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 »


Repotting 101

Pro Tip: Plants need to be repotted every 12-18 months depending on their rate of growth. During the spring or growing season, is the best time to re-pot your houseplants! Signs it’s time to REPOT: Roots are growing out of the bottom of the pot plant is growing slower than normal Plant is top heavy, or… Read more »

Plant Intelligence

What Does Plant Intelligence Mean?

In recent years, scientists have discovered some amazing qualities in plants that make them wonder if plants have some level of intelligence. Of course, we aren’t talking about plants having feelings or thoughts like people or animals do, but still, they seem to be able to sense things about their surroundings. Can you imagine that… Read more »

Plants that are hard to kill

House Plants That Are Hard to Kill

House Plants That Are Hard to Kill “I kill house plants.” You have likely either said it yourself or probably at least heard it before. It’s the reason why many people shy away from having house plants. The last time they had a houseplant, it died. They might even have its skeleton still stuck in… Read more »

Style bathroom with plants

Styling Plants for Your Bathroom

Just because you aren’t winning any gardener of the year awards this year doesn’t mean that you can’t keep and enjoy plants. Indoor plants are huge in interior design right now. Not only do they look great, but they double as natural air purifiers. But, while they look good in any room of your home,… Read more »

Growing Plant

Are You a Plant Lover? You May Be a Biophiliac!

There are some people who are just drawn to the more natural side of life. You might be one of those people or know one of those people. They prefer the natural finishes in their homes. They can easily spot when an artificial likeness is being used over the natural option. They are always seeking… Read more »

Plants that like the dark

Plants That Like The Dark

Plants come in all shapes and sizes and not all of them grow the same. Contrary to popular belief, some like the dark! Most don’t grow in complete darkness, though. They still need low-light conditions, but a shady spot or dark office could still be a suitable space for some plants. Most common indoor houseplants… Read more »

Fertilize Houseplants

How to Fertilize Houseplants

When it comes to plant caretaking, sunlight and water are instrumental to healthy growth. But what about fertilizer? Just like humans, plants need essential nutrients to help them grow, and that’s precisely what fertilizers provide. Plant fertilizer is a natural or artificial substance that is added to soil to supply plant nutrients. It is not… Read more »

Citrus Indoors

Mistakes To Avoid When Growing Citrus Inside

Growing citrus is therapeutic and could easily turn into your very pastime. They produce some of our most beloved, healthy, juicy, tasty fruits. Citrus grows well in warm climates and are often found in hardiness zones 9-11. There are a variety of citrus fruits, some of the most popular of those being oranges, limes, lemons,… Read more »

Peach Popsicle

Peach Popsicles

Nothing beats the summer heat like an ice-cold popsicle. Making your own fruit popsicles is easy, fun, and a great way to enjoy the wholesome goodness of blemished or slightly over-ripe peaches. Buttermilk adds a peaches-and-cream smoothness to these nutritious treats. The refreshing, sweet, and floral taste of ripe peaches is perfect for this frozen… Read more »

Mango Lime Salad

Mango Salad with Lime

Some flavors just go together naturally, like sweet tropical mango and tangy, citrusy lime. This fresh chopped salad blends crisp veggies, herbs, and a sweet homemade dressing that ties it all together. This salad is colorful, refreshing, and flavorful. As such, it makes a great side dish for summer cookouts or fun gatherings at any… Read more »

warmed olives

Warm Spiced Olives

Whether you are hosting a dinner party, a small gathering of friends, or just treating yourself, these Warm Spiced Olives add a touch of culinary elegance to any table. This savory appetizer combines warmed oil with rich spices to elevate mixed olives to a new level. The natural ingredients and healthful olive oil create not… Read more »

guava jam

Citrus Guava Jam

Guava Jam is a tropical treat that is a favorite among many Caribbean and Pacific Island cooks. The sweet Guava fruit has a unique perfumed scent and a flavor that is both tart and mellow. Guava Jam is easy to make and can be used as a topping for breads such as toast, biscuits, and… Read more »