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Gardening Tips On How To Buy Healthy, Thriving House Plants

When buying house plants whether it is from Lowes, Home Depot or a local garden center there are several things to consider. Many people just pick up a house plant without giving any thought, especially if the cost is low. But think about this, every house plant you purchase can give you years of enjoyment if it is properly inspected before you buy. Take time to choose a perfect house plant. If you hastily buy a house plant, it has the potential of causing devastation to your other house pla........ Read More

Plants And Emotional Appeal In House Selling

As a home seller you want to initiate that positive feeling from a prospective buyer; choosing a new home is a very emotional thing and it is this emotional vibe that you want to tune into to. It is always the first impression that will dictate the buyer's mood. Think of the times that you have been in the audience waiting to hear a speech. When the person walks onto the stage you are expectant and interested in what he has to say. In the first one minute he either has your attention - or you........ Read More

Aloe Vera And Other Beneficial Houseplants

Many families have grown up with an aloe vera plant in the kitchen. This succulent plant is great for indoor gardening as it is hardy and easy to care for. Moreover, they are great for skin care and minor cuts and burns that can happen in the kitchen while cooking. To use as a first aid item, cut a portion of one of the leaves and squeeze the inner gel onto the hurt area. With repeated use, the aloe vera will aid in healing and sooth the pain. In addition to the aloe vera plant ........ Read More

Kill 'em Or Cure 'em: Moving Houseplants Outside

One of the happiest moments in a houseplant’s life is when it gets to go back outside for the summer. The increased sunlight and fresh rain act as major growth stimulants for tired houseplants. And, it is very fashionable to incorporate houseplants and foliage plants into garden design. Having said that, every gardener has to follow a few simple rules for successfully moving houseplants into the garden. Houseplants can be moved outdoors during the day after all danger of daylight frost has ........ Read More

How To Fertilize Greenhouse Plants

A plant newly potted will need some time so that it can grow new roots in order to absorb or take in the fertilizer that you will apply. How you fertilize and what type of fertilizer you use is dependent on what kinds of plants or crop you grow in your greenhouse, because every crop has a particular requirement with regards to nutrients, and this requirement should be met. For house plants, it is usually much easier to fertilize a large group together. Generally, plants need to be ferti........ Read More

Houseplants For Better Sleep

Copyright 2006 Mary Desaulniers According to the principles of Feng Shui, strategic placement of objects can mean the difference between health and illness. Placing houseplants in the main living areas of a house, for example, can enhance the flow of energy through the entire structure. Similarly, placing houseplants in the bedroom can mean better sleep for the occupants of the house. There are several reasons why houseplants can promote better sleep. a) Healthy plants are a source of cleaner........ Read More

How Greenhouse Climates Work In The Growth Of Plants

There are geothermal heated greenhouses that support a plant’s life process in changing climate conditions. These heated greenhouses consume a large amount of heat energy when it comes to gardening and agriculture. However, it should be satisfying to most gardeners because of the good results they provide to the growth and development of a plant. Most of these energy needs and geothermal conditioning are basically structured according to the environmental and ecological orientation of mos........ Read More

Tips For Healthy Houseplants

Houseplants bring a little bit of nature indoors-a beautiful touch of green that's not only soothing but that softens hard lines and glaring light in home or office. They can even improve indoor air quality. "Houseplants can be a natural way to decorate your home," says Bayer Advanced™ garden expert Lance Walheim, who is a regular contributor to Sunset magazine and who has authored or contributed to more than 30 books. "They can last for years if you provide the proper care". • Ma........ Read More

Taking Care Your House Plants During Winter

Many people do not know that plants need a special care during the winter. How cal you tell that it is time? One touch of your fingers to that window glass will tell you just how cold it is outside. If your house plant lives in a sunny window, you may want to move it 6" from the window. Any leaves in constant contact with that cold will not do well at all. Your house plants can be decimated by a cold draft as well. Moreover, your indoor air becomes dry in the winter from running your heater. D........ Read More


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