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13 Stunning Palm Plants That Are Easy to Grow Indoors
As Tovah Martin notes in Once Upon a Windowsill, “When the Victorians first laid eyes on palms in the great public ga...
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This Cast Iron Plant Care Routine Is About as Easy as It Gets
As Tovah Martin notes in The Indestructible Houseplant, easy-to-grow aspidistras—aka cast iron plant—were so popular ...
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These Are the Best Houseplants for Your South-Facing Windows
Houseplants provide many benefits, from improving indoor air quality to boosting mood and morale. When selecting plan...
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16 Houseplants That Are Safe for Cats
If you adore both houseplants and cats, keep in mind that the former could be dangerous to the latter. Dr. Renee Schm...
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15 Tropical Plants You Can Grow Indoors (If It’s Too Cold Outside)
Although tropical indoor plants won’t tolerate northern winters outdoors, they can enliven the coldest months indoors...
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Testing the HeyAbby Grow Box: Is It Worth It for 1 Plant?
Most hydroponic growing systems feature multiple pod stations to grow several plants simultaneously. However, for gro...
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15 Feng Shui Plants to Bring Good Energy Into Your Home
Linked to Taoism but not officially a religion, feng shui (meaning wind and water) is an ancient Chinese practice int...
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How to Propagate Pothos Plants: 3 Foolproof Methods, According to Experts
Among the easiest houseplants to grow, pothos (Epipremnum aurum) is a vigorous viner that throws out heart-shaped, gr...
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The 14 Best Terrarium Plants for Miniature Indoor Gardens
Derived from 19th-century glass Wardian cases that were once lashed to the decks of ships to keep plants alive on lon...
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Beyond Poinsettias: 23 Houseplants That Bloom in Winter
Winter is a long season of brown lawns, bare trees, and frost-covered shrubs, which is precisely why it's the perfect...
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We Tested the North Spore Mushroom Kit To See if We Could Grow Mushrooms At Home
At-home mushroom growing kits typically include a substrate—such as a log, sawdust, or a block of wood and compost—th...
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What Is “Bottom Watering,” Anyway?
Q: I’ve seen one of my garden friends bottom-watering plants such as her African violets. Why does she feel that it i...
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9 Insect-Inspired Interior Décor Ideas
Looking for a way to spice up your home décor with a concept that’s both unique and trending? Forget all of the obvio...
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Inch Plant Care 101: How to Grow Spiderwort Indoors
Also known as spiderwort, the inch plant thrives indoors and is easy to propagate. One reason for its popularity is t...
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19 of the Best Indoor Hanging Plants
The best indoor hanging plants produce floods of attractive foliage while tolerating typical household conditions. Un...
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Save over $100 on Our Favorite AeroGarden During Amazon's Prime Big Deal Days!
 With the colder weather upon us, it's time to bring the garden indoors. The AeroGarden Harvest's compact size and us...
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35 Plants That Are Toxic to Cats and Dogs
When we buy plant seeds and starters, we almost always take note of the light and soil requirements, but how often do...
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15 Trees and Shrubs That Thrive in Containers
Gardeners might have any number of reasons for wanting to grow plants or trees in containers. Not everyone has an exp...
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14 Nifty Neem Oil Uses for the Home and Garden
Neem oil comes from the seeds of the neem tree (Azadirachta indica), a fast-growing member of the mahogany family nat...
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Testing the FCMP Outdoor Dual-Chamber Composter: Does It Live Up to the Hype?
Composting is an excellent way to reduce the amount of food waste in landfills and put it to good use in the garden i...
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10 Plants You Can Grow Without Soil
If you want to ditch dirty fingernails, you can choose from a wide variety of botanicals that will treat you with gor...
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20 Shade-Loving Plants for Containers
Brightening a shady spot on your property (and by “shady,” we mean an area that receives less than 6 hours of sunligh...
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20 Huge Houseplants That Make a Statement
Large indoor plants make for stunning focal points, boosting your interior aesthetic with lots of visual appeal. They...
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This Ponytail Palm Care Guide Will Start You Off on the Right Foot
Despite its moniker, the ponytail palm—named for the bouncy spray of leaves atop its “head”—actually doesn’t belong a...
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Amazon Secretly Put Plants in the Prime Day 2023 Sale
Prime Day is a great time to snag a discount on Amazon-branded devices, tools, and tech—and boy, have we seen some gr...
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20 Types of Dracaena Plants for Striking Indoor Decor
Dracaena encompasses a variety of tropical plants from Asia, Africa, and Australia that are favored around the world ...
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How to Grow Gardenias
Often considered the temperamental diva of the plant world, the gardenia plant can thrive outdoors in Southern states...
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Does The Gardyn Hydroponic System Live Up to Its Promise to Grow Plants Without Soil?
