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Foliage plants
A guide to commonly grown foliage plants.

Staghorn Ferns -- Growing Platycerium Species
How to grow staghorn and elkhorn ferns, including tips on watering, humidity, propagation and mounting.

Tips for Growing Philodendron Houseplants
Philodendrons are some of the world's most beautiful foliage plants and, given proper care, will thrive indoors in your home.

Aglaonema Houseplants Growing and Care Guide
How to grow aglaonema houseplants, including tips on moisture and warmth requirements.

Potting Soil Recommendations for Indoor & Container Plants
Popular potting soils are great for us, but are they so great for your indoor plants and container plants? Find out what's wrong with your soil and how to fix it.

Rooting Plants—How to Root Plants from Cuttings
How to root young plants from cuttings, including the use of rooting hormone and tips for success.

How to Grow Sago Palms
Tips and tricks for growing healthy sago palms.

Twelve Tropical Plants for Indoor Use
The best tropical plants for indoor use.

Why Are My Houseplant Leaves Turning Brown?
What to do if your houseplant starts suffering from brown leaves.

How to Grow Coleus Plants Indoors (Grower's Tips)
How to grow coleus plants indoors, including tricks for keeping them looking full and bright.

How to Use Powdered Rooting Hormone
How to propagate plants using powdered rooting hormone.

Potting and Repotting - How to Repot Plants
A guide to repotting and potting houseplants

Growing Hyacinth Flowers Indoors
How to keep hyacinth looking great indoors, including tips for forcing another bloom.

How to Sprout Palm Trees From Seed, Step by Step
Step by step instructions for sprouting most species of palm trees

How to Grow Calathea
Tips on how to grow Calathea plants, including water, warmth and light for maximum beauty.

How to Grow Palm Trees Indoors
How to grow palm trees indoors, including tips on fertilizing, trimming and watering.

Tips on Growing Cymbidium Orchids
How to grow and bloom cymbidium orchids, including tips on watering, light, temperature and potting.

Houseplants for Low Light Conditions
If it seems like you're always fighting for enough light for your houseplants, here are the best low light plants for indoors.

Orchids
A description of orchids that can be grown as houseplants.

Tips on Growing Maidenhair (Adiantum) Ferns
How to grow maidenhair ferns, including tips on watering and warmth to keep them healthy and active.

Tips on Growing Phalaenopsis Orchids
Growing phalaenopsis orchids. Houseplants.

How to Grow Schefflera Plants Indoors
How to grow schefflera plants indoors, including tips on watering and how to handle leaf-drop.

Ficus lyrata—Growing Fiddle-Leaf Fig Indoors
Tips on how to grow Ficus lyrata, or fiddle-leaf fig, indoors, including advice on watering and light levels.

Succulents and cacti
A guide to commonly grown indoor succulents and cacti.

Watering Orchids Correctly and Common Mistakes
How to water orchids correctly, with tips on frequency and common mistakes.

Mealybugs—How to Control Mealybugs
Mealybug infestations are common on greenhouse and indoor plants. Find out what these pests are and how to best control them.

Growing Snake Plant and Mother-In-Law's Tongue
Growing tips for Snake Plant and Mother-in-Law's Tongue houseplants.

How to Grow Orchids Indoors
How to grow orchids as houseplants, including tips on repotting, watering and positioning your orchid to increase your chances of success.

Tips on Growing Kalanchoe Plants
How to grow both flowering and non-flowering Kalanchoe plants, including the popular K. blossfeldiana. Tips on watering, propagation and light.

How to Grow Bromeliads at Home
How to grow successful bromeliads, including tips on lighting, blooming and watering.

Caring for Orchids—What Do I Do With My Gift Orchid?
So you got an orchid as a gift and don't know how to take care of it? Here is your easy guide to caring for gift orchids to make the bloom last longer and transition the plant into your permanent collection.

How to Grow Healthy Succulent Plants
How to grow healthy succulents and desert plants, including tips on watering, light levels and temperature.

Why Are My Houseplants Dying?
Why are my houseplants dying?

Growing Living Stones Plants
These very small plants hug the ground and grow extremely slowly—it can take years for a plant to eventually fill its pot with new leaves.

Growing Zamia Plants Indoors
Tips on how to grow Zamia indoors as a houseplant.

Tips for Growing Hostas Inside
Tips on how to grow hostas inside as houseplants, including advice on proper light levels and watering.

How to Grow Ascocentrum and Ascocenda Orchids
How to grow Ascocentrum orchids and the closely related Ascocenda hybrids. These miniature orchids have made it possible to grow Vanda-type orchids indoors in northern latitudes.

Growing Rosemary Plants Indoors
How to grow rosemary indoors, including tips on dealing with powdery mildew

Orchid Plants and Fungal Diseases
Orchids are susceptible to many kinds of fungal infections. Learn which ones cause problems and find out how to treat them.

How to Grow Australian Tree Fern
Tips for growing successful Australian tree ferns and related Cyathea, including advice on watering, leaf-browning, and temperature.

Using Baking Soda on Plants
How to make and use organic baking soda spray to prevent and cure fungal issues on plants

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Plant Profiles, Part V
Profile of houseplants

Brassia -- Growing Brassia Orchids
Brassia -- Growing Brassia Orchids For Houseplant Gardeners

Ludisia -- Growing Ludisia Orchids
Ludisia -- Growing Ludisia Orchids for Houseplant Gardeners

Primrose—Growing Primrose (Primula) Indoors
How to grow delicate primrose indoors as potted winter or spring-time flowers.

Gynura—How to Grow Velvet Plant Indoors
Tips on how to grow the exotic and interesting velvet plant, or Gynura species

Aplectrum -- Growing Aplectrum Plants
Aplectrum -- Growing Aplectrum Plants

Still More Foliage and Flowering Plants
Expanded descriptions of popular and unusual houseplants

Agave—How to Grow Agave Indoors
Tips on how to grow agave species as houseplants, including advice on watering, sunlight, and propagation.

Avocado—Growing Avocados as Houseplants
How to start avocado plants from seeds and raise them as houseplants

Tropical Plants
A list of tropical plants grown indoors

Jasmine—Growing Jasmine Indoors
Tips on how to grow jasmine, especially the popular twining J. polyanthum, indoors, including advice on how to keep your plant flowering in the winter.

Rhipsalideae -- Growing Rhipsalideae Plants
Rhipsalideae -- How to Grow Rhipsalideae Plants for Houseplant Gardeners

More Foliage and Flowering Plants
Profiles of houseplants, including flowering and foliage plants

How to Grow Coffee Arabica in Containers
How to grow Coffee arabica in containers (just don't try to grow it from coffee beans!)

