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Sep 10, 2021

Donkey's Tail, Burro's Tail - Sedum morganianum Succulent Care Tips

Overlapping leaves make Donkey's Tail a captivating succulent plant, ideal for a hanging basket. Discover how to water, when to fertilize, how to propagate.

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Sep 04, 2021

Chinese Fan Palm Care Tips: How to Grow Livistona chinensis Indoors

Chinese Fan Palm makes a beautiful indoor palm tree. Get care tips for this easy-to-grow fan palm and find out how to water, repot, fertilize and more.

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Sep 01, 2021

Growing Lantana Plants Indoors - Care Tips and Pictures

Caring for lantana plants is easy. With colorful clusters of flowers, lantana will bloom nearly year-round, making it a delightful house plant. Watering, pinching, pruning.

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Aug 23, 2021

3 Beautiful Indoor Trees

Many living or dining rooms are ideal for a large plant, provided it'll get enough light.

Ming Aralia grows a substantial trunk as it matures, adding interest to this already-gorgeous tree.

Lady Palm is slow-growing and becomes more beautiful as it ages. I think it is one of the most majestic, elegant palm trees you can grow indoors.

The canopy shape of the Money Tree adds sophistication to a room and makes a striking office plant.

If your budget is limited, buy a young tree-- you'll enjoy watching it grow and mature over the years. Give a small tree a boost by raising it up on a pedestal table.

Aug 09, 2021

Desert Rose Plant Care: How to Grow Adenium Obesum as a Houseplant

Desert rose plant is a beautiful succulent that's easy to grow indoors. Discover how to care for desert rose as a house plant, when to repot, water, fertilize.

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Jul 29, 2021

String of Bananas Plant Care: How to Grow Senecio Radicans Indoors

Find out why String of Bananas plant has captivated so many houseplant lovers. Get light, water, propagation needs, avoid root rot, and why those bananas turn brown.

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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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