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Sustainable Gardening Ideas

The effects of climate change are altering our planet in many devastating ways. While our individual impact may be small, it’s important…

2021 Gardening Holiday Gift Guide

With the Christmas season just around the corner many of you may be looking for gifts for a gardener in your life. To help, we’ve put…

Growing Tropical Plants Indoors

Tropical plants can often invoke images of bright flowers and towering greenery. While many will stand in awe at their beauty, we don’t have…

Growing Mushrooms Indoors - Overview

For those looking for a unique “plant” to grow mushrooms are quite the interesting choice. Prized for their culinary uses, mushrooms are…

Most Difficult Plants To Grow Indoors

There are a ton of plants that are perfect for indoor gardens, and many are very easy to grow. In this list we’re not going to look at those…

Protect your Garden with Flowers: which flowers to grow to deter pests

If you’ve ever had pest problems with your garden you know how frustrating it can be. While growing indoors certainly lessens the risks, it…

9 Cute Plants You Can Grow Indoors

Indoor gardening is going strong, and thanks to social media gardeners around the world can share their plants. A great looking garden takes…

The Most Terrifying Plants You'll Ever Read About

In honor of Halloween we’re doing something a little bit different. In this article we’re going to look at some of the scariest plants on…

18 Great Fall Indoor Plants

For many gardeners, fall and winter means the end of the growing season. While there are some good fall plants like garlic, the majority of…

Cactus Plant Care Guide

Cacti are well known to thrive in places with warm and dry conditions. This is why they are often associated with dry, arid deserts. This…

Preparing Your Indoor Garden For Fall

With fall upon us it’s important to make sure our plants and gardens are prepared. While growing an indoor garden means the majority of cold…

Watering Plants On Vacation - 5 Easy Ways To Keep Your Plants Healthy

Whether you are enjoying tropical weather or the fresh powder on a mountain, there are plenty of ways for you to keep your plants hydrated…

Growing Roses Indoors

Roses, a perennial plant, are adored by many of us. Roses are often seen as a sign of love, and are often seen on valentines day or on…

Planting Your First Vegetable Garden: A Beginner’s Guide

Planting a garden has several benefits. It gives you full access to an abundance of delicious vegetables and herbs whenever you like, it…

Tips for an Environmentally-Friendly Garden

There are many different garden options to choose from, including veggies, flowers, herbs, or even tropical plants. The issue is that many…

How to Get Rid of Mealybugs

Though a few mealybugs won’t do too much damage to your plants, these sneaky little critters can wreak havoc on both indoor and outdoor…

5 Best Plants For Your Bathroom

The bathroom might not be the first place you think of when growing plants, but it’s often a great location if you start with the right…

Sunlight Vs Artificial Light – Which is Better for Plants?

Plants need three things to grow healthy and strong; soil, water, and of course, light. When growing indoors, lighting is often the one that…

5 Ways to Create a Plant Loving Home

Did you know that interacting with indoor plants improves your well-being? According to various research there are several benefits to…

5 Indoor Plants with Fragrance That Are Great For The Kitchen

Growing houseplants is a great way to add some life to your home. The beautiful colors are one thing, but today I want to look specifically…

Getting Started With Compost

For those looking for cheap and natural fertilizer options composting is probably the most popular choice. As gardeners, composting gives us…

Common Houseplant Problems and How To Fix Them

Whether you have a few wilting leaves or a plant that refuses to grow, issues with your plants are never fun. In this article we’re looking…

How To Keep Pests Away From The Garden

Garden enthusiasts inevitably come across pests every now and then. Usually it’s not that big of a deal, but sometimes garden pest numbers…

How To Start a Vertical Indoor Garden

While indoor gardening is a fantastic option for many, one of the biggest problems these types of gardens face is space. Indoor space is…

Indoor Gardening in Winter: 5 Mistakes To Avoid

If you’re an avid gardener growing indoors during the winter is often something you’ll be excited to do. While growing indoors can be very…

Overwatering Plants - Understand Your Plant's Water Needs

Everyone knows that water is an important resource for plants and too little can be harmful. What many people don’t realize though is that…

Weed Free Garden: 7 Tips For Less Garden Weeds

Weeds, they’re the bane of every gardener and waste countless hours of valuable time. A weed free garden is every gardener’s dream, and it…

How To Get Rid Of Aphids In Your Garden

Whether you’re growing indoors or outdoors, pests are a constant concern for gardeners. One of the most common pests, and some I just found…

10 Neat Pre-made Indoor Gardening Kits

If you’ve ever wanted to start gardening, but didn’t know where to start, indoor gardening kits are a great option. These kits come with…

Container Gardening - Everything You Need To Know

Whether you’re growing indoors or outdoors, containers are a common way to spice up a garden. Many gardens are grown completely in…

Root Rot - What It Is and How To Prevent It

Root rot is a serious problem many gardeners face. While it can affect any type of plant, the majority of cases come from plants grown in…