Yucca (Growing Yucca Inside) - Houseplants
How to grow Yucca plants indoors, including tips on watering and sunlight.

Stellis -- Growing Stellis Orchids
Stellis -- Growing Stellis Orchids for Houseplant Gardeners

Pests
A guide to common household plant pests and methods to control them.

What Is Insecticidal Soap and How Does It Work?
Learn what insecticidal soaps are, how they work, and how to make your own.

Corn Plant—How to Grow Dracaena Fragrans
Tips for growing corn plants, including methods to reduce brown leaf tips and keep it looking healthy inside.

Lapeirousia -- Growing Lapeirousia Plants
Lapeirousia -- Growing Lapeirousia Plants for houseplant gardeners

Eucomis -- Growing Eucomis Plants
Eucomis -- Growing Eucomis plants for houseplant gardeners

How to Grow Cilantro in Containers Indoors
How to grow cilantro in containers indoors for houseplant gardeners

Rhynchostylis -- Growing Rhynchostylis Plants
Rhynchostylis -- Tips on Growing Rhynchostylis Orchids for Tropical Gardeners

Gongora -- Growing Gongora Plants
Gongora -- Growing Gongora Plants For Houseplant Gardeners

Growing Rubber Plant Ficus Elastic Indoors
Tips on how to grow Ficus elastica, or rubber plants, indoors, including advice on avoiding leaf yellowing and dropping.

Fiddlewood—Growing Fiddlewood in Containers
Fiddlewood is native to South Florida and the West Indies. It is a beautiful container plant with glossy green leaves and white flowers.

Beautyberry—Growing Beautyberry in Containers
Tips and advice on growing beautyberry, a lovely small shrub with distinctive clumps of bright purple berries.

Green Buttonwood—Growing Green Buttonwood in Containers
Tips and advice on how to grow the green buttonwood tree in containers.

A Head-To-Head Study of Various Potting Soils
Ever wondered which potting soil is best for your houseplants and container plantings? Here is a series of real-life tests pitting various potting soil mixes against each other to see how they perform in the long-term.

The Seven Best Houseplants for Beginners
The best houseplants for people who kill every plant they own, the cast-iron stalwarts that introduce beginners to the joy of growing houseplants.

How to Grow and Shape Lucky Bamboo
How to grow and shape lucky bamboo plants, including tips on troubleshooting yellowing and diseased plants.

Seven Best Houseplants for Beginners
The best houseplants for people who kill every plant they own. These are the cast-iron stalwarts that anchor collections and introduce beginners to the joy of growing houseplants.

All About Houseplants & Indoor Gardens
How to choose and care for common houseplants, from orchids to palm trees to Venus Flytraps. Grow healthy indoor plants with our Expert advice.

Purple Fountain Grass—Grass an Indoor Plant
Purple fountain grass can be grown as an accent plant or container plant.

Pachycereus—Growing Giant Cacti
The Pachycereus genus contains the world's largest known cacti. These giants of the desert are slow-growing and are increasingly rare in their natural habitat.

Ochna—Growing Birds-eye Bush
Ochna shrubs, also known as Mickey Mouse plants, feature interesting and familiar looking flowers (think Mouse). They grow quickly and require a regular water source to thrive.

Growing Scaphyglottis Orchids
Scaphyglottis orchids are mainly epiphytic with an unusual growth habit and beautiful small flowers.

Nerium—Growing Oleander
Oleander is usually thought of an outdoor plant, but it can be successfully container grown if you follow some basic tips.

Growing Liparis orchids
Liparis orchids are grown as epiphytic or terrestrial orchids and are often known as twayblades.

Cocoplum—Growing Cocoplum in Containers
Cocoplum grows equally well in containers or in the ground as a landscape plant. Tips for growing cocoplum plants.

Firebush—Growing Firebush Indoors
Tips on how to grow the popular Florida firebush plant in a container or as an indoor plant.

Furcraea foetida—Growing Mauritius Hemp
Tips on how to grow the F. foetida, or Mauritius hemp, indoors, including advice on watering and sunlight for best results.

Ginger (Zingiber officinale)—Growing Common Ginger
Tips on how to propagate and grow common grocery store ginger into a beautiful plant with edible ginger rhizomes.

Bulbophyllum—Growing Bulbophyllum Orchids
Tips for growing Bulbophyllum orchids, including advice on watering and potting for success.

Catasetum—Growing Catasetum Orchids
Tips on how to grow Catasetum orchids, including advice on watering, feeding and propagation.

Chinese fan palm—growing Chinese Fan Palm
Tips on how to grow Chinese Fan Palm, including advice on watering, soil conditions, and fertilizer for the greatest chance of success.

Saw palmetto—Growing Saw Palmetto in Containers
Tips on how to grow Saw palmetto palms in containers, including advice on watering and potting tricks.

Clusia—Growing Clusia species indoors
Clusia, especially the C. rosea--or autograph plants--are beautiful subtropical shrubs with glossy, thick leaves.

Coccoloba--Growing Seagrape in Containers
Coccoloba, or sea grape, are large-leaved plants common to tropical and subtropical coastlines. They have lovely, very large leaves and unusual fruit.

Growing Colvillea racemosa
The Colvillea racemosa is native to Madagascar but sometimes grown in North America and Europe for its striking orange flowers.

Growing Japanese Spindle plants
The Japanese spindle is a beautiful little shrub that is tolerant of a wide of conditions and has beautiful foliage.

Globba—Growing Dancing Lady Flowers
Tips on how to grow the Glomma plant (dancing ladies) indoors, including advice on watering and propagating to ensure a good bloom.

Rafflesia—The World's Weirdest Plant
A description of the Rafflesia genus, one of the world's strangest plants. Includes growing conditions and habitat.

Plant Profiles April 2014
Profiles of plants created in April 2014, including advice on watering and light.

Book reviews
Book reviews of houseplant books

Bromeliads
Plant profiles of popular bromeliad houseplants

Bromeliads
How to grow bromeliads in your house.

Diseases
A guide to common problems that affect houseplants, including methods for control.

Ferns
A guide to commonly grown ferns.

Orchids as houseplants
How to buy and grow orchids as houseplants.

An Introduction to Fertilizing Indoor Plants
How to use fertilizer on indoor plants without using too much or too little.

Palms
Profiles of indoor palms. Houseplants.

Terrariums
How to make terrariums and plants that work well with terrariums.

Potting Your Plants
Articles on the best potting soil, including home mixes, and tips for successfully repotting container-grown plants.

Easy to Grow Plants
These plants are perfect for your indoor environment

Indoor Plants
More profiles of tropical and indoor plants for your home.

