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Gardenia Plant Care

Gardenia plants are known for their sensitive nature, posing a challenge for even the most expert gardeners. Generally found outdoors in the south, gardenias are charming and beautiful plants which need substantial maintenance. But don't be scared off, if you are up for the challenge, you can have some of the most beautiful flowers gracing […] Read More

A Guide To Flowering House Plants

Flowering House Plants To The Rescue Flowers bring forth an image of happiness, give off delicious fragrance and bring the elegance and beauty of nature indoors. And while many of us enjoy growing indoor plants like jade, succulents, air plants or ferns, many of us still desire to have flowers in our midst. The beauty […] Read More

A Guide To Succulent Plant Care

Succulents, The Aliens Of The Plant World Some of the most unusual looking and beautiful plants on earth, succulents are amazing additions to one's home. I can't keep my eyes off the different varieties of these strange looking plants, and why should I? They range from cacti to echeveria, sedum, aeonium, agave, dudleya, and more. […] Read More

An Ultimate Guide To Keeping Your Orchid Alive For More Than A Few Weeks

We've all been there. Fascinated by the beauty and elegance of the orchid, we decide to bring one home and place it in our fancy foyer (pronounced the French way, of course). We think it'll be different this time, the orchids will survive, we have the gardening knack to keep these needy flowers alive. And […] Read More

The Best Small Plants For Indoors

This post is for the apartment dwellers, tiny home lovers, living-in-a-motorhome type of people. Listen, we all want to enjoy the beauty of plants and their natural, lush, colorful, air cleaning qualities. However, if you live in a small space, what are the best options for your tiny dwelling? Not all plants have to be 5 […] Read More

Purslane: Ma Chi Xian

A common weed found all over the United States and beyond, Purslane is more than just an annoying pest, it's a healing medicinal worth much praise. In China, Purslane is known as Ma Chi Xian, and has numerous health benefits. In the US, this plant is known to tolerate all kinds of soil and weather, […] Read More

Best Herb Growing Kits For The Kitchen

  The simplest way to start an indoor garden is to begin in the kitchen and grow things you'll actually be able to use. How motivating would it be to grow the cilantro you'll use in your famous enchilada's or the basil you'll eat with your mozzarella cheese. Start with a small herb garden where […] Read More

The Best Pet Friendly Plants

I love my dog, a lot. I pretty much love him more than any human, with the exception of Stevie Nicks. I love Stevie Nicks. Even though I think my dog is the smartest, prettiest, most loveable thing around, he does not know a poisonous plant from his butt. He can't tell me if the […] Read More

The Philodendron Houseplant

The beautiful Philodendron plant brings forth an image of home, indoor gardening, and green pleasantries. In my own mind, I think of the Philodendron as a houseplant staple, the mascot of windowsills everywhere, and one of my personal favorite indoor plants. On a recent trip to Miami, I was more than excited to stumble upon […] Read More

Give the Gift of Plants for the Holidays

If you're struggling on what to buy your favorite person this holiday season, plants are always a great idea. They brighten up the room, are a beautiful sight to see and even clean the air! Plants are great gift ideas, and you don't have to buy them a houseplant to make their day or spend […] Read More

How to Care for Air Plants

I've recently found myself becoming passionate about air plants, especially as the seasons have changed from fall into winter. Air plants are beautiful, simple, amazing plants that are perfect for any home, and are wonderful options for any season. Even better, they are low maintenance and require little love and care. I own around 10 […] Read More

What Are Great Indoor Plants For Your Bedroom?

Our bedrooms are our most important room, a sanctuary, the place we rest our tired bodies, mind, and soul. Our bedroom is where we are most vulnerable and most ourselves. Many want to create the ultimate environment in our bedrooms, a place where we can sleep with ease, a place to escape and a place […] Read More

The Best Soil for Orchids

Orchids are a beautiful option for your home and contrary to popular belief aren't the fragile flowers you might think them to be. Orchids are actually way more adaptable and tougher than most give them credit for---the underdog of toughness---and the myth they can only survive with extreme care and live in a greenhouse must […] Read More

The Golden Pothos: Scindapsus aureus

Probably one of the most house plant-iest of house plants, the Golden Pothos looks like it belongs in your foyer. With bright green and yellow leaves, these plants are some of the most recognizable house decorations around. Also known as Devil's Ivy, Golden Pothos originates from the Southeast Asia and the West Pacific. If you enjoy […] Read More

The African Violet

African violet house plants are a beautiful option for indoor plants, making your home more colorful and exciting even in the dull and dreary winter months. One of the most common house plants, they are bright, beautiful and make you feel sunny. So if you have what it takes to grow these beautiful babes in your […] Read More

Best Indoor Plants That Grow In Water

If you're not the soil type, or just don't want to deal with the mess of growing plants in dirt, how about trying indoor plants that grow in water? Your cats won't use them as litter boxes, you don't have to worry about the right kind of soil, and you never have to worry about watering them. […] Read More

The Spider Plant: Chlorophytum comosum

Most likely introduced to Europe by the Swede, Carl Peter Thunberg during the 18th century, the Spider plant is native to South and West Africa. It's thought that Carl discovered this plant on one of his many travels to Capetown. It wasn't until the Victorian era when this plant really took off, being displayed in […] Read More

The Snake Plant: Sansevieriea trifasciata

  If you have a history of killing plants, completely lack the skills of keeping anything green alive, detest it when people say you should own a plant before owning a pet (pets are so much easier!), then the snake plant is for you. This is a great entryway into the world of green and […] Read More

Best Low Light Plants

Unfortunately, not all of us live in climates or homes that provide full sun all year round. Some of us live with 6 months of winter, daylight only lasting a few hours and warm weather a distant memory. However, when it comes to growing indoor plants, you don't need to have full sun all the […] Read More

What Are Some of the Most Common House Plants?

Do you daydream of having an urban oasis filled with plants, shrubs and greenery? Are you envious of your friends with green thumbs who make green living look like easy living? Don't worry, we prepared a list to get you started with the 10 most common house plants. These are the most famous varieties, living […] Read More

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