Nature of Home
We share home & garden tips, tutorials, and inspiration.
Nature of Home covers all topics related to home and gardening. If you’re looking for something specific, the categories are listed below.
- Complete Care Guide for Never Never Plant / Ctenanthe setosaCtenanthe species (pronounced ten-AN-thee), Never Never Plants, or Bamburantas are lovely members of the Prayer Plant family, native to Brazil. Like all Prayer Plants, they raise their leaves at night like praying hands and lower them during the day in a fascinating process called nyctinasty. My Ctenanthe setosa is young, so it’s only about 8″ … Read more
- Hidden Behind the Spots: Ladybugs Have a Killer SecretThink ladybugs are just tiny, harmless specks of cuteness in your garden? Think again! These vibrant, spotted creatures, beloved in children’s tales and seen as lucky charms, are actually nature’s stealthy little predators. With a backstory that’s more superhero than sidekick, ladybugs hold secret identities that are far more fascinating than their whimsical appearance lets … Read more
- 3 Simple Ways the Amish Heat their Homes & ‘Amish Miracle Heater’Imagine a winter evening in an Amish home – the air is crisp outside, but inside, there’s a warmth that goes beyond the physical. In the modern world where high-tech heating solutions are the norm, the Amish community, known for its simplicity and aversion to modern technology, has its unique ways of staying warm. Today, … Read more