Imagine being able to pick produce from a 1,500-square-foot garden, but all in just 2 square feet without leaving you...
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20 Low-Light Houseplants You Can Grow Practically Anywhere
There are plenty of good reasons to bring a little foliage indoors. In addition to their beauty, houseplants help cle...
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No Sunlight, No Problem: This Grow Light Keeps My Plants Alive in Any Room of the House
Insufficient light is one of the worst stressors for indoor plants. Poor plant lighting can cause stems to stretch or...
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See What Happened when I Used Espoma Organic Indoor Plant Fertilizer on My Houseplants for a Month
The most important difference between strong, healthy houseplants and weak, sickly ones is the care they receive. All...
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This $10 Tool Turned Me Into a Green Thumb—Seriously!
Tending to my indoor garden gives me a sense of purpose and pride. Like children and pets, my houseplants have names ...
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The 25 Best Plants for Hanging Baskets
A plush hanging basket bursting with colorful blooms says “curb appeal” like perhaps nothing else. These suspended co...
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12 Plants You Can Grow Successfully in the Shower
Shower plants are a fun and popular trend. And why not? Indoor plants grow better in the higher humidity of a bathroo...
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Easter Cactus Care: How to Get Your Holiday Succulent to Flower Each Year
The waxy, colorful blooms of the Easter cactus appear in local garden centers and grocery stores in March and April, ...
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How to Grow Agave
Agave americana is called the American century plant because grumbling gardeners once thought it took that long to fl...
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This Shamrock Plant Care Routine Will Reward You With Summer Blooms Indoors
Often sold around Saint Patrick’s Day, shamrock plants (Oxalis spp. ) have leaves composed of three to four leaflets ...
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The Best Home Essentials Products Tested in 2022
Home is where the heart is—and where your stuff is! We spent nearly 300 hours testing the 129 products that make up e...
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How to Turn Snow Into Useful Water Reserves
Millions of people in the United States depend on the melting of mountain snowpack for hydropower, irrigation, and dr...
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11 Christmas Plants That Will Enliven Your Holiday Decor
Christmas is a time of traditions, nostalgia, gatherings of family and friends, decorating, gifts, and good times. Wi...
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14 Houseplants That Grow in Water, So You Can Ditch the Dirt
When it comes to living the life aquatic, houseplants may not come to mind, but there are plenty of indoor plants tha...
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Solved! Can You Reuse Potting Soil?
Q: I have a few planters that still have potting soil from last year. Can you reuse potting soil? Does potting soil g...
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This Guide to Christmas Cactus Care Encourages Festive Blooms Year After Year
As detailed in Christmas Cactus Vs. Thanksgiving Cactus, both of these holiday plants can fall under the category of ...
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How to Grow Purple Heart Plants
With their striking purple leaves and gorgeous flowers, purple heart plants are a beautiful addition to any ornamenta...
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Master Umbrella Plant Care for a Cheerful Indoor Tree, Rain or Shine
Umbrella plants are known for their whorls of glossy leaves. When they hang downward, the leaves resemble umbrellas o...
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This Guide to Pitcher Plant Care Can Help Keep Bugs at Bay Naturally
Pitcher plants are carnivorous, which eliminates their need for plant food. Tropical pitcher plants (Nepenthes spp. )...
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This Guide to Thanksgiving Cactus Care Will Liven Up Your Tablescapes Year After Year
Alongside garden mums and poinsettias, the Thanksgiving cactus starts to make its appearance in flower shops and plan...
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How to Grow a Eucalyptus Plant Indoors
If you’ve ever dabbled in aromatherapy—or if you’re a koala bear—you’re probably familiar with the fragrant leaves of...
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Venus Flytrap Care 101: How to Grow This Carnivorous Plant Indoors
It’s almost impossible to not be fascinated by a plant that gets most of its nutrients by actively luring and trappin...
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Follow This Guide to Ivy Plant Care to Grow Colorful, Contained Vines Indoors
From Greek myths to English ballads, the ivy plant has long held a prominent place in popular culture. Like the beaut...
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10 Variegated Houseplants That Pack the Most Visual Interest
Cultivating houseplants can be a rewarding hobby. Plants have proven health benefits, including air purification, str...
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Maidenhair Fern Care: How to Master This Humidity-Loving Houseplant
Among the frilliest of outdoor ferns, the maidenhair also can be the most formidable to grow indoors. Don’t blame thi...
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Christmas vs. Thanksgiving vs. Easter Cactus: What’s the Difference Between These Holiday Houseplants?
Created in 1850 from a cross between Schlumbergera truncata and Schlumbergera russelliana, the true Christmas cactus ...
