladiums and Other Bulbs Brighten Your Garden
Summer bulbs are the exclamation points in my garden. Simple and effortless to plant and grow, incorporate them...
Beauty Blooms at Hilltop Orchids in Cloverdale
What began with an 8-foot by 10-foot greenhouse is now the largest orchid-growing operation in all of Indiana.
Orchid-Growing Tips From the Expert
Expert Dick Wells of Hilltop Orchids offers the following tips on how to successfully grow orchids
Fireplace Safety Tips
When Jack Frost nips at your nose, it is great to curl up in front of a glowing...
Top 8 Trees to Take Home for the Holidays
These are the best types of Christmas trees to take home for the holidays.
Storing Vegetables (and Fruits, Too)
Even if you don’t have a farmhouse, you can still consider saving some of summer’s bounty for cold...
Four Tips on Grilling and Equipment
Follow these tips when grilling outdoors or choosing grilling equipment such as skewers, baskets and woks.
Shade Gardens: A Beginner’s Guide to Planting Perennials for Shade
Remember that shade is not the enemy. Learning which plants are compatible and flourish in low light ensures...
Plant This Near That: Companion Gardening
Even if your thumb is green, here’s a tip you may not have heard: Companion planting can help...
Spring Calls for Cool-Season Vegetables, Container Gardening
Ahh, spring, when a gardener's thoughts turn to sowing the first seeds of the year: cool-season vegetables.