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Jul 26, 2021

Crown of Thorns Plant Care: How to Grow Euphorbia milii Indoors

Crown of Thorns plant is a succulent house plant capable of blooming almost year-round. Find out how to prune, propagate, and get the most flowers.

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Jul 25, 2021

African Lily aka Lily of the Nile - Agapanthus africanus

African Lily has tall flower stems with clusters of blue flowers all summer. Find out how to grow African lilies, with tips for watering, sunlight, planting bulbs.

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Jul 21, 2021

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.

Jul 14, 2021

Areca Palm Tree House Plant Care (aka Butterfly Palm)

Discover how to grow areca palm tree indoors. Find out how much light, water, fertilizer and humidity it wants year-round, plus pruning, repotting, solutions.

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Jul 13, 2021

Succulent Plants that Make Easy House Plants

Discover which succulent plants you can easily grow indoors as houseplants. Get succulent care tips for light, watering and more.

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Jul 05, 2021

Growing Olive Trees Indoors - Dwarf Olive Tree Care

Get tips for growing olive trees indoors. Find out how to grow and care for a dwarf olive tree as a house plant, and what you need to know about pruning.

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Jun 29, 2021

Crocodile Fern Care: How to Grow Microsorum musifolium as a Houseplant

Get to know Crocodile Fern, one of the most exciting foliage plants to come along in a long time. Discover how to please this tropical native indoors.

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Jun 24, 2021

Nerve Plant Care: How to Grow Fittonia verschaffeltii Indoors

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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Jun 19, 2021

Calathea Ornata: How to Grow Pinstripe Calathea Plant Indoors

Silver pinstriped leaves make Calathea ornata a stunning house plant. Discover what light, fertilizer, water and care this prayer plant wants year-round.

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Jun 08, 2021

Flowering Maple Plant Care: How to Grow Abutilon hybridum Indoors

Flowering maple plant has papery flowers and maplelike leaves. Abutilon hybrid varieties bloom nearly year-round. Find out how to grow flowering maples indoors.

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