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The Best Railing Planters of 2023
An easy way to add greenery to an outdoor space is with a railing planter. They can house colorful flowers, herbs, or...
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The Best Fertilizers for Plumerias of 2023
Plumerias, also called frangipani, are small tropical trees. They’re native to tropical America but are popular world...
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The Best Fertilizers for Palm Trees of 2023
Palm trees are notorious for the tropical touch they add to a landscape. Though easy to maintain once established, th...
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Earn Your Stripes as an Indoor Gardener by Mastering This Zebra Plant Care Routine
Although zebra plants (Aphelandra squarrosa) have a reputation for being among the hardest-to-please houseplants, the...
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The Best Seed Starting Trays of 2023
While it’s possible to purchase either seedlings or mature plants at a nursery, for many gardeners, it’s more rewardi...
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The Best Mushroom-Growing Kits of 2023
Mushroom-growing kits contain everything one needs to grow their own mushrooms at home. Growing kits include differen...
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This Guide to Bromeliad Care Covers Epiphytic and Terrestrial Varieties
The bromeliad plant family is a large one. Although the Spanish moss native to parts of the Southern U. S. is conside...
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12 Lucky Plants Worth Bringing Into Your Home
Is there such a thing as lucky plants? Because people tend to identify luck with money, many so-called lucky indoor p...
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7 Signs You’re Overwatering Your Plants—and How to Fix It
In "The Complete Houseplant Survival Manual," Barbara Pleasant notes that “overwatering is the leading cause of house...
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How to Inspect Houseplants So You Don’t Bring Home an Unhealthy or Infested Specimen
Whether you’re buying your first plant baby or nursing a houseplant obsession, bringing home a beautiful new housepla...
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6 Types of Berries That Are Easy to Grow in Containers
Who doesn’t love a small-space edible garden? Plucking and eating fresh berries right off the plant makes for a conve...
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15 Essentials for Beginner Plant Parents: What Every New Plant Owner Needs
If you’re new to taking care of houseplants, it’s easy (and normal) to feel very overwhelmed. Sure, you know that pla...
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Follow This Guide to Hoya Plant Care to Achieve Elusive, Starry Blooms
Hoya plant care is easy, since the vining succulent tolerates low light and intermittent watering with equanimity, un...
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This Guide to Alocasia Care Grows Stunning Elephant Ear Houseplants
The genus Alocasia contains at least 80 species of tuberous, herbaceous perennials that originate from South Asian tr...
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This Guide to Anthurium Care Will Yield Lush Green Foliage With Eye-Catching Tailflowers
Also called “flamingo plant” or “red peace lily” for its usually pink or red spathes, Anthurium actually means “tailf...
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How to Grow Jasmine Plant Indoors
Not just a Disney princess, jasmine is also one of the world’s favorite fragrances. The white flowers used to scent p...
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This Guide to Peperomia Care Covers Both Vining and Upright Varieties
The peperomia plant derives its name from its resemblance to Piper nigrum, the vine from which peppercorns are harves...
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7 Signs Your Plants Need a Grow Light
Plants grown indoors typically don’t receive as much light as those that spend their lives outdoors. Many houseplants...
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The 22 Best Trees to Grow Indoors
Trending TreesHouseplants add green, natural life to any room, and an indoor tree adds height, drama, color, and text...
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How to Arrange Flowers Like a Floral Designer
Whether to commemorate special occasions or just brighten someone’s day, flowers enhance our lives. Beautiful blooms ...
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The 8 Worst Houseplants for People with Allergies
Although some houseplants reportedly help clean the air, others can trigger allergy symptoms by adding extra baggage—...
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This Purple Houseplant Is the First New Genus to Be Introduced in Decades—And You Can Get it Now
Houseplant varieties change constantly, to the delight of indoor plant enthusiasts. Plant breeders are continuously l...
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What Does Root Rot Look Like in Houseplants?
Q: I’ve heard that root rot is the primary cause of houseplant deaths. My plant is wilting, but I can’t tell if that’...
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The Best Grow Tents of 2023
Grow tents can be a must for hydroponic gardening, which is increasing in popularity thanks to the flexibility it off...
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The 7 Best Etsy Stores for Houseplants
Shopping online for houseplants combines two of my favorite things: growing my plant collection and not leaving my co...
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The Best Fertilizers for Succulents of 2023
Succulents have become increasingly popular as houseplants, and they make a great low-maintenance option for beginner...
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14 Plant Shelf Ideas to Liven Up Any Blank Space in Your Home
The benefits of houseplants are many, as are plant shelf ideas. Along with adding a touch of living color, texture, a...
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How to Grow Lemon Trees Indoors
In various cultures, lemon trees symbolize the goodness of life: love, light, and happiness, to name a few. They make...
