Tag: Houseplants

Posted on 08/14/2022
Essential Care Tips for Night Blooming Jasmine
Night blooming jasmine is a favorite addition to patios, window boxes and trellises for its glossy leaves and sweet-scented flowers. Jasmine can enhance summer nights with its pleasant aroma and grows beautifully in containers or climbing on structures. If you're interested in growing night blooming jasmine yourself, here are some essential care tips to know: Room to Grow...
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Posted on 07/10/2022
Growing Geraniums in Containers
Geraniums are a favorite among gardeners for their colorful blooms and ease of care. If you live in a region with mild winters, they are excellent options for garden beds and containers outdoors. However, it's still possible to enjoy growing geraniums no matter what climate zone you live in. Here is a basic guide to growing geraniums in...
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Posted on 05/15/2022
5 Types of Philodendron You Can Grow Almost Anywhere
The philodendron genus includes many popular houseplants. With the wide variety of sizes, shapes and growth patterns comes a variety of care needs. Luckily, there are plenty of philodendrons that are easy to grow indoors in any climate. Here are some of the easiest philodendrons to grow: Heartleaf Philodendron Heartleaf philodendrons are a favorite of plant lovers all...
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Posted on 05/08/2022
The Pros and Cons of Terracotta Pots
For plant containers, it doesn’t get more classic than a terracotta pot. This orange-brown clay has been a favorite among plant lovers for ages because of its durability, accessibility and aesthetic. However, because of their widespread popularity and availability some may consider a terracotta pot to be a boring or “basic” choice. While tastes differ from one plant...
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Posted on 05/01/2022
Home Living: How to Grow Your Own Microgreens for Fresher Meals
With fresh microgreens on hand, you can add tons of nutrients to your salads, stir-fry dishes and so much more. These greens are tough to find in normal groceries stores and go for quite a premium at specialty shops. Fortunately, they are incredibly easy to grow indoors and taste best when cut fresh. If you’re ready to get...
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Posted on 01/30/2022
Keep Your Pets Safe: Trailing Houseplant Alternatives to Epipremnum Aureum
For some pet owners, hanging plants in baskets is not always enough to keep animals safe from eating them. Trailing plants such as epipremnum aureum and philodendron are beautiful and easy to care for, but toxic to cats and dogs if their vines hang down to nibbling height. Luckily, there are options for non-toxic trailing plants you can...
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Posted on 01/30/2022
Which Houseplants Have Medicinal Properties?
Plants have been used to make medicine for centuries, but some stand out above the rest for their many healing properties. Some plants make teas or, with aloe, their leaves broken open and the gooey ooze used as a balm. From aiding in digestion to soothing burns and insect bites, these houseplants are known for their healing properties....
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Posted on 11/14/2021
Ideas for Adding Climbing Plants to Your Decor
Houseplants can add some extra life to any interior space. Some are prized for their decorative foliage, especially those with long trailing or climbing vines. An excellent way to decorate is to encourage your plants to grow into a lush wall covering. However, not all plants will climb or trail on their own. Here we’ll go over the...
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Posted on 09/05/2021
The 5 Secrets to Healthy Houseplants
Caring for houseplants involves more than watering them. Even the most “unkillable” plants will benefit from extra care and attention. If your plants are surviving but not thriving, here are some tips to take your plant care to the next level: Aerate the Soil Aerating the soil is a simple way to help your plants get more from...
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Posted on 08/15/2021
Indoor Greenhouse DIY Guide
While many houseplants are forgiving of indoor environments, some require more specific conditions. For those who love to keep tropical plants this can be an issue as it’s difficult to provide the right amount of light and humidity inside your home. Luckily, greenhouse cabinets have become a popular trend and easier than ever to set up. Here we’ll...
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