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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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Top 3 Heat Tolerant Plants

Top 3 Heat Tolerant Plants

Summer is here, we can feel it. Temperatures will keep getting higher and higher these next few months. Here are some heat tolerant plants that will actually thrive with the proper care.   Golden Pothos Water only when it dries out, she will handle the heat well. Just not direct sunlight and she'll be perfectly fine. It might dry out faster during these months, but she tolerates being dry for a few. Peperomia obtusifolia Any kind of peperomia is heat tolerant, they handle well periods of drought. Just don't overwater and they'll be fine. Tradescantia zebrina The wandering jew tolerates...

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