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Sep 25, 2018

Grape Ivy Plant Care, Types of Ivy House Plants - Cissus rhombifolia

Grape Ivy house plants are easy to grow. These tropical natives are similar to Kangaroo Vine, and sometimes called Oak Leaf Ivy. Get ivy plant care tips for growing and pruning Grape Ivies indoors.

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Sep 19, 2018

Echeveria - Care Tips for Growing Succulents Indoors

Discover echeveria species that make good succulent house plants. Get care tips for growing this easy plant indoors, how to propagate cuttings.

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Sep 12, 2018

Types of Tropical Flowers as House Plants

Discover types of tropical flowers that make beautiful house plants. Get care tips for growing rare tropical flowers and tropical flowering trees indoors.

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Sep 04, 2018

Pygmy Date Palm Tree, Dwarf Date Palm - Phoenix roebelenii Care Tips

Pygmy Date Palm (aka Dwarf Date Palm) has long, arching fronds that make it a beautiful indoor plant. Find out when to water, repot, fertilize.

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Aug 31, 2018

Nerve Plant - Fittonia verschaffeltii Pictures, Care Tips

Nerve Plant has beautiful vein patterns of white, pink, or red. Find out how to water, when to fertilize and how much sunlight Fittonia verschaffeltii wants.

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Aug 27, 2018

Phalaenopsis Orchid Care Tips

Phalaenopsis orchid care tips. Beautiful and exotic, this is the easiest for growing orchids indoors. Find a profile, pictures and indoor orchid care instructions here.

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Aug 23, 2018

Rosary Vine, String of Hearts Care Tips - Ceropegia woodii

Rosary vine has charming heart-shaped leaves that grow along slender stems. Also called String of Hearts, Ceropegia woodii is a captivating house plant. Get care tips.

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Aug 14, 2018

Make Your Neighbors Green with Envy

Well, at least get their attention. Pot up some unusual, sun-loving plants for your porch or patio that are sure to turn heads.

golden shrimp plant, pachystachys lutea

Give Golden Shrimp Plant a bright spot and enjoy its golden yellow flower spikes all summer.

Candy Corn Plant and Cigar Plant are sure to get compliments from all who see them. They're attractive to hummingbirds and butterflies, too.

You'll love the big, ruffled blooms of Hibiscus. Bold colors lend a tropical touch wherever you display them.