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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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21 Common Types of Tropical Houseplants You Should Know (with Photos)

If you live in year-round humidity like I do then you’re already one step closer to feeling like you’re in the tropics. But tropical houseplants add something extra to your home. Tropical plants are easy to maintain indoors if you know what they need whether that’s sunlight, water, or insects. And according to research, maybe …

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25 Houseplants that Are Near Impossible to Kill

Maybe you’re thinking about setting up an indoor garden to liven up your home or to create a relaxing retreat. Whatever your reason is, you want to get some houseplants that won’t succumb to neglect or over-watering. We’ll help you by sharing some of the most robust plants you can add to your space. 1. …

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How to properly transplant houseplants outside (Plus 6 costly mistakes to avoid)

So you’ve successfully reared the baby seedlings that you’ve grown indoors since germination and you’re ready to transplant them into the garden. Or you went the easier route and got some potted plants from the garden center and you’re ready to put those into the ground. Learn how to transplant your plants and make sure …

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15 Different Houseplants that Climb (and how to care for each one)

There are many different species of climbing houseplants, so how do you know which one is best for you? Check out this list of unique vining and climbing houseplants so you can add a luscious aesthetic to your space. 1. Pothos (Scindapsus aureus) The pothos is one of the most prolific climbing houseplants. This luscious …

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How to Grow Basil in a Raised Garden Bed (Including What Not To Do)

Growing basil in a raised bed is easier than you think. Basil is a hardy herb that adds both lush greenery and a sweet fragrance to your outdoor garden. It is an herb you almost don’t want to harvest because its scent is as stunning as its leaves. You change your mind after you have …

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15 Different Types of Houseplant Bugs that Attack, Eat, Kill or Hurt Your Indoor Gardens and Plants

Bugs are fascinating creatures that love to live outside, but they can also affect the inside of your home, particularly if you have houseplants. There are approximately 91,000 different species of insects living in the United States alone. You may wonder how to deal with an influx of insects munching on your houseplants. While certain …

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Plants in a living room: What are the best places to put them?

No great living room is complete without plants. If you haven’t quite figured out how to place your plants in the living room, here is a guide to all of the best plants for the living room, and all of the best, most unique and smart places to arrange them.  It’s not always easy to …

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Is it okay to put fake plants in my home? I’m hopeless at taking care of real plants

Are fake plants a thing of the past, or have millennials revamped them to fit the latest trends in home decor? If you’re hopeless at taking care of real ones, fear not, there are plenty of great options out there, and good reasons to go faux.  With the limited time and the huge number of …

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What is an Evening Primrose?

Oenothera Biennis We are very pleased to introduce you all to the common evening primrose. Part of the genus oenothera, oenothera biennis (syn. oenothera muricata), is a proud member of the primrose family with a very unique quality. The common name, evening primrose, is very descriptive of this unique quality, which is that this flower …

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What is a Flannel Flower Plant?

Actinotus Helianthi Actinotus helianthi, otherwise known as a flannel flower, is a species of flowering plant that is endemic to the bushland of Sydney, Australia. Though they could easily fool you as being members of the daisy family, these fuzzy plants are actually members of the apiaceae family, to which both carrot and parsley also …

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What is a Feverfew Plant?

Tanacetum Parthenium Tanacetum parthenium – otherwise known as feverfew, featherfew, featherfoil, or bachelor’s button – is a herbaceous perennial plant that is a proud member of the daisy family (asteraceae). It is very often confused with matricaria flower, because of their remarkably similar flower pattern. Feverfew plants are a wonderfully easy to care for ornamental …

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What is a Flaming Katy Plant?

Kalanchoe Blossfeldiana I don’t know about you, but I’ve always struggled with caring for succulent plants. When you have a house filled with monsteras and mother of thousands, understanding how much water and light that a succulent needs can be confusing! After writing this article, I feel much more equipped to properly care for a …

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What is an Eremurus Plant?

Genus Eremurus Members of the genus eremurus are more commonly known under the names of foxtail lily or desert candle. This botanical family consists of very impressive summer perennial flowering plants that bear striking and colorful flower spikes. These plants are well known and appreciated because of their strong resemblance bottle brush plants, only they …

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What is a Heather Plant?

Genus Erica The genus erica is comprised of a baffling 857 flowering plants more commonly known as heathers or heaths. There’s a chance you’ve heard it under the name winter heather or spring heather, to help differentiate it from certain calluna species. The latin term, erica, is translated to broom in english, which is reference …

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What is a Euphorbia Plant?

Genus Euphorbia The genus euphorbia is an absolutely enormous botanical genus that consists of over 2000 members. Though you may not know them by their latin name, euphorbiaceae, you’ve certainly seen members growing in gardens, or sold commercially around Christmas time. The common name for euphorbia species is spurge. “That’s a strange name” you may …

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What is a Eustoma Plant?

Genus Eustoma The genus eustoma is a very tiny genus that only contains 3 species. The gentian family is comprised of lovely, dainty annual plants that should be grown in areas that experience hot summers. More commonly known as lisianthus, prairie gentian, or Texas bluebell (though there is another flower that holds ownership over that …

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What is an Epimedium Plant?

Genus Epimedium Members of the genus epimedium are also common referred to as a barrenwort plant, a bishop’s hat, fairy wings, or as horny goat weed. We know what you’re thinking, “horny goat weed? What kind of name is that?” Well, epimedium plants have long been known as an aphrodisiac according to traditional Chinese medicine …

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