2013 Plant Profiles
Plant profiles of interesting and unusual houseplants.

Plant Pests and Diseases
How to protect your houseplants from common diseases and pests. Also, once your plant is suffering from a disease or pest, effective methods to correct the problem, while protecting the rest of your plants. We discuss common problems such as mold, fungus, scale, white flies, mealy bugs, and others. Organic, environmentally products are also feature

Displaying Houseplants
Describing how to best display your houseplants while protecting your furniture and floors. We cover special techniques, including grouping plants for maximum appeal and using special displays such as wall brackets, baskets and columns. Also, caring for and protecting seasonal plants.

Glossary
A glossary of terms associated with plants.

Watering and Potting
Describes how to correctly water and pot container-grown plants, including tips on picking or mixing potting soil and repotting your plants

Propagation
How to increase your stock by propagating your own plants from cuttings, layering and division. We also include sections on how to use root hormone and prevent common problems encountered while propagating.

Product and Book Reviews
Reviews of products and books for the houseplant enthusiast.

Orchids & Bromeliads
Describes how to keep orchids healthy in the house and bring them to bloom, as well as tips and tricks for keeping bromeliads, or urn plants, healthy.

Plant Profiles -- An Encyclopedia of Houseplants
Different types of common houseplants are described, including bulbs, ferns, foliage plants, succulents and cacti, poinsettias, vines, meat-eating plants, palms, fruits and edible plants, flowering plants, and bonsai.

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Plant Profiles May 2014
Plant profiles from May 2014. Houseplants.

2014 July
Plant profiles posted in July 2014

August 2014
Plant profiles August 2014. Houseplants.

November 2014
Plant profiles. Houseplants.

Orchid Growing Advice
Advice on how to grow orchids. Houseplants.

More Orchids
Descriptions of orchids. Houseplants.

Decorating Ideas
Ideas for decorating indoor spaces with houseplants

Easy Reference Guides for Houseplants
A handy reference source for the best in plants: for beginners, shade lovers, flowering plants, orchids and more. Start here if you have no idea where else to start!

Poisonous Plants
How to identify poisonous and otherwise dangerous house plants, including tips for treatment.

Profiles of houseplants
Profiles of houseplants and tropical plants.

Mango -- Growing and Sprouting Mango Seeds
Tips on how to germinate and grow mango seeds and young mango plants

Cylindropuntia -- Growing Cholla Plants
Cylindropuntia -- Tips on Growing Cholla Plants For Houseplant Gardeners

Zantedeschia Hybrids—Growing Calla Lily Indoors
Tips on how to grow calla lilies indoors, including how to rebloom the plants after the growing season is done.

Hibiscus -- Growing Tropical Hibiscus Inside
How to grow and bloom tropical hibiscus in a temperate home, including tips on overwintering and how to prevent lethal insect infestations.

Boston Ferns -- Growing Nephrolepis Species
How to keep your Boston ferns and other nephrolepis ferns looking fresh and attractive, including tips on watering, spraying and propagation.

Is My Houseplant Poisonous?
Learn which houseplants are poisonous to pets and children

Amitostigma -- Growing Amitostigma Orchids
Amitostigma -- How to Best Grow Amitostigma Orchids

Encyclia -- Growing Encyclia Plants
Encyclia -- Growing Encyclia Plants For Houseplant Gardeners

African Violets -- Growing Healthy Saintpaulia
An introduction to growing African violets. These popular houseplants have been a favorite for more than century because of their beauty, size and free-flowering. Tips on how to water, feed and keep them beautiful.

Senecio rowleyanus -- Growing String of Pearls Succulents
Tips on how to grow the string of pearls succulent in containers, including advice on watering.

Lisianthus—Growing Lisianthus Inside
Tips on how to keep lisianthus blooming and looking good for the whole season, plus advice on how to grow them into the next season.

Crown Cactus—Growing Rebutia Cacti
Tips on how to grow crown cactus from the Rebutia genus, including watering and propagation tips

Echinocereus—How to Grow Echinocereus Cactus Indoors
Tips on how to grow the Echinocereus cactus indoors.

Acianthus -- Growing Acianthus Plants
Acianthus -- How We Recommend Growing Acianthus Plants

Goodyera -- Growing Goodyera Plants
Goodyera -- Growing Goodyera Plants For Houseplant Gardeners

Calypso -- Growing Calypso Plants
Calypso -- Growing Calypso Plants For Houseplant Gardeners

- By Category
An index of categories in the

Why Are My Houseplant Leaves Turning Yellow?
What is causing my leaves to turn yellow?

Dumb Cane (Dieffenbachia) Houseplant Description
A description of the dumb cane, or dieffenbachia houseplant

Gymnadenia -- Growing Gymnadenia Plants
Gymnadenia -- Growing Gymnadenia Plants

Anacamptis -- Growing Anacamptis Plants
Anacamptis -- Growing Anacamptis Plants

Disa -- Growing Disa Plants
Disa -- Growing Disa Plants. Houseplants.

Coelogyne -- Growing Coelogyne Plants
Coelogyne -- Growing Coelogyne Plants

Anguloa -- Growing Anguloa Plants
Anguloa -- Growing Anguloa Plants

Pandanus—Growing Pandanus Inside
How to grow the pandanus plant inside as a houseplant, as well as general information about culture and maintenance.

Anigozanthos—How to Grow Kangaroo Paws Indoors
Tips on how to the grow the interesting kangaroo paw, which is new to the United States. Advice on flowering and species-specific care.

Heliconia—Growing Lobster Claw Inside
Tips on how to grow heliconia (lobster claw) as houseplants, including advice on flowering.

Allamanda—Growing Allamanda Inside
Tips on how to grow allamanda indoors, including advice on how to get the plant to flower.

Bamboo—Growing Bamboo Inside
How to grow tropical bamboo indoors, including tips on keeping it manageable.

Aerides -- Growing Aerides Plants
Aerides -- Growing Aerides Plants

Brasilopuntia -- Growing Brasilopuntia Plants
Brasilopuntia -- Growing Brasilopuntia Plants

Acrorchis -- Growing Acrorchis Orchids
Acrorchis -- Growing Acrorchis Orchids

Sophronitis -- Growing Sophronitis Orchids
Sophronitis -- Growing Sophronitis Orchids

Prosthechea -- Growing Prosthechea Orchids
Prosthechea -- Growing Prosthechea Orchids

Five Houseplants That Will Hurt Your Pets
Five Houseplants That Will Hurt Your Pets

Chamaerops—Growing European Fan Palms Indoors
Tips on how to grow the European fan palm, the only palm tree native to Europe.

