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Potted plants are common for a reason: they are cost effective. When you want to create the kind of garden space or indoor garden aesthetic that you have been hoping to achieve, potted plants are a quick and inexpensive way of achieving this. Since they are such an inexpensive, quick, and easy way of implementing plants into any area of your home and garden, you might be wondering why grow bags are even something you…

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…

Love plants but can’t find a place to display them? There are solutions and some of them require no drilling making them perfect for renters. There’s even better news for pet owners because by mastering how to hang plants from the ceiling, you’ll be able to safely display any type of plant in your home without worrying about the safety of your pet. Provided of course, you don’t have them too close to anything that…

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,…

If you’re planning on using raised container beds in your garden, you’d be right to wonder what to put on the bottom of it because the entire structure depends on good drainage. It’s all well and good using well-draining soil but all that moisture needs to go somewhere. The versatility of raised garden beds means they open up gardening to everyone, regardless of whether you have a garden or not. With the right set up,…

The fuchsia flower comes from Central and South America, and it is quite beautiful with its two-tone colors. They are very delicate, and they add beauty to any garden. They also do really well in hanging baskets on your patio. There are over 100 different fuchsia plants that vary in terms of appearance and color, so you have many options when you want to add these bright flowers to your patio or garden. They make…

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