Category: Plant Care

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 »

How to Choose the Right Vase for Your Flowers

How to Choose the Right Vase for Your Flowers

Whether it’s for Valentine’s Day or “just because,” it’s always heartwarming to receive a floral bouquet from that special someone in your life. However, as thoughtful as the gesture may be, you’re likely wondering what you should do with your new flowers. You know you should place them in a vase, but what kind of… Read more »

8 Low Light Plants for Your Home

8 Low Light Plants for Your Home

One of the biggest mistakes that first-time plant owners make is not giving their plants the proper amount of light. Many mistakenly believe that every plant needs sunlight 24/7. This is far from the truth. Every plant has its own needs, and while some plants need more light than others, there are also ones that… Read more »

7 Tips for Moving Your Plants Outdoors

7 Tips for Moving Your Plants Outdoors

A few months back, when winter started to rear its ugly head, we discussed how to move your plants indoors. Now, however, with the temperatures rising and spring on the horizon, it’s time to think about how to move those same plants back outside where they belong. Changing environments can be a real shock to… Read more »

How to Make Freshly Cut Flowers Last Longer

How to Make Freshly Cut Flowers Last Longer

Everyone loves getting a bouquet of flowers. What they don’t like, however, is seeing those flowers wilt and die after only a few days. While freshly cut flowers won’t last as long as planted ones, there are ways to make them last longer in your house. Trim the stems regularly Cutting the stems will allow… Read more »