Abutilon—Growing Flowering Maple Inside
Tips on how to grow the Abutilon, or flowering maple, shrub indoors, including advice for how to grow both the flowering and foliage varieties

Sea Urchin Cactus—Growing Echinopsis Cactus Indoors
Tips on growing and propagating the popular sea urchin (Echinopsis) cactus, including a description of basic hybrids.

Shrimp Plant—How to Grow Justicia brandegeana Indoors
Tips on how to grow the shrimp plant (Justicia brandegeana), including information on pruning for best effect and ideal watering.

Pineapple—Growing Pineapple Plants
Tips on sprouting and growing pineapple from a typical grocery store pineapple.

Clivia Miniata—Growing Scarlet Kafir Lily
How to grow and maintain Clivia miniata, sometimes called the scarlet kafir lily or bush lily, including tips on propagation and how to bring the flower to bloom year after year.

Agapanthus—Growing African Lilies Inside
Tips on how to grow the beautiful African lily, or Agapanthus, as a houseplant.

Yew Pine—Growing Podocarpus macrophyllus Indoors
How to grow yew pine (Podocarpus macrophllus) indoors, including tips on propagation.

Stanhopea -- Growing Stanhopea Orchids
Stanhopea -- Growing Stanhopea Orchids

Chenopodium -- Growing Chenopodium Cacti
Chenopodium -- Growing Chenopodium Cacti

Agrostophyllum -- Growing Agrostophyllum Orchids
Agrostophyllum -- Growing Agrostophyllum Orchids

Impatiens -- Growing Impatiens Plants
Impatiens -- Growing Impatiens Plants

Aerangis -- Growing Aerangis Orchids
Aerangis -- Growing Aerangis Orchids

Paphiopedilum Orchids — Growing Slipper Orchids
How to grow Paphiopedilum orchids, including tips on potting, watering and blooming.

Calliandra—Growing Powder Puff Plants Inside
Tips on how to grow the powder puff plant as an indoor houseplant

Acorus—Growing Japanese Sweet Flag Inside
Tips on how to grow the Acorus, or Japanese sweet flag, inside. This beautiful plant has a light fragrance sure to enhance any room.

White Batflower—Growing Tacca Integrifolia Indoors
How to grow the highly unusual white batflower indoors

Streptocarpus—Growing Streptocarpus Indoors
How to grow and propagate Streptocarpus indoors.

History of Wardian Case -- What Is A Wardian Case?
A brief history of Wardian Case, or the first terrariums that were used to collect tropical plants in the 19th century

Choosing Your Pot and Sowing Your Seedlings
Tips on choosing the right pots for growing seedlings and how to sow seedlings.

Pereskia -- Growing Pereskia Plants
Pereskia -- Growing Pereskia Plants

Oeceoclades maculata -- Growing Oeceoclades Plants
Oeceoclades maculata -- Growing Oeceoclades Plants

Peristeria -- Growing Peristeria Plants
Peristeria -- Growing Peristeria Plants

Ansellia -- Growing Ansellia Plants
Ansellia -- Growing Ansellia Plants

Bletilla striata -- Growing Bletilla Plants
Bletilla striata -- Growing Bletilla Plants

Majesty Palms - How to Grow Ravenea Palms Indoors
Tips on growing the majesty palm (Ravenea) indoors.

Cissus—How to Grow Grape Ivy Vines Indoors
Tips on how to grow the grape ivy vine and other Cissus species indoors.

Achimenes—Growing Cupid's Bow Flowers
How to grow and propagate the Achimenes houseplants, sometimes also called the Cupid's Bow or Orchid Pansy.

AeroGarden 6 Elite+ Review
A product review of the AeroGarden 6 Elite+ indoor vegetable garden.

Tolmiea menziesii—Growing the Piggy-back Plant
Tips on growing the unusual Tolmiea, also known as the piggy-back plant or youth-on-age plant, including tips on how to prevent leaf browning.

How to Make a Living Wall—Mounting Aroids
How to build a

Swiss Cheese Plant—How to Grow Monstera adansonii
Tips on how to grow Monstera adansonii, sometimes known as the Swiss cheese plant. Including advice on how to water and propagate.

Cyrtomium falcatum—How to Grow Holly Fern Indoors
Tips on how to grow and propagate the popular holly fern, or Cyrtomium falcatum.

Aichryson -- Growing Aichryson Plants
Aichryson -- Growing Aichryson Plants

Grammatophylum -- Growing Grammatophylum Plants
Grammatophylum -- Growing Grammatophylum Plants

Restrepia -- Growing Restrepia Plants
Restrepia -- Growing Restrepia Plants

Pancratium -- Growing Pancratium Plants
Pancratium -- Growing Pancratium Plants

Angraecum -- Growing Angraecum Plants
Angraecum -- Growing Angraecum Plants

Sea squill -- Growing Drimia Plants
Sea squill -- Growing Drimia Plants

Ionopsis -- Growing Ionopsis Orchids
Ionopsis -- Growing Ionopsis Orchids

Celastrus -- Growing Celastrus Vines
Celastrus -- Growing Celastrus Vines

Eulophia -- Growing Eulophia Orchids
Eulophia -- Growing Eulophia Orchids

Six Cold-Resistant Houseplants
Six Cold-Resistant Houseplants

Health Benefits of Keeping Houseplants
Health Benefits of Keeping Houseplants

Five Houseplants That Clean Your Air
Five Houseplants That Clean Your Air

Wodyetia—Growing Foxtail Palms
Foxtail palms are fast-growing and beautiful, with smooth, slightly tapered trunks reminiscent of royal palm trees.

Solitaire palm—Growing Solitaire Palms Indoors
Tips on growing the Solitaire Palm indoors, including advice on watering and potting for success.

Learn how to recognize fungus gnats, an increasingly common houseplant pest.
Learn to recognize and identify fungus gnats on your houseplants.

Allagoptera—Growing Seashore Palms
Seashore palms grow in salty, windy, and tropical conditions. Here's how to grow them yourself as an ornamental or specimen plant.

Growing Sage Indoors
How to grow sage indoors. Houseplants.

Growing Portlandia grandiflora plants
The Portlandia grandiflora is a beautiful shrub with large and striking white flowers that can be adapted to container culture.

Episcia--Tips on How to Grow Flame Violets
Tips on how to grow flame violets, including advice on watering and lighting.

Clematis--How to Grow Clematis in Containers
Tips on how to grow clematis, including advice on watering and lighting.

Haemanthus--Growing Blood Lilies
Tips on growing blood lilies, including advice on watering and light levels for the best flowers and propagating your plants.

Growing Pumpkin Seeds
Tips on sprouting pumpkin seeds and growing out the vines for beginners.

