Houseplants

Learn how to grow houseplants, troubleshoot pest and disease issues, and cultivate a green paradise in the comfort of your own home!

A close-up of polka dot leaves, their lush texture inviting touch and exploration. Speckled with shades of green and pink, they create a lively mosaic, a delightful blend of natural hues that captivates the eye with its playful charm.

Houseplants

How to Plant, Grow, and Care for Polka Dot Plants

Often referred to as a novelty houseplant due to their bright dotty foliage, polka dot plants are also planted in garden beds as annuals. These pretty tropical plants are soft and gentle but also easy to care for with the right conditions. In this article, plant expert Wendy Moulton explains how to take care of them for the best results.

How to propagate cast iron plants. The cast iron plant (Aspidistra elatior) is known for its robust, dark green, lance-shaped leaves that grow in dense clumps from a central rhizomatous base. These leaves are leathery in texture and have a dark green color with a glossy surface and prominent parallel veins running along the length of each leaf.

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How to Propagate Cast Iron Plants

Aspidistra elatior has a reputation for being indestructible, hence its common name cast iron plant. This lush, leafy, tropical plant is the one for the dark corner where nothing else will survive. It doesn’t mind a bit of neglect now and again, making it the best beginner plant you will find. With all these good attributes, you may want more cast iron plants. In this article, gardening expert Wendy Moulton shares how to propagate cast iron plants.

Terrarium design ideas. Close-up of several glass asymmetrical terrariums on a wooden table. The terrarium contains plants such as Gasteria carinata, Cladias, Echeveria elegans and Crassula marnieriana among decorative pebbles.

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15 Unique Terrarium Design Ideas You Should Try

Terrariums are an indoor gardener’s opportunity to get creative and try something artistic, exciting, and completely unique to you. If you need some inspiration for your next terrarium project, houseplant expert Madison Moulton has you covered.

An image of a sunny windowsill adorned with houseplants and a decorative kettle. Lush green snake plant leaves rise vertically from a terracotta pot, while variegated pothos vines cascade gracefully over the edge. Sunlight streams through the window, casting warm highlights on the plants.

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A Comprehensive Guide to Lighting For Houseplants

Understanding houseplant light needs and how to meet them allows us to grow healthy and happy plants. In this article, gardening expert Wendy Moulton looks at the importance of light for a plant, how to measure it, and an idea of what plants fit into each lighting category.

anthurium varieties

Houseplants

33 Beautiful Varieties of Anthurium

Have you caught the Anthurium bug yet? Houseplant enthusiasts love this exotic plant for its gorgeous leaves and long-lasting flowers. Here are 47 different varieties of stunning Anthurium plants.

climbing onion, growing on a pot in the urban garden

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How to Plant, Grow, and Care for Climbing Onion Plants

Do you have questions about how to grow and maintain a climbing onion plant? These popular houseplants aren’t actually related to onions but rather are in the Asparagus family. In this article, gardening enthusiast Liessa Bowen will discuss the proper care and maintenance of these fascinating plants.