Indoor Plants

The Ponytail Palm Plant

The Ponytail Palm Plant

What is The Ponytail Palm Plant? (Beaucarnea recurvata) Is it really a palm plant?  It is native to Eastern Mexico and they will get large and live past 300 years. This plant is not in the palm tree species but it does look like a miniature palm tree. Actually it is a succulent plant this […]

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what is fertilizer

What is fertilizer

What is fertilizer?   Have you ever wondered what are those three numbers on a bag, box, or package of fertilizer are supposed to mean?  How do you analyze them? What about chemicals versus organic?  Why do we need to fertilize our plants and trees in the first place? I will answer these questions in the […]

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Successful Container Gardening

Successful Container Gardening

Successful Container Gardening.  How to maintain and create beautiful, wonderful hanging baskets or container plants at any time of the year. The first thing you’ll need is good loamy potting soil.  One of the best is the Fertilome potting mix as it contains a wetting agent, perlite,  and sphagnum peat moss.  It can be used […]

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How to eliminate fungus gnats from your houseplants

How to eliminate gnats from your houseplants

How to eliminate gnats from your houseplants. Fungus gnats are a big problem for most indoor plants.  In order to eliminate them, we must first find out where they come from. Where do fungus gnats come from? Fungus gnats come from moist soil, leaky drain pipes, overripe fruit, and especially around plants that do not […]

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Indoor Fern Plant Care

How to care for indoor plants

How to care for indoor plants.  Most people will spend time indoors rather than outdoors during the winter or hot seasons.  Here are some great ideas and tips to help you enjoy great-looking indoor plants throughout the cold or hot summer months. First, here is a list of indoor plants that are easy to care […]

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money-tree

Care of Money Tree Plant

The Money Tree plant (Bombacaceae) Also called the Pachira aquatica.  The care of the money tree plant.  This plant is more of a bonsai type houseplant. It will eventually grow at about 10ft. tall and the trunk is usually braided given it that natural bonsai look. Where and how did this plant get its common […]

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Design your perfect garden

Design your perfect garden

Now is the time to design your perfect garden. Outdoor gardening is something that many do for a love of nature and for a chance to relax. Some do a little and are happy with that, but others take it much more seriously. They may come up with amazing garden designs that would take your […]

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rosemary-flower

Rosemary Herb Health Benefits

Rosemary Herb Health Benefits.  There several types of rosemary and all of them provide health benefits.  The most common one is Rosmarinus officinalis, commonly called just Rosemary.  It is an aromatic herb indigenous to the Mediterranean area. What is Rosemary? Rosemary is traditionally known as the herb of remembrance and friendship. According to many gardeners once […]

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How to grow herbs

How to grow herbs How to grow Herbs. They are one of the easiest plants to grow If done right you can save money at the grocery store Growing your own herbs is a relaxing stress-free project Herbs are good for you You will have a fresh supply of herbs A herb garden does not […]

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Best Indoor Low Maintenance Plants

Best Indoor Low Maintenance Plants

Here is a list of the best indoor low maintenance plants for those who are looking for easy care plants for indoor decoration. Many non-gardening people want indoor plants and they want pretty, flowering, low water plants that are easy to maintain!  It’s not as hard as some people think.  Below are some good plants […]

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