Freesia corymbosa — Growing the Freesia in Containers
Freesia corymbosa — Growing the Freesia in Containers

Filicium decipiens — Growing Japanese Tree Ferns
Filicium decipiens - Growing Japanese Tree Ferns

Uebelmannia -- Growing Uebelmannia Cacti
Uebelmannia -- Growing Uebelmannia Cacti

Thelocactus -- Growing Thelocactus Cacti
Thelocactus -- Growing Thelocactus Cacti

Matucana -- Growing Matucana Cacti
Matucana -- Growing Matucana Cacti

Astrophytum -- Growing Astrophytum Cacti
Astrophytum -- Growing Astrophytum Cacti

Copiapoa -- Growing Copiapoa Cacti
Copiapoa -- Growing Copiapoa Cacti

Melocactus -- Growing Melocactus Cacti
Melocactus -- Growing Melocactus Cacti

Pilosocereus -- Growing Pilosocereus Cacti
Pilosocereus -- Growing Pilosocereus Cacti

Eriosyce -- Growing Eriosyce Cacti
Eriosyce -- Growing Eriosyce Cacti

Neomooreia wallisii -- Growing Neomooreia Orchids
Neomooreia wallisii -- Growing Neomooreia Orchids

Trichocentrum -- Growing Trichocentrum Orchids Indoors
Trichocentrum -- Growing Trichocentrum Orchids Indoors

Mormodes -- Growing Mormodes Orchids
Mormodes -- Growing Mormodes Orchids

Corybas -- How To Grow Corybas Orchids
Corybas -- How To Grow Corybas Orchids

Schomburgkia -- Growing Schomburgkia Orchids
Schomburgkia -- Growing Schomburgkia Orchids

Psychopsis -- Growing Psychopsis Orchids
Psychopsis -- Growing Psychopsis Orchids

Aeschynanthus--How to Grow Lipstick Vines and Basket Vines
Tips on how to grow and bloom lipstick vine and basket vines from the genus Aeschynanthus.

Picking the Right Soil Mix for Indoor Seedlings
Although seedlings might sprout in any number of situations, you can give your seeds a greater chance of success by using soil designed for specific needs.

Rodriguezia -- Growing Rodriguezia Orchids
Rodriguezia -- Growing Rodriguezia Orchids

Trudelia -- Growing Trudelia Orchids
Trudelia -- Growing Trudelia Orchids

Paraphaelaenopsis -- Growing Paraphaelaenopsis Orchids
Paraphaelaenopsis -- Growing Paraphaelaenopsis Indoors

Mediocalcar -- Growing Mediocalcar Orchids
Mediocalcar -- Growing Mediocalcar Orchids

Epipactis helleborine
Epipactis helleborine -- Growing Helleborine Orchids Indoors

Himantoglossum -- Growing Lizard Orchids Indoors
Himantoglossum -- Growing Lizard Orchids Indoors

Comparettia -- Growing Comparettia Indoors
Comparettia -- Growing Comparettia Indoors

Ophyrs apifera -- Growing Bee Orchids Indoors
Ophyrs apifera -- Growing Bee Orchids Indoors

Can I be allergic to houseplants?
Can I be allergic to houseplants?

Decorating with Houseplants
Decorating with Houseplants

Lycaste -- Growing Lycaste Orchids
Lycaste -- Growing Lycaste Orchids

Miltonia -- Growing Miltonia Orchids
Miltonia -- Growing Miltonia Orchids

Epidendrum -- Growing Epidendrum Orchids
Epidendrum -- Growing Epidendrum Orchids

Epigeneium lyonii -- Growing Orchids
Epigeneium lyonii -- Growing Orchids

Dracula -- Growing Dracula Orchids
Dracula -- Growing Dracula Orchids

Cypripedium -- Growing Cypripedium Orchids
Cypripedium -- Growing Cypripedium Orchids

Who invented houseplants?
A history of houseplants around the world.

Secrets to a Successful Herb Garden
Secrets to a Successful Herb Garden

Growing Mint Indoors
Growing mint indoors. Houseplants.

Mondo Grass--Growing Mondo Grass
Mondo Grass--Growing Mondo Grass

Why do Christians give lilies on Easter?
Why do Christians give lilies at Easter and what do they mean?

A lover’s guide to aphrodisiac plants
A lover’s guide to aphrodisiac plants and the plants that turn us on.

Secrets to watering your houseplants
Secrets to watering your houseplants so they stay alive.

Cool Containers for Your Indoor Plants
Cool containers for indoor plants

What Is an Heirloom Tomato?
What Is an Heirloom Tomato? Houseplants.

Why is my orchid dying?
Why is my orchid dying? Houseplants.

Why is my cactus dying?
Why is my cactus dying? Houseplants.

Great Smelling Plants for Indoors
Great Smelling Plants for Indoors

Grafting Cactus
How to graft cactus at home. Houseplants.

A Beginner's Guide to Picking a Houseplant
A Beginner's Guide to Picking a Houseplant

You Will Never Guess What Part of Your Anatomy Houseplants Benefit
You Will Never Guess What Part of Your Anatomy Houseplants Benefit

Firmiana simplex -- Growing the Chinese parasol tree
Firmiana simplex -- Growing the Chinese parasol tree

How to Water a Houseplant
How to Water a Houseplant. Houseplants.

Six Reasons Your Seedlings Die
How to prevent seedlings from dying

How to get your phalaenopsis orchid to bloom again
Tips and advice on how to get your phalaenopsis orchid to bloom again after the first bloom is done.

Faucaria tigrina — Growing Tiger Jaw Indoors
Faucaria tigrina — Growing Tiger Jaw Indoors

Pandanus veitchii — Growing Screw Pine Indoors
Tips on how to grow the screw pine, or Pandanus veitchii, in containers.

Rhododendron — Growing Indoor Azalea
Tips on how to grow indoor azaleas, including advice on watering.

Tips on growing the Jerusalem cherry at home.
Tips and advice on how to grow the Jerusalem cherry indoors.

How to Control Aphids on Indoor Plants
How to identify and control aphids on indoor plants.

All About Succulents Houseplants
Succulents are some of the world's most popular houseplants, and for good reason. They're very undemanding, beautiful and varied. Here's a guide to getting your succulent garden going indoors.

Tips for Growing Desert Rose Plants
Tips for growing desert rose plants. These are beautiful plants with swollen stems and striking flowers, but their sap is poisonous.

Sempervivum—Growing Hen and Chicks Succulents
Tips on how to grow and propagate the popular Sempervivum succulents, including guidelines for warmth, repotting, and watering.

Growing Cacti — Healthy Cactus Plants
Growing great cacti, including tips for both desert cacti and the forest cacti.

