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May 20, 2017

Ming Aralia Plant Care - Polyscias fruticosa

Ming aralia plant has dense, finely cut foliage, giving it an elegant look for your home. Get tips for caring for Mings indoors. Discover how to prune, water and propagate.

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May 17, 2017

Hanging Basket Plants for House or Patio

Discover hanging basket plants you can grow indoors or on your porch or patio. Find out how to choose the ideal trailing plant for sun or shade. Plus tips for hanging house plants.

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May 13, 2017

Guide for Growing Miniature Roses Indoors - Miniature Rose Care

Tips for growing miniature roses indoors. How to take care of miniature roses (Rosa chinensis hybrids) as house plants. Planting, pruning mini rose bushes.

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May 10, 2017

Haworthia species - Easy Succulent House Plants, Picture, Care Tips

Haworthia species include several small succulent house plants that are easy to grow indoors. Discover how to water, how much light, when to repot, plus more care tips.

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May 07, 2017

Mother's Day is May 14, 2017

gardenia care, gardenia jasminoides, growing gardenias

Give Mom a lasting reminder of your love with a flowering house plant.

You'll brighten her days and warm her heart with a living bouquet you chose just for her.

She's sure to love Cattleya orchids. Those big, ruffled flowers have long been a popular Mother's Day corsage flower.

Petite miniature roses can be planted outdoors and enjoyed year after year. Delightfully fragrant gardenias will bloom for months, given enough light.

And for something tropical, consider a lipstick plant -- a lush, trailing plant with spectacular blooms.

Apr 29, 2017

Cattleya Orchids - Picture, Indoor Orchid Care Tips

You'll find Cattleya orchids for sale most often in spring. Catts are among the best-known indoor orchids. Caring for Cattleya orchid, care instructions.

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Apr 23, 2017

Cactus Dish Garden - Growing Succulents, Plants, How-to

Make a cactus dish garden. Find out which types of succulents will thrive, tips for growing succulents, plants for sale. Get all the how-tos for succulent gardens here.

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Apr 03, 2017

2 Lilies and a Cactus

Usher in spring with some gorgeous flowering house plants.

easter lily care

Easter Lily is a tradition for many this time of year. Forced into bloom by greenhouse growers, you'll find them ready to bloom in local floral shops and nurseries.

Another beautiful bloomer is the Pink Calla Lily. You'll find this easy-to-grow lily in spectacular colors here.

Want a long-lived indoor plant? You'll love watching the Easter Cactus burst into bloom year after year. This rainforest native makes an unusual, eye-catching accent.

Mar 27, 2017

Wax Plant - Hoya carnosa - Picture, Care Tips

Long, slender vines of the Wax Plant are covered with thick, green leathery leaves. Given enough light, it will produce clusters of sweet-scented white to pink blooms. Find a picture, profile, and care tips here.

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Mar 25, 2017

Windmill Palm Tree, Chusan Palm - Trachycarpus fortunei - Indoor Palm Plant Care

Windmill Palm Tree (aka Chusan Palm) makes a beautiful indoor palm plant. Find a Windmill Palm plant profile, picture and care tips here.

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