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Pet friendly plants

Pet friendly plants

If you're a pet owner, and your cat or dog loves to nibble on your gorgeous plants, well you need to be careful, because some plants can be very toxic for your pet, if they are ingested. But, fear not! There are many plants that are pet safe, and not toxic for your pets. Here we list a few. (Stay tuned for Part 2 of this list!) Chlorophytum comosum "Spider Plant"   One of the most underrated indoor plants there is, the spider plant. This plant is not only pet safe, it is also one of the best air purifiers out there,...

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How to water your houseplants

How to water your houseplants

For some people the topic of how to water houseplants is just basic knowledge, and they have it all under control. But, there's a whole other group of plant newbies that have no idea on how to do this, so that's why we're here to help! We've compiled a series of... let's call them rules on how to and how not to water our houseplants. Rule #1: Water your plants only when they need it. Plants will let you know when they need water (we're working on another blog this week to show how they tell you this) but the easiest sign...

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Let's breathe

Let's breathe

Did you know indoor air quality is usually worse than outside? This is due to toxins found in modern furniture and fixtures, paint, adhesives, pressed woods, wood finishes, among other things. It is a known fact that plants help clean the air we breathe. Some plants are better at doing this than others, this is why we have compiled the best air purifying houseplants in our collection.    Snake Plant   Sansevierias or, commonly known, Snake Plants, are one of the best air purifying plants according to NASA. These low maintenance plants are considered the best plants to improve air...

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Repotting tips

Repotting tips

 

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Best Beginner Friendly Plants

Best Beginner Friendly Plants

You want to add green to your space, but you fear you don't exactly have a green thumb? There are plants that will survive you, believe us! Now that you know the basic rules to start your indoor jungle, we can recommend some plants we think are best for beginners. We have gathered what we feel are the most neglect tolerant, low maintenance plants.  Zamioculca zamiifolia "Eternity / ZZ Plant" The ZZ Plant is one of the most common houseplants around, and there's a reason why. This plant is very drought tolerant, it requires watering about once every two weeks, and can stay dry for...

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