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Paige Foley

Paige was born in South Dakota, where she worked at a local greenhouse owned by her family. Growing up, she spent her free time helping in the greenhouse and learning about plants. She attended South Dakota State University and graduated with a bachelor's degree in Agronomy. She's spent the last 7 years working in the various parts of the agriculture industry.

Desert Rose cactus growing in container with pink blooms

Succulents

How to Plant, Grow and Care For Desert Rose Plants

Thinking of adding a desert rose to your garden, but aren't sure where to start? This flowering cacti is quite beautiful, and well known for its stunning pink blooms. In this article, gardening expert Paige Foley takes you through all you need to know about Adenium Obesum and their care.

Flowering Jade Plant blooming after growing outdoors

Succulents

Will Jade Plants Flower When Grown Indoors?

Do you have a Jade Plant grown indoors that just won't seem to flower? Can these popular succulents flower at all when grown inside as houseplants? In this article, gardening expert Paige Foley looks at what you can expect from your Indoor Jade Plant and their blooming schedule.

Houseleek plant not growing due to plant problem

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10 Common Problems With Hens and Chicks Plants

Like all succulents, hens and chicks plants can run into some common plant problems as they grow. Many of their issues however, can be remedied if they are promptly addressed. In this article, gardening expert Paige Foley looks at the most common problems with these popular succulents, and what to do about them.

Aloe vera plant blooming indoors on a windowsill

Succulents

Does Aloe Vera Flower When Grown Indoors?

Trying to figure out if your Aloe Vera plant will flower indoors? Or perhaps you are trying to figure out if you can force your Aloe plant to bloom as a houseplant? In this article, gardening expert Paige Foley looks at the bloom habits of Aloe, and if they can bloom indoors or not.

petunia companions

Flowers

21 Companion Plants to Grow With Petunias This Season

Are you looking for some companion plants to grow alongside your garden petunias this season? There are many different petunia companions to choose from, depending on your hardiness zone. In this article, gardening expert Paige Foley looks at her favirote plants to pair with petunias.

Smelly Aloe Vera plant has been pulled from the pot and rests on cardboard

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7 Reasons Your Indoor Aloe Vera Smells Terrible

Does your indoor Aloe Vera smell awful? There are a number of different reasons this can happen, and many of them are able to be corrected if addressed early. In this article, gardening expert Paige Foley examines why your indoor Aloe plant may start to smell, and how to fix the problem once it arises.

Yellowing Christmas Cactus Sitting in pot on table

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11 Reasons Your Christmas Cactus is Turning Yellow

Is your Christmas Cactus turning yellow? There are a few different reasons this can happen, and the good news is that most of them are reversible. In this article, gardening expert Paige Foley looks at the most common reasons that your Christmas Cactus has yellowing leaves, and how to fix it.

Hens and chicks plants in full bloom in garden

Succulents

Do Hens and Chicks Plants Die After They Flower?

Did your hens and chicks plant start flowering, and now you aren't sure what will happen to your plant? While their blooms are beautiful, many gardeners do what they can to restrict their blooms. In this article, gardening expert Paige Foley looks at the life cycle of these popular succulents, and what to expect from them once they start to flower.

Red holiday plant poinsettia sitting in pot on bench

Plants

13 Popular Holiday Plants For Festive Gardens

Are you looking for some plants to spruce up your holiday decor? There are of plenty of beautiful plants that will fit that criteria, no matter where you plant to grow them. In this article, gardening expert Paige Foley looks at her favorite plants for a festive holiday season!

purple hollyhock

Flowers

10 Purple Hollyhock Varieties With Names and Pictures

Looking for a purple hollyhock to add to your garden this season? Hollyhocks can have purple blooms, ranging from deep purple to light lavender. In this article, gardening expert Paige Foley lists her favorite purple hollyhocks, with names and pictures of each!

lithops

Succulents

How to Plant, Grow and Care For Lithops (Living Stone Plants)

Are you looking for a unique succulent to add to your houseplant collection? Also called living stone plants, these succulents can make a statement in any indoor or outdoor garden. In this article, gardening expert Paige Foley takes you everything you need to know about living stone plants and their care.

pink hollyhocks

Flowers

11 Pink Hollyhock Varieties With Names and Pictures

Are you looking to add a little pink to your garden this season? Why not add some pink hollyhocks? These beautiful biennials can quickly brighten up your garden space. In this article, gardening expert Paige Foley examines her favorite pink hollyhock varieties, with names and pictures of each!

hens and chicks

Succulents

How to Plant, Grow and Care For Hens and Chicks

If you are looking for a low-maintenance succulent to add to your garden, look no further than the Hens and Chicks plant. Aptly named for the way they grow, these plants make great indoor or outdoor garden companions. In this article, gardening expert Paige Foley walks through everything you need to know about these popular succulents and their care.

Hens and Chicks Plant Growing in Garden. There is a single plant near other offsets.

Succulents

Do Hens and Chicks Spread Out or Stay in One Area?

Are you thinking of adding some hens and chicks plants to your indoor or outdoor garden? Curious to know if they'll stay in one place or spread out everywhere? In this article, gardening expert Paige Folely looks at the growth radius of these popular succulents, and what you can expect once you start adding them to your garden.

bleeding heart plant problems

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15 Bleeding Heart Plant Problems You Shouldn’t Ignore

Are your bleeding heart plants struggling a bit this season, but you aren't quite sure why? These shade-friendly perennials can be sensitive, and susceptible to some common issues. In this article, gardening expert Paige Foley looks at the most common problems that may impact your bleeding hearts, and how to fix them!

purple petunias

Flowers

17 Purple Petunia Varieties For Your Flowerbeds

Looking for some purple petunias to plant this season, but aren't sure which you should choose? There are many different types of purple petunias that grow across many different hardiness zones. In this article, gardening expert Paige Foley walks through her favorite purple petunias you can plant in your flowerbeds this season!