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5 Tasty Fruit Plants That Can Be Grown Indoors

Flowers and foliage add elements of nature and plenty of color to any room, and that can be enough of a reward for an indoor gardener. But being able to actually pick something edible can be a whole new world of enjoyment. It may not be the first thing you think of for houseplants, but you can definitely bring some …

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What Do Plants Need to Survive (And Thrive)?

Have you tried your hand at growing plants or herbs only to find it hasn’t quite turned out to be the successful project you had hoped it would? It happens. It’s awful when it does, but if you’ve spotted the problem early enough, you can intervene using this guide listing all the things a plant needs to survive and grow, …

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15 Best Indoor Plants That Thrive in Low Light Environments

Ever feel like you live in a cave? Or is your house SO BRIGHT that you feel like it’s the surface of the sun? Or are you somewhere in the middle? Some indoor gardeners have to deal with the heat and intensity of sunny, south-facing windows. Others are trying to raise their collection of houseplants in much dimmer circumstances. If …

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Can Plants Survive Without Carbon Dioxide?

It’s not a surprise that plants need oxygen to survive, since they do breathe and respire like every other living thing. However, we tend to see carbon dioxide as a waste product, or even a pollutant. How do plants use CO2 and can they even survive at all without it? The short answer is that plants use CO2 as part …

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Why Do Plants Need Water? #1 FAQ of 7 Plant Watering FAQs

Plants are living entities and need water to stay alive, just like Aubrey II in the Little Shop of Horrors. But unlike the bloodthirsty, nerve-shingling plant food of human blood, real plants just need water to grow healthily strong, to like, you know, stave off zombie fright nights. Now, you might not be one for drinking water without the flavoring …

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How To Divide Spider Plants (In 8 Simple Steps)

Are you new to dividing and re-potting indoor houseplants? Wondering where to start? Sometimes plants get overgrown and bushy and just don’t fit in their pot anymore. You can keep re-potting them into bigger and bigger pots, but depending on the type of plant, they might need to be divided to really thrive. How to divide a plant can depend …

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Do Plants Need Darkness to Grow?

Nobody talks about plant care without long and detailed information about light. How much, how bright, how hot, which direction and what color? It’s a huge part of growing plants indoors, without a doubt. But what about darkness? Allowing for darkness in your houseplant plans is actually pretty important, and night shouldn’t be considered a useless or “dead” time. A …

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Your One-Stop Terrarium Guide: All You Need to Know

Start Here How Terrariums Came to Be (The History of Terrariums) Terrariums Defined How the Ecosystem of Terrariums Work Closed Terrarium Plants List Open Terrarium Plants List The Necessities for a Proper Functioning Terrarium Decorating Your Terrarium Your FAQs Answered How You’ll Know When to Water or Air Your Terrarium Buyer’s Guide The Tools You’ll Need to Build Your Terrarium …