Bromeliads: Grow and Care for Bromeliaceae

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Do you love tropical, humidity-loving plants with vibrant and stunning flowers? Perhaps you’re into odd spiky “air-plants” that seem to grow with no care at all? Do you enjoy the island flavor of roasted pineapple? Or do you prefer your trees all draped in thick, swaying coats of moss? How about drought-tolerant, heat-loving plants that … Read more

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Jasmine Plant: Grow and Care for Jasminum

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Blooming in the summertime, jasmine flowers are known for their sweet, exotic fragrance on warm evenings. This unique scent is often used in perfumes, and the flowers are widely popular, too — varieties of jasmine are the national flowers of the Philippines, Indonesia, and Pakistan. Not all jasmines are aromatic, though many popular varieties are. … Read more

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Sweet Potato Vine: Grow and Care for Ipomoea Batatas

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Have you ever looked at a sweet potato during dinner and wondered what it looks like in its plant form? Well, look no further, for here you’ll learn all about the sweet potato vine… the ornamental sweet potato vine, that is! While it is the same species as its edible relative, ornamental sweet potato vines … Read more

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Hawaiian Ti Plant: Growing Cordyline Fruticosa

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In the depths of a snowy winter, you may find yourself daydreaming of warm tropical places.While sitting at your office desk in front of a glowing computer screen, maybe you’re stopping work for a few moments, just long enough for your Hawaiian screen saver to pop up and whisk you away. (Until that annoying coworker … Read more

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Flamingo Flower (Anthurium Scherzeranum) Care

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A plant with a lot of personality and even more interesting names: I’m talking about the Flamingo Flower, or Anthurium. Green, heart-shaped leaves with white, pink, lavender, orange, or red spathes that inspired names like Pigtail Plant, Painter’s Palette, and Painted Tongue. If you want to show true hospitality, you’ll bring this plant to your … Read more

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Bearded Iris: The Most Popular Flower With the Most Colors

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What’s your favorite color? Is it one that you have a hard time finding in flowers and plants for your garden? Perhaps your landscape is seriously lacking a specific color. Or maybe you just want ALL the colors. Every single one.Look no further than the bearded iris to fulfill all your color-rich dreams. Even if you’re […]

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Alstroemeria Care – Growing The Peruvian Lily

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Imagine that it’s your best friend’s birthday. What, oh, what do you give to that special person that has been with you through thick and thin? The one that shares with you all those ridiculous inside jokes know one else understands? The one that remembers your most embarrassing moments and brings them up at least […]

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Heartleaf Philodendron Care – Growing The Sweetheart Plant

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We gardeners are a very romantic group. You’ll find this quite evident when you examine certain plant names, like the philodendron for example.Its name literally means “love tree” in Greek. And that goes double for the most common variety of that group, the heartleaf philodendron or sweetheart plant. I sometimes imagine my own heart to […]

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Parlor Palm Care – How to Grow the Neanthe Bella Palm

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Perhaps you’ve always wanted a palm tree but thought you’d never be rich enough to have a house it could fit in.Perhaps you’ve longed for some of that old Victorian elegance to grace your home and make your visitors marvel about your wealth and affluence.​Perhaps you’ve heard of potted palms that won’t crowd your family […]

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Zebra Plant Care – Growing Aphelandra Squarrosa

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The zebra plant is a finicky houseplant that is growth both for its striped foliage and beautiful golden flowers.In this guide, you’ll learn exactly how to care for, troubleshoot, and propagate this wonderful houseplant. Quick Navigation Zebra Plant OverviewZebra Plant CareLightWaterSoilFertilizerRepottingPruning​PropagationProblemsIs the Zebra Plant Toxic?PestsDiseasesFAQs​ Zebra Plant Overview Common Name(s)Zebra plant Scientific NameAphelandra squarrosa FamilyAcanthaceae […]

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Lucky Bamboo Care – Growing Dracaena Sanderiana

