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6 Different Types of Pots and Containers for Indoor Houseplants

Indoor gardening is an exciting task, as many around the world do not have the option of adding plants to a backyard or creating unique landscape décor on a massive deck that could house a small family. Whether you have one of those decks, or just like putting some pots on your windowsills or mantles, …

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How to Grow Cilantro (or is it Coriander?) Indoors!

Introducing Cilantro Plants! The perennial question that is constantly on everyone’s minds: is it cilantro, or is it coriander? Well, technically it’s both. Cilantro and coriander are basically different parts of the same plant! Cilantro is the name used for the leaves of the plant, whereas coriander is in reference to seeds that emerge after …

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51 Different Types of Houseplants That Don’t Need Much Sun or Light

Shade Plants – The Best Low-Light Houseplants Most of the common gardens and houseplants you see require direct sunlight to thrive. Shade plants are the exact opposite. Direct sunlight can harm them. That’s why they’re perfect to have if your home doesn’t offer adequate lighting. 1. Cast Iron Plant The Cast Iron Plant is your …

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How to Get Rid of Spider Mites on Houseplants (and Prevent those Nasty Critters)?

I do my share of vegetable gardening, but I haven’t had houseplants in a while. I’m glad I did my research. Now, I know a little more about know how to examine plants for spider mites, and how to eliminate them and prevent them from returning. How do I get Rid of the Spider Mites? …

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Ikebana: The Japanese Art of Floral Arrangement

Looking to expand your floral arranging technique by creating an airy conversational piece that will leave your space feeling alive? Look no further, the Japanese art of ikebana floral arranging is a truly unique craft with a rich history that will make you reach for a bowl instead of a vase next time you bring …

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How to Grow Strawberries Indoors (Detailed Step-by-Step Instructions)?

Growing strawberries indoors can be one of the biggest joys of your gardening life. There is nothing more rewarding than putting in a little bit of work and seeing the actual fruits of your labors. When you are starting to grow strawberries from seedlings, you will learn that the fruit of this project is not …

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8 Types of Ferns that Make for Excellent Houseplants (And How to Take Care of Them)

You’ve decided to take the plunge and add some plants to your home in an effort to make it greener and more inviting. You’ve heard a lot about ferns as houseplants, and you’re curious to know more about the different types of ferns that are out there. Here, we’ve compiled a list of some of …

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12 Characteristics that Make a Plant a Great Houseplant

Plants add beauty and lushness to our lives. They also filter indoor air, giving us a clean and fresh living space. Approximately 66 percent of Americans own at least one houseplant. Before you go shopping for new plants, check out this list of 12 important characteristics that make a plant a great houseplant, so you …

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18 Houseplants that Are Dead-Simple to Grow and Take Care Of

Have you ever felt like you could kill a plant just by looking at it. Even if you’ve struggled to keep your plants alive, you don’t necessarily have to switch to artificial plants. There are plenty of houseplants that are shockingly easy to take care of. If you’re busy, forgetful, or just don’t have a …

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How to Grow Onions Indoors (Detailed Step-by-Step Instructions)

When you want to start growing vegetables indoors, onions are a natural and fun first choice. You may have even already grown onions in your home without even realizing it. Onions are easy to grow and an exciting addition to any meal when you know you grew them with your own hands. Onions are larger …

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How to Grow Lavender Indoors!

Introducing the Lavender Plant! Welcome to the genus lavandula! There are about 47 different species of lavender out there, but all of them are part of the mint (lamiaceae) botanical family, making them cousins with other herbs like rosemary, sage, basil, and thyme. You’ve heard of lavender before, and chances are that you already have …

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18 Houseplants that Bloom Year-Around

While flowering plants are some of the most beautiful plants in the world, many plants only produce flowers for a few months of the year. Thankfully, if you choose the right plants and keep them indoors, you can enjoy flowers all year!  Which houseplants bloom year-round? If you’re searching for indoor plants that bloom from …

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