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May 19, 2019

Jade Plant Care Tips - Crassula ovata

Jade Plant care is easy. This tree-like succulent house plant has shiny, plump green leaves. Find pictures and tips for care of Jade Plant here.

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May 18, 2019

Calathea Ornata - How to Grow 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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May 15, 2019

Pansy Plants Care Tips, Growing Pansies in Pots - Viola hybrids

Pansy plants are loved for their rich colors, velvety petals and easy care. Get tips for planting pansies, care, sowing seed, pictures.

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May 10, 2019

Mandevilla Plant Care, Tips for Growing and Training Mandevilla Vine

Tips for growing Mandevilla plant in a container. Find out how to coax Mandevilla flowers year after year. Get tips for training Mandevilla vine on a trellis.

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May 07, 2019

Sun-Lovers for Your Patio

Pot up some sun-loving plants for your porch or patio that are sure to turn heads.

Vibrant flower clusters of Ixora and Lantana are sure to garner attention from all who see them. They're attractive to hummingbirds and butterflies, too.

golden shrimp plant, pachystachys lutea

Give Golden Shrimp plant (shown here) a sunny spot and enjoy their brightly colored flower spikes all summer. And Geraniums add a splash of color to your patio table.

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

May 06, 2019

Windmill Palm Tree - Trachycarpus fortunei - Indoor Palm Plant Care

Windmill Palm Tree (aka Chusan Palm) makes a beautiful indoor palm plant. Find a Windmill Palm plant lighting, watering, repotting care tips.

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May 01, 2019

Cattleya Orchids - Pictures, Indoor Orchid Care Tips

You'll find Cattleya orchids for sale most often in spring. Catts are among the best-known indoor orchids. Caring for Cattleya orchid, care instructions.

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Apr 22, 2019

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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