Dealing with Houseplant Pests

Dealing with Houseplant Pests

Many of us know the dreadful feeling of finding pests on our houseplants. Here is your quick guide to dealing with an infestation in your home. Prevention With spring coming up rather quickly, prevention is the best way to control insects on houseplants.Proper water,...
Indoor Herb Gardening

Indoor Herb Gardening

Growing fresh herbs at home is a great way to liven your living space with the convenience of having herbs available any time you need them. Whether you start with a small starter plant for a quicker harvest, or you grow from seeds, here is your guide to success....
Pebble Trays

Pebble Trays

Pebble trays are a simple solution to increase humidity for your plants without allowing your plant to sit directly in water. Plants that thrive in humidity include the following: snake plants, orchids, golden pothos, peace lilies, monsteras, fiddle leaf figs, and...
Urban Jungle

Urban Jungle

Having a variety of plants in your home is key to starting an urban jungle. You want to mix plant size, textures, colors, and leaf size to keep your indoor jungle from seeming boring. Try mixing something tall and slim, like a fiddle leaf fig or snake plant, with...
Orchids

Orchids

Phalaenopsis Orchid Care & Maintenance Light Level: Mid to high light levels, a north or east-facing window is perfect. Without enough light, your orchid will not produce many flowers. Air Level: Orchids live in bark based potting mix as the roots require air to...
Common Houseplant Myths

Common Houseplant Myths

Myth: If you want your plant to grow big, plant it in a big pot.  There are many, MANY reasons we do not recommend repotting small plants into large pots. The biggest reason is your plant will be more susceptible to root rot. The plant can only take in so much...
Air Purifying Plants

Air Purifying Plants

Houseplants are a really effective way to purify the air, as they are known to decrease toxins. It is recommended to have two house plants for every 100 square feet of space in your home. Check out some of our favorite air-purifying plants! Peace Lily Sun Exposure:...
Snake Plant

Snake Plant

Snake plants are also known as Sansevieria, or “Mother-in-Law’s Tongue.” This succulent plant is perfect for beginners and frequent travelers for they are very forgiving. Maintenance Level: Beginner Light Level: Snake plants can handle a variety of light levels. While...
Christmas Cactus

Christmas Cactus

Christmas cacti are a very popular houseplant. When they bloom, they produce colorful, tubular flowers in pink or lilac colors. Their beautiful flowers, long bloom time, and easy care requirements make them a wonderful plant. Unlike many other cacti, Christmas cacti...
Winterizing Your Garden!

Winterizing Your Garden!

Fall watering gives plants a reserve for winter, especially evergreens. Soil should be kept moist but not soggy until the ground freezes. Be sure to Spray Boxwood and Dwarf Alberta Spruce with Neem oil to control spider mites. For winter protection, wait until...