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There are plenty of different plants that people like to take in for one reason or another. Some people prefer plants that flower, as this can add a splash of vibrant color to any planter indoors or outdoors. Other people may prefer plants that have interesting leaves, such as the spider plant. Contrary to what some people think, the spider plant does not commonly harbor or attract spiders. Instead, it earns its name from its…

Just about everyone knows there are many, many different types of plants that people can love and care for. Some people prefer to have a flourishing garden in their backyards, full of different kinds of plant life of all different colors. Other people might be more comfortable caring for a few houseplants. No matter what kind of plant you prefer to care for, it is important that you make sure you have a good understanding…

Calathea Ornata (Pinstripe Calathea) is a specific variety of what is often called a prayer plant. This plant is a particular variety usually found in Colombia and Venezuela. This plant has dark green leaves with contrasting stripes of a lighter green color. The effect creates a beautiful contrast. This pinstripe calathea creates a fantastic look. Most of these plants will be indoors. Prayer plants, in general, have a unique feature in which they close at…

Adopting a pet is a huge, long-lasting commitment. Puppies grow from adorable little ones to large pups and all too quickly. Cats are cute as kittens, but they find a way to reach anything that you try to hide from them! Yes, they grow larger too and need lots of attention. If you have the time and resources to commit to an animal, a new pet can be a rewarding addition to your family. The…

The plant is native to the Americas, and is commonly distributed throughout Mexico and the northern parts of Argentina. It is also found in many parts of the Caribbean. Anthurium is a great addition to any home garden, and if you care for it properly, you are going to be treated to a wonderful blossom. A healthy Anthurium is generally glossy, and has leaves that are shaped like a heart. However, if you do not…

The Spathiphyllum, also known as the peace lily, is a genus of about 47 species of evergreen perennial plants that have relatively large leaves and are quite popular across the globe. The flowers produced by this plant are in spadix, and are generally surrounded by spathe that can be up to 30 cm long. Not only that, but the color hues generally vary from white to yellow or even green as well. Several of these…

The fern is one of the most popular plants grown across the globe. Ferns belong to a group of vascular plants that reproduce through spores and do not have any flowers or seeds. They are different from mosses because they are vascular, which means they have specialized tissues that are able to conduct nutrients and water. Ferns can be a great addition to your garden, and they are quite easy to grow on your own.…

The fiddle-leaf fig is a plant that grows best in tropical climates. It is home to western Africa and the rainforest. With its background as part fig and part mulberry, it thrives as a tree or a houseplant. This versatile plant earned its name because the shape of the leaves resembles a lyre (harp) as well as a fiddle. Experienced gardeners love this plant because it offers a dramatic look with its large glossy green…

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