Category Archives: Indoor Plants

How to Keep Your Indoor Cacti Thriving

Cacti have a reputation of being easy to grow, which many of us have proven completely false. Cacti and other succulent plants are specialized houseplants that need certain conditions to thrive. But these conditions can be easily learned and applied to your own plants. Succulent plants, including cacti, are native to regions spanning from Canada…
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Improve Indoor Air Quality With Air Purifying Houseplants

Given the challenges of depreciating air quality and lifestyle changes, there arises a need to watch the quality of air we breathe. A refreshing indoor plant can do much more than adding aesthetics to your home décor. Going by recent studies, most of the indoor houseplants are effective at cleansing the air circulating around. These…
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Choosing the Best Plants for Your Terrarium

If you're leading a busy and stressful life, there's something you can place in your home or even set on a desk in your office or cubicle that's not only trendy but therapeutic. A terrarium. When creating a tranquil and soothing garden in a glass, you'll have to address two questions up front: What kind…
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Indoor Hydroponic Systems – Easy Home Garden

Hydroponics is a popular method of growing plants, extremely effective and the plants are of high quality. A hydroponic garden is ideal for growing vegetables at any time of the year at home. We will show you some creative indoor hydroponic systems which will allow you to enjoy fresh herbs and vegetables growing in your…
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Living Wall Vertical Garden Benefits

Living Wall Vertical Garden Benefits Living green walls are a surefire way to enhance a building’s visuals, improve air quality as well as employee alertness and energy levels. Over the past half century, a notable increase of urban-living seekers has led to a considerable uptick in air pollution and loss of green spaces. Living green walls…
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Helpful Guide to Choosing Terrarium Plants

Growing terrarium plants is a fun hobby that kids love. It’s also easy as can be. In a closed terrarium, plants will hardly ever need watering and can grow effort-free for years. But which plants do best in these pint-sized gardens? Here are a few tips to keep in mind: Generally speaking you want to pick plants that…
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7 Indoor Plants That Are Dangerous to Children & Pets

Exotic houseplants are a very common sight in nearly every home. They brighten your living space, help improve indoor air quality, add life... plus caring for plants is therapeutic. Many indoor plants also provide beautiful splashes of color to compliment your décor. Unfortunately, if your home includes pets or children, some of these lovely accents…
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15 Easy to Grow Houseplants For Beginners

Potted houseplants provide a lavish look and can be used to decorate the interior at low cost. Also, they create positive impact and many of them purify the air. But what you’ll do if you don’t have much knowledge about growing plants and the houseplants that are best to grow? Simple! Learn about these 15…
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Everything You Need to Know About Making Terrarium

Terrariums are the perfect way to spruce up your home with a little greenery. They don’t take up much space, are quick and easy to make, and add a wonderful whimsical quality to any space. The best part is, terrariums are incredibly easy to care for and even the most gardening inept can find success.…
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House Plants – Care Tips & Techniques

Use these expert tips and techniques to keep your house plants looking their best. Sunshine Decoding those perplexing tag instructions on light. If the tag says direct light, the plant needs six or more hours of bright sunshine a day, hitting it head-on. If the tag says moderate light, the plant needs bright, direct sunshine…
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Mistakes to Avoid for the Happiest Houseplants

8 Mistakes to Avoid for the Happiest Houseplants Here are 8 common mistakes indoor gardeners make; avoid them at your peril if you want happy, healthy houseplants. Ignoring instructions for their care. Refer to the how-to sheet you get from the florist or nursery, or the seed packet when you grow from scratch. To cut…
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Growing Arrowhead Plants

Tips for Growing Arrowhead Plants The arrowhead plant goes by numerous names including arrowhead vine, American evergreen, five fingers, and nephthytis. Although it may be grown outdoors in some regions, the arrowhead plant (Syngonium podophyllum) is typically grown as a houseplant. The arrowhead plant can be grown alone or in a mixed planting for additional…
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Common Indoor Seeding Mistakes

There's nothing more rewarding than growing plants from the start, but a lot can go wrong in the early stages. Here's what to look out for in the first few weeks. Mold Seen as white, hairlike growths on the soil surface, fungi thrive in dirt that is overly wet, usually combined with humid air or…
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Hedychium – Growing Ginger Lily Inside

Hedychium - growing Ginger Lily inside tips The tropical ginger lily is a relative of the common kitchen ginger. Like ginger, the ginger lily is a tropical plant that grows from an underground rhizome in stiff canes with oblong leaves. In its natural habitat or under excellent conditions, some species of ginger lily can easily…
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Calathea – How to Grow

Tips how to grow Calathea indoor The genus Calathea includes some of the most beautiful and striking tropical foliage plants in the world. Closely related to the similarly gorgeous Maranta, Calathea species generally have boldly marked, upright, oblong leaves in a dazzling array of colors held on long, upright stalks. As true tropical plants, they are…
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