Growing Aloe Plants and Related Species
How to grow plants from the Aloe genus, including Aloe vera and other decorative Aloe plants. Aloe vera is highly prized for its medicinal qualities.

Echeveria—How to Grow Echeveria Succulents
Tips on watering, light and feeding for growing the popular Echeveria succulents.

Jade Plants—How to Grow Crassula Species
Tips on growing the popular jade plant, including watering, feeding and light levels for the best performance.

Pencil Cactus—How to Grow Euphorbia tirucalli
Tips for how to grow the pencil cactus as a houseplant, including tips for propagation, light levels, and a warning to avoid the plant's toxic milky latex.

Donkey's Tail & Lamb's Tail - Grow Sedum Morganianum
Tips on how to grow the popular donkey's tail and lamb's tail succulent plants, including advice on watering, feeding and propagation.

Haworthia—Growing Haworthia Succulents
How to grow Haworthia succulents inside.

Top Flowering Houseplants -- Best Indoor Flowers
A list of the 12 best flowering indoor plants, including African violets, orchids and other popular flowering plants.

Peace Lily—How to Grow Spathiphyllum
How to grow Peace Lily, including tips on light, water and propagation. These tropical plants feature striking white flowers that hover above shiny, pointed leaves. There are dozens of hybrids available.

How to Grow Healthy Ficus Trees at Home
How to grow the three most popular varieties of ficus trees, including Weeping Figs, Rubber Trees and Fiddle-Leaf Figs.

Dragon Tree—How to Grow Dracaena Marginata
Tips for growing D. marginata, including methods to reduce brown leaf tips and keep it living for years inside.

Ponytail Palms — How to Grow Beaucarnea Recurvata
How to grow ponytail palms (Beaucarnea recurvata), including tips on watering, light and feeding.

All About Orchids
Here's your source for everything orchid-related, from buying plants to blooming them, plus descriptions of the five most popular orchid species.

Golden Pothos Vine (Epipremnum pinnatum)
Tips for growing the golden potho vine.

Bird of Paradise—How to Grow Strelitzia
How to grow Bird of Paradise, including tips on watering on how to bring the plant into bloom.

What Does My Lucky Bamboo Mean?
Find out what your lucky bamboo plant means and whether it will bring luck, wealth, health or perfection to your home.

Fertilizer Basics — How to Feed Plants
An introduction to fertilizing indoor plants

Growing Areca Palms Indoors as Houseplants
Tips on how to grow areca palms indoors as houseplants.

Dracaena Group — Ti Trees, D. Draco and other Dracaena
How to grow plants from the Dracaena group, including Ti Trees, D. marginata and D. draco, and other false palms.

Aechmea Bromeliads Growing and Care Guide
How to grow and propogate aechmea bromeliads. These popular bromeliads are among the best houseplants in the world. Here are tips for making them thrive.

How to Grow Basil Indoors - Grower's Tips
How to grow basil indoors for year-round use.

Propagating Lucky Bamboo
How to propagate your lucky bamboo plants, in soil and water.

Cattleya Orchids - Watering, Feeding & Repotting Houseplants
How to grow and bloom cattleya orchids. Tips on watering, feeding and repotting.

Growing Ferns Indoors — The Basics
An introduction to growing ferns, including tips on watering, light and providing the right conditions to make these beautiful plants thrive.

Fittonia—How to Grow Fittonia Houseplants
Tips and tricks for growing fittonia houseplants (also known as nerve plants)

Peperomia—Growing Peperomia Species Indoors
Tips on how to grow Peperomia houseplants indoors, including advice on propagation

Coconuts—Growing Coconut Palms Inside
How to sprout and grow coconut palms inside a normal house, including tips on keeping the plant alive for as long as possible

Parlor Palms—Growing Chamaedorea Indoors
Tips on how to grow the popular parlor palm, including advice on watering, temperature, feeding, and how to deal with brown leaf margins.

How to Pick and Care for Holiday Poinsettias
What to look for in a healthy poinsettia plant and how to best care for these international symbols of the holiday season.

What Should I Do After My Phalaenopsis Is Done Blooming?
How to handle a phalaenopsis after the last bloom falls off the flower spike.

Gardenia—How to Grow Gardenia Indoors
Tips on growing gardenia plants indoors, including how to bring the plant to flower and prevent bud drop.

Angel Wing Begonias—How to Grow Cane-Type Begonias
How to grow angel wing begonias, including tips for watering and fertilizing

How to Grow Asparagus Ferns
Tips on how to grow healthy asparagus ferns indoors

Growing Norfolk Island Pine Indoors
Tips on how to grow Norfolk Island pine trees indoors, including advice on light levels, watering, and keeping your plant from falling over.

Dealing with Leaf Scorching and Tip Burn
Find out what causes leaf-tip burn and leaf-margin burn and how to prevent it.

How to Grow Rex Begonia Houseplants
Tips for growing Rex begonia species and hybrids (plus iron cross begonias), including watering, light, and propagating advice

How To Repot Epiphytic and Terrestrial Orchids
How to repot epiphytic and terrestrial orchids. One of the most important steps any orchid grower can take for long-lasting, healthy plants is knowing when (and how) to repot their plants.

Best Bromeliads for Indoors
A list of the best bromeliads for growing indoors, including links to in-depth descriptions of each plant.

How to Grow English Ivy
How to grow English ivy, including tips on propagation, temperature and keeping a healthy, green plant.

Growing Thyme Indoors - Conditions, Varieties & More
How to grow thyme indoors, including tips for windowsill placement and advice on pot sizes.

Crotons -- Growing Codiaeum Variegatum
How to grow crotons as houseplants, including tips on bringing out the most vibrant colors, taking care of leggy plants and propagating.

Growing Air Plants or Tillandsia
How to grow tillandsia in your home, including tips for watering, mounting and fertilizing.

Growing Grafted "Ruby Ball" Cactus
How to grow the common ruby ball cactus, a grafted cactus featuring the colorful Gymnocalycium mihanovichii

Growing Papaya Indoors as a Houseplant
How to grow papaya from grocery store seed into an attractive houseplant.

Ficus benjamina—Growing Weeping Fig Indoors
Tips on how to grow Ficus benjamina indoors, including advice on light level and watering to prevent leaf drop.

Kentia Palms -- Growing Howeia Species
Tips on how to grow kentia palms indoors, including how to correctly fertilizer, water and repot large plants.

Zebra Plants—How to Grow Aphelandra Houseplants
How to grow zebra plants indoors, including tips for watering, humidity and feeding for the best blooms.

