Houseplant Guides

Looking for the best houseplants to keep your house nice and green? In this section, we cover our favorite houseplants. Each plant will look great in just about every room. From the Pothos, Asparagus Ferns, to Chinese Money Plants, we look at the most common plants that will add some green to your home, with reasonable watering requirements.

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Houseplants

How Much Direct or Indirect Sunlight Do Aloe Vera Plants Need?

Are you thinking of adding Aloe Vera to your indoor or outdoor garden, but want to know what type of sunlight it needs? There are a few things to consider, such as full sun, partial shade, and fully shaded locations. Then there are types of sunlight such as indirect, or direct. In this article, gardening expert Emily Horn walks through everything you need to know about this popular succulent's sunlight needs.

Philodendron gigas leaves growing indoors up close. The leaves are large, and are darker shades of green. There are light green veins running through the top portions of the leaves that are visible.

Houseplants

How to Plant, Grow and Care For Philodendron Gigas

If you've decided that a philodendron gigas is the next houseplant on your list, you've come to the right place! This lesser known philodendron is seeing an increase in popularity due to it's beautiful foliage, and ease of care. In this article, gardening expert and houseplant enthusiast Madison Moulton looks at all aspects of the philodendron gigas, including maintenance and care.

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Is Aloe Vera Considered a Cactus or a Type of Succulent?

Not sure if Aloe vera is considered a type of succulent or a cactus? Or if there's even a difference between the two? This is an important factor to consider in order to understand maintenance requirements. In this article, gardening expert Emily Horn takes you through Aloe's classification so you know what you can expect.

A beautiful blooming Christmas Cactus indoors with white and red leaves coming off the plant itself.

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How to Grow and Care For a Christmas Cactus

Thinking of adding a Christmas Cactus to your indoor or outdoor gardening space? These popular succulents aren't only popular during the holiday season. In this article, gardening expert and houseplant enthusiast Madison Moulton takes you through everything you need to know about the Christmas Cactus and their care.

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Houseplants

Can You Grow Aloe Vera From a Single Leaf?

Are you thinking of growing an aloe vera plant from a single leaf? There are plenty of plants that can be propagated from just a leaf cutting. In this article, gardening expert Emily Horn walks through if Aloe can be grown from a leaf cutting, and if it's a good idea to attempt it.

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How to Prune Aloe Vera Plants in 7 Easy Steps

Does your aloe vera need a trim? Aloe vera is a pretty forgiving plant, but that doesn't mean you should just start trimming away without a plan. In this article, gardening expert and succulent enthusiast Emily Horn walks through a few easy steps to successfully prune your aloe vera plant.

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How Much and How Often Should You Water Your African Violets?

Are you unsure how much water your African violets need, and how often they should be watered? These beloved flowering houseplants have different watering needs compared to other houseplants, especially if you expect them to bloom. In this article, gardening expert Liessa Bowen provides watering advice for your indoor African violets.

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How Much and How Often Should You Water Aloe Vera?

If you aren't sure how much water your aloe vera plant needs, you've come to the right place! While it may not need as much water as other succulents, there are some best practices you should follow when it comes to plant hydration. In this article, gardening expert Emily Horn walks through how much and how often you should be watering your aloe vera.

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How Big Do African Violets Get When Grown Indoors?

Are you growing African Violets indoors this season, but want to know just how big they will get? While this may vary depending on a few different factors, they will generally only get to a certain size when indoors. In this article, gardening expert Liessa Bowen walks through how big you can expect your African Violets to get when grown indoors.

Large Leaf Houseplants

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21 Different Houseplants With Large Leaves

Looking for a new houseplant, but want to make sure it has large leaves to compliment other plants in your indoor garden? If so, then you've come to the right place! In this article, we take a deeper look at our favorite big-leafed plants that can thrive in just about any indoor space!

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How to Plant, Grow and Care For Aloe Vera

Looking to add some Aloe Vera to your indoor or outdoor garden? This particular plant is quite popular and has a wide variety of uses. In this article, gardening expert Emily Horn walks through every step you'll need to follow in order to plant, grow, and care for Aloe Vera.

Propagate Chinese Money Plant

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How to Propagate Chinese Money Plants From Cuttings or Offsets

Are you trying to increase the number of Chinese money plants you have by propagating them? This can actually be done from either stem, or leaf cuttings. In this article, gardening expert and houseplant enthusiast Madison Moulton walks through how to propagate the Pilea from stem or leaf cuttings in a few simple steps.

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How to Plant, Grow, and Care For Ghost Plants

Thinking of adding a ghost plant to your indoor garden? Ghost plants (aka Graptopetalum paraguayense) are well known succulents that can make any indoor garden pop with visual interest. In this article, gardening expert and houseplant enthusiast Emily Horn outlines how to plant, grow, and care for Ghost Plants.

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How Much Sunlight Do Ghost Plants Need?

Ghost plants are popular succulents, but many new owners aren't sure how much sunlight they actually need. In this article, gardening expert Emily Horn walks through the direct and indirect sunlight needs for ghost plants, and their ideal location once they are placed in your home.

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How to Plant, Grow and Care For Peperomia Hope

Are you considering a Peperomia Hope as the next addition to your indoor garden? This Peperomia variety has become more popular in recent years, and with good reason! In this article, gardening expert and houseplant enthusiast Madison Moulton walks through how to plant, grow and care for this popular houseplant!

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How to Plant, Grow and Care For ZZ Plants

Thinking of adding a ZZ plant to your indoor garden? These hardy houseplants have surged in popularity for a number of reasons. In this article, gardening expert and houseplant enthusiast Madison Moulton walks through how to plant, grow and care for ZZ plants!

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21 Types of Palm Trees That Can Grow Indoors

If you've decided to add a palm tree to your indoor garden, there are plenty of options to choose from. Bringing a palm tree indoors can liven up just about any indoor living space, and help it stand apart from other more common indoor gardens. In this article, we take a look at our favorite types of palm trees that you can grow indoors!