The Tonic Blog

Inspiration for greener living, from our favorite projects to DIY design principles to houseplant how-tos.

Grow your connection to the natural world


Thoughtfully created outdoor containers are the perfect reflection of the changing seasons and are sure to bring life and charm to your home or business. Changing your planters throughout the year ensures blooming flowers and healthy plants suited to each season’s weather conditions. It’s important to consider the daily and nightly temperatures when you go […]


Fertilizing your indoor plants is important because as you water them you wash away nutrients from the soil over time. Those nutrients need to be replenished to keep our plants happy and healthy! You could easily spend days researching fertilizer and still be confused, luckily I did that for you and hopefully I’ve done a […]