Category: Plant Care

The Benefits of Gardening

The Benefits of Gardening

During the COVID-19 lockdowns, many of us found new hobbies to keep us occupied. One of those hobbies was gardening. However, gardening can be more than just a hobby–it actually brings real, concrete benefits to our daily lives. Read on to learn more: Get Outside First and foremost, gardening allows you to get outdoors more… Read more »

5 Plants That Can Improve Your Mental Health

5 Plants That Can Improve Your Mental Health

The past year has been hard on all of us, but for those struggling with mental health issues, it has been even harder. Many people suffering from anxiety or depression are desperate for relief. One place they can look is the natural world. Plants and flowers are recognized to improve both mental and physical health…. Read more »

The Top 3 Plant Care Apps to Keep Your Plants Alive

The Top 3 Plant Care Apps to Keep Your Plants Alive

Most of us aren’t born with a green thumb. We need to learn how to care for our plants and keep them alive. Normally we’d turn to books and articles to do this, but in the 21st century, there are now apps designed to help you develop your green thumb. Below are some of the… Read more »

The Best Plants for Your Home Office

The Best Plants for Your Home Office

With more of us working from home, we’re all taking steps to make our home office comfier and more productive. One way to boost the look and feel of your home office is to invest in indoor plants. Plants aren’t just for looks—they can do wonders like improve air quality, reduce stress, decrease sick days,… Read more »

6 Child-Safe Houseplants for Your Home

6 Child-Safe Houseplants for Your Home

Decorating your home with plants and flowers can improve aesthetics, air quality, and even our mental health. However, while we adults know not to trifle with plants, our children aren’t as wise. Toddlers especially love putting things into their mouths, and houseplants are no exception. While some plants are safe to eat, others are not. Similar… Read more »

Summer Plant Care: How to Keep Your Plants Alive This Summer

Potted Plants

Just like we humans, some plants love the summer, while others downright hate it. With the temperatures starting to soar and the humidity picking back up, then, you’ll need to know how to properly care for each of your plants in the coming months. That’s why we’ve put together this summer plant care guide to… Read more »

The Most Common Houseplant Problems and How to Fix Them

House Plant

It happens almost every time—you receive a beautiful houseplant or a wonderful bouquet of flowers, only to find them wilted, discolored, or even rotted within a few weeks. What went wrong? A number of factors could be a play, ranging from watering to disease. Recognizing the signs and pinpointing the cause can help you better… Read more »

A Beginner’s Guide to Raising Houseplants

House Plants

We’ve talked about how beginners can start an outdoor garden, but what about the ones who want an indoor garden? Raising houseplants is often easier and more manageable for a majority of Americans than starting an entire outdoor garden. That’s why we’ve put together this beginner’s guide to raising houseplants so that anyone can enjoy… Read more »

Gardening for Beginners: How to Start a Garden

Garden Tools

Thanks to the coronavirus, we have a lot of time on our hands. Unable to go out and do the things that we normally do, many of us are turning to gardening to get outside and keep busy. However, if your green thumb isn’t fully developed, you may be unsure on how to start. That’s… Read more »

How to Care for Succulents

How to Care for Succulents

Succulents have become the houseplants for modern homes. Millennials and baby boomers alike have gravitated to decorating their homes with these desert plants. With the succulent craze still running wild, then, it’s important that new plant owners know how to take proper care of their succulents. While succulents are hardy plants that need less care… Read more »