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In The Woods

Hello, and thanks for visiting The Practical Planter! My name is Lisa Bridenstine, and I do my best to bring you all the tips and tricks you need to take your indoor and outdoor gardening to the next level.

I am not a professional gardener by any means, but with, my goal is to share with you all the knowledge that I’ve gained over the years by learning from others and trying various ideas on my own.

One of my favorite things to do is to take my dog for walks on trails and enjoy nature, so bringing plants into my home was the natural next step. A lot of the pictures you’ll see here are the plants that I am growing both in my home and in my yard.

My Indoor Greenhouse
My indoor greenhouse

My brother, Jeff, and his wife, Sarah, are avid gardeners as well, so they will also be writing about their gardening experiences and knowledge here. They recently moved into a house with a couple of acres, so in addition to their indoor plants, they have fruit trees in their yard and a vegetable container garden on their deck.

So, what can you expect to find on You can expect to find solutions to the common problems that you’ll likely face while working with your plants. You’ll also find ideas and recommendations for getting the most out of your plants in a given scenario.

Topics include things like keeping your plants safe from your pets, finding the right indoor plants to promote health, choosing plants that can repel unwanted pests, and much, much more.

We focus mostly on indoor gardening, but do touch on outdoor gardening from time to time as well. Our plan is to update regularly with new content, so be sure to check back frequently to see what we’ve added.

Also, be sure to check us out on social media for a more visual take on our articles:

If you like what you find, share with your friends on social media.

Lastly, for questions or concerns, feel free to reach out on my contact page.

Thanks for visiting!

Lisa Headshot

Lisa Bridenstine | Founder