Houseplants

How to Fertilize Your Houseplants, Full Guide

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How to Fertilize Your Houseplants, Full Guide
Unlike outdoor plants, houseplants do not get the proper amounts of natural elements for growth. So, it is entirely your responsibility to fertilize your houseplants to keep them happily growing. Fertilizing is essential as plants feed on the nutrients in the soil in order to grow and flower. When fertilizing houseplants, nitrogen, potassium, and phosphorous are added using a liquid, slow-release or granular fertilizer.

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7 Houseplants That Thrive in High Humidity

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7 Houseplants That Thrive in High Humidity

Many plants enjoy high humidity situations. Think of all of the gorgeous plants and flowers in the rainforests. Most tropical plants really enjoy and thrive in high humidity areas, like bathrooms and kitchens. High humidity houseplants can range from very low maintenance plants that rarely need any care outside of watering, to some trickier to grow varieties that require a lot of upkeep. Below is a list of 7 well-known houseplants that love to be in high humidity areas, and are sure to thrive in your high humidity rooms.

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7 Easy to Grow Houseplants for Absolute Beginners

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7 Easy to Grow Houseplants for Absolute Beginners
I have never had a “green thumb”, and always had trouble keeping indoor or outdoor plants alive. What are some easy to grow houseplants that won’t die if I neglect them accidentally? What are some of the best tips for absolute beginners who would like to learn how to successfully grow houseplants?

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Our 20 Best Houseplant Sayings and Quotes

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Our 20 Best Houseplant Sayings and Quotes

Houseplants are an amazing way to decorate your home with living beings. Unsurprisingly, in history, many plant sayings and quotes have been created by people and lots of them can be found on the internet. We have put together a list with the 20 of our favorites!

These quotes and sayings will touch the inner soul of plant lovers or just make you laugh out loud. Let your green heart be inspired and give the love to our green little friends that they deserve. Put your hands together for photosynthesize! Let's grow together and plant our feed in the ground. So that our roots will be strong and we can hold soil. Let us receive the energy of the sun and be soothed by water so that we can become the flower we always wanted to become. Sorry I got taken away a bit to much......

Without further ado, here are some of our favorite houseplant sayings and quotes for some fun inspiration.

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Top 12 Best Houseplants for Your Bedroom

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Top 12 Best Houseplants for Your Bedroom

Instead of opting for a plant that looks pretty, but lacks any real benefit, a number of the plants we have included below have the ability to brighten up your bedroom while helping you take care of your health. In the fast-paced, non-stop world that we live in, it can be a welcome feeling to step through your bedroom door and be able to breathe in a relaxing scent that immediately helps ease the stress that you have accumulated throughout the day. 

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Best 10 Houseplants To Improve Indoor Air Quality

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Best 10 Houseplants To Improve Indoor Air Quality

There are quite a few houseplants that improve indoor air quality. Actually, NASA did a study about it, and they discovered the VOC’s removed by some houseplants were common toxins found inside of our houses every day. When my elderly mother was having some issues after bronchitis, we put some air quality improving houseplants that were on the list that NASA came up with, and they seemed to help her a lot with her wheezing. I did quite a bit of research on the matter when I heard about the NASA list, and I found a lot of information on the plants on the list I’ve given below.

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10 Fascinating Houseplants With Purple Leaves

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10 Fascinating Houseplants With Purple Leaves

As with all houseplants, there are a variety of purple houseplants that will thrive in certain demographics. Different houseplants prosper with different amounts of sunlight, different climates and temperature needs, and different amounts of maintenance. Regardless of your specific needs, this list should be able to give you some good ideas of several great purple houseplants that will be great options to brighten up your home.

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How To Save Houseplants Turning Brown? Full Guide

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How To Save Houseplants Turning Brown? Full Guide

I've had this problem several times myself. It seemed like I was doing everything that the care tags called for, and they were definitely getting adequate sun. I was discouraged and almost gave up on keeping houseplants because it seemed like I just couldn’t get their care right. I did some research, and I discovered that my plant wasn’t getting enough water, and I had only been watering it when I watered the other plants in my house, which simply wasn’t adequate for that tropical plant. While I was researching my answer, I came up with quite a good bit of information on the possible reasons for the leaves to lose their green, or to turn brown and dry. Here is a recap of the information that I uncovered.

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10 Fascinating Houseplants With Red Flowers

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10 Fascinating Houseplants With Red Flowers

There are a good amount of houseplants with red flowers. Which one you prefer will depend on your own personal taste as well as your climate and how much energy you want to put into maintenance. Whatever your preferences are, you should be able to find at least a few houseplants in this list that have the perfect color and level of needs to go along with your home decor and style.

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