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Braided Money Tree Plant Care Tips, Picture - Pachira aquatica

Money tree plant care is easy. According to feng shui, money tree will bring good luck and fortune. Get tips to help your plant prosper.

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Paddle Plant - Kalanchoe thyrsiflora - Picture, Care Tips

Paddle Plant is one of the most unusual-looking succulent plants. Kalanchoe thyrsiflora is one of the easiest types of succulents to grow indoors. Find a profile, picture, and succulent care tips here.

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Flaming Katy - Kalanchoe blossfeldiana - Kalanchoe Plant Care, Picture

Flaming Katy (Kalanchoe blossfeldiana) is one of the few succulents grown just for its blooms. Kalanchoe flower naturally in late winter. Find a picture and care tips for Kalanchoe plant here.

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How to Grow Amaryllis Bulbs - Forcing Amaryllis, Care Tips, Picture

Forcing amaryllis bulbs produces magnificent trumpet-shaped blooms in the winter. How to grow amaryllis indoors, care tips.

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Rex Begonia House Plants - Begonia rex Picture, Care Tips

Rex begonia house plants are cherished for their dramatic colorful and textured leaves. Find out how to water, fertilize, propagate and repot here.

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Red Spider Mites: How to Kill Spider Mites on Plants

Spider mites may be the most dreaded of house plant pests. Get tips for identifying, controlling, and how to get rid of spider mites on houseplants.

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Thanksgiving Cactus - Schlumbergera truncata - Picture, Care Tips

Thanksgiving Cactus is an autumn-blooming house plant. Find out how to make it bloom year after year. Plant profile, picture, and care tips.

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Miss Your Flower Garden?

purple chrysanthemum

Bring a fresh splash of color to your home with winter flowering houseplants.

Florists' shops are bursting with bright and beautiful mums and easy-care kalanchoe.

It's not too early to begin forcing tulips, hyacinths and daffodils for mid-winter blooms. A little time spent now will pay off big when your outdoor garden is blanketed in snow.

Want more ideas? Get your "flower fix" by thumbing through plant catalogs. You'll soon be dreaming up a plan for a whole year of flowers.

Nun Orchid Care Tips - Phaius tankervilleae

Discover how to grow Nun Orchid indoors. Find out what light, water and fertilizer will coax the most blooms, plus when to repot Nun's Cap Orchid.

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Growing Christmas Cactus, Care Tips, Picture - Schlumbergera bridgesii

Christmas cactus care will keep your plant healthy and blooming year after year. Get tips for growing Christmas cactus, pruning, repotting and more.

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