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Madison Moulton

Madison is a writer, editor and life-long plant lover. After discovering an obsession with indoor gardening, she transformed her passion for plants into a career, contributing to various online and print publications in the gardening sphere. Through her writing, Madison hopes to encourage new gardeners to garden with the plants and the planet in mind.

Defying winter's chill, a cluster of radiant Winter Aconite flowers blossoms against the weathered roots of a tree, their vibrant yellow hues illuminating the slumbering woodland scene. Their cheerful presence signifies the spring's reawakening.

Houseplants

How to Plant, Grow, and Care for Winter Aconite

With winter aconite in your garden, you’ll always have something to look forward to in late winter to welcome the spring season. Gardening expert Madison Moulton explains everything you need to know about growing these wonderful winter plants.

Close-up of raised beds filled with fallen leaves in an autumn garden. Raised beds have a metal frame and an oval oblong shape. The leaves are dry and come in a variety of shapes, textures and colors including gold, orange, pink and purple.

Gardening Tips

Can You Use Fall Leaves to Fill Raised Beds?

Those looking to save space and money on soil have probably considered using fall leaves to fill raised beds. But what impact does this have on growth? Gardening expert Madison Moulton answers the question – can you use fall leaves to fill raised beds?

A close-up of a Ficus tree leaves, its vibrant green hues reminiscent of an emerald treasure. Its surface gleams like polished jade, while its veins, like delicate brushstrokes, trace a captivating pattern across its expanse.

Houseplants

Why is My Ficus Tree Dropping Leaves?

If your ficus tree has suddenly shed all its leaves, don’t think you’re a black thumb or you’ve killed the plant. Houseplant expert Madison Moulton explains the causes of this common issue and what you can do to prevent it.

Large, glossy fiddle-leaf fig leaves illuminated by sunlight. The leaves boast a vibrant green hue with prominent veining, showcasing their distinct violin-like shape. Their glossy surface reflects the light, adding a captivating sheen to the foliage.

Houseplants

How to Propagate Fiddle-Leaf Figs in 5 Easy Steps

If you want to save money on houseplants, especially large fiddle leaf figs, propagation is a great skill to have. Houseplant expert and avid Ficus lover Madison Moulton explains the process of propagating fiddle leaf figs, completed in just five steps.

Pots of colorful Phalaenopsis orchids in full bloom, bathed in bright sunlight. Delicate petals are unfurled to reveal a variety of vibrant hues, including pink, purple, yellow, and white. The white pot contrasts beautifully with the flowers, and the sunlight highlights the intricate details of each bloom.

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10 Best Orchids for Beginners

Despite their unique growth habits and interesting looks, orchid care is not as complicated as it seems. If you’re just starting out, try one of these 10 orchids for beginners, recommended by gardening expert Madison Moulton.

A close-up of vibrant multicolored orchids showcasing diverse blooms, ranging from delicate yellows to bold purples. Lush, glossy leaves complement the blooms, displaying various textures and shades of green. Set within a verdant garden, surrounded by lush foliage and vibrant greenery.

Houseplants

A Beginner’s Guide to Orchid Care

Orchids are not generally considered beginner-friendly plants, but they are not difficult to care for when you understand how they operate. Gardening expert Madison Moulton simplifies the ins and outs of orchid care to help beginners start their orchid-growing journey.

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Houseplants

7 Beautiful Houseplant Trends for 2024

Houseplant trends are continuously changing, with sustainability, minimalism, and living art the focus this year. Houseplant expert Madison Moulton explains the top 7 houseplant trends for 2024, with tips on trying them for yourself.

Close-up of blooming colorful orchids in plastic orchid pots on a white table indoors. There are plastic pots of different sizes and shades. Two of the pots are clear and the other two are translucent with purple and blue tints. Orchids have large flowers with colorful patterns. Some flowers are bright yellow with purple veins, others are deep purple with contrasting labellums, and two more orchids have white flowers with abundant pink veins and freckles.

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The Best Pots for Orchids: Potted Orchid Conditions

Choosing the perfect container for your orchids is not just about looks. The pot you decide on will determine the health of your plants, making the correct selection essential. Gardening expert Madison Moulton explains potted orchid conditions to help you choose the best pots for your orchids.

A close-up of peculiar orchid-infecting larvae, exhibiting distinctive white spots along the branch. The orchid showcases a beautiful pink bloom accompanied by emerging buds. The background displays a delightful blur of lush greenery.

Houseplants

8 Orchid Pests: How to Treat Bugs on Orchids

When growing delicate, beautiful orchids, the last thing you want is a pesky pest ruining flowering and risking the plant's health. Gardening expert Madison Moulton lists eight orchid pests you should look out for and how to deal with them.