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8 Reasons Why Houseplants NEED Fertilizer (Explained!)

You have probably read everywhere that fertilizing your houseplants is very important. It is universally recommended for your plant’s health. However, you might also know that plants take all their required nutrients from the soil. So, when it comes to fertilizer, why do houseplants need it if they are so self-sufficient? In this article, I will […]

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How to Transport Houseplants in Winter (Step by Step!)

Are you transporting houseplants during the colder winter months? If so, there are a few things you will need to take into consideration before you start. Keeping your plants warm is going to be critical to keeping them safe and ensuring they reach your destination in the same condition that they started in. There are […]

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Should You Mist Houseplants in Winter? Here’s the Verdict!

Misting houseplants is a major element of a good care routine, but like all aspects of looking after a plant, you need to do it at the right time and in the right way. When winter comes, your plants will need less water anyway, so will misting do them more harm than good? In this […]

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13 Best Perennial Indoor Plants (& Easy Care Guide)

Perennials are plants that last year after year, and many houseplants will do this, rewarding you with flowers and foliage for a long time, provided you care for them properly. However, some perennials are easier to care for than others, and what if you want some less obvious choices?  Let’s find out more about the […]

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Where Do Houseplants Come From? (Solved and Explained!)

Have you ever wondered why we ended up keeping plants inside their homes? It seems like an odd practice. Our house is specifically intended to keep the natural world out, yet somehow, almost everyone you know owns a houseplant. In this article, I will tell you where houseplants come from, as well as a few […]

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Can An Ozone Generator Kill Houseplants? Solved & Explained

Ozone generators are devices designed to produce ozone. They are generally used to remove unpleasant and very persistent odours from homes or cars, with people even using them to get rid of plant pests. However, it is critical you understand the effect an ozone generator (or ozone) can have before you use it anywhere close […]

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Should You Buy Houseplants In Winter? Here’s the verdict!

Have you been looking at houseplants lately and wondering whether winter is a good time of year for buying? When buying something as tender as a houseplant, it’s important you take seasons into account. In this article, I will help you decide if you should buy houseplants in winter or avoid it and wait for […]

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Will Houseplants Grow in Winter? (& 8 Helpful Answers!)

If the cold days are drawing in, you might be looking at your houseplants and wondering whether they will continue growing during the cooler months, or whether they are going to stop entirely. Understanding if your houseplants will grow or not in winter as well as how to deal with it can save you a […]

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Do Cicadas Eat Houseplants? (Solved and Explained!)

Cicadas have a bad reputation because of their appearence and loud songs. Sometimes, these giant insects can even get into the house or garden and understanding the impact they can have on your houseplants is very important. In this article, I will tell you exactly if cicadas will eat or harm your houseplants in any […]

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Will Peppermint Oil Hurt Houseplants? & 7 Helpful Answers

Peppermint oil has seemingly limitless uses around the home, but before you go and use it on your houseplants, you need to make sure it’s completely safe. In this article, I will tell you if peppermint oil can hurt your houseplants, and also how to use it. Here’s if Peppermint Oil Can Hurt Houseplants: P​eppermint […]

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15 Houseplants That Need Distilled Water (A Complete List!)

If you are trying to offer your houseplants the maximum care and attention, you need to know which plants hate tap water. Many plants are fine with tap water, but it can do some serious damage to some specimens that are more delicate, especially if you live in an area where the water is full […]

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10 Houseplants That Love Vermiculite (With Pictures!)

Vermiculite is a mineral with some truly unique properties. It retains water and nutrients, slowly releasing them over time, and also has the added benefit of aerating the soil of your plants.  However, not all houseplants benefit from it. In this article, we will go over the top 10 houseplants that love vermiculite and exactly […]