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When to Trim an Avocado Tree

Have you been thinking you might like to buy an Avocado Tree? Avocado trees are subtropical tree that do best in a warm, semi-humid climate that experiences few and brief hard freezes. An Avocado Tree will only grow outdoors in USDA Growing Zones 8-11, but even then the territory has to be just right –… Read more »


How to Grow Olive Trees Indoors

Ever thought of growing an olive tree? Native to the Mediterranean, olive trees prefer warmer outdoor climates and are sensitive to freezing temperatures, but if you live in a climate that’s not congenial to their needs you can grow them indoors. Indoor trees make wonderful, ornamental houseplants, and as long as you have enough light… Read more »

benefits of indoor plants

Shocking Benefits of Houseplants

Houseplants have stealthily infiltrated many of our homes, occupying every nook and cranny with their lush, green presence. But did you know these unassuming leafy companions hold an array of astounding benefits? From purifying the air and boosting productivity to reducing stress and even enhancing the aesthetic appeal of your home, indoor plants are more… Read more »


10 Houseplants That Will Add Some Luck To Your Life

Need a little extra luck to help you get by? Some people swear by superstitions, others by horseshoes. We think that some plants are extremely lucky and can bring some extra fortune and prosperity into our lives! Most of these plants are quite low-maintenance, and can add some color and brightness to your home while… Read more »


Plant Care Tips to Help you Become the Best Plant Parent

Choose Plants Based on What Kind of Lighting you have Lighting is a super important thing to think about when deciding what plant you want. You don’t want to underexpose or overexpose your plant to sunlight. Check what direction your windows are facing.  South facing – Bright Light East/ West Facing – Moderate Light North… Read more »

Office Plants

Styling Plants for Your Home Office

Home offices can be bland, and even the best-designed home office can get boring after a while. With everyone spending more time working from home these days, it’s important to avoid having a home office that has a lifeless feel to it. The best way to perk up your office and liven things up is… Read more »


Top 10 Plants For Removing Toxins From Your Home

Not only can houseplants help create a relaxing and happy space by beautifying your home, but they can also improve the air quality! According to an EPA study from the Office of Research and Development, the concentration of roughly a dozen common organic pollutants is 2-5 higher indoors than outdoors. With all of us spending… Read more »


Top Plants That Produce Oxygen

If you are worried about the quality of the air that you are breathing, you are certainly not alone. With so many increased pollutants in the air and the lessening of regulations that control such issues, people are looking for a way to ensure the air they breathe is as clean as possible. Many people… Read more »


How to get FREE Plants

Spending too much $$$ on plants?  We’re here to teach you the FREE and easy way to get more plants. There are many ways to propagate a plant. Today we will focus on propagating in water, and which type of plants to the best in water propagation. Pothos plants, philodendrons, monsteras, and ZZ plants are… Read more »


32 Gorgeous No-Fuss Indoor Plants

You don’t need to be an avid gardener to admire plants and their beautiful appearance. Do you like plants but aren’t sure how to take care of them? Then this list is perfect for you! Our team has put together a list of 32 beautiful, easy to take care of plants that are great for… Read more »


Fertilizing 101

Being a plant parent can be hard! That’s why we’re here to help you through GROWING SEASON!  You’re probably wondering… how & when do I feed my indoor plants? Plants are usually good about telling you when they are lacking something. Whether it is water, sunlight, nutrients, etc. Their leaves will sometimes grow pale and… Read more »

Plants that like to be touched

Do Plants Like Being Touched?

Suppose that you have just had a batch of fresh indoor plants delivered to your door. Naturally, you want to take the best care of them possible. You know that this likely means giving them lots of care and being attentive. But, does this include physical contact? Do plants like being touched at all? The… Read more »

Plant leaves

Identifying Plant Leaves

Knowing what a plant is or being able to identify a plant is important because you are then able to identify other characteristics of the plant. For example, some characteristics that you might be interested in knowing are whether or not you can cultivate the plant, or if it is edible or poisonous. Down the… Read more »