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5 Beautiful Flowers to Grow Indoors During the Cold Winter Months

Green foliage is lovely all year long, but the cold months of winter can really be perked up with a few colorful flowers among your houseplants. Even when kept inside, the lower daylight levels can trigger dormant periods in a lot of plants. That usually means no flowers to enjoy. But there are some species that just like to bloom …

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7 Effective Ways to Keep Cats out of Indoor Plants

Having a green thumb will only get you so far with houseplants if you have one (or more) cats in the house determined to make trouble. There are potentially a few different problems you can have with cats and plants. The first is that some cats like to chew on leaves, leading to damaged plants or sick kitties. Next is …

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5 Amazing Indoor Plants That Are Good for Your Health

Nature in all its forms is beneficial to our health, and having houseplants in your living spaces is one way to bring that closer to home. There are many different ways that indoor plants are good for your health, and some can have a bigger impact than others. More on the Health Benefits of Indoor Plants What kind of health …

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How to Save a Dying Plant from These 5 Diseases

Often times, what you think is a dying plant, impossible to revive, is actually just a plant that’s showing signs of distress. No doubt, it’s worrying. It’s also natural. They’re great a pretending, yet all they’re trying to do is tell you they’re in dire need of TLC. Spot the symptoms early enough, intervene and you can nurse the plant …

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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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9 Indoor Plants That Are Hard to Kill

A lot of people avoid having houseplants because they just don’t have a skilled green thumb to keep them healthy. Many common houseplants have a pretty strict set of care conditions and can be trickier to manage than a pet. So for the more casual indoor gardener who wants a bit less responsibility, try a few of these hard-to-kill plants …

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How Fast Do Air Plants Grow?

You’ve gotten yourself a few no-hassle air plants, and now you’re curious about how fast they grow. People often misunderstand their growth and care due to their nickname (they do need more than just air to survive, and they won’t always stay as those cute little decor objects). While there are variations in species, in general, air plants grow very …

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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 …