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?
While some plants are sturdier and last much longer than other plants, you may have wondered at some point if plants, like humans, can die of old age?
If you’ve got problems with black mold in your house, you might be looking for the culprit – and your eyes may land on your houseplants if so. Can houseplants cause black mold? Explained!
Hey plant fans, I hope everything is going well. So a few days ago it was payday for me, and I don’t know about you but that means I get to buy more houseplants, or pots, or soil, or supports, or height markers, or labels, or hangers. This time, I also got myself some crazy […]
I was having a chat over a glass of wine with my neighbor out the other day, the usual. She was asking me how I have the time to take care of so many plants. She told me that during the night plants take in oxygen, so her concern was that my plants were taking oxygen out of the room at night-time and they could go so far as to choke me in my sleep.
Is it true? Can plants kill you at night?