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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 drinking water without the flavoring …

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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 divide a plant can depend …

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Do Plants Need Darkness to Grow?

Nobody talks about plant care without long and detailed information about light. How much, how bright, how hot, which direction and what color? It’s a huge part of growing plants indoors, without a doubt. But what about darkness? Allowing for darkness in your houseplant plans is actually pretty important, and night shouldn’t be considered a useless or “dead” time. A …

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Your One-Stop Terrarium Guide: All You Need to Know

Start Here How Terrariums Came to Be (The History of Terrariums) Terrariums Defined How the Ecosystem of Terrariums Work Closed Terrarium Plants List Open Terrarium Plants List The Necessities for a Proper Functioning Terrarium Decorating Your Terrarium Your FAQs Answered How You’ll Know When to Water or Air Your Terrarium Buyer’s Guide The Tools You’ll Need to Build Your Terrarium …

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What Happens to Plants Without Sunlight? (What to Watch For)

Even people with no real knowledge about biology or botany know that plants need sunlight to survive. Some even have a rudimentary grasp of photosynthesis. But let’s face it, most people don’t really know how plants work and what will happen to them if they had to go without sunlight. The short answer: When plants aren’t exposed to enough light …

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Must-Know Benefits of Companion Planting

When gardening, we can use all the help we can get. There is more to a successful garden than just following the instructions on the back of the seed pack. Each plant is not an island, and you can boost your productivity by combining a mix of plants that compliment each other. Gardeners have learned a lot of nuances about …

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Your Complete Guide to Growing Air Plants: From Bloom to Pup to Propagation

Air plants are a unique breed and super handy for anyone who finds they have a real knack for killing plants. These hardy things survive a range of conditions. As the name suggests, they need air, but they’ll need a bit more than that to flourish, bloom and produce pups (little baby plants). Consider this your absolute reference guide for …

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How to Save a Dying Plant from These 5 Diseases

Often times, what you think is a dying plant, impossible to revive, is actually just a plant that’s showing signs of distress. No doubt, it’s worrying. It’s also natural. They’re great a pretending, yet all they’re trying to do is tell you they’re in dire need of TLC. Spot the symptoms early enough, intervene and you can nurse the plant …