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12 Houseplants for a Healthy Home

SourceA few years ago I was talking to my sister about plants. It might sound like a strange topic of discussion, but it is something everyone should think about. She has a beautiful home that is filled with detailed decor, lovely furniture, and plastic plants. I asked her why she chooses to decorat...

Posted May 13th at 11:35pm

Plants for beginner growers

Easy to Maintain Plants for BeginnersIf you are new to gardening the plants listed below will suit you. All of them are easy to care for and are available on our website.Sansaveria (Snake Plant): Caring for Snake Plants is very straightforward. These plants can be neglected for wee...

Posted May 13th at 11:15pm

The perfect low light plant

Plants need light to survive, period. The good news is that we have plants that can thrive in low light environments. Do you live in an apartment with little natural light, live on the basement level, or have a room in your house that doesn't get much light?We have selected a ...

Posted May 13th at 11:14pm

How toxic are plants?

Plants naturally give off a natural toxin to protect itself against getting eaten. It is not uncommon for plants to have toxins on its leaves. A natural chemical process the plant goes through creates these metabolites to fend off animals or insects that may eat the plant.For example, lemons give of...

Posted May 13th at 11:14pm

The Ficus Lyrata

Also known as the Fiddle leaf fig, this plant is one of the easiest and most rewarding houseplants. Having large leaves that enhance any space, the Ficus Lyrata is a popular houseplant around the world. This plant even gained the Royal Horticultural Society's Award of garden merit. Ori...

Posted May 13th at 11:13pm

How to Repot Houseplants

Houseplants will often outgrow their pots. Once the roots start circling the container, it is most likely time to give your plant a new home. This will allow the plant to continue growing. If you want to keep the plant in the same container, it is good to take it out of the pot and trim the roots. W...

Posted May 13th at 11:13pm

How much water does your plant need?

H20Water is the source of life. Made up of hydrogen and oxygen, water is needed for pretty much everything living, including houseplants.  Watering plants aren't difficult. Follow the plants care guide tips below and adjust watering as necessary. Watering plants the o...

Posted May 13th at 11:12pm

The Perfect Plant for Brown Thumbs

If you're a brown thumb looking for an easy plant to care for, you can't do much better than a snake plant. Snake plants can also be called mother-in-law's tongue and viper's bowstring hemp. These plants are native to West Africa and usually have stiff ...

Posted May 13th at 11:12pm

No More Headaches!

House plants not only brighten up a dull room, but they can also cure headaches and hangovers! How you ask? Without house plants, the air in your space gets stale and musty. Stuffy, stale air can be a common cause for a headache! With them, house plants rejuvenate and replenish the space with crisp,...

Posted May 13th at 11:10pm

Air Plant Care

Air plants are easy to grow, but they must be given the appropriate care in order to thrive. Proper watering and lighting are the most important components of plant care, but humidity and temperature also play a role.Water: Most Air Plants will be their healthiest with weekly water...

Posted May 13th at 11:09pm

Are Plants Good for Your Skin?

As many of you have noticed, Winter is coming. Meaning many of us will be forced into our homes with heating systems. The only problem is, these heating systems are often the cause of dry skin. But don't worry, we have a simple solution to this problem. And that solution is plants!Plan...

Posted May 13th at 11:08pm

5 Pet-Friendly Plants for your home

1. Maidenhair FernThe Maidenhair Fern is one of the more popular Ferns. It has very delicate and airy leaves.2. Lipstick 'Black Pagoda'The Lipstick Black Pagoda is a unique and unusual plant in appearance. It's flowers bud into dark-colored tubes looking like small t...

Posted May 13th at 11:07pm

Which Window is Best?

Windows are great spots to put your precious houseplant! But it’s important to know which window will be best for your houseplant.Southern facing windows will give the most amount of light. Houseplants that need lots of light will thrive in a south facing window.Eastern and Western facing windows wi...

Posted May 13th at 11:06pm

Winter Houseplant Care

Did you know that Houseplants help Seasonal Depression Disorder? The small sometimes large living houseplant can keep you smiling all winter long.Just like humans, houseplants are also affected by outdoor weather changes so here are some tips and tricks to care for your plant when&...

Posted May 13th at 11:06pm

How to add humidity for your houseplants.

Did you know that increasing the humidity in your home is key to helping your houseplants thrive? Especially during colder months, houseplants can suffer from dry cold weather. Houseplants typically like to be kept humid as it uses the water in the air to thrive.Many indoor plants that House Plant S...

Posted May 13th at 11:05pm

Did you know Indoor Houseplants are healthy for you

There are numerous benefits of adding indoor houseplants to your home. From stress reduction to improving the air around your apartment or house, indoor plants can improve you and your family's productivity and happiness. Air QualityDid you know plants increase oxygen in their surround...

Posted May 13th at 11:04pm

Trimming your House Plants from your Monthly Subscription

To help your houseplant thrive, it's important to give them a trimming once in a while. Removing unnecessary and dead/dying leaves from your plant helps promote growth and deter mold and pests. Getting rid of the browning or yellowing leaves will send positive energy to the other leaves and pro...

Posted May 9th at 4:10am