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10 Gift Ideas Indoor Gardeners Will Love! (And a Secret Source for Inspiration)

Gift buying is horrendous. You know you want to get something that’ll be useful and not be just anything anyone can grab off a shelf, wrap it up, call it a gift and be done with it. When you want to impress, you want the best. When that gift’s for an indoor gardener, you have …

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8 Fantastic Plants for Your Kitchen (Or Bathroom) Countertop

There is something very natural about keeping plants in the kitchen. It can be awkward to keep houseplants on the table though, especially if you have an eat-in kitchen, so the counter tends to be where plants end up. Best Plants for the Kitchen Countertop So, what kinds of qualities make a houseplant work well …

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What Do Plants Need to Survive (And Thrive)?

Have you tried your hand at growing plants or herbs only to find it hasn’t quite turned out to be the successful project you had hoped it would? It happens. It’s awful when it does, but if you’ve spotted the problem early enough, you can intervene using this guide listing all the things a plant …

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15 Best Indoor Plants That Thrive in Low Light Environments

Ever feel like you live in a cave? Or is your house SO BRIGHT that you feel like it’s the surface of the sun? Or are you somewhere in the middle? Some indoor gardeners have to deal with the heat and intensity of sunny, south-facing windows. Others are trying to raise their collection of houseplants …

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Can Plants Survive Without Carbon Dioxide?

It’s not a surprise that plants need oxygen to survive, since they do breathe and respire like every other living thing. However, we tend to see carbon dioxide as a waste product, or even a pollutant. How do plants use CO2 and can they even survive at all without it? The short answer is that …

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Why Do Plants Need Water? #1 FAQ of 7 Plant Watering FAQs

Plants are living entities and need water to stay alive, just like Aubrey II in the Little Shop of Horrors. But unlike the bloodthirsty, nerve-shingling plant food of human blood, real plants just need water to grow healthily strong, to like, you know, stave off zombie fright nights. Now, you might not be one for …

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How To Divide Spider Plants (In 8 Simple Steps)

Are you new to dividing and re-potting indoor houseplants? Wondering where to start? Sometimes plants get overgrown and bushy and just don’t fit in their pot anymore. You can keep re-potting them into bigger and bigger pots, but depending on the type of plant, they might need to be divided to really thrive. How to …

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