It is said that “familiarity breeds contempt.” I think contempt is a strong word. We do crave things that are new. But most of us dine on the familiar or “comfort food” most of the time. It’s the same with plants.
Many people ask just “what is the difference between a Thanksgiving Cactus and a Christmas Cactus”? One of our experts at the garden center explained it like this...
There are a number of cultivars of Peace Lily. I have a big pot of one of the shorter ones that looks nice now, but no flowers. On the other hand, the taller more open one, ‘Mauna Loa,’ has a half dozen large, white, long-lasting blooms.
Perfect for the beginning houseplant parent, and experienced gardeners alike, the structural ZZ Plant (Zamioculcas zamiifolia) catches the light with glossy leaves.
The coronavirus has radically affected all of our lives, and we all have different circumstances, quirks, and abilities to deal with the changing warnings and guidelines.
I like potted palms, and over the years I’ve seen palms that were off-color, sometimes even in my own house. I attributed it to an iron deficiency but didn’t know the cause. (See the reference at the end of the article for photos of iron deficient palms.)
Yearning to add a little tropical flair to your home? Coming in many shapes, sizes and levels of care, you're sure to find a palm that will suit your needs and have you thinking warm thoughts.
Though it may be more subtle than outdoor seasonal changes, our indoor environment (light, humidity, temperature) changes and so your houseplant care regimen should also change. Here are a few tips to help your houseplant survive winter.
Going vertical with your houseplants is a great way to maximize space. Learn how to keep your houseplant in a hanging basket looking full and lush.
Adding houseplants can really liven up a space, but if you're worried that your pet (or child) may chew on them, reference this list to see which ones you should stay away from and which ones are safer.
They're beautiful and come in a wide variety of colors and shapes and with a little know-how, growing succulents is easy!
Cacti and succulents are the stars of the houseplants world at the moment. Most are easy to care for and have architectural appeal. Learn more about them and how to care for them.