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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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Bird’s Nest Fern Guide: How to Care for an Asplenium Nidus Plant Indoors

bird nest nidus plant closeup of foliage and rosette potted indoor plant

We can’t all be born with green thumbs. Luckily, there are some plants out there that can tolerate even the unluckiest of plant parents. One great plant that doesn’t require a lot of attention is the bird’s nest fern. This gorgeous plant is known for its crinkly fronds that stretch outward and its ability to filter …

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How to Identify House Plants: Everything You Need to Know to ID a Mystery Plant

identifying houseplants by leaf size and shape

Whether you want to increase your house plant knowledge, want to identify a tagless, nameless house plant you unexpectedly inherited, or just impress your friends with your ability to compliment their pothos without batting an eye, being able to identify house plants is a great skill to have. This complete guide will covers everything you …

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Pothos Guide: How to Care for a Devil’s Ivy Plant

pothos easy care houseplant in diy hanging planter

A plant nicknamed the “Devil’s Ivy” may not seem like a fun one to have around the house, but trust me: with heart-shaped leaves, gorgeous trailing vines, and a resilience that makes it one of the easiest house plants to grow indoors, you will absolutely love your pothos. We’ve pulled together all the best info …

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Hoya Kerrii Guide: How to Care for a Sweetheart Plant

sweetheart hoya valentine hoya kerrii plants succulents on display in pots

Call it what you will—sweetheart plant, lucky hearts, Valentine hoya, or wax plant—the fact remains: Hoya kerrii is easy to love. With leaves shaped like cartoon hearts and long, winding stems, this slow-growing succulent lives in the hearts of indoor gardeners everywhere. To help you care for your little sweetie vine, we’ve gathered all the …

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Dieffenbachia Houseplant Guide: How to Care for a Dumb Cane

dieffenbachia dumb cane houseplant foliage indoors

With large speckled leaves that come in a variety of gorgeous patterns and colors, dumb cane plants, also known as dieffenbachias, make incredible house plants. They are easy to care for, love indoor conditions, and have grow faster and larger than most houseplants. In other words, why don’t you have one already? Here, we’ve gathered …

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Calathea Guide: How to Care for Your Calathea Plant

foliage of calathea house plant in pot indoors from above

The leaves of a calathea, with their intricate, bold patterns, are some of the most striking and beautiful in nature. And they’re more than just a pretty face; calatheas make absolutely wonderful house plants with their compact size, preference for indirect light, and indoor air purification… but they can be a little tricky to care …

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