The Beginners Guide To Starting an Indoor Garden

Gardening is a fun and rewarding past time enjoyed by many all over the world. There’s something empowering about growing your own plant or…

3 Plants We're Growing Indoors This Winter

With winter coming up quickly it’s time to start putting more focus on our indoor garden. While we’re growing indoors year round, this is…

10 Common Indoor Gardening Mistakes (And How To Avoid Them)

Gardening is a fun and rewarding hobby to begin, but comes with some important things to keep in mind. There are a lot of potential pitfalls…

Natural Pest Control Techniques That Actually Work

Whether you’re growing your plants indoors or outdoors there’s no escaping pests and bugs. Dealing with bugs and pests is the bane of many…

Gardeners Guide To Soil (Indoor and Outdoors)

One of the most important pieces of any good garden is the soil. Good soil is essential to healthy plants, and using poor soil is a quick…

10 Easy Ways To Prepare Your Garden For Summer

With summer (hopefully) right around the corner it’s time to start thinking about sprucing up our lawns and gardens. It can be tempting to…

5 Simple Gardening Tips For Beginners

Gardening is a wonderful hobby that is both fun and delicious, but can be intimidating to newcomers. Many people get the thought of dead…

5 Plants To Keep Bugs Away This Summer

With summer approaching thoughts turn to outdoor barbecues and get togethers. With that though comes the dreaded bugs that invade and cause…

4 Best Plants For People With Allergies

If you suffer from allergies you may wonder if bringing in plants into your home is a good idea. Pollen and other parts of the plants are…

How to Grow Hydroponics for Beginners

If you’ve been gardening indoors for any amount of time you’re likely to come across the term hydroponics. With it, you’ve likely heard…

4 Plants You Can Grow Today To Keep Mosquitoes Away

Summer is a wonderful time of year with outdoor activities plenty. Unfortunately summer also can mean pesky bugs that can be quite…

Moving Houseplants Outdoors During The Summer

Moving your plants outdoors during the summer is a great way to provide them with extra nutrients and help them grow. In fact, most plants…

Common Mistakes When Growing From Seeds Indoors

Growing from seeds is one of the most empowering things when gardening. To grow something from so little into a fully blossoming plant is…

10 Best Plants To Grow Indoors

Growing indoors can be a bit daunting for new gardeners. Outdoors plants can survive perfectly fine from the nutrients of nature; indoors…

Guide To Temperature For Indoor Plants

Everyone know that plants that experience too extreme of temperatures can die. Both temperatures too hot or cold can be dangerous for plants…

Humidity for House Plants - How To Increase Humidity for Your House plants

When brining new plants into your home most people consider important aspects like location, lighting, and watering. One item, that is no…

Starting From Seeds - Growing Indoor Plants With Seeds

One of the most exciting aspects of gardening is start from seeds and slowly turning them into a full, healthy plant. There’s something very…

Common Household Garden Pests

One of the benefits of growing indoors is the control over the climate and generally pest free environment. Unfortunately though, being…

Moving Your Garden Indoors – Indoor Winter Garden

With winter unfortunately right around the corner may gardeners will have to make the switch from outdoor to indoor. While some plants won’t…

Winter Care For Your Indoor Garden: Winter Proof Your Garden

With winter right around the corner again it’s time to start moving gardens indoors. For those that are already indoors it’s important to…

Using Coffee Grounds as a Homemade Fertilizer

If you’re looking to grow a healthy and thriving garden, then you’ll need to prepare the soil to give your plants the best start to life…

5 Essential Tips For Growing an Indoor Garden

Gardening indoors can be a satisfying but sometimes tricky experience. For first time gardeners, there’s a lot to consider, and it can be a…

Getting The Best Results When Growing Plants In Pots

One of the first things to consider when deciding to start a garden is where and how to plant your plants. Many gardeners take into…

5 Low Light Houseplants To Start Growing Today

One of the biggest issues many gardeners face (both indoor and out) is where to position their plants to make sure they get enough light…

Air Purifying House Plants for your Home or Office.

In todays world it is hard to escape from air pollutants. Whether its from the chemicals we use to clean our homes or even the furniture…

Making Your Own Mason Jar Garden

One of the great things about gardening is the creative options it gives gardeners to explore. While the choice of plants is probably the…

Everything You Need To Know To Grow Your Garden in Containers

In my years of experience as an avid gardener, I’ve met very few garden-makers who aren’t totally excited about the prospect of growing…

5 Natural Fertilizer Recipes for Your Garden

Some people equate fertilizing to feeding, and to a plant this is an apt comparison. Fertilizer is like food for your plant, and when done…

The Role of Lighting in Your Garden- How to Choose the Best Lighting for your Garden

As anyone who knows a thing about plants knows, light is one of the key components of healthy plants. Lighting can make or break your garden…

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