plants

In the Atelier with Valorie Scherr of Mornin’ Glori Pottery | Featured September Artist

As a company built by creatives for creatives we are truly inspired by the makers, out-of-the-box thinkers, and artists. We search and seek out the modern, whacky, and beautiful objects. From local painters to far-away potters, and everything in between. fleurdetroit is committed to finding and supporting artists and small businesses from all over the world. This month’s featured item comes to us all the way from Las Vegas! Each pot was hand-thrown and stamped with fleurdetroit, at $30 it…

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Attracting Ladybugs to your Garden

Organic gardeners dream about attracting ladybugs to their garden, and with good reason. Ladybugs are a natural pest control enjoying aphids, mites, and scale. When planning your garden there are various things to keep in mind including the amount of sun the area gets, which plants will bring bees, and which flowers attract ladybugs.

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Create a Living Office Space

Using plants in your office space is a great way to add some much needed greenery indoors. Not only do plants help relieve stress, they also improve office morale and productivity…not to mention the improved air quality! Through their natural process of photosynthesis, plants take in carbon dioxide and release oxygen back into the air, thus making the air fresher! Studies have shown that even just a couple indoor plants can help those suffering from asthma and allergies.

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Caring for your Garden in the Summer

Break out the lake toys and margaritas, summer is here and it is starting to feel like it! With temperatures reaching 90* our gardens are becoming vibrant and…thirsty! Every season has its challenges between the winter chill and summer heat we have to watch our watering and fertilizing schedules. Now is the time to get into a summer plant routine, marking your calendars with reminders. Here are some tips and tricks to keep your garden happy and healthy until it…

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Predicted Home Trends for 2016

If 2015 was the year of Marsala and bold blues, rustic meeting modern, and gold accents; what’s left for 2016? Bring the Outdoors In With urban farming and green space taking over people’s newsfeeds and Pinterest boards it’s easy to see the appeal of adding live plants and indoor/outdoor furniture to this year’s hot trend predictions. There are multiple ways to add natural elements from live plants to branches, adding a fresh detail to your home.

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