Houseplants are great, colorful additions to a backyard patio or deck. When temperatures start to dip in the fall, they need to be brought inside to a more protected area. Generally, you'll want to bring your houseplant indoors when temperatures reach 50 degrees or cooler. At this time of year, that usually means during the [...]
Plants enrich our lives whether we realize it or not, and the Aloe plant is no exception. Versatile in any room with ample light, Aloe is the perfect plant to add to your home's décor - making it one of our favorites. We love Aloes and here the top reasons you should too. 1. Easy [...]
Want to add some houseplants to your home, but don’t feel like you have a green thumb? Pothos plants are perfect for you! We love this hardy indoor plant, and here are the top 4 reasons you will too! Best for beginners – Pothos do not require a lot of special care and they like [...]
Who says you need soil to grow plants? We don't! Not when growing an air plant at least. These quirky little plants are sweeping the nation and it's easy to see why. They can be grown in just about any space, come in various shades of colors, and the different textures are just too cool! [...]
Don't worry, be happy. It's a motto we should all try to live by. Matter of fact, there is even a song written about it...or maybe the song was written and now it's a motto? Either way, it's still a good one. We think one way to do this is to use houseplants in your [...]
Tips for Healthy Houseplants Light The first requirement of all plants during their growing season is an abundance of daylight. Light from a window is always one-sided and the plants respond by turning their leaves and flowers toward the light. To keep healthy houseplants, turn the plants occasionally or they'll grow lopsided. Moisture The [...]
Hello, Mary. Thank you for your question. Your plant looks healthy. Here is what we recommend: 1.Make sure it is getting 10-12 hours of bright direct light. 2. Give it some bloom booster fertilizer with as little nitrogen as possible. This should help it start blooming again.
Hello, Kaitlyn. From the picture it looks like you have mealy bugs on your schefflera plant. Use "Bonide" Insecticidal Soap to help control. Thoroughly spray the insects, including the undersides of the plants leaves. Repeat treatment weekly or bi-weekly if needed. Check her other plants to see if the mealy bugs have spread and treat them as well.
We've said it before, we'll say it again, and again, and again. Houseplants are where it is at! They are in homes, banks, hospitals, offices, restaurants, etc. Why? Because of the number of environmental and health benefits these houseplants provide. Here are just a few, but we feel the most important benefits of houseplants: Houseplants... [...]
Low Light? No problem. Don’t let the lack of natural light keep you from adding houseplants to your home. We have compiled a list of our top 5 favorite low-light houseplants. Find out which one is best for you. ZZ Plant Thick glossy leaves add to any décor. A forgiving plant that can withstand a [...]