Pretty And Practical House Plants To Bring The Outdoors In This Winter

House plants... there are many kinds. This post looks into the details of easy to take care of plants that will add a lot of great atmosphere to your house. Related: 5 Easy Apartment Plants … [Read more...]

17 Brilliant Small-Space Garden Ideas

In this day and age of high rises and the allure of the city center, it is easy to live somewhere where you are lacking in green space. Whether the world around you is covered in concrete or not, … [Read more...]

Chamaedorea Metallica – Metal Palm Tree – A Tough Small Palm

Palms are generally thought to be these great towering plants we can tie our hammock to and watch the sunset. There are also many small palms and a few that can fit very nicely indoors along with … [Read more...]

Homalomena selby

Homalomena plants are interesting tropical foliage plants that come in various leaf shapes, colors, and patterns.  One of the cultivars of homalomena is Homalomena ‘Selby,’ that is top on the list … [Read more...]

Making a Sub Irrigation Planter

This video will show you how to make a sub irrigation planter from a soda bottle. There are many ways and modifications to this type of planter.... but the uses are endless. This type of planter … [Read more...]

Acclimating Indoor Plants

Indoor plant acclimation is more popular with homeowners when a new houseplant is brought home. Another time is when summer ends and houseplant lovers who carried their plants outdoors in the … [Read more...]

Growing African Violets My Way

Summary: "African Violets My Way" comes from the personal growing experiences of Evelyn Pelt... a long time grower of the wonderful house plants. This is one way I have gained so much knowledge in … [Read more...]

Anthurium the Flamingo Flower: Growing your Anthuriums as a Houseplant

The family of Araceae provide for us many of the indoor plants enjoyed today. It is a large and diverse family of plants. Among these indoor air cleaning favorites are: Spathiphyllum - "Peace … [Read more...]

Maranta leuconeura – The Prayer Plant

Maranta leuconeura is known as the "Prayer Plant." The reason why? Marantas fold their leaves into a huddle at night and go to "sleep." The leaves fold upward like praying hands giving the plant … [Read more...]

Great Ways To Start A Plant Headache

I always try to keep an eye out for plant related things... even when I'm driving. While I was waiting for my daughter one day, I noticed an SUV parked next to me with a beautiful orchid … [Read more...]