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6 Reasons To Use Epsom Salt in Your Houseplants Today

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Houseplants are a great addition to any home. Not only do they bring the outdoors in, but they can also help improve and purify the air. But sometimes, they may need a little boost. If you are a passionate houseplant enthusiast looking to get the most out of your plants, then Epsom salt could be …

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5 Houseplants to Plant With Snake Plants

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Nothing adds more beauty or comfort to homes and offices than the lush green leaves of house plants. They are not only aesthetically appealing but when combined, certain plants flourish such as the snake plant.  Companion planting involves growing two or more plants together for insect control, pollination, and nutrient uptake. If two or more …

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6 Pretty Pink Houseplants That Add Interest

Aglaonema Red Emperor (Aglaonema lady valentin, Aglaonema rotundum pink) grown in unique enamel pots.

Few things can induce instant liveliness in your home, and one of them is the stunning foliage of houseplants. Plants incorporate a stimulating effect into your space, while adding visual interest. While you can find plant leaves in various colors, these pretty, alluring pink houseplants can highlight any home, bringing a vibrant twist to your …

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Why You Should Rotate Your Houseplants

Young beautiful African American young woman standing in front of windowsill in living room at home, while dusting off large green leaves of Spathiphyllum flower. Houseplant care concept

Do you ever feel your houseplants look sad and unfulfilled, their leaves drooping toward the ground? Are they failing to produce that vibrant green glow in your living space? Don’t just blame it on inconsistent watering — you might need to check if they’ve had a good rotation recently. Rotating your houseplants can be essential …

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How To Prune Your Houseplants

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Houseplants are an excellent way to beautify indoor spaces and bring a little bit of nature indoors. To keep your houseplants looking their best, it’s beneficial to prune them every so often. However, you should always check the care instructions for your specific plant before making any cuts, as different plants have varying needs. Keep reading to …

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6 Houseplants to Grow on Your Windowsills

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With so many houseplants out there, have you ever wondered which are the best ones for your windowsills? The answer depends on many factors, such as available light, water, indoor temperature, and windowsill space. Here are some great plant ideas to decorate and brighten up your windowsills. Direction of Light Before highlighting plant choices for …

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3 Houseplants That Don’t Need Drainage Holes

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Most plants need drainage to thrive. Containers with holes are sieves for excess water and they also help prevent root rot, fungus, and bacterial growth. Even though it seems plants can’t live without proper drainage, there are unique houseplants that don’t need drainage holes. These varieties either come from very wet or very dry environments. …

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7 of the Most Unique Houseplants to Add Interest to Your Garden

Tropical red pitcher or monkey cups plant (Nephantes) in pots

Looking to add a bit of life and greenery to your humble abode? Houseplants are an easy way to elevate the atmosphere of a home or garden, while also providing proven health benefits. But, why stop at the same old green foliage found in most stores? Whether you’re passionate about houseplant collecting or just looking …

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