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How to Grow a Banana Plant Indoors
Banana plants are native to Asia, Africa, and Australia, but they are grown in 135 countries around the world for the...
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12 Handy Hacks for Lazy Houseplant Parents
Did you know that adding some plants to your home decor can improve your indoor air quality, help you focus on a task...
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The Best Soil for Herbs of 2023
Whether for cooking, creating aromatic blends, or mixing natural medicines, herbs—the leafy plant parts typically har...
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The Best Flower Delivery Services of 2023
Receiving flowers can make many of us feel special. Today, it’s easier than ever to send a loved one flowers—or treat...
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The Best Soil for Jade Plants of 2023
The jade plant, Crassula ovata, is often referred to as a money plant because it’s believed to bring prosperity to an...
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The Best Soil for Money Trees of 2023
A money tree, also known as pachira aquatica, is thought to bring prosperity and good fortune to anyone who owns one....
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String of Pearls Care
True to its genus name, Curio, the string of pearls plant is novel and bizarre indeed, with draping foliage resemblin...
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The Best Plant Delivery Services of 2023
Houseplants can bring a host of benefits to a space. Adding a houseplant can liven up a room and even reduce stress l...
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How to Increase Humidity for Your Houseplants, Even During the Driest Days of Winter
Q: I’ve heard that many houseplants are rainforest species that prefer high humidity. Can you give me some pointers o...
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How to Grow Rosemary Indoors
There’s no need to be a pro gardener to enjoy the benefits of fresh herbs. Anyone can learn how to grow rosemary and ...
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13 Things Your House Sitter Needs to Know Before You Leave Town
Whether you’ll be traveling for work or taking a fun vacation, hiring a house sitter is a good idea. House sitters ca...
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The Best Soil for Aloe Vera of 2023
The aloe vera plant, a member of the Aloe genus, is cultivated for use in many products, such as lotions and cosmetic...
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The Best Soil for Pothos Plants of 2023
The pothos (Epipremnum aureum) is available in a variety of cultivars, including golden pothos, marble queen, and Sha...
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The Best Soil for Fiddle Leaf Figs of 2023
The fast-growing and exotic fiddle leaf fig (Ficus lyrata) is one of the more common houseplants to grow in a large s...
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The Best Fertilizers for Indoor Plants Tested in 2023
Plants get nearly all the sustenance they need from water and sunlight, but since houseplants live in containers, the...
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How to Grow Lavender Indoors
Pollinators such as bees and butterflies appreciate lavender in the landscape because it is a rich source of nutritio...
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23 Philodendron Varieties Perfect for Filling Out Your Houseplant Collection
Philodendron means “tree-loving,” due to the fact that the vining types of this plant “embrace” tree trunks in South ...
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The Best Soil for Orchids of 2023
They start appearing in stores before the winter holidays and stick around through Valentine’s Day: beautiful orchids...
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Indoor Olive Tree Care: Meet the Houseplant That Loves a Good South-Facing Window
Thanks to its Mediterranean heritage, the indoor olive tree tolerates dry air and dry soil, making it easy to care fo...
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Vermiculite vs. Perlite: Which is Best for Your Potted Plants?
When it comes down to vermiculite vs. perlite, the names may prejudice you in favor of the second contender. Perlite,...
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Master Goldfish Plant Care for 'Schools' of Bright Blooms Year After Year
There are plenty of goldfish plants in the sea, er, market. The two related genus types that most often go by that na...
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Perk Up Your Green Thumb With This Guide to Coffee Plant Care
Yes, coffee really does grow on trees—actually on evergreen shrubs with large glossy leaves. One of those could conce...
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The Best Soil for Snake Plants of 2023
The snake plant is sometimes recommended as the perfect plant for gardeners with “brown thumbs” because it’s tough to...
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This Pineapple Plant Care Routine Is as Easy as Propagating Fresh Produce
Where do pineapples come from? Granted, most fruits grow on trees or bushes, but there is no such thing as a pineappl...
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Avocado Plant Care Is Not as Easy as It Looks on the Internet—This Guide Will Help You Succeed
Avocado plant care can be tricky, since the “alligator pear” grows leggy fast without bright light, but it also can b...
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Baby's Tears Plant Care: Meet the Crawling Ground Cover You Can Grow Indoors
With leaves so tiny that it resembles a luxuriant moss, baby’s tears plant (Soleirolia soleirolii), carpets the groun...
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14 Fragrant Indoor Plants That'll Make Your Home Smell Amazing
As colder weather closes in, gardens wither and windows stay shut but that doesn’t mean your home is doomed to smell ...
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Master Easy Kalanchoe Plant Care for a Blaze of Colorful Blooms Year After Year
Succulents are all the rage with low-care houseplant advocates. While it’s true that cacti and their allies survive l...