How to Grow Bougainvillea as Houseplants
Tips on how to grow bougainvillea in containers and indoors, including tricks for getting the best blooms year after year.

Gloxinia—Growing Senningia Hybrids Indoors
Tips for growing and displaying gloxinia houseplants, including propagation tips.

Tradescantia — How to Grow Wandering Jew Plants
Tips for growing Tradescantia group plants, including T. albiflora, Zebrina and Callisia species. These are sometimes labeled Wandering Jew in garden centers.

Growing Guzmania Bromeliads at Home
How to grow and bloom guzmania bromeliads, including tips on watering and propagation.

Polka Dot Plant (Hypoestes Phyllostachya): Growing Indoors
Tips on how to grow the polka dot plant (Hypoestes phyllostachya), including advice on how to get the best color and deal with washed-out leaves.

African Spear—How to Grow Sansevieria Cylindrica
How to grow the very resilient and interesting African spear plant (Sansevieria cylindrica), including tips on watering and feeding.

Amaryllis—Growing Hippeastrum Bulbs
How to grow the popular amaryllis bulbs, including tips on managing both flowering and foliage phases and timing the flower for a spectacular winter bloom.

Feeding and Fertilizing Your Bromeliads
Tips on how to keep your bromeliads healthy and blooming by properly feeding, including specific tips for the most popular species.

Caladium—How to Grow Caladium
Tips on how to grow caladium plants, including propagation and overwintering them for great foliage displays year after year.

Buying Healthy Orchids - Tips for Orchid Shopping
How to buy healthy orchids from the garden center.

How to Grow Alocasia Houseplants
Tips for growing successful Alocasia houseplants, including a variety of elephant ears

Dracaena deremensis—How to Grow D. Deremensis at Home
Tips for growing great Dracaena deremensis as houseplants, including how to treat leaf tip burn and yellowing of leaves.

Lady Palm - Growing Rhapis Excelsa Palms
How to grow the popular lady palms indoors, including tips on light, watering and propagating.

Oncidium Orchids Care and Growing Tips
How to grow the most popular varieties of epiphytic oncidium orchids, including tips on watering, blooming and light requirements. These beautiful orchids are known for heavily branched sprays of yellow flowers.

Growing Lychee Indoors
Tips on how to sprout and grow lychee plants inside from seed.

Aeonium—How to Grow Stonecrop Plants Indoors
Tips on how to grow the Aeonium plant indoors, including advice on watering, fertilizer and light levels

How to Control Whiteflies on Houseplants
Whiteflies are a common problem for indoor plants, including greenhouse plants. Find out how to identify and control these annoying insects.

How to Grow Ixora - Houseplants and Indoor Gardening Advice
Tips for how to grow flowering ixora as houseplants, including advice on the best light and warmth.

Ming Aralia — Growing Polyscias Fruticosa
How to grow Ming aralia, including tips on preventing leaf-drop and propagating

Bird's Nest Ferns - Growing Asplenium Nidus Ferns
How to grow bird's nest ferns, including tips on warmth, humidity and potting. These popular ferns are naturally epiphytic, but they can be adapted to indoor conditions.

How to Fertilize Your Orchid Collection
Here's everything you need to know about feeding your orchids to get the healthiest plants and best blooms.

Growing Dendrobium Orchids and Cane
How to grow the popular dendrobium hybrid orchids.

How to Care for Hanging Plants
An introduction to caring for and displaying hanging indoor plants.

Jackfruit—How to Grow Jackfruit Indoors
Tips on how to sprout and grow jackfruit trees indoors (although don't expect fruit!)

How to Grow Oregano Indoors - Tutorial
How to grow oregano indoors, including a list of the many types of oregano

Maranta — Expert Guide to Growing Maranta Inside
Tips on how to grow Maranta houseplants indoors, including the secret to protecting their leaf color.

Date Palms—Growing Phoenix Palms Indoors
Tips on how to grow the pygmy date palm indoors, including advice on how to deal with yellowing fronds.

How to Grow a Dracaena Draco (Dragon's Blood) Plant
Tips on how to grow the Dracaena draco houseplant, including how to propagate it and prevent leaf-tip burn.

Goldfish Plants—How to Grow Columnea gloriosa Indoors
Tips on how to grow and display the goldfish plant (Columnea gloriosa), including how to water and propagate the plant.

Arrowhead Vine—How to Grow Syngonium
Tips on how to grow the tropical arrowhead vine as a trailing or climbing plants, including instructions on how to water and propagate.

Treating Fungal Diseases in Orchids
How to treat common fungal diseases in orchids

Majesty Palms—Growing Ravenea Palms Indoors
Tips on growing the majesty palm (Ravenea) indoors.

Houseplants: Growing Guava Indoors.
Tips on how to sprout and grow this tropical plant in containers, including hints for how to get the sweet, delectable fruit.

How to Grow Flowering Winter Begonias
Key tips and soil information on how to grow and keep the Rieger begonia, otherwise known as the flowering winter begonia.

What is the Best Way to Grow Cordyline Indoors?
Discover tips for growing cordyline plants indoors, such as watering and humidity levels. How to tell a cordyline from the closely related Dracaena plant.

Begonia—Tips for Great Begonias
Tips and tricks for growing most species of begonias, including angel wing, wax begonias and the beautiful Rex-type fancy leaf begonias

How to Grow Your Own Bananas Indoors
Tips on how to grow bananas indoors as specimen plants

Exotic Angel Plants and How to Care for Them
Defining Exotic Angel house plants and discovering their origins. Learn the best methods for helping them grow and thrive.

Begonias—Introduction to Growing Begonias
How to identify and grow begonias, one of the world's most popular genus of plants with more than 1,500 species

Cyclamen—Growing Cyclamen Houseplants
How to grow cyclamen blooming houseplants for winter color indoors, including tips on how to keep the plants thriving season after season

How to Grow Vrisea Bromeliads Houseplants
They can be grown in stronger shade conditions than many other kinds of bromeliads, and their size varies from medium to fairly large.

Tips on How to Grow Crossandra Plants Indoors
Tip on how to grow the lovely crossandra indoors, including the secret to prolonging blooms all summer and how to propagate them.

Cacao—How to Grow Theobroma Cacao Indoors
Tips on how to grow cacao plants indoors. Cacao is the source of all the world's chocolate.

How to Propagate Bromeliads at Home
Learn how to propagate your bromeliads from offsets (pups) produced by the mother plant.

Pyrethrin Insecticide - Definition & Make Your Own
How to use and make organic pyrethrin insecticide, including descriptions of which pests it's effective against and recipes for making your own

Why Are the Leaves Falling Off My Houseplant?
Why are all the leaves falling off my houseplant?

