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Jul 09, 2018

Air Plant Tillandsia ionantha - Bromeliad Care Tips, Picture

Air plant is a tropical house plant that can grow without soil. Discover how to water, fertilize and propagate Tillandsia species.

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Jun 29, 2018

Growing Hibiscus Indoors - Hibiscus rosa sinensis

Tips for growing hibiscus, pruning. Hibiscus flower, the state flower of Hawaii. Get tips for caring for hibiscus plants indoors.

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Jun 22, 2018

Hydrangea Care - Guide for Growing Hydrangeas Indoors

Hydrangea care guide. Discover how to grow hydrangeas as house plants: planting, pruning, reblooming, propagating, fertilizing, care and maintenance.

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Jun 12, 2018

Flame Violet House Plant Care - Episcia cupreata

Flame violet is grown for its showy, colorful leaves and bright flowers that bloom in spring and summer. Find out how to grow flame violet, sunlight, repot.

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Jun 07, 2018

5 Easy Plants

Sometimes low-care plants are overlooked because there is just no challenge in growing them.

Rosary vine comes to mind. It thrives with little attention. And it's simple to propagate. Cut off a vine, stick it back in the soil and you've got yourself another plant.

Air plants are finally getting some recognition. I'm seeing these tropical tree dwellers everywhere. They're tiny -- but so charming, there is just no excuse not to add one (or two) to your collection.

Dragon tree and peperomia are two that are extremely adaptable to indoor growing.

Beautiful, flowering desert rose is a semi-succulent plant that doesn't need fussing over. Put it in a sunny window and you'll enjoy months of blooms.

Jun 04, 2018

How to Grow Caladium Plants

Fancy-leaf caladium plant has colorful, decorative foliage that can rival the showiest flowering house plants. Find pictures and care tips.

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May 31, 2018

Zebra Plant - Aphelandra squarrosa Picture, Care Tips

Zebra Plant is a Brazilian native with exotic, emerald green leaves with dramatic white veins. Find out what light, water, humidity it wants and when to repot.

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May 20, 2018

Growing Coleus Plant Indoors - Coleus blumei Pictures, Care Tips

Coleus plant (Coleus blumei) has distinctive leaf shapes, patterns and colors. Stunning house plants, coleus plants are also easy to grow.

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