We offer four steps for creating a beautiful succulent arrangement of your own.Read More
How to Care for your Fiddle Leaf Fig Tree
The Fiddle Leaf Fig Tree may just be the most internet famous tree. You're pretty much not a design blog if you don't have at least one image of a fiddle leaf on your blog. SO, consider this the official start to our blog. Thank God, we are finally legit.
I bought this tree about two and a half years ago when I was nearing the end of my pregnancy with Harriet. I was freaking excited. I'd heard they are finicky about light and that they hate being moved around, so I was also stinking nervous. I figured I was about to step up to keeping another human alive, I was definitely up for the challenge of a tree. Meh.Read More
Becoming a plant lady
If you can't tell from all my instagram stories about plants, I am on a journey to become a green thumb. I'm trying to document this path for all my fellow dreamers out there. When #jungalowstyle is ever in our faces, and when NASA recommends at least one air-purifying plant per 100 square feet of our homes, I want to be that person offering a nod to the cold hard truth of plant care–it ain't always easy and it's not just about watering them.
I have a secret weapon lovingly nicknamed "Succulent Sara." While she's best known for growing our fabulous and beloved succulents, her past life includes managing a large nursery with all types of plants. It's in her heart and in her soul, and she's my friend. I am not afraid to ask her all sorts of inane questions about the plants I am harboring up at Retro Den.Read More
Aeoniums are succulents
Aeoniums (pronounced ee-oniums, the A is silent) are a type of succulent with a lovely rosette shape. They are freakin' gorgeous. Although aeoniums are considered succulents, they require different care than most other succulents. As such, we've created a special guide just for these beauties.Read More