Month: January 2023

How To Grow, Harvest, And Preserve Ginger Indoors In 4 Easy Steps

Fresh ginger might be expensive to buy, but it is very easy to grow your own as a houseplant. It not only smells amazing, and the foliage is similar to a palm, but you can also harvest it to enjoy, too! It is crazy how much one root or two of ginger can grow in soil. You can expect to … Read More

Tillandsia Tectorum Ecuador: 4 Important Care Tips

All air plants are beautiful, but they can be somewhat fussy and difficult to care for, especially if you have never grown one before.  One of the easiest air plants you can grow is Tillandsia tectorum, which is perfectly suited to indoor conditions, as long as you can give it the right amount of light. It’s more forgiving when it … Read More

Encouraging Pilea Pups To Grow: 10 Tips To Succeed

The Chinese Money Plant is easy to grow, but it can be frustrating when you’re not seeing any pups or plantlets. Or maybe you have some already on your plant, but they don’t seem to be growing at all. There are quite a few factors that determine how well Pilea peperomioides grow, and if one element of care is out … Read More

Amaryllis Secrets And Care: What To Do With Amaryllis After Blooming

Amaryllis flowers are some of the most dramatic you can grow, especially if you’re growing them indoors.  Getting them to flower the first time around is fairly simple, but what do you do when the bulb has finished flowering?  Well, if you treat your amaryllis bulbs with the right care, paying attention to light, how to get the plant to … Read More

10 Best Hoyas For Beginners: The Easiest Types To Grow

The sheer choice of Hoyas can be a little overwhelming at first, especially if you have not grown Hoya plants before, but you need to start somewhere.  Some Hoya plants are more demanding than others, and will stage a protest when the growing conditions are even slightly off balance, so it’s worth being choosy while you get to grips with … Read More

2 Secrets To Getting Christmas Cactus To Bloom And Care Tips

Holiday cacti are among the most beautiful trailing epiphytes, and it helps that they are readily available, and can easily last for decades with the right care and attention. But they can be stubborn when it comes to blooming. You may not see flowers after buying the plant, once its first bloom is finished. This is a great shame, as … Read More

Dying Money Tree? Crucial Tips To Save Your Pachira Aquatica

Pachira aquatica, also known as the Money Tree, is a beautiful plant, but it isn’t without its problems when the growing conditions are less than ideal. It doesn’t help that there are some misconceptions about this plant and what it will tolerate, and what conditions it will thrive in.  If you’re seeing problems with your money plant, the sooner you … Read More

Is Your Monstera Falling Over? 4 Tips To Keep It Upright

Monsteras are relatively easy to keep, but one thing that can get a little overwhelming is trying to keep the plants supported. Most Monstera plants need some form of support, and this can put off even the most enthusiastic house plant grower.  It’s especially frustrating when you have a large Monstera deliciosa, and it keeps falling over, and you try … Read More

How to Revive a Dying Selloum: Thaumatophyllum Bipinnatifidum Rescue Guide

Thaumatophyllum bipinnatifidum is a complicated name, but it’s one of the most gorgeous houseplants you can grow. If you like the idea of Monstera deliciosa, the Swiss cheese plant, but you’re not a fan of constantly giving it more support in the form of an ever-extending moss pole, Thaumatophyllum bipinnatifidum is the plant for you. It gets to a similarly … Read More

Pink Princess Philodendron: 11 Critical Problems And Fixes

It can get nerve-wracking when you realize there is something wrong with your Philodendron Pink Princess. After all, these plants are lovely, difficult to find, and they don’t come cheap. No living plant is guaranteed to last, but that doesn’t mean you should watch while your plant declines. It can be even worse when you don’t know what the problem … Read More