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Pink Caladium
November 3, 2022

Caladium: A Tropical Houseplant

Caladiums are tropical perennials that have almost unparalleled foliage and make showy houseplants. They can also be grown outdoors, but unless you live in zones 9 to 10, you should plan to grow them as annuals, or dig up the plants’ tubers at the end of the growing season and store them for winter. Care […]
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Monstera
November 3, 2022

Growing Monstera Indoors

Monstera are species of evergreen tropical vines and shrubs that are native to Central America. They are famous for their natural leaf-holes, which has led to the rise of their nickname, Swiss Cheese Plant. The Monstera’s leaf-holes are called fenestrations and are theorized to maximize sun fleck capture on the forest floor by increasing the spread of the leaf while decreasing the mass of […]
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Air Plant - Tillandsia
November 3, 2022

Caring for Air Plants

Growing Conditions Light: Bright light, but not direct. A south, east or west window is perfect. They can also be grown under fluorescent light. Water: Water 2 to 4 times a week with a mister. If your environment is dry, mist daily. Water until the plant is saturated. Temperature: Some varieties can withstand near freezing […]
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Easter Lily
November 3, 2022

Planting Easter Lilies

Can you plant an Easter lily that you received as a gift outside, thereby saving it and enjoying its flowers long after the holiday has passed? You bet you can, and you will learn the necessary growing information below. Along the way, you will also discover some additional introductory facts, so that you will know […]
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Citronella Plants
October 11, 2022

Citronella Plants: A Natural Mosquito Repellent

Citronella plant is a natural mosquito repellent. These mosquito repelling plants can make your outdoor living experience much better without exposing yourself to harsh chemicals like deet! This pretty plant keeps mosquitoes away and looks nice on your patio or deck in a pot. It has a lovely citrusy aroma and is even deer resistant. […]
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Money Tree
September 15, 2022

Money Tree Info & Care

The money tree, also commonly known as Guiana chestnut, is a species of tree native to Central and South America that has become an attractive houseplant thanks to its hardy nature. First popularized as a houseplant in Taiwan during the 1980s, the money tree is prominent among those who practice feng shui and is believed […]
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Aloe Vera Plant
August 19, 2022

Growing and Using Aloe Vera

Aloe vera is commonly grown as a houseplant and gained favor because the gel from its leaves makes a soothing skin salve (although some people are actually irritated by the gel). It has thick, succulent leaves that are plumped up with a watery gel. The leaves grow from the base of the plant, in a […]
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Croton Houseplant
August 19, 2022

Growing Tropical Croton

The croton appears to have it all: colorful foliage, nearly limitless leaf forms and even a cultish following. But these plants have a drawback: They’re difficult to please indoors. In their native habitats, crotons like humid, warm conditions with dappled light and plentiful water. The primary challenge when growing them indoors is maintaining the ideal […]
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Assorted Bromeliads
August 19, 2022

Bromeliads Care & Info

The showy bromeliad may look difficult to grow but it can easily adapt to average home conditions with its astonishing array of colors and textures. Although many do have very splashy flower displays, bromeliads are just as popular as beautiful foliage plants with strappy leaves in red, green, purple, orange and yellow colors and with […]
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