Houseplants Sitemap - Page 2 2016-09-26

Growing Catnip Indoors
Catnip, a perennial favorite of all things feline, is a relative of the mint and lemon balm, which means it's not a terribly hard plant to grow indoors.

Hare's Foot Fern (Polypodium Aureum) - How to Grow Indoors
These are wonderful ferns to add to your collection. Tips for growing and propagating them as houseplants.

Golden Shrimp Plants - How To Grow Indoors
Tips and tricks for growing golden shrimp plants (Pachystachys lutea) as houseplants, such as how to encourage flowering and keep the plant bushy and strong.

Wax (Semperflorens) Begonias - How to Grow Indoors
How to grow common wax begonias as beautiful houseplants, including tips on watering, propagation and fertilizer

Ficus Houseplants - How to Keep Them Healthy in Winter
How to keep your ficus plant healthy during the long, cold winters. These plants are designed to thrive in the tropics, not in cold, temperate winters.

Growing and Caring for a Venus Flytrap Plant
How to grow Venus flytrap plants in your home, including tips on watering and feeding.

Fishtail Palm - Growing Caryota Palms Indoors
Tips on how to successfully grow and propagate fishtail palms indoors.

Ficus pumila - Growing Creeping Fig Indoors
Tips on how to grow Ficus pumila indoors, including advice on light, watering, and trimming for topiary.

False Aralia - Growing Schefflera Elegantissima Indoors
Tips on how to grow the false aralia indoors, including hints on watering, feeding, and proper light.

Flushing Fertilizer Salts From Houseplants
Fertilizer contains soluble salts, which over time can be detrimental to your plants. Learn how to flush the salts from your plants.

Keeping and Blooming Your Holiday Poinsettias
How to keep your holiday poinsettias blooming year after year. Follow this schedule of resting, growth and forcing flowers to bring back your holiday color.

Humidity and Houseplants - How to Increase Humidity
Tips on how to provide adequate humidity for your houseplants

Growing Vanda Orchids in the Home
A description of Vanda orchids with tips on how to grow these magnificent flowers.

Euanthe sanderiana—Growing Euanthe orchids
Tips for growing the Euanthe orchids, including advice on watering, light levels, and propagation.

Spathoglottis—Growing Spathoglottis Orchids
Tips on how to grow Spathoglottis orchids, including advice on watering, light levels, and potting for success.

How to Grow Spider Plants (Chlorophytum)
How to grow spider plants, including tips on feeding and displaying as hanging plants.

Plant Lighting - Understanding Natural Light for Houseplants
A description of how plants use light and how to measure indoor light intensity with natural light (not artificial lights).

How to Use Feng Shui With Houseplants
Understanding and applying feng shui concepts to houseplants in your home.

Forcing Spring-Flowering Bulbs Indoors
Learn how to force spring-flowering bulbs like hyacinth and tulips indoors, so you can enjoy their blooms for another year.

Tapeinochilos ananassae--Growing pineapple ginger inside
Tips on how to grow pineapple ginger as a container plant, including advice on watering and light levels to encourage blooming.

Hesperaloe parviflora--Growing Red Yucca inside
Tips on how to grow red yucca as a container plant, including advice on watering to avoid root rot and other common problems.

Cryptanthus bromeliads
Tips on how to grow the Cryptanthus bromeliads indoors, including advice on watering and light.

Opuntia--growing pricky pear cactus insid
Tips on how to grow opuntia, or prickly pear cactus, as a container plant indoors, including advice on light, watering and fertilizer.

What Are Organic Seeds?
What are organic seeds? A simple definition of how to identify organic seeds and a warning about the plants that result from sowing organic seeds.

Growing Annuals Indoors—Flowering Plants Inside
Tips on how to grow beautiful containers of flowers indoors to bring your outdoor garden inside!

Costus—How to Grow Costus Indoors
Tips on how to grow the unusual costus plant indoors, including advice on watering and light levels for healthy growth.

Tips for Watering Houseplants—How to Water Plants
Stop killing your plants with water! General tips on how to water houseplants for a long, healthy life.

How to Grow Narcissus Bulbs - Conditions, Propagation
Tips and tricks for growing narcissus and paperwhite narcissus

Gasteria—Growing Gasteria Succulents
Tips on how to grow the Gasteria genus of succulents, including information on propagation and cultural requirements.

