House Plants Blog

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Jul 17, 2019

ZZ Plant - Zamioculcas zamiifolia Care Tips, Pictures

ZZ Plant (Zamioculcas zamiifolia) makes a great room accent and is easy to grow. Find out what kind of water, potting mix, sunlight it wants and more.

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Jul 12, 2019

Lipstick Plant Care Tips - Aeschynanthus lobbianus

Easy-care Lipstick Plant is ideal for a hanging basket. Lipstick Plants long, trailing vines are thickly covered with leaves and red, tubular flowers.

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Jul 01, 2019

Arrowhead Plant - Syngonium podophyllum Pictures, Care Tips

Arrowhead Plant (Syngonium podophyllum) is easy to care for. Find out when to water, fertilize, prune, repot and more.

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Jun 26, 2019

Grow Garden Favorites Indoors

Heading to the garden center this weekend? Pick up a few extra plants. (Don't you wish you could take them all home?)

coleus plant, coleus plants, coleus blumei

Many of your garden favorites are a snap to grow as house plants. Add fresh color to your home with charming pansies, dwarf varieties of snapdragons, plus bright primroses, wax begonias and impatiens.

Dramatic patterns in dazzling colors make coleus (shown here) popular for shade gardens. But you'll love growing this colorful gem indoors, too.

Jun 18, 2019

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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Jun 17, 2019

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

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

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Jun 16, 2019

Fragrant House Plants

Fragrant house plants offer more than showy blooms. Choose a scented plant and you'll add delightful fragrance to a room.

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Jun 04, 2019

Growing Oregano Plant Indoors: How to Grow Oregano Herb

Growing oregano indoors allows you to enjoy this herb year-round. Discover the health benefits of oregano plant. Get tips for harvesting and drying oregano.

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