Indoor Plants

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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Poinsettia Plant care

Poinsettia plant care

Poinsettia plant care.  Poinsettias are in the Euphorbiaceae family and are used in pots and shown during the holidays seasons, especially during the Christmas season. All Poinsettias are native to southern Mexico and Central America and thrive in the tropical forests.  In Mexico, it is called the “Nochebuena flor” or Flower of the Holy Night in English. […]

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Fabian Aralia Plant

Fabian Aralia Plant For indoor decoration

Fabian Aralia Plant – For indoor decoration. (Polyscias Scutellaria).  An amazing plant that can be used as a houseplant for indoor decor.   It requires little to moderate watering. It will grow about 3 maybe 4 ft. tall and it is a tropical plant this means keep it away from extreme cold and hot weather conditions.  […]

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Best pots for indoor plants

Best pots for indoor plants

Best pots for indoor plants.  Indoor pottery will come in a wide range of colors, materials, and sizes. Terra-Cotta These types of pots are unglazed and are made of clay.   They are fired up at temperatures of more than 1500 F.  They are porous which means the pot itself will absorb water and soil.  You […]

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The Pitcher Plant Care

The Monkey Plant Care

The Monkey Plant Care.  What exactly is this plant?  Well, first of all, it is a carnivorous plant meaning it eats insects and small reptiles. The scientific name is Nepenthes and it has many names the most common is the Pitcher plant because it resembles a pitcher vase or container. How to Care for the […]

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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 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 best layman’s terms […]

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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 that […]

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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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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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