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Having lots of sun is always an important part of raising houseplants or outdoor plants in containers. Most people struggle with choosing plants that will thrive in low-light or shade because that can be a bit of a challenge. The truth is that it is just as difficult finding the right plants for very sunny spots too. You’ll find that most of these sun-loving plants are flowers, because plants that put out blooms need the…

Succulents are a popular group of indoor houseplants due to their easy care requirements and interesting shapes. Some of the strangest plants are in the succulent family, and they can be quite a conversation piece. They come across as being almost artificial due to how slowly they grow. Find out more, including just how fast these slow-poke plants can grow. What are Succulents? Before we can start talking about how fast succulents grow, you need…

Like the idea of some fresh herbs, perhaps some carrot and even a few cherry tomatoes to toss into a freshly served salad with your very own homegrown microgreens? It’s all possible and there’s no sunlight needed. That’s no joke, by the way. Sunlight can be replicated and that’s all you need to do to grow herbs and vegetables indoors, without relying on any sunlight. In fact, for a while now, because grow lights have…

After a busy summer of gardening and yard work, the cooler weather of fall can bring a pleasant break from outside chores. But don’t let your garden space get neglected in the fall. You still need to plan ahead so you can take care of your vegetables, flowers and shrubs over the coming winter. In warmer climates, winters aren’t that dramatic and probably won’t require a huge amount of work. But if you get snow…

Gift buying is horrendous. You know you want to get something that’ll be useful and not be just anything anyone can grab off a shelf, wrap it up, call it a gift and be done with it. When you want to impress, you want the best. When that gift’s for an indoor gardener, you have your work cut out for you. That’s going to be easier with this guide by your side. With it, you’ll…

There is something very natural about keeping plants in the kitchen. It can be awkward to keep houseplants on the table though, especially if you have an eat-in kitchen, so the counter tends to be where plants end up. Best Plants for the Kitchen Countertop So, what kinds of qualities make a houseplant work well on the kitchen counter? There are a few traits you should consider before getting new plants to fit in this…

Flowers and foliage add elements of nature and plenty of color to any room, and that can be enough of a reward for an indoor gardener. But being able to actually pick something edible can be a whole new world of enjoyment. It may not be the first thing you think of for houseplants, but you can definitely bring some fruit into the house and have your own personal harvest. Why Grow Fruit Indoors? Like…

Have you tried your hand at growing plants or herbs only to find it hasn’t quite turned out to be the successful project you had hoped it would? It happens. It’s awful when it does, but if you’ve spotted the problem early enough, you can intervene using this guide listing all the things a plant needs to survive and grow, healthy and strong. The fact is, there are only four main ingredients a plant needs…

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