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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,…

As Bilbo Baggins explains The Fellowship of the Ring, “All hobbits share a love of things that grow.” Maybe you were born with a green thumb, maybe you’re getting in touch with your inner hobbit, or maybe you too just “share a love of things that grow,” but whatever the reason, you’re intent on making sure your potted plants indoors and outdoors get the best soil possible. That means taking a closer look at what…

After the excitement of bringing home your corn plant, expecting it to bring you years of luscious foliage, disappointment can set in when your plant’s leaves turn brown, yellow, grow inwards, or when any number of problems begin to ravish your once beautiful corn plant. Fortunately, being the resilient house plant that any dracaena variety is, you don’t need to buy a new plant and start afresh, with your fingers crossed that it’ll work out…

Peace lilies are an incredibly common houseplant, and there is very good reason for this. Peace lilies can provide a unique option of home décor, so long as you properly care for the plant. If you do not care for the plant properly, there’s a good chance that the appearance will reflect this. One such way that this can happen is through browning leaves. If you notice that your peace lily’s leaves are beginning to…

There’s nothing quite like adding a few plants to your kitchen or living room to liven up your interior décor. They look nice, smell lovely, and offer that all-important natural touch. Of course, not just any plant will do. Some plants may look nice, but they’re too strongly odorous, especially for an indoor setting. Others may smell sweet, but don’t look too impressive. Some flowers simply wilt and die without direct sunlight. Lavender, on the…

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