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Natural Way To Deal With Pests On Indoor Plants

It is inevitable that insects or another infestation will make its way to your plants at one point or another. If you are dealing with pests in your indoor garden you may want to find a natural way to eliminate them especially if you have young children or pets in your home. There are ways to do this and most of them require ingredients that you can get at the grocery store. When you find insects or another disease that is making your plant sick. Isolate the plant immediately t........ Read More

Flowering Plants – Getting Them To Blossom Indoors

You may have heard that it is hard to get shrubs or trees to blossom indoors, that’s because it is the right conditions are essential. But if you have the patience and the correct amount of light (the brighter the better) to provide you can be successful. In addition to having the right conditions, you will also need to choose a flowering plant that has a history of blooming in indoor gardens. If you purchase you flowering tree at a green house, be aware that the plant will be ........ Read More

Giving Your Indoor Plants Enough Light

The three things that all plants need to survive are food, water, and dirt. The food for plants is created when enough light is provided. The water and dirt part of the equation are pretty straight forward as long as you follow the recommended care instructions and don’t forget to water your plants. But how do you ensure that your indoor plants are getting enough light? Finding the right location in your home may require some trial and error before you find the perfect spot. ........ Read More

Indoor Plants: How They Help Us At Home And Work

An idea that's being planted in more and more offices, senior centers and homes is one that may surprise many people: namely, the benefits of indoor plants. Simply put, being close to plants reduces stress. Research has shown that heart rate, blood pressure and skin conductivity all benefit from the presence of plants and that people in planted offices recover from stress more quickly than those in unplanted offices. The effect is likely to be most significant in situations where the tasks bei........ Read More

Indoor Gardening With Foliage Plants

Plants grown primarily for their leaf characteristics and utilized for interior decoration or landscape purposes are called foliage plants. As our society becomes more urban, living plants as part of the interior landscape increases. The use of live foliage plants brings individuals closer to an outdoor type of environment, and the large variety of plants gives us the opportunity to select species that will serve as attractive additions to interior decor. Foliage plants are excellent for indoo........ Read More

Pruning And Maintenance Tips For Indoor Plants

To keep your indoor houseplants healthy and thriving they will occasionally need to be pruned or re-potted. The process is very similar to the plants and just as important. Dead or sick branches can affect the overall health of the entire plant and should be cut off. And there is the esthetic aspect of pruning, it gives you plants a nice and tidy shape. If you are pruning a branch off of a plant that is diseased (with fungus) it is very important to disinfect your pruning shears ........ Read More

Fertilizing Indoor Plants

Plants need different elements from the soil to grow. If they are not present in the right amount the plants will not be as healthy or grow as they should. This is the reason plants need fertilizer, to add the missing elements (nitrogen, phosphorous, and potassium). You can give your plants too much fertilizer and that will have the opposite affect you are going for. The same species of plant that is grown indoors or outdoors will have different fertilizing needs. Plants tha........ Read More

Watering And Fertilizing Your Indoor Garden Plants

Unless it is the middle of summer and there has not been enough rain, watering your outdoor plants is usually not necessary (or not very often). But indoor plants rely on you as a source of water and extra nutrients in the form of fertilizer. It is important to know the individual water and nutrient needs of each plant to keep them healthy. As mentioned, individual plants will require different amounts of water to keep them growing optimally. But what all plants do like is moist ........ Read More

Temperature Regulation For Indoor Plants

Depending on the individual plant different temperature and humidity levels are recommended. But in general, plants don’t like it too hot, too cold, or too dry (with certain exceptions of course). Finding and keeping a balance is important to the survival of your plants. To make it easier on you, the gardener, select plants that thrive in similar conditions weather conditions. Consistency in temperature is important to plants. Once you find the ideal temperature, try and mai........ Read More


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