Tag: Houseplants

Posted on 09/11/2022
Umbrella Plant & Other Toxic Indoor Trees Pet Owners Should Know
Unfortunately, many popular houseplants are toxic to pets. Many of the small tree varieties commonly grown as houseplants, like the umbrella plant, can make both humans and animals sick if ingested. Here is a basic guide to popular indoor trees pet owners should avoid: Umbrella Plant Umbrella plants are named for their whorl-pattern leaves creating a dense canopy...
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Posted on 07/10/2022
Terracotta Pots: Benefits & Disadvantages
For plant containers, it doesn’t get more classic than a terracotta pot. This orange-brown clay has been a favorite among plant lovers for ages because of its durability, accessibility and aesthetic. However, because of their widespread popularity and availability some may consider a terracotta pot to be a boring or “basic” choice. While tastes differ from one plant...
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Posted on 04/24/2022
Plants: 5 Common Houseplants to Avoid with Cats
Your new home may feel more cozy with the addition of pets and houseplants. However, some combinations of the two simply don’t mix. Avoid these five common houseplants if your home has four-legged family members. 1. Aloe Vera Aloe vera is good for soothing dry, irritated skin, chapped lips and minor burns. Many homeowners keep an aloe plant...
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Posted on 03/13/2022
Keep Your Houseplants Happy With These Key Watering Tips
Are you watering your plants the right way? With plants having so many different needs, it can be difficult to know. However, most problems people have with their houseplants are caused by how and when they're watering them. To help prevent frustration and unhappy plants, here is a simple guide to the most common watering mistakes and how...
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Posted on 02/13/2022
3 of the best indoor trees for growing your own fruit
If you're interested in taking your edible gardening to the next level, consider growing fruit on an indoor tree. There are many varieties of fruit trees you can grow in your home environments with the right care, providing you with a personal source of fresh fruit and a beautiful indoor plant at the same time. Here are some...
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Posted on 07/04/2021
Try These Houseplants to Improve Your Home's Air Quality
Houseplants have been trending for some time, but have exploded in popularity among homeowners wanting to bring a bit of nature indoors. Not only can the presence of plants help soothe anxiety and stress, they can also help purify the air in your home. If you are interested in adding a few new houseplants to your home in...
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Posted on 06/27/2021
Popular Houseplants That Are Safe for Your Pets
Keeping houseplants can enrich our lives and beautify our homes. Unfortunately, many popular houseplants are toxic if ingested by your pets or fellow humans. To keep your furry friends and family safe it’s important to know which plants are safe to keep in your home. Here we’ll go over some of the best choices of pet-safe houseplants. Areca...
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