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One of the biggest drawbacks to growing plants indoors is the lack of access to natural pollinators, like insects, birds or even the wind. For many houseplants, it won’t make much difference, but certain plants are going to need pollination in order to produce fruit or seeds. Here’s how to handle it. Why Pollinate? Before we get into the details and techniques, you should understand the reasons why pollination is necessary for some plants. Pollination…

It’s super easy to learn how to care for an air plant. In fact, the number of things you ‘need’ to remember can be counted on one hand. Lighting Water Temperature Air Circulation Fertilization That’s for regular weekly/monthly care for tillandsias, which is the botanical name for air plants, but who uses them? Didn’t think so. It’s like everything else though, it’s only easy when you know how. Consider the following your cheat-sheet to keep…

Succulents have become extremely popular in the plant world lately. They are very easy to take care of and there are a lot of fun and beautiful ways to arrange them. I have even seen wedding bouquets made 100% out of succulents. They are everywhere and they are addicting to plant. Sure, you can go to the garden center of your local store and buy more succulents, but did you know that you can grow…

Dogs might be known as man’s best friend, but that doesn’t mean they’re perfect. Whether it’s the food that your toddler throws on the floor, the couch cushions, or your precious plants, they find their way into everything! We have two large dogs at home, and as much as we love having them around, trying to keep them away from all of these things can be frustrating at times. Sometimes, it seems easier to just…

Now, don’t you just love your air plant? No doubt having air plants around could help add more color and life to your apartment or garden. This stand-alone plant and exquisite living art piece makes for great decoration at home or as gifts for loved ones. Are you getting worried about air plant leaves drying up? How often an air plant needs water? The extent of sunlight or the illumination needs of an air plant?…

Do you want to eat more fresh vegetables, save money on produce, and help the environment all at the same time? Of course, you do! Everybody would if they could. Well check this out: you can grow vegetables indoors without having to bring any dirt, bugs, or germs into your home. Just picture it, you’re making a salad for dinner and you grab fresh lettuce, cucumbers, and carrots from your own indoor garden. That sounds…

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