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These 8 Houseplants Thrive When Planted Together

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Much like outdoor companion planting, certain houseplants thrive when planted together. They will require similar growing conditions such as light, water, and nutrients. Not to mention, these stunning combinations add interest and color to any room. Enjoy beautiful arrangements by pairing these plants together. You’ll be surprised at how easy it is to keep them …

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4 Reasons Why Hydrogen Peroxide For Houseplants Is A Must

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Houseplants are a great way to add some life and color to your home, and they also have a number of benefits for your health. Caring for houseplants can be one of life’s great joys, but unfortunately, it is far too easy for our beloved plants to become infected with pests or diseases—like fungus gnats, …

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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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6 Houseplants That Help Remove Dust From Your Home

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Houseplants add a decorative touch to your home, but they do much more than that. They also release oxygen into the air and help absorb allergens like dust, pollen, and mold. People spend a lot of time inside so indoor air quality is important. The following houseplants are adored for not only their attractive foliage …

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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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Why You Should Rotate Your Houseplants

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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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