Have you ever wondered if plants need help from humans in order to survive? We know that plants don’t depend on us for food, but do they depend on us for other things, or would they manage just fine if all the humans (and animals) disappeared from the world tomorrow? So, can plants survive without […]
Maybe you noticed your plant hasn’t been growing that much lately or you just bought a new plant in winter and you are wondering, do houseplants grow all year round? or alternatively, are there any houseplants that do?
Have you ever wondered why we keep plants inside? It’s work, it’s sometimes disappointing because they die, and it can be frustrating trying to deal with plants that seem sickly no matter what we do. However, we get a lot of pleasure from plants, and most people have at least a few. Why are houseplants […]
Have you ever wondered what happens if a plant loses its leaves? We all know that plants depend on their leaves for the production of food through photosynthesis.
So what happens when plants lose their leaves in some way? Can they live through it, or will they always die?
How do your plants know to flower in summer and – if appropriate to the plant type – turn dormant in winter? Inside a house, the plant has fewer clues to guide it on the seasons, but it can still tell what time of year it is.
How do indoor plants know what season it is?
If you’re looking for the most efficient ways to care for your indoor plants, you may have wondered: do plants like being touched? Do they know when you are touching them, and what do they feel when it happens?
If you’ve got a TV and you’re thinking about the first steps in plant care, you’re probably wondering what things you should keep away from your plants to ensure that they are as healthy as they can be.
You might be looking at your television set and wondering whether it could possibly do harm to your plant, and how far from it your plant needs to stand?
In recent years, we have become more and more aware of how extraordinarily complex and amazing plants are – and that may lead to the question about whether or not they can feel pain. After all, most other living organisms can. So, do plants feel pain when cut? Nobody knows for sure whether plants can […]
It seems as if we all have that one thing that we can’t get enough of. For some, it’s shoes, or something collectible, like teacups. And for some, it’s something with a little more personality; houseplants.
So, why are houseplants so addictive?
Plants grow in soil. This is a fact that we learn early in life. There are many things that plants get from soil, including nutrients, water, and stability. Today, let’s explore the question: Why do plants need soil?