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Whether you have a big lawn or a pocket garden, landscaping produces a huge impact in beautifying your home. And choosing the right plants is the key to effectively utilizing your space. Factors like clients’ vision and lifestyle, as well as terrain should be defined in determining your plant selection. Filling in a Big Yard The client: Bachelor with no children, with household help The terrain: Big front Yard Plants used: Mothers tongue (espada), Eugenia, Yellow pandan, picara, Spider lily, licuala and Peanut plant. Project duration: 1 week Rationale for plant selection: Since there are no children to use the space for recreation and given its sloping terrain, the idea is to turn it into a small field of plants to fill blank space and accent house design. Designing big spaces is a landscaper’s dream come true. The idea is to turn it into a vast garden. To achieve this,…

Plants are making a comeback. Indoors. Because Millenials. Thanks to the growing popularity of succulents, plants are stepping into the limelight and making their way into your homes. So I have shortlisted my Top 5 most popular, widely used indoor plants. 1.  Succulents These tiny green babies have won hearts in parties/events as table centerpiece decors or guest souvenirs and now they have invaded your home space. These potted cuties are most suitable in areas with the highest sun exposure. Best placed on: Living Area coffee table, Foyer console table, office desk, side table Maintenance: Low. Maximum sunlight, sprays of water. 2.  Selloum These are versatile plants that can fare well both indoors and outdoors.  Selloum are low lying plants that can be placed in a planter box or if you had them planted outdoors, you can cut a stalk or two and put it in a nice vase. Due…