Tag: Plants

Posted on 05/19/2024
Dormancy & Blooming: Your Guide to Cyclamen Care
Cyclamen are popular for their bright fall and winter flowers. Often given as gifts during the holiday season, cyclamen flowers can last for several weeks indoors. However, once the blooms have wilted and the plant becomes dormant, many plant owners find it difficult to encourage them to bloom a second time. Luckily, there are steps you can take...
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Posted on 04/07/2024
Umbrella Plant & Other Toxic Indoor Trees Pet Owners Should Know
Unfortunately, many popular houseplants are toxic to pets. Many of the small tree varieties commonly grown as houseplants, like the umbrella plant, can make both humans and animals sick if ingested. Here is a basic guide to popular indoor trees pet owners should avoid: Umbrella Plant Umbrella plants are named for their whorl-pattern leaves creating a dense canopy...
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Posted on 07/16/2023
4 Popular Types of Geranium to Know
Geraniums are one of the most popular garden flowers in North America. They're fragrant, colorful and grow well in containers, hanging baskets and flower beds. They're easy to care for and have over 300 different species to choose from. To help you pick the best option for your garden, here are the four main types of geranium to...
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Posted on 01/08/2023
3 Pet-Safe Fern Varieties to Grow Indoors
Ferns have been popular houseplants for decades. Despite their reputation for being picky about indoor conditions, ferns are easy to care for when given the right conditions. A great advantage to many ferns is their lack of toxicity, making them safe for households with pets. If you're interested in growing ferns at home, varieties like the bird's nest...
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Posted on 06/19/2022
Your Guide to Pressing Leaves for Artwork
Some might be familiar with the old practice of pressing leaves or flowers inside books to keep them preserved. While this is a fun way to keep and dry plants, you miss out on the opportunity to display those plants as art in your home. If you have fallen leaves from your houseplants or from the outside world...
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Posted on 04/10/2022
The Best Front Door Plants for a Good First Impression
Plants can be the key to curb appeal. In particular, plants arranged around the front door can have an enormous impact on first impressions and can not only help sell your home but impress your guests. With all the details of landscaping design and varieties of plants, it’s difficult to know what will make the biggest difference. To...
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Posted on 01/24/2021
Plants: What to Have Around Pets and What Not To
Photo by Free-Photos via Pixabay Plants can enhance the look and feel of your home, and some can even improve your indoor air quality. But if you have pets, you need to be selective about the plants you bring into your home. Choosing the right plants allows you to enjoy a lush indoor herb garden or a striking...
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