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Growing Plants Indoors with Artificial Lights: All You Need to Know

Just like SAD lamps get rid of the blues for those with seasonal affective disorder, indoor grow lights have an even better effect on house plants. Plants are alive and to keep them that way, they need light (not necessarily sunlight). While we need Vitamin D from natural sunlight, plants don’t. That means you can grow any type of plant …

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29 Plants That Grow in Water Only (Without a Hydroponic System)

Don’t like getting dirt under your finger nails, or pesky plant bugs that annoy you (see my simple solutions for this) – and kill your plants? Worry-free houseplants not only exist; they’re super easy to take care of! Take your pick from the following: 10 herbs you can grow and use in your kitchen (and bedroom too) 6 air purifying …

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6 Amazing House Plants that Repel Spiders

Using indoor houseplants to help control insect pests isn’t a new idea, though it tends to be more common to get rid of flying bugs like mosquitoes. But you can also use plants to deter spiders from making themselves at home in your house as well. Here are six of the top houseplants that can get the job done. 1 …

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7 Incredible Indoor Plants That Repel Mosquitoes

Mosquitoes can be a terrible nuisance when you’re outside during the summer, but they are even worse once they find their way indoors. Before you grab a can of chemical bug spray, you can take a stand against mosquitoes with a few well-chosen houseplants. There are several indoor plants that repel mosquitoes, and many are easy enough to grow for …

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Simple Ways to Pollinate Indoor Plants

One of the biggest drawbacks to growing plants indoors is the lack of access to natural pollinators, like insects, birds or even the wind. For many houseplants, it won’t make much difference, but certain plants are going to need pollination in order to produce fruit or seeds. Here’s how to handle it. Why Pollinate? Before we get into the details …

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How to Care for an Air Plant (And its Flowers and Pups)

It’s super easy to learn how to care for an air plant. In fact, the number of things you ‘need’ to remember can be counted on one hand. Lighting Water Temperature Air Circulation Fertilization That’s for regular weekly/monthly care for tillandsias, which is the botanical name for air plants, but who uses them? Didn’t think so. It’s like everything else …

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How to Propagate Succulents (Step by Step)

Succulents have become extremely popular in the plant world lately. They are very easy to take care of and there are a lot of fun and beautiful ways to arrange them. I have even seen wedding bouquets made 100% out of succulents. They are everywhere and they are addicting to plant. Sure, you can go to the garden center of …