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Most people are under the impression that a cactus would probably be a weird plant to keep at the center during the Christmas period, but it is definitely a welcoming sight during the winter months, when it starts to bloom. All you need to do is provide it with some basic care, and the plant is going to bloom all on its own accord. But, there is a chance that the plant may not bloom…

Aloe vera is one of the most popular plants that you can grow in your garden. The plant is incredibly popular because of its practical uses, and the fact that it’s relatively easy to care for and grow on your own. Aloe vera is different from most other plants because of the fact that it doesn’t really have any leaves. Instead of that, the aloe vera plant has green shafts protruding from the ground. When…

Indoor plants require a considerable amount of maintenance and care if you want them to grow healthily inside your house. Many indoor plants have different kinds of requirements, so it’s important for you to make sure that you provide them with adequate amounts of sunlight and care for them as much as possible. However, from time to time, you might notice problems with your plants that require urgent care. Failure to treat these problems could…

The cactus is a very common plant family that is different from anything you might have seen before. The cactus plant does not contain any leaves; it has sharp thorns on it to protect itself. There are more than 1,750 species of the plant itself, and it is available in a multitude of different sizes and shapes. You might have seen cactuses growing in extremely harsh and dry environments. Some have even been found in…

Depending on whether you’re trying to grow a fruit-bearing avocado tree or growing it as a houseplant only, the indoor avocado tree care needed will be different. While most varieties, including the Wurtz, can bear fruit, the care the plants need differs by species and based on whether you want to grow fruit or just grow the tree as a spectacle of a houseplant. Any avocado tree species can take upwards of 7-years to bear…

This post comes courtesy of Mari from Houseplant Central, who was kind enough to share her air plant expertise with us. Be sure to stop by her website to say hello and check out all of her indoor planting tips and guides. Air plants from the genus Tillandsia are immensely popular and it’s easy to see why. They make the perfect novelty plant with their strange growth habits and unusual shapes. Unfortunately, what makes air…

Hoverflies are also known as flower flies, and they are seen feeding on pollen and nectar. Their coloring often creates confusion because they look similar to wasps. However, they do not have stingers, so they will not harm you. Their larvae are organic predators of aphids, and they can be beneficial to your garden. In fact, many people try to attract these flies for this reason. Should You Harm Hoverflies? Hoverflies are actually helpful flies…

When you can strike the right balance to mimic outdoor growing conditions, you can grow and care for any species of plant indoors, including the many varieties of geraniums. In this quick guide, you’ll discover all you need to know about growing geraniums in pots, indoors, so you can enjoy the beautiful scents and gorgeous florals these plants can give year-round. Growing Potted Geraniums from Seeds With a wide variety of geranium plant seeds available,…

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