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Bathroom Plants

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Bathroom Plants

The bathroom is the perfect location for growing plants that love humidity but bathroom often have very little or no natural light at all. It’s a problem because plants really do need some light to thrive. If there is a little bit of light, try a pothos or heartleaf philodendron or If you need an upright option, go with ZZ plant or Asparagus ferns, as these plants can thrives on neglect.

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When to start repot your plants?!

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When to start repot your plants?!

Not sure whether you need to repot your houseplant or not?   Look for one, or a combination, of the following signs:1. Roots are growing through the drainage hole at the bottom2. Roots are pushing the plant up and out of the current planter3. Plant is growing slower than normal4. Plant is extremely heavy and falls over easily5. Plant and potting mix dries out more quickly than usual, requiring more frequent waterings6. There’s noticeable salt and mineral buildup on the plant or planter7. It’s been more years than you can count on one hand since you’ve repotted this poor plantIn...

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Becoming a First-Time Plant Parent

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Becoming a First-Time Plant Parent

So you are planning to expand your family. Congratulations! This is a very happy time in your life, and you should soak up every minute of joy. At the same time, there’s a lot you need to learn about your new household member-to-be. Here’s 5 things you need to know before you become a plant parent:   1. It’s Not Just About You Anymore Obviously plants do not require the same amount of attention as pets or human children. You don’t need to take them for walks or feed them three times a day or play with dolls after dinner....

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6 Tips you need to know about watering plants

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6 Tips you need to know about watering plants

1. Stick your finger in the soil to gauge watering needs. No fancy gardening equipment is required to figure out whether or not you should water your houseplants. Simply stick your finger about two inches into the soil, If the soil feels moist, don't water it, if it feels dry or on the verge of being dry, then water it. Roots are the lifeline of the plant, deep in the soil and growing, But if they get waterlogged and rot, they can't absorb water, nutrients, or oxygen-all things a plant needs to grow. "When you overwater, it's like you're drowning the plant,"...

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Ficus Elastica

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Ficus Elastica

Ficus Elastica, also known as Rubber Plant, can be enjoyed as either medium-sized house plants or grown to become focal point, beautiful indoor trees. If you’re patient enough to grow your own, plants that start out younger when you buy them adapt better to indoor living than starting with a more mature plant. They can grow to impressive heights within a few years, especially if you put the plants outside during the summer. Keeping the plants in small pots will restrict their growth, if you want to keep them smaller.     While rubber plant are grown as easy-care houseplants, they...

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