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The anthurium is a popular species of flowering plants, with around 1,000 different kinds of plants in its species. It is the largest genus of the Araceae family and is also known as the tailflower or the flamingo flower. While the plant is commonly found in many parts of the Americas, it is primarily distributed from Northern Mexico, and is also found in Northern Argentina. The large leaves and the distinctive appearance of the flowers…

One of the most popular plants among gardeners everywhere, basil is a favorite herb for gardening, cooking, and housekeeping purposes. Originating in India, basil is a beloved centerpiece of Italian cuisine, a minty aromatic plant that can be used for cooking as well as adding a lovely fresh aroma to your home. Basil is easy to grow, popular to look at, loves sunlight and can grow in a variety of conditions, and is a great…

African violets are one of the great divas of any garden in which they take up root. As with so many divas, they’re fussy and demanding enough to leave their handlers perpetually on the point of exasperation. On the other hand, as with any great diva, they know how to bloom into beauty and really put on a show when given the chance. Of course, whether yours ever get that chance is another matter. African…

Have you tried your hand at growing hoya? Leaves turning yellow indicates a problem with chlorosis, which is a condition that can be caused by just a handful of factors. Common causes of hoya leaves turning yellow are: Using the wrong type of potting soilGrowing hoya indoors with lower than required temperatures or room humidityInsufficient lightingA nutrient deficiency that can be fixed with an appropriate fertilizerPests sucking the nutrients out of the leaves Water, air…

The peace lily is a gorgeous plant that is famously known for its sword-like flowers and its lush green foliage. Some people also believe that the peace lily is supposed to bring you good luck, and that is one of the reasons why the peace lily is so popular all over the globe. It is perhaps widely known as an indoor houseplant because of its ability to thrive in relatively little light, and due to…

The majesty palm is a slow-growing palm that is distinctive from other plants thanks to its long and arching green fronds, which are found on various stems. The plant is quite commonly grown indoors, though if it is grown natively outdoors, it can reach heights of up to 90 feet. When grown indoors, the plant is quite similar to the kentia palm. The majesty palm has received a bad rap over time for its difficulty…

The peace lily is one of the most beautiful plants that you can keep in your house. It can be planted both indoors and outdoors, and it will significantly improve the aesthetic appeal of any room that it is kept in. Often known as an ornamental plant, the peace lily is sold commonly to people who want to add it indoors. When it blooms, the peace lily produces a white flower. Commercial growers generally “force”…

Basil is a staple in many herb gardens, mainly because it can be easy to grow, but it’s also quick to tell you when something is not quite right. Like, when you see your basil plant wilting, that’s a sure sign that it needs something. That something could be as simple as a little water that needs to be added to the soil, or it might be something more serious. What Basil Plants Need to…

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