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African Violet Care | Grow Healthy African Violets

9 votes, 4.00 avg. rating (79% score)

When Baron Walter von Saint Paul first brought a flowering plant he called the Usambara violet from East... Read More »

Bringing Plants Indoors | Knowledge & Wisdom

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There are two temperature ranges that will determine what you can grow in a given location. … The... Read More »

Crafts | Turn Vintage Containers into Planters

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I absolutely love these planters– they are windowsill friendly and add instant vintage charm to a room.  They are... Read More »

Flowering Houseplants | 5 Favorite Varieties

Flowering Houseplants | 5 Favorite Varieties

2 votes, 5.00 avg. rating (92% score)

Flowering houseplants are a sure pick-me-up during the long, grey months of winter. Not only do they add... Read More »

Houseplant Watering Tips | Avoid Common Mistakes

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Watering mistakes kill plants sooner than nearly any other factor, and letting plants sit in standing water is... Read More »

Houseplants | Giving Gifts That Grow

3 votes, 4.67 avg. rating (89% score)

Houseplants make thoughtful presents to put under the Christmas tree if they’re chosen with care. It’s easy to... Read More »

How to Care for Orchids to Help Them Re-bloom

How to Care for Orchids to Help Them Re-bloom

5 votes, 4.60 avg. rating (89% score)

With a cluster of delicate-looking blooms clinging to one or two extended stems that are flanked by elongated,... Read More »

How to Prune Houseplants

6 votes, 5.00 avg. rating (96% score)

When pruning, trimming and maintaining your indoor plants, have you ever wondered how much snipping and cutting back... Read More »

How to Repot an African Violet | Gardening Advice

How to Repot an African Violet | Gardening Advice

2 votes, 1.50 avg. rating (46% score)

My prize African violet is large and lush and looks as if it wants to outgrow the pot... Read More »

Knowledge & Wisdom: Holiday Care for Houseplants

0 votes, 0.00 avg. rating (0% score)

If the holidays mean leaving your houseplant collection alone while you visit your family in far places, water... Read More »

Make a Miniature Terrarium

8 votes, 4.25 avg. rating (84% score)

Not only are terrariums the simplest way to connect with nature and bring the beauty of the outdoors... Read More »

Make a Terrarium

4 votes, 3.50 avg. rating (71% score)

Bring the wonder of nature into your home by creating a terrarium. These miniature, self contained eco-systems not... Read More »

Make a Terrarium | Plant Crafts

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Grow in glass, and you can savor a tiny sample of summer at your elbow in any season.... Read More »

Plant Propagation: Start New Plants from Cuttings

4 votes, 4.25 avg. rating (83% score)

Not all plants come from seeds or bulbs. Most houseplants can be easily divided to create more plants.... Read More »

Propagate Succulents

4 votes, 5.00 avg. rating (95% score)

Succulents have textures and shapes that differ from traditional house plants. Their diverse and visually interesting forms have... Read More »

Recycled Plant Containers

Recycled Plant Containers

6 votes, 5.00 avg. rating (96% score)

Looking for fun, unusual and fresh ideas for vessels in which to start houseplant cuttings or seedlings this... Read More »

Remedies for Common Houseplant Ailments.

2 votes, 5.00 avg. rating (92% score)

Try these houseplant remedies when your plants start to wither and droop. Houseplant ailments fall into three main... Read More »

Repot Houseplants | How to Transfer Plants into Larger Containers

6 votes, 4.83 avg. rating (94% score)

Repotting houseplants is an essential component to keeping plants healthy and encouraging new growth. When roots become bound... Read More »

Succulents: Care and Display Tips

3 votes, 5.00 avg. rating (94% score)

Succulents are not your typical houseplant. Sought after for their unique texture, colors, variety and versatility, they add... Read More »

Sun-Loving Houseplants | 5 Windowsill Choices

Sun-Loving Houseplants | 5 Windowsill Choices

3 votes, 5.00 avg. rating (94% score)

Windowsills receiving full light exposure provide an optimum environment for sun-loving houseplants. With just a bit of effort,... Read More »

The 10 Best Low Light Houseplants

8 votes, 4.12 avg. rating (82% score)

Not all plants require bright light to flourish; in fact, some plants do best in low to medium... Read More »

The 10 Best Winter Tips for Houseplants

The 10 Best Winter Tips for Houseplants

5 votes, 5.00 avg. rating (96% score)

Houseplants make a home more welcoming, especially during our long, cold New England winters. Living plants that are... Read More »

Tillandsia Care | Enjoy Live Air Plants without the Maintenance

3 votes, 4.33 avg. rating (84% score)

Do you love plants but don’t have a green thumb? Do you like the idea of live plants... Read More »

Tiny Plants and Planters | Miniature Houseplant Ideas

3 votes, 5.00 avg. rating (94% score)

Miniature houseplants are sweet, fun and whimsical. Displaying these tiny plants and flowers in miniature, makeshift plant pots... Read More »

Top 10 Easy Houseplants

7 votes, 5.00 avg. rating (97% score)

Do you love the look of lush live houseplants and the homey feel that houseplants lend to a... Read More »



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