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 11/07/2021
5 Ways to Help Your Plants Wake Up For Spring
Image by Engin Akyurt from Pixabay Warmer weather and longer days mean that dormant plants are waking up. Annual plants both outdoors and indoors will show fresh growth for the first time in months during springtime and some may require some specific maintenance to start the new season fresh. This is especially important for indoor plants in small...
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Posted on 07/11/2021
3 Easy Indoor Plants For Your Home Office
Image by Candid_Shots from Pixabay Plants are an excellent addition to any living space but especially good for home offices. Whether it’s a fully furnished and dedicated room, desk in the bedroom or even just a laptop at the kitchen table, your workspace will benefit from some greenery. Luckily there are some great indoor plant options that are...
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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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Posted on 06/28/2020
5 Plants That Help to De-Stress Your Home
Photo by Tristan Gevaux on Unsplash Houseplants are the ideal choice for functional decorations. The presence of plants in your spaces may brighten up your home, de-stress it, and purify the air. Houseplants can create a relaxed and restful ambiance. Below are some of the best houseplants to purify the air in your home and de-stress. 1. The...
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