Tag: indoor

How to Plant & Care for Succulent Plants

Creatively displaying succulents has become a fun new trend in home decorating. It is tempting to buy the pretty succulents you see at the grocery store or the trendy display you see at the garden center, but it is important to know how to care for these live plants....
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Why Indoor Herbs are Dying

You’ve made the leap from dreaming of an indoor herb garden to growing potted herbs on the windowsill, and then one day things start going downhill. If your sage seems sad and your dill is droopy, it has nothing to do with the color of your thumb. Herbs need...
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7 Indoor Gardening Tips for Thriving Houseplants

Just like we slow down in winter, so do our houseplants. Thriving in summer, they are subjected to low light levels, short days, dry heated air, and a chilly house in winter. As their growth habits change, so must our indoor gardening tasks. 1. Less H2O Interior plants need less...
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Growing Christmas Cactus

Christmas cacti are a very popular houseplant—and for good reason! When they bloom, they produce colorful, tubular flowers in pink or lilac colors. Their beautiful flowers, long bloom time, and easy care requirements make them a wonderful plant.  Unlike many other cacti, Christmas cacti and their relatives don’t live in...
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Growing Pineapple Indoor

Rooting takes a couple of months, and it’ll likely take two to three years to get fruit, but in the meantime, you can enjoy the spiky tropical foliage and the fun of growing a tropical treat. About Pineapples Pineapples are a type of bromeliad, which makes them a cousin to...
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Growing Bromeliads

Bromeliads spend their lives as houseplants in places that aren’t as warm as the tropical climates they call home. Their brightly colored bracts (which we think of as their flowers) can last for months, brightening a dark corner. One of the most cold hardy is matchstick bromeliad (Aechmea gamosepala), an ornamental...
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Growing Croton

The croton is an easy-to-grow houseplant known for its variegated foliage covered in green, scarlet, orange, and yellow splotches. Here’s how to care for a croton in your home or garden. Croton, also called “garden croton,” are native to the tropical forests of southeast Asia and Oceania. In the...
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Growing Clematis

A versatile and hardy flowering vine, clematis is a well-behaved favorite and an excellent choice to adorn an arbor, trail from a trellis, or climb a tree. With more than 250 species to choose among, clematis vines flower in shades of purple, blue, white, pink, and burgundy in temperate...
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Attractive Ways to Include Indoor Plants in Your Decor

These days, people love to pay attention to the decoration and that’s why interior designing is becoming very important concepts for the homeowners. Whether you want to increase the overall value of your home are you just want to increase the resale value of your home, interior and outdoor...
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Easy DIY Air Plant Trapezes

Simple DIY project that can add a bit of whimsy to your front door with a trio of air plant hangers. We have a hunch these miniature trapezes for our favorite epiphytes will be the conversation starter at your holiday parties—particularly if you make them yourself! Here’s how we...
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