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How Fast Do Snake Plants Grow?

When on the hunt for a plant for your brown thumb, there are many easy-care and hardy plants that come to mind. One of these plants is the snake plant, or Sansevieria. This plant checks off many boxes on the “plant grim reaper” list, but you may find yourself asking a few questions, like how fast does the snake plant …

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How to Make Petunias Fuller and Keep Them from Getting Leggy

Petunias make for gorgeous colorful hanging baskets and decorative lawn borders, lush with varied flower heads that last all summer long. Or they should. The thing the garden centers don’t advertise is that most varieties of petunias are fairly high maintenance. The only type of low maintenance petunias is Milliflora Petunias, which require no deadheading – removal of spent flowers. …

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Simple and Effective Ways to Make Indoor Plants Grow Faster

Whether you need to grow plants fast for a science project during the holidays, or you’re interested in growing plants to gift for Mother’s Day or Teacher Appreciation Day, sometimes you just need a way to speed up the process. If you’re cutting it close and you need an edge to cultivate plants fast and indoors, there’s a method you …

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How to Properly Care for an Orchid After Flowering

The goal of keeping orchids as houseplants may be to enjoy the flowers, but don’t neglect the care of your plants after they have bloomed too. While an orchid doesn’t need a lot of special attention after flowering, there are a few tips that can help keep your plants healthy and providing lovely color for many years. How Often Do …

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How to Care for Succulents Indoors (Plus Must-Know Tips)

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 …

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Are All Succulents Cacti? (And How to Tell Them Apart)

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, …

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How Long Do Orchids Live? (And Tips To Extend Their Lives)

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 …

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How Often Do Orchids Bloom? (And How to Make It Happen)

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 …