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What Is an AeroGarden: Hydroponic Indoor Gardening Explained

An AeroGarden with six brand new pods and the LED lights turned to white, blue, and red.

The AeroGarden is a lifesaver for anyone who wants to grow veggies indoors and needs a little help with caring properly for the plants. Timers, reminders, and so much more make this a great solution for indoor gardening in a small space. For Christmas, my mother-in-law purchased one for my husband and me to boost …

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The Best Watering Cans to Keep All Your Plants Happy

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Every gardener knows that good watering can mean the difference between flourishing and floundering plants. Having the right watering can for your plant’s situation, whether they are indoor plants, outdoor plants, or even hanging plants, is imperative for their well-being. This comprehensive guide includes in-depth reviews on the best watering cans of 2021, that will …

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Houseplant Care 101: A Simple Guide to Keeping Your Indoor Plants Alive

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Keeping houseplants has real-world benefits, including improving your indoor air quality and boosting your productivity and mood. But the task of keeping a plant alive can be daunting for new indoor gardeners, or for those encountering a particular indoor plant for the first time. To help you keep that pollution-scrubbing, brain-bolstering baby plant alive, we’ve …

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House Plant Shopping: The Best Online Retailers for Indoor Gardeners

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It has never been easier to buy house plants without ever having to leave your house! You can stay planted in your favorite armchair while ordering quality plants right to your front door. Not all house plant sites are created equal though, which is why we have created this handy guide to help you weed through …

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The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly: 6 Insects and Worms that That Live in Potted Plants

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Potted plants come in every shape, size, and habitat. But one thing they all have in common? The ability to attract various worm-like creatures to their soil, either through animal carriers or cross-contamination when planting. However, those familiar with soil health know that worms, in general, can be very beneficial! But not all “worms” are …

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Houseplant Help: Is It OK to Move My Indoor Plant Outside?

succulents do well outdoors in summer months

The weather has turned warmer, the sun is shining brighter, and let’s face it, you are more than ready to enjoy the outdoors. Good news: So are your house plants! Being moved outside in the summer stimulates growth, supplying them with sunlight and fresh air, making them healthier overall. This complete guide explains everything you …

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The Best Indoor House Plants: Easy Plants for Your Home

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From Instagram to Pinterest to YouTube, it seems everywhere you look a beautiful indoor garden is thriving in someone else’s home. If you’re ready to join the fray but worry you’ll be a bad plant parent, then you’ve come to the right place. You don’t need to be a green thumb—or even enjoy the color …

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Staghorn Fern Guide: How to Care for a Platycerium Plant

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Few houseplants are as interesting or genuinely easy to care for as the staghorn fern. This unique houseplant is both art and greenery, thanks to its flexible care requirements. Whether you’re ready to get started or have a whole house full of thriving staghorn ferns, you’re in the right place. We’ve gathered up the best …

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