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7 Tips for Fertilizing Your Houseplants

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Healthy houseplants don’t just bring beauty and life inside the home. They can also help purify the air, reduce stress levels, and make a room vibrant and inviting. Creating an optimal environment for your houseplants is key to ensuring that they look their best! Regardless of whether you’re a gardening novice or an experienced green …

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

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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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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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9 Beautiful Heart-Shaped Houseplants

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Want some unique houseplants? A heart-shaped plant is the perfect gift whether it’s your anniversary, birthday, or the most awaited Valentine’s day! Express your sentiments to someone special or make your home look more serene with heart-shaped houseplants.  Here are nine popular heart-shaped houseplants that will make your heart skip a beat!  Heart-Leaf Philodendron Heart-leaf …

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7 Types of Fig Trees You Can Grow Indoors or Out

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Fig trees are known for their delicious fruits and violin-like leaves. They can grow up to 30 feet, but their height can be managed when grown in a container. If you can provide sufficient light and protection from cold, you can home your fig trees indoors or outdoors in your garden.  Here are seven fig …

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6 Types of Spider Plants For Your Home Garden

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If you’re looking for an attractive, low-maintenance plant to add to your collection, spider plants are a fantastic option. They thrive in various conditions and don’t require much extra care once established, making them an excellent choice for beginner gardeners or busy individuals. Plus, spider plants are non-toxic to dogs and cats, so they’re an …

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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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How to Start Your Own Garden

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Gardening is a great way to reconnect with nature, grow your own food, and positively contribute to your physical and mental well-being. There’s nothing more satisfying than watching your plants grow and yield beautiful flowers, tasty fruits, or crunchy veggies. So how should you go about starting your garden? What are the most important things …

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7 Tips for Caring for Your Indoor Cacti

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Are you an indoor plant enthusiast always looking for the best houseplants to bring into your home? Cacti are some of the most popular houseplants but require specific maintenance. From choosing the right pot and soil mix to understanding when and how much to water them, knowing what you’re doing before putting a cactus in your …

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