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The Best Plant Subscription Boxes Tested in 2023
Because the gardening craze has taken off and connecting with nature has become a trendy priority in home styling, pl...
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This Guide to Nerve Plant Care will Yield Flashy Foliage for Your Living Decor Collection
Nerve plant is one of those bright little gems that grabs your attention as you stroll through the garden center. Thi...
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What Is "Bright, Indirect Light," Anyway?
Q: When I read light requirements on plant tags, I see that many houseplants are said to prefer "bright, indirect lig...
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Master Indoor Bird of Paradise Plant Care and Your Green Thumb Will Soar
Bird of paradise care actually isn’t difficult, provided you have a sufficiently sunny window in which to place your ...
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This Polka Dot Plant Care Routine is Perfect for Spotty Green Thumbs
As its name implies, the polka dot plant is liberally spattered with white, pink, or red beauty spots. It also goes b...
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The Best Plant Misters of 2023
Regular watering with a good plant mister is one of the best ways to keep houseplants happy and healthy. Standard wat...
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This Aloe Vera Plant Care Routine Is Practically Foolproof
Aloe barbadensis miller, better known simply as aloe or aloe vera, is a succulent that originated in the Arabian peni...
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25 Types of Succulents That Make Great Houseplants
A succulent is a type of plant that stores water in its leaves or stem. Succulents come in a wide variety of shapes, ...
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Croton Plant Care: Mastering This Demanding Specimen Indoors
The croton also is called Joseph’s coat, and few other foliage houseplants can match the paintbox variety of bright h...
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This Yucca Plant Care Routine will Yield Tall Canes with Minimal Effort
When you need a houseplant with height to add to indoor plant groupings, a spineless yucca plant may be just the thin...
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How To Get Rid of Scale on Plants
Scale on your indoor plants can appear seemingly out of nowhere, but these little insects can come from several sourc...
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Dumb Cane Care: Meet the Easy-Growing Houseplant with Full, Flattering Foliage
Consumption of dumb cane leaves can cause swelling of the tongue and throat, which conceivably could cause suffocatio...
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Spider Plant Care 101
Called "spider plant" and "spider ivy" for the plantlets that dangle from its stems like spiders from stands of silk,...
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This Arrowhead Plant Care Routine Yields Vibrant, Easy-Growing Foliage
If you like to browse plants online or in stores, you are sure to come across an arrowhead plant. This easy-care plan...
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How to Hang Plants From the Ceiling
Hanging plants add appeal to a front porch or covered patio, and they can even liven up indoor spaces that may lack t...
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Air Layering Makes Propagating Your Favorite Plants a Cinch—Here’s How
Old houseplants often drop all their lower leaves, resulting in an unbalanced top-heavy look. Or they may simply have...
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How To Clean Terra-Cotta Pots 
Literally meaning “baked earth,” terra-cotta is a reddish-brown unglazed clay that’s often used to create pots and pl...
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15 Dish Garden Plants for Unique Arrangements
These great-looking, easy-care plants can create a pretty paradise in virtually any container.
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10 Dish Garden Ideas to Bring Life to Your Indoor and Outdoor Spaces
Create a miniature ecosystem by planting an entire garden in one shallow vessel.
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Boston Fern Care: Mastering the Finicky Fronds of This Popular Houseplant
Back in 1894, a Cambridge, Massachusetts florist noticed that one of the couple hundred sword ferns he’d received in ...
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Calathea Care 101
The calathea family comprises more than 300 cultivars, dozens of which are highly sought after as houseplants. Many c...
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You Don't Need Good Fortune (or a Green Thumb) to Master Lucky Bamboo Care
Lucky bamboo gets its name from a belief that the plant brings luck to those who receive it as a gift. And it makes a...
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Monstera Plant Care 101
While there are 48 known species of Monstera, only a handful are grown as houseplants, and the most common is Monster...
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10 Pothos Varieties for Your Easy-Care Houseplant Collection
Add color and style to your collection with these low-maintenance, high-impact foliage plants.
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Prayer Plant Care: Mastering This Ornamental Beauty With High-Maintenance Needs
The common name “prayer plant” covers a wide variety of tropical plants, though it’s most often used to refer to thos...
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Staghorn Fern Care: Mastering This Exotic, Easy-to-Grow Conversation Piece
Nothing wakes up a room quite like a beautiful staghorn fern plaque. These unique foliage plants can anchor an air pl...
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This Pilea Care Routine will Yield (Many) a Healthy, Happy Houseplant
Also known as the Chinese money plant, friendship plant, or missionary plant, pilea is a perfect houseplant for begin...
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This Peace Lily Care Routine Is so Low Maintenance, You Don’t Need a Green Thumb
Perhaps due to “rest in peace” connotations, the peace lily has become popular as a gift to the bereaved. Although no...
