Basics

 

Baby-Proof Your Houseplants

Small children and houseplants can live happily and safely together under the same roof – you just have to take the right precautions. If you know what you’re growing and keep it out of little-hand reach, your plants and kids can grow up together nicely.

 

Beyond the Windowsill

Plants breathe life into a room — giving it color, balance and warmth. Find your inner green thumb with an introduction to easy-to-grow houseplants and some great ways to design the interior of your home.

 

It Happened to Me (Confessions of a Cactus Killer)

Even with the best intentions, it’s easy to kill a houseplant. Let this tale of cactus killing be an example of what not to do with your indoor plant.

 

Decorative Containers: All Dressed Up and Ready to Grow

A houseplant is only as boring as the pot it’s growing in. Don’t keep yours contained in an ordinary planter! Imaginative and colorful containers can dress up any plant, as well as your home’s décor. Learn what to keep in mind when “dressing up” your indoor plants.

 

Going Green…Inside

Houseplants brighten rooms and bring breaths of fresh air. If you’re new to this indoor gardening trend, just follow a few simple rules to get started. Before you know it, you’ll be on your way to a green thumb faster than you can say, “Sansevieria!”

 

How to Properly Water Houseplants: Tools of the Trade

Properly watering houseplants is a challenge to many, but it’s critical to successful plant growth. Here are some tips for overcoming this watering challenge.

 

Starter Houseplants

If you’re new to the houseplant scene, try starting with some tough, forgiving plants to build your growing confidence. Don’t know where to begin? Check out one plant-care professional’s top picks for great starter houseplants!

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