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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 …

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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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The Amazing Benefits Plants Have on Mental Health

Most people know that spending time outside in a natural setting is wonderful for your mood, but you can get those same mental health benefits with indoor houseplants as well. There have been a large number of scientific studies into the effect that plants have on us, and there are many documented facts about keeping houseplants to better our lives. …

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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 …