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Jan 25, 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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Jan 22, 2022

Goldfish Plant Care Tips: How to Grow Columnea gloriosa Indoors

Goldfish Plant care for this amazing house plant. Find out how to get the most blooms, plus how and when to prune, water and fertilize.

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Jan 17, 2022

Flaming Katy: Kalanchoe blossfeldiana Indoor Plant Care

Flaming Katy (Kalanchoe blossfeldiana) is one of the few succulents grown just for its blooms. Get Kalanchoe plant care for potting, fertilizing, watering.

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Jan 07, 2022

Best Terrarium Plants for Your Little Garden Under Glass

Terrarium plants are typically tropical. Get ideas for making a terrarium, discover which humidity-loving plants will suit your terrarium, plant care tips.

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Jan 06, 2022

Pothos Plant Care: How to Grow Epipremnum aureum Houseplant

Easy to grow, pothos is a popular house plant well-known for its long, trailing stems. How to water, fertilize, repot and train Epipremnum aureum to climb.

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Jan 03, 2022

Cymbidium Orchid Plants: How to Grow, Care and Get Cymbidiums to Bloom

Cymbidium orchid plants are easy to grow as house plants. Get cymbidium orchid care tips and find out how to coax the most blooms.

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Jan 02, 2022

Watermelon Peperomia Care: How to Grow Peperomia Argyreia Indoors

Although small, Watermelon Peperomia makes a dramatic houseplant. Find out how to water, fertilize, repot and grow Peperomia argyreia indoors.

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Jan 01, 2022

Small Leaves with Spectacular Style

Big-leaf houseplants seem to get all the attention these days. But don’t overlook smaller plants that are just as eye-catching, if not more. Some are compact, better behaved, and… well, downright easy to grow.

Check out this variegated group that are splashed, streaked and marbled, making each leaf practically a work of art.

Newer Pothos cultivars offer leaves streaked with gold, marbled with white, and neon green, to name a few. Give this easy-growing houseplant plenty of bright, indirect light to maintain the variegation.

Have you seen Philodendron Brasil? Just as easy to grow, this tropical has spectacular lime green streaks down each leaf. This vine is eager to climb. But you can hang it up or set its pot on a shelf and allow those colorful vines to trail. Pinch it back to help Brasil to branch out for a fuller plant.

Once you see the heart-shaped patterns of Triangleleaf Fig, you’ll want to add this handsome shrub to your indoor plant collection. It adds dazzling style to any room.

Dec 30, 2021

Blushing Philodendron Care: How to Grow this Climbing Houseplant

Discover how to grow Blushing Philodendron indoors. Find out how to support this climbing Philodendron, when to repot, and what light, water, and soil it wants.

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Dec 28, 2021

Ming Aralia Plant Care - How to Grow Polyscias fruticosa Indoors

Ming aralia plant has dense, finely cut foliage, giving it an elegant look for your home. Get tips for caring for Mings indoors: how to prune, water and propagate.

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