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If you’re stuck trying to figure how to care for succulents indoors, you absolutely need to know these pointers. These aren’t just about getting your plants to look their best. The tips here spell out how to keep your plants alive. Figure that out and then you can focus on keeping them healthy. Any aspiring grower researching how to get started growing any plant is, for sure, going to reach for the succulent plant to…

Even seasoned indoor gardeners can get confused when it comes to understanding succulents and cacti. They are both popular types of houseplants, yet it’s very easy to misunderstand the terms and the groups of plants they actually represent. Is a cactus a succulent, or is it the other way around? It’s not vital that you grasp all the botanical details, but knowing which care tips you need to use can hinge on understanding what kind…

Orchids can be a challenge to keep though they are not quite as difficult as their reputation might imply. For all the care that does go into keeping orchids, are you going to get a decent return on your time and effort investment? In other words, how long are your plants going to live? It’s a very good question. What is the Lifespan of an Orchid? Like with any plant, there is no single time…

Though not for the novice, orchids are very popular houseplants due to their unique look and the challenge of growing them. Unlike many plants that can give you a lovely green cascade of leaves, orchids are all about the flowers. In fact, many of them are quite sparse in terms of leaves, creating a more bold display of color. Orchids come in a whole rainbow of possible colors, including many striking variegated varieties. Even though…

Succulents are slow-growing and seem to live forever. Of course, that can’t possibly be true even though you’ve had that dull little cactus in your windowsill for as long as you can remember. They just live so long that we feel they’ve always been there. What are the actual lifespans of popular succulents? What Are Succulents? Before we start looking at popular succulent houseplants, you should be clear on what type of plants we are…

Gardening is an all-year hobby for some and a year-round livelihood for others. Seasoned landscapers don’t park the van up the drive when the cold snap hits. The only thing that changes is they put a coat on. Here’s a great tip to give you a 12-month gardening schedule: stalk your local landscapers on social media. The services they’re offering are what you can be doing. You’ll know in advance, because as summer comes to an…

Succulents are desert plants so they do not need to be watered often. They still need watering though and the amount of watering they get is a delicate balance. Too much or too little will cause problems to set in. They are fairly responsive plants though so when you adjust the watering, many of the problems can be rectified within just a few hours. Don’t believe the myth that it’s extremely hard to kill these…

Start Here Understanding How an Aeroponic System Works The Different Types of Aeroponics Systems How to Work with a Low Pressure Aeroponics System Aeroponics Troubleshooting Maintaining Your Aeroponic System The Pros and Cons of Aeroponics Live in an apartment and share a garden? Or lack the space in your own backyard to grow the plants and veggies you’d like to? With aeroponics, you can grow more with less space and indoors too. Even better news,…

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