Amazon elephant's ear - Alocasia amazonica
A description of the Amazon elephant's ear

Passion Flower: How to Grow Indoors
How to grow passion flowers as houseplants, including tips on watering, trimming and repotting to encourage the most blooms.

Red Flowering Houseplants - Which Are the Best?
Sick of replacing cut flowers? This year, for Valentine's Day, why not consider something new: a gorgeous potted red flowering plant.

Little Leaves Growing From Phalaenopsis Flower Spike
A description of the small plantlets that sometimes form on old phalaenopsis flower spikes.

Aspidistra—How to Grow Cast Iron Plants
Tips on how to grow the popular cast iron plants, including information on light, water and easy propagation

Growing Neoregelia Bromeliads
How to grow neoregelia bromeliads, including tips on light, water and propagation.

Why Are the Leaves on My Phalaenopsis Turning Yellow?
Possible causes and solutions for yellowing leaves on phalaenopsis orchids.

Selenicereus cactus
Selenicereus is a beautiful and exotic cactus and can successfully grown with other succulents and cacti in container collections.

Sanchezia speciosa — growing sanchezia in containers
Sanchezia is a beautiful plant with striped leaves that naturally grows in subtropical conditions. It can be easily adapted to container conditions.

Podranea—growing pink trumpet vine
Tips on how to grow the pink trumpet vine, including advice on watering and light levels for maximum growth and flowering.

Growing orange jasmine indoors -- how to grow this popular shrub as an indoor plant.
Normally used as a subtropical outdoor shrub, a small orange jasmine can be a beautiful and highly fragrant indoor plant.

Zombia—Growing Zombie Palms
Zombie palms are beautiful and very unusual clumping palms. Their trunks are covered with a mat of spiny fibers and the leaves are large and somewhat shaggy.

Growing Laelia Orchids
Tips and tricks for growing Laelia orchids, including an update on the recent name change and information on blooming these beautiful orchids.

Nolina--Growing Beargrass
Nolina is a genus of succulents native to the New World. Sometimes called beargrasses, these plants are easy to maintain once mature.

Brassavola Orchids - Growing Indoors
A description of the Brassavola orchids, along with tips how to grow them

Neem—Growing Neem in Containers
The neem tree is a sacred tree and the source of neem oil, an important biologic pesticide. Learn how to grow one for yourself.

Acrostichum—growing the world's largest ferns
The giant swamp fern is one of the world's largest ferns. These giants are dramatic and challenging for container gardeners, but it can be done.

Managing Fungus Gnats in Houseplants
Advice on how to control the annoying nuisance pest fungus gnats in houseplants and indoor plants.

Understanding Orchid Hybrids
Orchid hybrids are created by crossing genus or species, including established hybrids. You can tell an orchid's parentage from its name.

Can I grow water lilies indoors?
Can you grow water lilies indoors in a container? Here is a description of water lilies and advice on how they best grow.

Tibouchina--How to Grow Indoors
Tips on how to grow Tibouchina plants indoors as houseplants, with background and cultural information.

Growing Fuchsia as Houseplants
Tips on how to grow fuchsia as houseplants, including advice on how to overwinter these lovely flowering plants

Cistus—How to Grow Rock Rose Indoors
Tips on how to grow the popular cistus as a houseplant. These easy plants deserve wider recognition as an excellent houseplant.

Morning Glory—Growing Ipomoea Inside
Tips on how to grow the morning glory indoors, including advice on how to keep them as indoor flowering annuals and the best conditions to encourage flowering.

Aiphanes—Growing Aiphanes Palms
Tips on how to grow the rare and unusual Aiphanes

Brain Cactus—Growing Stenocactus Species
Tips on how to grow the highly attractive Stenocactus, or brain cactus.

Feeding and Fertilizing
How to fertilize houseplants without killing them, including liquid, granular and slow-release fertilizers. We also explain how to read a fertilizer, including what micronutrients do for your plants, and explain natural, organic methods of feeding your plants.

Organic fertilizer
Different kinds of organic fertilizer and how to use them.

Bonsai
How to grow healthy bonsai in your home.

Doryanthes—Growing Doryanthes Indoors
Tips on how to grow the Doryanthes plants, including advice for light and watering to achieve a maximal bloom.

Heliotrope: Tips on Growing Heliotrope Indoors
Tips on how to grow Heliotrope as a houseplant, including advice on keeping it flowering and overwintering it.

How to Grow Strawberry Begonia Indoors
Tips on how to grow and propagate strawberry begonia houseplants (Saxifraga stolonifera), including watering and temperature hints.

Growing Asters as Houseplants (Potting and Care Tips)
Tips on how to grow asters indoors as houseplants, including methods for getting the best bloom.

Using Micronutrient Plant Fertilizers
Learn about plant micronutrients and how to identify micronutrient deficiencies

Understanding Orchid Names and Reading Labels
Orchid names can be confusing, but in reality, the naming of orchids is governed by a very logical system that gives you all the information you need to know in plant's name. Find out how to read orchid labels, including common abbreviations.

Aporocactus flagelliformis
Tips on how to grow the rat tail cactus, or Aporocactus flagelliformis, including advice on watering and light levels.

Tips on how to grow Swedish ivy in containers.
Tips on growing Swedish ivy in containers, including advice on watering, light and temperature for success.

Leea--Growing Leea Shrubs
Tips on how to grow the Leea plants indoors and in containers, including advice on watering and fertilizer.

Growing Ball (Parodia) Cacti - Tips, Tricks, and Suggestions
Tips on growing the attractive and easy ball cacti from the Parodia genus, including propagation hints

Managing Thrips on Houseplants and Greenhouses
How to identify and control thrips on houseplants or in greenhouses, including a description of their life cycles and safe methods for treatment.

Understanding Plant Names: Binomial Nomenclature
A simple guide to understanding Latin plant names, including a discussion on hybrids and cultivars

How to Grow Elephant Ears (Xanthosoma) in Your Garden
Tips for growing xanthosoma, including advice on watering, temperature and species description.

Fatsia japonica: How to Cultivate Indoors
Tips on how to grow the Fatsia japonica inside, including temperature, water and light requirements.

Houseplants: Pilea - Growing Tips
A description of the Pilea plant group, including aluminum plant, creeping charlie, artillery plant and moon valley

How to Grow Lantana Indoors
Tips on how to grow lantana indoors as houseplants, including advice on how to keep them blooming.

Lemon Balm: Indoor Growing Conditions and Tips
Tips on how to grow lemon balm indoors.

What Is Photoperiodism in Plants? - Short-Day Plants
A simple explanation of how light can affect your plants' flowering schedule and how to force blooms of certain plants