Should Houseplants Go Outside for the Summer?
Most houseplants benefit from spending the summer outdoors; read where plants should go, how to avoid insects, and other considerations.Read More
Having Fun With Pots
Get creative with flower pots and plants, indoors in the winter and outside in the coming summer: cheerful, mood-lifting activities.Read More
My Houseplant Is Too Big!
Many indoor plants grow quite large over time. Here is how you can renew the too-large houseplant and start over with a smaller piece.Read More
How To Water Houseplants
Here are six tips for watering houseplants correctly so that they will thrive and grow well, along with photo illustrations.Read More
Arranging Your Houseplants
Have fun creating new arrangements of your interior plants. Here are some tips for designing houseplant displays that will lift your spirits.Read More
scale, mites and mealy, oh my! This is the time of year when pests become noticeable on houseplants. You might be seeing leaves turning yellow, or looking dirty on the undersides. Maybe you’re noticing webs, or stickiness on the plants or surfaces around the pots. You might even be seeing the insects themselves as the…Read More
Helping Houseplants in January
Here are 9 tips for keeping your indoor plants healthy and creating joyful interior displays with houseplants.Read More
Poinsettia Plants: Save It Or Say Goodbye?
If you’re interested in keeping a poinsettia plant from year-to-year, here are some tips for success…along with the permission not to do it!Read More
Caring For Cyclamen Plants
One of the most colorful indoor plants for winter decorating is the Cyclamen. Here’s how to keep yours flowering for as long as possible.Read More
Time To Repot Houseplants
I find that the early spring is a great time to repot houseplants. Since the days are getting longer this is giving all plants the signal that it’s time to grow, and if you put some of your plants out for “summer camp” in late May, they will be well adjusted to their new digs…Read More