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This Guide to Philodendron Care Covers Both Vining and Upright Varieties
Philodendrons are among the most popular choices for houseplants due to their attractive foliage and easy care. The p...
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15 Snake Plant Varieties for Low-Maintenance Living Decor
Any of these snake plant varieties could be the easiest indoor plant you’ve ever grown.
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Snake Plant Care 101
Snake plant care is minimal, consisting mostly of infrequent watering, so this succulent is one of the easiest-growin...
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Fiddle Leaf Fig Care
The deep green, glossy, dinner-plate-sized leaves of the fiddle leaf fig have made it a popular house plant. Combined...
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African Violet Care: Meet the Low-Maintenance Houseplant That Blooms Year-Round
It’s hard not to love the fuzzy foliage of many African violets, plus the cheerful flowers. They thrive in average ho...
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This Money Tree Care Routine is Ideal for Newbie Plant Parents
Popularized by feng shui practitioners who believe it will bring positivity and good fortune, the money plant is a su...
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ZZ Plant Care
Zamioculcas zamiifolia plants are most often called ZZ plants, but they go by other names as well, such as Zanzibar g...
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The Best Places to Buy Flowers in 2023
Sending flowers to a friend or family member who lives across the country has never been easier—online retailers prov...
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This Orchid Care Routine Will Keep Beautiful Blooms Coming
Orchids have a reputation. Their presence in a room promotes a sense of calm and adds an exotic touch to the decor. H...
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Rubber Plant Care: Mastering This Trendy Indoor Tree
Ficus elastica, better known as the rubber plant, gets its name from the latex it produces that once was used to make...
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Pothos Plant Care
Originating in forests of Southeast Asia, pothos is a popular houseplant that's super easy to grow, and tolerates a w...
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How To: Propagate Rosemary
Rosemary makes a delicious (and beautiful) addition to any herb garden. However, it’s known for being difficult to gr...
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How to Get Rid of Fungus Gnats: 4 Remedies That Work
Do tiny insects fly up into your face every time you water your houseplants? Then you’ll want to know how to get rid ...
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13 Beautiful DIY Flower Pot Ideas for Your Porch or Garden
Outdoor spaces offer ample room for creativity. Transform your garden from average to amazing with flower pot ideas that range from practical to surprising.
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13 Kitchen Leftovers That are Good for Your Plants
Cut down on waste by putting kitchen scraps to good use in your garden. Here are 13 ways to give kitchen leftovers new life.
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8 Pretty Plants That Stink!
Are you sensitive to unpleasant scents? If so, you might want to avoid the following plants with odors that are not universally beloved.
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This is the Ultimate IKEA Hack for Plant Parents
Residents of small apartments or houses may have little extra space for plants. However, some IKEA customers have bee...
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8 Botanical-Themed Reddit Threads All Plant Parents Should Know About
These online communities dedicated to plants will have any garden enthusiast digging for more.
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The Best Fertilizers for Hibiscus Plants
Hibiscus plants look gorgeous at the garden center. The lush, glossy green leaves provide a perfect background for vi...
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11 Types of Bonsai Trees That Are Best for Beginners
Bonsai, a horticultural art that hails from ancient China, endures as a popular hobby and art form. Bonsai refers to ...
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7 Cool Concrete Planters That You Can DIY
Showcase your plants in one of these concrete containers that you can make in a weekend. <br> <i>This content is paid advertising created in partnership with Qu...
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How To: Harden Off Plants
If you start seedlings indoors under grow lights, you’ll need to give some thought to how to harden off plants. That ...
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The Best Seedling Heat Mats of 2023
For many gardeners, browsing through plants in a garden center is a favorite spring pastime, but some folks can be pu...
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The Best Hydroponic Systems for Growing Veggies Indoors Year-Round
Hydroponics—the practice of growing plants in water rather than soil—is popular because it offers a way to produce a ...
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10 Houseplants You Can Propagate the Fastest for an Ever-Expanding Indoor Garden
Would you like to green up your indoor space, but lack the greenbacks for more plants? Make new ones quickly from those you or your friends already have.
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The Best Terrariums to Create a Beautiful Indoor Garden
Terrariums are similar to aquariums, but instead of hosting fish and other aquatic life, terrariums contain plants. A...
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How To: Make a Simple Macramé Plant Hanger
Macramé is a trendy craft often seen in plant hangers, wall hangings, and other decorative items. The technique invol...
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The Best Pots for Aloe Plants of 2023
Aloe plants are a helpful succulent to keep around the house, not only for their beauty but also for their well-known...
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The Best AeroGarden to Bring Your Garden Indoors
Not everyone who wants a garden can grow one. Apartment dwellers without access to outdoor space might feel limited t...
