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Bird of Paradise Guide: How to Care for a Bird of Paradise Plant

bird of paradise outdoor plant care guide

With striking bloom colors and a unique leaf formation, the bird of paradise is an absolute show stopper that will add a tropical flair to your garden or indoor spaces. This hardy plant isn’t just a pretty face, it’s also very hardy and adaptable, thriving in different climates and lighting situations. This complete guide covers …

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Crown of Thorns Guide: How to Care for a Euphorbia Milii Plant

healthy crown of thorns euphorbia millii flowering indoors

With a name like crown of thorns, you know this is a dramatic plant. And the drama is definitely delivered on with this plant’s unique succulent base, rows of thorns, and brightly colored, vibrant flowers. However, its care is rather drama-free as long as you keep a few key tips in mind. This comprehensive guide covers everything you …

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Lucky Bamboo Guide: How to Care for a Dracaena Sanderiana

curly bamboo growing in a long planter with many stems

Lucky bamboo isn’t really bamboo, but you’re really lucky because we’ve rounded up all the best care tips and answered all your questons about how to raise a thriving Dracaena sanderiana. These striking additions to interior spaces, with long, blade-like leaves and towering stalks can be any size or shape—even braided into multistrand good-luck charms …

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Alocasia Plant Guide: How to Care for an Elephant Ear

alocasia black velvet in pot indoors closeup of foliage

Are you into high drama, bold colors and interesting shapes? Of course you are, and so is alocasia. These big-leaved beauties, sometimes called African mask plants or elephant ears, come in an array of deep tones ranging from burgundy to emerald to black, and the leaves can be anywhere between hand-sized to arm’s length. No …

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Best LED Grow Light for Your Indoor Gardening Projects

led grow lights in an greenhouse

In the world of horticulture, there’s always been one single source of light that’s best for plants: the sun. However, with the rise of hydroponic gardening and indoor gardening, in general, artificial lights have been acceptable substitutes, but the old solutions weren’t perfect. They either put out too much heat or cost too much to …

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Lipstick Plant Guide: How to Care for an Aeschynanthus Radicans

healthy lipstick plant indoors in bloom

Very few flowering houseplants are as interesting or easy to care for as the lipstick plant. With minimal soil requirements, adaptable light and humidity needs, and a strong growth habit, this is truly one of the prettiest and easiest blooming plants you can keep. Whether you’re just getting started or have an urban rainforest of …

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Kentia Palm Guide: How to Care for a Howea Forsteriana Tree

kentia palm thatch variety foliage closeup indoors near window

Kentia palms have royal roots, famously decorating the parlors and homes of British monarchs. In fact, Queen Victoria loved them so much that she arranged for them to surround her coffin. Luckily, Kentia palms don’t just thrive in burial chambers, they also flourish in most indoor spaces. Being a very tolerant and resilient plant, that …

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African Violet Guide: How to Care for a Saintpaulia Plant

an african violet blooming indoors in planter closeup

African violets are one of the most popular house plants across the globe, with gorgeous blooms in an array of deep hues, a compact growing style that makes them ideal for the indoors, and low-maintenance care needs, as long as you keep a few growing instructions in mind. Those instructions are included in this comprehensive …

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