Rich hardwood flooring pairs with a natural wood dining table and medium stained china cabinet for a gorgeous mix of finishes in this dining room. The long table is lined with pastel green chairs and complimented with a long succulent centerpiece display. The dark iron light fixture above adds a heavier element to the airy and sunny look.
Tender flowerheads are a time-honored favorite, but broccoli stems and leaves also belong on the menu. Young stems and leaves fit easily into salads, stir fries, soups and casseroles. Stick with young stems and leaves for a tender bite.
While quilts and blankets are best kept indoors most of the time, bring them out on breezy days or brisk evenings. They definitely inject farmhouse style to a porch, and they are an easy accessory to transport in and out of the house.
An Asian green also in the mustard family, tatsoi grows in pretty rosettes low to the ground and the small, round leaves have a gentle spiciness that's great for salads or stir frying. Harvest the outer leaves as new leaves form from the center.
A plant-patterned wallpaper accent wall works as a backdrop for the cushioned, dark green headboard with matching throw pillows in this tropical bedroom. The gold tea set, leaf-patterned lamp, and small wall art contribute to the serene design of the room.
The sweet gum tree's star-shaped leaves turn a mix of colors in the fall, making it a favorite for New York landscape designer Jan Johnsen. Sometimes the same tree can have red, purple, yellow and orange leaves, at the same time.