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10 Ways to Decorate with Houseplants for a Pop of Personality
Houseplants should never look like an afterthought.
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The 12 Hottest Houseplants for Your Home Office, According to the Masses
Freshen up your work-from-home space with some gorgeous greenery.
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The Best Indoor Succulents For Fuss-Free Greenery
Succulents are low-maintenance plants that can live indoors or even outdoors in the right conditions. Attractive, ver...
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The Best Organic Fertilizers of 2023
All plants need nourishment. Lawn grass and houseplants typically need a little help to grow their best. That’s where...
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The Most Expensive Houseplants People Actually Buy
Are collectors who pay thousands of dollars for a single houseplant innovative investors or just potty in more ways than one?
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The Best Self-Watering Planters for Low-Maintenance Gardens
Self-watering planters offer a convenient way to have an indoor garden with little maintenance. If you’re a plant-lov...
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The One Rule of (Green) Thumb When Decorating With Houseplants
Location, location, location is as important for houseplants as it is for real estate. Plants should be placed in spo...
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10 Indoor Fruit Trees You Can Grow at Home Year-Round
Would you prefer your houseplants do something besides sit there and look pretty? With the right types of indoor fruit trees, the greenery in your home can produc...
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The Best Indoor Gardens for Flowers and Herbs, Tested
Indoor gardens are fun additions to virtually any space, and they’re especially well suited to those who love cooking...
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14 of the Fastest-Growing Houseplants for a Nearly Instant Indoor Garden
Do you want your houseplants to grow like a house afire? Try a few of these old reliables known for flourishing fast.
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The Best Gardening and Plant Identification Apps for Your Smartphone
Whether you simply want to identify the flowers growing in your backyard or you have big plans to become a pro mushroom forager, downloading a few key apps will p...
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The Best Humidifiers for Plants of 2023
Indoor plants offer an aesthetic appeal, plus they can remove allergens from the air and oxygenate the space. The key...
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The Best LED Grow Lights Tested in 2023
For those who are attempting to cultivate houseplants, start plants from seed, or grow vegetables indoors, natural li...
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3 Good Reasons to Dust Your Houseplants—and How to Do It
With so many of us spending so much time in our homes these days, we’re eager to infuse our spaces with a little natu...
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11 Head-Turning Houseplants You Won’t Believe Are Real
Yes, Virginia, there are plants that resemble baseballs, bottlebrushes, and Buddhas, among other unlikely subjects. Most of them aren’t difficult to grow, either.
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11 Indoor Gardening Projects Absolutely Anyone Can Do
You don’t need a degree in horticulture to pull off these easy indoor gardening projects.
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This is the Most Popular Home Office Setup During the Pandemic
The COVID-19 pandemic has completely changed the way we work, forcing many of us to hastily set up home offices so we...
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Move Over Poinsettias—Succulent Christmas Trees Are the New Go-To Holiday Houseplants
The holidays bring some cheer we could all use in 2020, and finding quirky new additions to decorating traditions is ...
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The Best Soils for Succulents of 2023
Succulents are low-maintenance plants that are perfect for many brown-thumbed gardeners. Since they generally require...
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7 Instagrammers Whose Houseplants Have a Cult Following
It’s weird to think of plants as a trend. They’ve been here all along, offering clean air and lending a hand in natur...
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The Best Fake Plants for Home Decor
If you are looking to add some color to your space, filling up empty corners with new greenery can help. Fake plants ...
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10 Low-Maintenance Houseplants to Keep Indoor Air Fresh
Can houseplants clean the air inside your home? Learn about the research behind this health benefit and see the low-maintenance plants that will give your home a ...
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These 11 Plants May Help Keep Your House Cool
Instead of cranking up the AC, let indoor plants offer an environmentally friendly alternative for beating the heat. Adding a touch of green to your decor may hel...
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13 Types of Cactus Plants You Can Grow at Home
Easy-care cacti thrive on bright light and little else. If you’re thinking about adding a cactus to your garden space, any of these would be a good place to start.
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The Best Automatic Plant Waterers for Your Container Garden
Because their growing medium can dry out quickly, container plants require frequent watering to remain healthy, espec...
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10 Houseplants That Thrive Where Others Die
If you have a history of killing houseplants, don’t give up! We have the right plant for you.
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20 Ways to Garden Without a Backyard
Limited yard space doesn't mean you have to miss out on the joys of gardening. Here are 20 creative ways to garden indoors.
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12 Secrets for a Successful Indoor Garden
Nothing tastes better than freshly picked herbs, vegetables, and fruit, but you don’t need a large yard or the perfec...