Jacobinia—How to Grow Jacobinia Plants Indoors
How to grow the Jacobinia plants indoors, including tips on watering, flowering and propagation

Jatropha—Growing Jatropha Indoors
Tips on how to grow the most popular species of Jatropha in containers. They make the perfect patio or conservatory plants.

Pedilanthus—Growing Slipper Spurge Indoors
Tips on how to grow Pedilanthus, or slipper spurge, indoors as a houseplants, including advice on watering and light levels for best growth.

Parts of a Plant
A basic description of the parts of a plant aimed at novices or beginners to growing houseplants.

Staking Up Plants—How to Stake Up Houseplants
Learn how to stake up various kinds of houseplants, including vines and climbing plants.

Perlite
Definition and description of perlite, including medical warnings.

Anthurium—How to Grow Anthurium Plants
How to grow anthurium plants, including the flowering A. scherzerianum and A. andreanum, as well as the foliage varieties. Including tips on watering and tricks for success.

All About Ferns
Your fern resource, including an introduction to growing ferns and detailed profiles of the most popular indoor ferns.

Jalapeno—Growing Jalapeno Peppers Inside
Tips on how to grow jalapeno peppers inside, including advice on watering and harvesting.

Psilotum—Growing Flatfork Ferns
Advice on how to grow the rare Psilotum ferns, including tips on watering and mounting for success.

Etlinger—Growing Torch Ginger Indoors
Tips on how to grow the Elingera elatior and related species indoors, including advice on flowering and propagation.

Casimiroa—Growing White Sapote Indoors
Tips for growing white sapote indoors, including advice on fruiting and repotting young trees.

Diospyros digyna—Growing Black Sapote
Tips on how to propagate and grow black sapote (also known as chocolate sapote), including advice on watering and potting for best results.

Pouteria sapote—Growing Mamey Sapote
Tips on how to grow mamey sapote indoors, including advice on propagating and harvesting ripe fruit.

Ensete—Growing Abyssinian Banana Inside
Tips on how to grow Ensete, or Abyssinian black bananas inside, including advice on overwintering and preventing leaf-margin browning.

Drynaria—Growing Oak Leaf Ferns
Tips on how to grow the Drynaria ferns, including advice on watering and mounting for best effect.

Tetrastigma—Growing Chestnut Vine Indoors
Tips for how to grow the chestnut vine (tetrastigma) indoors as a hanging or trailing plant.

Amorphophallus—Growing Amorphophallus Indoors
Tips on how to grow the famous Amorphophallus, or

Ageratum—Growing Ageratum Indoors
Tips on how to grow Ageratum indoors, including advice on keeping it flowering longer.

Hymenocallis—Growing Hymenocallis Indoors
Tips on how to grow the magnificent Hymenocallis indoors, including advice on overwintering and encouraging the best bloom.

Iresine—Growing Blood Leaf Indoors
Tips on how to grow Iresine species, or blood leaf plants, indoors, including advice on watering and temperature to prevent leaf drop.

Albizia—How to Grow Silk Tree Plants Indoors
Tips on how to grow the Albizia plants indoors, including advice on how to get them to flower.

Fortunella—How to Grow Kumquats Indoors
Tips on how to grow kumquat indoors and in containers, including advice on how to induce flowering.

Datura—How to Grow Angel's Trumpet Indoors
Tips on how to grow the Datura, or angel's trumpet tree, including information on the plant's toxicity and advice on how to best grow them.

Liriope—How to Grow Liriope Indoors
How to grow the popular liriope bedding plant as a successful houseplant.

Acalypha—How to Grow Acalypha Species Indoors
Tips on how to grow acalyphya, including H. hispida, indoors, including advice on watering, light levels, and how to propagate.

Acca sellowiana—How to Grow Pineapple Guava Indoors
Tips on how to grow pineapple guava indoors, including advice on flowering and watering.

Pellionia—Growing Pellionia Pulchra Indoors
Tips on how to grow Pellionia pulchra and other species indoors, including advice on avoiding brown leaves and premature failure.

Tapeinochilos—Growing Pineapple Ginger
Tips on how to grow the exotic and beautiful pineapple ginger (Tapeinochilos) plant in a container, including advice on how to bring it to flower.

Hedychium—growing Ginger Lily inside
How to grow the tropical ginger lily inside, include tips on flowering and cold weather tolerance.

Jade Vine—Growing Strongylodon Inside
Tips on growing the jade vine indoors, including methods to stimulate flowering.

