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There are many different fertilizer products on the market for home gardeners today. How do you know the right choice for your plants? In this article, I will break down the differences between synthetic and organic fertilizers so you can choose the best fertilizer for your needs. While there are significant differences between organic and …

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Grow lights are often one of the most confusing topics for the beginner gardener. Whether you are looking to start seeds indoors, or keep your houseplants happy over the winter, there are many options to choose from. In this article, I will go over the different types of grow lights available on the market. This …

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While many people are familiar with the process of propagating houseplants in water, not everyone knows that you can actually grow your houseplants in water as well. Won’t the roots drown? What about algae growth? I’ll cover these questions and more in this complete guide to growing houseplants in water. I’ll also provide some recommendations …

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The genus Calathea is made up of many species of beautiful plants, often prized for their unique and striking foliage. Whether you have a rattlesnake plant or a beautiful yellow fusion, there are many reasons you may want to propagate this popular houseplant. I like to divide my Calathea plants when they get too big …

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Monstera adansonii, also known as the “Swiss cheese plant” or “Swiss cheese vine” is an easy plant to propagate at home. With its relatively quick growth and interesting foliage, it is a rewarding houseplant to propagate from cuttings. This plant also makes a great gift. So, if you have a mother plant at home, you …

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String of hearts (Ceropegia woodii) is certainly one of the most unique houseplants in my collection. The long, beautiful strands elegantly drape over any surface, adding a unique aesthetic to the home. String of hearts is also known as “chain of hearts” or “rosary vine.” There is no question where these names came from. The …

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Croton gold dust (Codiaeum Variegatum) is a lovely houseplant that boasts unique, speckled foliage. This plant is also called the “sloppy painter plant,” and for good reason! It looks as though an artist with bright yellow paint decorated the leaves while completely disregarding any sort of symmetrical patterns.  This houseplant is not difficult to care …

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Growing plants indoors can be delicate business. It is difficult to trick your plants into thinking they are outdoors. But, using a grow tent makes this process much easier. For first-time growers, it can be overwhelming to research and pick out everything you will need to get started. So, in this article, I will share …

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Peperomia ferreyrae, also known as the “happy bean plant” is one of the most appropriately named houseplants I have encountered. This plant brings me so much joy as it sits in my kitchen window soaking up the sun with its soft spikes that resemble green beans. Native to the tropical rainforests of South America, the …

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We have all been there. You take home a new houseplant, and within a couple of months it starts growing much faster than you anticipated. Maybe it’s growing to be too bushy for its pot, or its sprawling out and searching for something to grab onto. I have even witnessed many of our tropical plants …

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