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In Asian cultures, lucky bamboo has been a symbol of good fortune for over 4,000 years. Recently it’s also become popular house plant that is widely available outside of Asia.Aside from being a pretty plant, one of the main reasons for its popularity is how easy it is to grow. Quick Navigation Lucky Bamboo OverviewLucky Bamboo […]

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Purple Velvet Plant (Gynura Aurantiaca) Care Guide

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The purple velvet plant, or gynura aurantiaca, is one of the most unique houseplants you can grow. This is due to the odd velvety purplish hairs that it produces on its green leaves.Add the weird-smelling orange flowers to the equation and you have quite an interesting houseplant! Let’s get into how to grow, care for, […]

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Dwarf Umbrella Tree Care – Growing Schefflera Arboricola

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The umbrella plant is a fantastic houseplant for beginner and experienced gardeners alike. It has beautiful foliage, making it perfect to use inside the home. It’s popular because it’s not an picky plant and tolerates some neglect and a variety of growing conditions. Quick Navigation [Plant] OverviewToxicity[Plant] CareLightWaterSoilFertilizerRepottingPruning​PropagationProblemsGrowing ProblemsPestsDiseasesFAQs​ Umbrella Tree Overview Common Name(s)Dwarf umbrella tree, umbrella […]

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Ponytail Palm Care – How to Grow Beaucarnea Recurvata

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The ponytail palm is a unique houseplant that — SURPRISE — isn’t a palm at all! It is actually a succulent, believe it or not.It’s an excellent choice if you want to add a beautiful houseplant to your home without spending a lot of time caring for it. You can also grow it well as […]

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Snake Plant Care – Growing The “Mother In Law’s Tongue”

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If I had to create an award for the best houseplant for beginners, the humble snake plant or “Mother-In-Law’s Tongue” would win it.You can pretty much ignore this plant for a month and it will be ​fine. They have a beautiful and striking appearance in your home, and even remove toxins (benzene, formaldehyde) from your home.Without […]

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How to Care For The Wandering Jew Plant

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The Wandering Jew is not a single plant — it’s the name given to a few different plants in the genus Tradescantia.When grown outdoors it’s considered invasive in many regions of the world, but those same growing characteristics make it perfect as an indoor vining plant. Quick Navigation Wandering Jew OverviewTypes of Wandering Jew PlantsWandering […]

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Golden Pothos Care – Growing The Devil’s Ivy Plant

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What if I told you that the devil’s ivy plant was given that name because it’s nearly impossible to kill?As a houseplant enthusiast, any plant that’s hard to kill is a plant that I want to grow! ​ Quick Navigation Devil’s Ivy OverviewGolden Pothos CareLightWaterSoilFertilizerRepottingPruning​PropagationProblemsPests and DiseasesFAQs​ Devil’s Ivy Overview Common Name(s)Devil’s ivy, ivy arum, hunter’s […]

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Dieffenbachia Plant Care: How To Grow Dumb Cane

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Dieffenbachia — also known as the dumb cane plant — is one of the top ten most popular houseplants out there. It’s easy to care for and has beautiful variegated green and white foliage.In this guide, we’ll cover the dieffenbachia plant from A to Z – it’s care, propagation, pests, diseases, and common problems.Let’s get […]

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Peace Lily Care – How to Grow Spathiphyllum

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The Peace Lily, also known as the White Sail Plant or Spathiphyllum, is one of the most popular plants to grow indoors. If people only knew that it filters out five dangerous toxins from the air, it would be the most popular of all! The toxins include benzene, formaldehyde, trichloroethylene, xylene, and ammonia.In this guide, […]

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English Ivy (Hedera Helix) Care Guide

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The mental image of a lush, green plant overtaking the old brick wall of a centuries-old cottage is enough to make any gardener start a new English ivy plant in their home.English ivy is a fantastic climber, using its tiny roots to grab on to any surface. It can be used to cover any surface […]

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Ficus Benjamina – Weeping Fig Tree Care

