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May 21, 2022

Bird Nest Fern Care - How to Grow Asplenium Nidus Indoors

Bird Nest Fern is one of the easiest indoor ferns to grow. Discover how much light, water and fertilizer it wants, plus when to repot this beautiful indoor fern.

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May 18, 2022

Ficus Triangularis 'Variegata' is Gorgeous and Easy-to-Grow Indoors

Variegated Ficus triangularis makes an eye-catching houseplant. It's long-lived and low-maintenance, too. Find out how to water, repot, fertilize and more.

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May 13, 2022

Growing Impatiens Flowers: Shade Lovers for Indoors or Your Patio

How to grow impatiens flowers in containers. Impatiens care indoors, repotting, propagating these beautiful shade-lovers.

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May 10, 2022

Philodendron Birkin Care: How to Grow this Handsome Houseplant

Get Philodendron Birkin care tips to keep this pinstripe plant healthy indoors. Find out how to water, when to fertilize and repot and more.

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May 09, 2022

Cattleya Orchids: Indoor Orchid Care

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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May 07, 2022

Hydrangea Care: Guide for Growing Hydrangeas Indoors

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

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May 02, 2022

Lipstick Plant Care Tips: How to Grow Aeschynanthus Radicans Indoors

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

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Apr 29, 2022

Monstera Adansonii Care: Grow Swiss Cheese Vine Houseplant

Monstera adansonii care is easy, once you get to know this tropical climber. Find out how to grow, water, repot and keep Swiss Cheese Vine thriving indoors.

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Apr 28, 2022

Chinese Evergreen Plant Care: How to Grow Aglaonema Indoors

Chinese Evergreen plant is easy to grow, and tolerant of low light and low humidity. Find out when to water, how to fertilize and why you shouldn't prune this plant.

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Apr 26, 2022

Mother's Day is May 8, 2022

Give Mom a lasting reminder of your love with a flowering house plant.

You'll brighten her days and warm her heart with a living bouquet you chose just for her.

She's sure to love Cattleya orchids. Those big, ruffled flowers have long been a popular Mother's Day corsage flower, but the live plant will continue blooming.

Petite miniature roses can be planted outdoors and enjoyed year after year. Delightfully fragrant gardenias will bloom for months, given enough light.

And for something tropical, consider a lipstick plant -- a lush, trailing plant with spectacular blooms.