Persian Shield—growing Strobilanthes inside
How to grow the Persian shield indoors, including tips on keeping its leaves and preventing leggy growth.

Clerodendrum—Growing Clerodendrum Species Inside
Tips on how to grow Clerodendrum species inside, including methods for overwintering the plant and identification of various species.

Miconia—Growing the Velvet Tree Indoors
Tips on how to grow the beautiful velvet tree, or Miconia colvescens, including advice on water, temperature and light that will help reduce leaf drop and scorching.

Alpinia—Growing Ornamental Ginger Indoors
Tips on how to grow tropical, ornamental ginger species indoors, including information on watering, light levels, and ow to combat leaf yellowing.

Ivy Tree—How to Grow Fatshedera Indoors
Tips on how to grow the popular ivy tree (Fatshedera), a cross between the Fatsia genera and a strain of the common English ivy (Hedera).

Amaranthus—Growing Amaranthus Inside
Tips on how to grow Amaranthus, or love-lies-bleeding, inside, including advice on displaying the plant to show off its wonderful flowers

Persian Violet—How to Grow Exacum Affine
Tips on how to grow the Persian Violet (Exacum affine) indoors, including tips on how to prevent wilting and prolong flowering.

Barrel Cactus—Growing Echinocactus Indoors
Tips on how to grow the Echinocactus genus of barrel cacti indoors.

Blechnum—How to Grow Ribbed Ferns Indoors
Tips on how to grow the Blechnum indoors, including advice on watering, fertilizer and proper humidity to keep it healthy.

Davallia—Growing Davallia Species Indoors
Tips on how to grow the Davallia genus of ferns, including rabbit's foot and deer's foot ferns. Advice on watering and light levels to keep your plant healthy.

Pteris—Growing Pteris Indoors
Tips on how to grow brake ferns from the Pteris genus indoors, including advice on watering and temperature to prevent leaf-drop and plant failure.

Peruvian Apple Cactus—Growing Cereus peruviana Indoors
Tips on how to the grow the nightblooming Peruvian apple cactus (Cereus Peruviana

Powder Puff Cacti—Growing Mammillaria Species Cacti
How to grow the very popular Mammillaria genus of cactus, with notes on propagation and watering techniques for success

Phildendron domesticum—Growing P. domesticum Indoors
Tips on how to grow Philodendron domesticum, including advice on watering, light levels and providing the right type of support.

How are Phalaenopsis orchids grown commercially?
An explanation of how commercial growers produce so many large, perfect phalaenopsis (and why yours don't like so good).

Pruning Houseplants—How to Prune Houseplants
Tips and tricks on the proper way to prune and trim houseplants (including which plants you should never prune!)

Why Can't I Grow Many Fruits from Seeds?
Many experts recommend that people avoid trying to grow certain popular fruits and vegetables from seed. In most cases, these plants are hybrids.

Placing Plants
A step-by-step guide to creating a beautiful, durable dish garden. Page 2.

Add More Potting Mix and Smaller Plants
A step-by-step guide to creating a beautiful, durable dish garden. Page 3.

Water the Dish Garden
A step-by-step guide to creating a beautiful, durable dish garden. Page 4.

Add the Finishing Touches!
A step-by-step guide to creating a beautiful, durable dish garden. Page 5.

Repotting Versus Root-Pruning
A simple description on how to root prune pot-bound houseplants so they will live longer.

Watering Hanging Epiphytes the Easy Way
Learn how to water your mounted epiphytic plants (including your orchids and ferns) without destroying your house.

What are Plant Macronutrients—Plant Nutrition
Plants need nine macronutrients to thrive, including the three

What are Leafminers—Controlling Leafminers
How to identify and control leafminers on ornamental and food plants

Are Poinsettias Dangerous?
Parents are frequently warned away from poinsettias because of the plant's supposed toxicity. But is it true? Is the beloved symbol of Christmas really a danger to pets and children?

Starting Seedlings Indoors — Everything You Need to Know About Seedlings
Everything you need to know about starting your seedlings indoors, including tips on choosing your container, lighting, the best growing media and fertilizing your seedlings.

Plants that Are Not Poisonous—Non-toxic Houseplants
Learn which plants are not poisonous and safe for your home.

Alocasia
Pictures of Alocasia Plants. Houseplants. Page 5.

Bulb
Definition of bulbs. Houseplants.

Bract
A definition of a bract. Houseplants.

