15
Oct 18

How to Keep Your Orchid Alive Longer Than a Week

Depending on who you talk to or what you read, you’ll hear that orchids are both simple joys to grow and maddeningly fussy. As with most things, the truth lies somewhere in between. Yeah, they’re a bit delicate, but newbie gardeners can learn to care for them without much trouble. Really, they’re no harder to care for than most houseplants, once you understand their quirks. Here’s what you need to know.

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10
Oct 18

7 Tricks Plant-Experts Use to Make Any Home Look Hella Good

They say you never get a second chance to make a first impression, and the saying holds true for homes. When your house is on the market, you want potential buyers to fall in love at first sight—and that means having major curb appeal.

While the house itself is the focus of curb appeal, keep in mind that landscaping is an important factor to consider as well. Thoughtful use of plants can create visual interest and enhance the overall look of your property. Here, three landscaping and real estate professionals share their advice for enhancing curb appeal with plants.

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01
Oct 18

Everything You Need to Know to Keep Your Begonias Happy Indoors

So you’ve mastered growing pothos and your spider plant is sprouting baby plantlets like crazy. You’re feeling pretty good about your green thumb abilities and you’re looking for a bit of a gardening challenge—but, you know, nothing too challenging. It’s time for a begonia.

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19
Sep 18

These Mesmerizing Timelapse Videos Show the Secret Life of Plants

File this under things that might bring unexpected joy to your busy, hectic day. These timelapse videos of plants, captured over the course of hours, are the most relaxing, mesmerizing things I’ve seen in ages, and I think I might just watch them forever.

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14
Sep 18

Here's What You Need to Know About Your Houseplants Before Winter

Many houseplants hunker down for an extended period of rest, or dormancy, during the winter months. They’ll stop flowering and growing new leaves. Some species will drop leaves (even all of their leaves like shamrock plants) and that’s okay! You haven’t killed it. It’s getting ready to rest, just like trees and plenty of garden plants. Depending on the plant, dormancy can last for several weeks to a couple of months and you’ll need to adjust you plant care routine accordingly.

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04
Sep 18

The Interior Trend with More Staying Power Than Cher

Let’s just take a moment to appreciate hanging planters. They’ve been popular for who knows how long, and show no signs of going away any time soon for good reason: They add a certain something to your space, no matter what the decor style, and are practical for a number of reasons.

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03
Sep 18

Chill, Low-Maintenance Snake Plants are Perfect for People Who Can't Keep Anything Alive

Snake plants, also know as mother-in-law’s tongue or sansevieria, have become increasingly popular, and rightly so. With their striking lines and hardiness, they’re the houseplants even black thumbs can show off. They also act as air purifiers to improve your home’s air quality. Here’s how to keep them happiest.

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20
Aug 18

This Otherworldly Succulent Is Perfect for Sunny Apartments

Pencil cactus is a plant that adds both architectural interest and soothing greenery to your space. Its pencil-thin stems look like something that would grow on a distant alien planet.

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18
Aug 18

Handy Self-Watering Planters Will Help Keep Your Plants Alive

Although it seems so straightforward, watering your houseplants can be a surprisingly tricky chore. For a lot of people, the issue isn’t remembering to fill up the watering can once or twice a week—it’s figuring out how much water your plants really need. Enter self-watering planters.

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17
Aug 18

Alert: Instagram's Favorite "It" Plant Is Back at Costco

Great news, plant parents: the Instagram favorite fiddle leaf fig tree appears to be back in stock at select Costco locations across the country.

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