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The Best Raised Garden Beds Tested in 2023
Raised-bed gardening is a popular option for many backyards. It allows users to put a garden practically anywhere, ev...
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The Best Grow Lights Tested in 2023
When it comes to plants, all light is not equal. Unless you have a greenhouse or an unlimited number of south-facing ...
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Solved! Why Are My Succulents Dying?
Q: I thought I’d finally found a plant I couldn’t kill, but the small collection of succulents I arranged in my livin...
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The Best Hanging Planters for Indoors and Out
Plants are an affordable way to add a pop of color and style to update indoor and outdoor rooms. In particular, hangi...
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These Are the Most Popular Houseplants in America
With everything there are trends—and in the world of houseplants, it is no different. As social media facilitates community conversation among home gardeners, it ...
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15 Good-Looking Ornamental Grasses to Spruce up Your Outdoors
Increase curb appeal and backyard beauty with any of these hardy, easy-to-grow ornamental grasses.
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20 Flowering Houseplants That Will Add Beauty to Your Home
Leafy green houseplants are wonderful (and many of them require little care), but why not expand your indoor gardening skills by adding a few flowering houseplant...
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11 Things You Didn't Know That Houseplants Love
You don’t need to be an expert to know the basic necessities houseplants need in order to grow. But aside from sunlight, water, and good soil, houseplants love a ...
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The 9 Best Houseplants for the Kitchen
The kitchen may not be the first place that comes to mind when you're thinking about bringing a little greenery into your home. Countertop space is precious, dire...
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14 Symptoms of an Unhappy Houseplant (and How You Can Treat Them)
Despite our best efforts, our potted plants sometimes flounder. Knowing how to identify and treat houseplants' most common afflictions can help you revive them in...
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DIY Hydroponics 101: All You Need to Know About Growing Plants Without Soil
If you’ve ever taken a stem cutting from a plant and stuck it in a glass of water to grow roots, you’ve taken advanta...
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8 Exotic Houseplants You’ve Never Heard Of
Houseplants bring natural vitality to any interior space, and thanks to modern technology, uncommon varieties from around the world are available to anyone willin...
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7 Houseplants with Secret Health Benefits
Nature is restorative: A walk in the woods or on the beach can do wonders for your mental and physical well-being. Even the tiniest dose of greenery—in the form o...
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How to Make Your Own Fertilizer for Plants
If you want lush healthy houseplants and garden growth but aren’t thrilled about paying for costly commercial foods w...
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Bug Off: Your Guide to Dealing with Houseplant Pests
You've got a green thumb, huh? Well, that's a start. But it takes more than experience to prevent critters from infes...
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11 Reasons Your Houseplants Are Dying
Houseplants bring lush color and texture to the interior of your home—unless they’re yellowed, shriveled, or covered with fungus. Here are 11 reasons your housepl...
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8 Plants Never to Grow Indoors
A healthy houseplant can bring vibrant color and fresh fragrance to any room. But some indoor greenery collects dust or releases pollen, both of which can trigger...
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Here’s What Your Favorite Houseplants Look Like in the Wild
Truth be told, all houseplants were wild at some point in time, until humans decided to bring them indoors to grow for food or medicinal purposes—and for their be...
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The Dos and Don'ts of Poinsettia Care
During the holidays, nothing rivals the floral festivity of the season’s favorite plant: the always colorful poinsett...
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The 13 Creepiest Houseplants You've Ever Seen
Looking to give your trick-or-treaters and Halloween guests the fright of their lives this year? Put away your jack-o'-lanterns and set these scary houseplants on...
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10 Tiny Gardens You Can Grow on Your Windowsill
Starting your own garden doesn't have to be daunting. Start as small as you like with a windowsill garden. These space-saving planters are just right for a modest...
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The Best Plants for Every Room of the House
The right houseplant brings beauty and calm into a space and improves your home's air quality, but that's only the start of it. There are plenty of other good rea...
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9 Bright and Colorful Houseplants You Can't Kill
There are many benefits to decorating your home with bright and colorful potted plants, the most obvious being that they bring in the beauty of the outdoors even ...
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The 26 Best Plants for Bathroom Decor
Some prefer bright light and others like low light, but all of these indoor plants thrive in bathrooms’ high humidity and will add a spa-like quality to your space.
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How to Help Your Houseplants Survive the Winter
Though houseplants are kept indoors, they are still affected by changes in temperature and season. Learn how tweaks to your care routine can help your indoor plan...
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6 Secrets to a Successful Container Garden
When she’s not imparting advice in her role as an About.com guide, and on the days she takes off from photographing New England gardens (for a forthcoming book fr...
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Breathe Easier at Home with Indoor Plants
As winter draws to a close, things are getting a bit stuffy in our house. Like many energy-conscious consumers, we’ve...
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