Dracaena Houseplants
The Dracaena houseplants are some of the most popular and oldest houseplants in the world. Here are detailed descriptions on how to grow the most common, including the popular corn plant. Page 3.

Alocasia amazonica
Houseplants. Page 5.

Tropical Plants—Pictures of Tropical Aroids
Pictures of tropical aroids with links to culture pages for each plant. Page 6.

Tropical Plants—Pictures of Tropical Aroids
Pictures of tropical aroids with links to culture pages for each plant. Page 7.

Tropical Plants—Pictures of Tropical Aroids
Pictures of tropical aroids with links to culture pages for each plant.

Tropical Plants—Pictures of Tropical Aroids
Pictures of tropical aroids with links to culture pages for each plant. Page 10.

Tropical Plants—Pictures of Tropical Aroids
Pictures of tropical aroids with links to culture pages for each plant. Page 8.

Tropical Plants—Pictures of Tropical Aroids
Pictures of tropical aroids with links to culture pages for each plant. Page 9.

Tropical Plants—Pictures of Tropical Aroids
Pictures of tropical aroids with links to culture pages for each plant. Page 2.

Tropical Plants—Pictures of Tropical Aroids
Pictures of tropical aroids with links to culture pages for each plant. Page 4.

Tropical Plants—Pictures of Tropical Aroids
Pictures of tropical aroids with links to culture pages for each plant. Page 3.

Alocasia
Pictures of Alocasia Plants. Houseplants. Page 4.

Alocasia amazonica
Houseplants. Page 2.

Alocasia
Pictures of Alocasia Plants. Houseplants. Page 3.

Alocasia
Pictures of Alocasia Plants. Houseplants. Page 6.

Dracaena Houseplants
The Dracaena houseplants are some of the most popular and oldest houseplants in the world. Here are detailed descriptions on how to grow the most common, including the popular corn plant. Page 2.

Dracaena Houseplants
The Dracaena houseplants are some of the most popular and oldest houseplants in the world. Here are detailed descriptions on how to grow the most common, including the popular corn plant. Page 4.

How to Pick a Healthy Houseplant
How to Pick a Healthy Houseplant

How to Cure Orchid Scale
Orchid scale is a common problem. Here's a quick tip how to get rid of these pesky bugs.

What Are These Black Spots On My Phalaenopsis Leaves?
How to identify and treat black spotting on phalaenopsis orchid leaves.

Club Moss (Lycopodium Squarrosa)
Tips and tricks for growing the striking club moss (Lycopodium squarrosa); this plant may also be called Huperzia Squarrosa

Plant Index A-Z
A complete index to houseplants, including photos and growing tips for dozens of popular species.

Plant Problems
Articles that help people solve their plant problems.

Sphagnum Peat Moss
A description of sphagnum peat moss.

NatureMill Indoor Composter
A product review of the NatureMill PRO XE indoor composter

Dracaena Houseplants
The Dracaena houseplants are some of the most popular and oldest houseplants in the world. Here are detailed descriptions on how to grow the most common, including the popular corn plant.

Dracaena Houseplants
The Dracaena houseplants are some of the most popular and oldest houseplants in the world. Here are detailed descriptions on how to grow the most common, including the popular corn plant.

Alocasia Macrorrhiza Borneo Giant
The Alocasia genus includes about 70 species and many hybrids that have been bred for striking leaf color, texture and size.

Alocasia
Pictures of Alocasia Plants

Tropical Plants—Pictures of Tropical Aroids
Pictures of tropical aroids with links to culture pages for each plant.

Gathering Supplies
A step-by-step guide to creating a beautiful, durable dish garden

Australian Tree Fern -- Growing Cyathea Cooperi
How to grow the Australian tree fern indoors, including tips on watering, feeding and temperature.

Add Smaller Plants and Top Off With Potting Mix
A step-by-step guide to creating a beautiful, durable dish garden

Add Final Touches!
A step-by-step guide to creating a beautiful, durable dish garden

Water The Dish Garden
A step-by-step guide to creating a beautiful, durable dish garden

Placing Plants
A step-by-step guide to creating a beautiful, durable dish garden

Gathering Supplies
A step-by-step guide to creating a beautiful, durable dish garden

Making baskets
How to make and display attractive planting baskets for indoors.

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

Potting and repotting
Follow these simple steps to pot and repot your houseplants.

Signs of a healthy plant
A how-to guide for picking the healthiest plant from a nursery or garden center.

Tips for Healthy Houseplants
A list of tips for growing healthy houseplants