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Fall Houseplant Checklist, Dark Lord Philodendron

Getting Houseplants Ready for Fall

Days are getting shorter, mornings are feeling crisper, and the trees are showing a little bit of color. Use this seasonal checklist to help you prepare your houseplants for fall:
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Moss pole for plants tutorial, how to make a homemade moss pole

How to Make a Moss Pole for Houseplants (Step-by-Step)

Hopefully this tutorial makes creating your own moss pole a fun and easy project. Your plants will thank you, and you'll love their healthy growth!
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Variegated Burle Marx Philodendron

All About Variegation in Houseplants

Variegated plants are always in high-demand, and it’s easy to see why! We will help you make better buying decisions and show you how to take care of variegated plants.
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Houseplants styled on a shelf

Indoor Plant Care Tips You Wish You Knew Sooner

Incorporating plants into your home can be one of the easiest ways to bring life to your space.
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Balcony Garden Before-and-Afters!

Balcony Garden Before-and-Afters!

We started with a cement balcony and we wanted to green up our living space. We'll show you how we did it.
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Best Low Light Indoor Houseplants

12 Best Low Light Houseplants

There are plenty of beautiful, interesting, low light houseplants that will thrive in dim lighting. We’ll show you some of our favorites!
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How To Grow Ginger In A Container Indoors

How To Grow Ginger In A Container

Ginger is a perennial tropical herb native to southeastern Asia, grown indoors, it will infuse your home with the scent of fresh ginger.
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21+ Edible, Ornamental Container Garden Plants for Balcony Gardens

The Best Edible Container Plants to Grow this Summer

Often times, we think of edible garden plants and ornamental plants as if they were in entirely different categories, but as you'll see below, it doesn't have to be this way!
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How to Grow a Mango from Seed

How to Grow a Mango from Seed

Mango trees make great indoor plants, and they are very easy to grow from seed. We will show you how. 
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What's That White Stuff On My Terra-Cotta Pot?

What's The White Stuff On My Terra-Cotta Pots?

Ever wonder what that white stuff on your terra-cotta pot is? We break it down so you can get answers.
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How to grow an avocado plant from a pit

How to Grow an Avocado from Seed

Avocados grow on large trees native to Central America, but also make an interesting houseplant that is easy to grow from seed. We'll show you how:
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Growing a Pineapple from the Grocery Store in a container is easy and fun!

How to Grow a Pineapple (From the Grocery Store)

Here's a step-by-step guide for you to grow your own pineapple at home.
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