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Ficus benjamina, also known as the weeping fig tree, is a beautiful and beneficial tree that comes from Southeast Asia and Northern Australia.In this guide you’ll learn exactly how to grow a weeping fig plant in your home, as well as the beneficial properties it has for your health.​ Quick Navigation PlantingWhen to PlantHow to […]

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Jade Plant: Care, Pruning, Soil, and Propagation

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Jade plants are beautiful, come in many varieties, and are easy to care for. This is why they’ve become one of the most popular houseplants for both beginner and expert gardeners alike.In this guide, you’ll learn everything you need to know about jade plant care, including pruning, propagation, and how to deal with pests and […]

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Spider Plant Care (Chlorophytum Comosum)

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The spider plant is one of the most popular indoor houseplants…and for good reason!It’s exceptionally easy to care for and has variegated leaves that add a splash of contrast to your home.Read on for a complete guide on spider plant care and cultivation…and as always, leave any questions in the comments!​ Quick Navigation Spider Plant […]

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Purple Passion Flower (Passiflora Incarnata) Care and Benefits

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There are hundreds of different species in the passionflower family, all of them absolutely gorgeous. Aside from their beauty, they have a whole host of medicinal benefits that make them a double-whammy in your garden.Read on to learn exactly how to grow, care for, and use the purple passion flower.​ Quick Navigation Passiflora Incarnata OverviewTypes of […]

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Madagascar Dragon Tree (Dracaena Marginata) Care Guide

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There’s no better beginner houseplant than the Madagascar Dragon Tree, also known by its latin name as dracaena marginata. It’s super easy to care for, requiring little light or water, and is quite hardy in most temperatures. In this article, I will cover everything you need to know about dracaena marginata care, propagation, and troubleshooting. Let’s get started! […]

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Rubber Plant (Ficus Elastica) Care And Growing Tips

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The mighty rubber tree has been a favorite houseplant since the Victorian era. It’s hardy, easy to care for, and actually removes toxins from the air in your home!In this guide, we’ll take a look at exactly how to care for your own rubber tree plant​rubber plant, rubber tree plant, rubber plant care, rubber tree […]

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ZZ Plant (Zamioculcas Zamiifolia) Care and Growing Guide

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If you’ve ever thought you just “can’t grow plants” because you have a huge brown thumb, then I have a surprise for you….The zz plant is the plant for you! It’s almost like it was designed for new gardeners that tend to kill plants. It’s one of the hardiest houseplants you’ll come across, making it […]

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China Doll Plant (Radermachera Sinica) Growing Guide

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The china doll plant is a fairly recent houseplant, having only been introduced since the early 1980s. It’s a fairly compact plant that has became very popular due to how tolerant it is of the warm, low-humidity air of most modern homes.It has medium to dark green glossy leaves that almost look a bit oily. […]

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Cast Iron Plant (Aspidistra Elatior) Growing Guide

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If you’re looking for a hardy and forgiving houseplant, then look no further than the cast iron plant.Also known by plant enthusiasts by it’s latin name Aspidistra eliator, this plant has a long and storied history, having been cultivated since the early Victorian era.In this guide, you’ll learn exactly how to plant, care for, and […]

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Broadleaf Lady Palm (Rhapis Excelsa): Growing Tips and Care

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Broadleaf lady palms are a strange species of fan palms that actually don’t exist in the wild — they came from Chinese cultivators.They’re exceptionally good indoor houseplants, because they clean toxins from the air. The main four they process are carbon dioxide, formaldehyde, xylene, and ammonia. They’re also easy to care for, making them good for gardening […]

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Money Tree Plant (Pachira Aquatica) Care and Growing Tips

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Do the names “Saba Nut” or “Malabar Chestnut” bring visions of dollars, coins, and other forms of monetary wealth to mind?No?What if I were to mention the Pachira plant?​Still no mental pictures of riches?​That might be because you haven’t heard these other names for the Pachira Money Tree plant.​Ah, perhaps now you see the greenbacks […]

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