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The Complete Golden Pothos Care Guide

By |2020-09-09T21:56:10+00:00September 9th, 2020|Houseplants for Beginners|

Golden pothos, or Epipremnum aureum, is a fantastic plant for beginning houseplant parents and experienced indoor gardeners alike! With its stunning green and yellow variegated leaves and easygoing nature, this plant is a winner for nearly any personality or environment. And if you’re like me, this might be your gateway [...]

How to Care for Chinese Evergreen

By |2020-08-19T17:26:35+00:00August 19th, 2020|Houseplants for Beginners|

Aglaonema, also known as Chinese evergreen, is a classic indoor houseplant well-loved for its stunning variegated leaves. This member of the Araceae (aroid) family comes in lots of different colors and varieties including various shades of green, silver, pink, and red! It can even grow white flowers and tiny red [...]

How to Care for a Ponytail Palm

By |2020-07-28T19:09:37+00:00July 28th, 2020|Houseplants for Beginners|

Ponytail palms are popular houseplants known for being really easy to care for even for the most inexperienced houseplant owner. They’re also super cute with their characteristic, perky “ponytail” shape! Whether you’re a houseplant novice or a seasoned pro, a ponytail palm is a great addition to your indoor plant [...]

The Comprehensive Guide to Houseplants

By |2020-07-23T00:12:23+00:00July 23rd, 2020|Houseplant Basics, Houseplants for Beginners|

Guide to Houseplants Houseplants are wildly popular right now, and for good reason! Not only are plants beautiful, but they have been shown to have health benefits such as improving indoor air quality and boosting mental health. If you’ve wanted to get started with houseplants but aren’t sure where to [...]

How to Care for a Majesty Palm

By |2020-07-28T11:37:49+00:00June 3rd, 2020|Houseplants for Beginners|

If you want a striking houseplant that adds tropical flair to your space, a majesty palm is a perfect choice!  Also called majestic palms or ravanea palms, these gorgeous plants grow near tropical rivers in Madagascar. Outdoors, they can grow up to 80 feet tall! Luckily, these palms also grow [...]

The Easiest Houseplants: How to Care for Air Plants

By |2020-05-01T19:42:55+00:00May 1st, 2020|Houseplants for Beginners|

If you want the lowest maintenance plants possible, here they are! It's so easy to learn how to care for air plants, you'll be hooked! Air plants are a group of plants that don’t need soil to grow. Air plants are epiphytes, a type of plant that grows on other [...]

Houseplants for Beginners: How to Care for Succulents

By |2020-06-26T07:13:19+00:00May 1st, 2020|Houseplants for Beginners|

I want to introduce you to one of the easiest types of plants to care for: succulents. If you can learn how to care for succulents, this will set you up for success with all kinds of houseplants! These plants are super popular right now thanks to their easy of [...]

Houseplant Moisture Meter: Water Your Houseplants With Confidence

By |2020-06-22T07:27:57+00:00April 16th, 2020|Houseplant Basics, Houseplants for Beginners|

Watering your houseplants can be confusing at times. The symptoms of overwatering and underwatering your plants are very similar. Leaves that are turning yellow, have brown spots, and are dropping, are all signs of both over and under watering. Using our Houseplant Moisture Meter will help you become a more [...]

How to Care for Calathea Plants

By |2020-05-19T07:17:27+00:00April 8th, 2020|Houseplants for Beginners|

Calathea is another genus of houseplants that you’ll often see at the nurseries. These plants are known for their gorgeous, often colorful leaves. You may also see these referred to as peacock plants, rattlesnake plants, or zebra plants. It's also fairly easy to care for calathea plants! The leaves come [...]

Why Aroids are the Perfect Beginner’s Houseplants

By |2020-05-19T07:30:59+00:00March 11th, 2020|Houseplants for Beginners|

Houseplants come in tons of different varieties and species, and these can all be grouped into different families.  It’s helpful to understand these families because many of these plants share characteristics, which means you can care for them in much the same way. This knowledge can go a long way [...]

How to Care for an Aloe Plant

By |2020-05-15T16:29:31+00:00February 3rd, 2020|Houseplant Basics, Houseplants for Beginners|

Succulents are wildly popular right now, and one of the most common succulents is aloe vera.  You’ve probably seen this plant before in homes, restaurants, and even growing outside in areas with mild climates like Southern California.  Aloe is actually a very useful plant! The juice is very nutritious and [...]

The Plant-Crazy Generation: Why Millennials are Leading the Houseplant Trend

By |2020-05-19T11:13:06+00:00January 27th, 2020|Houseplant Basics, Houseplants for Beginners|

Houseplants aren’t a new concept. In fact, humans have kept plants and trees in pots for thousands of years, dating back to the hanging gardens of Babylon! But lately, houseplants have enjoyed a massive boom in popularity, especially with Millennials and Gen Z. Just take a look at social media: [...]

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