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11 Nov 2019

Light, Water, Soil: A Love Story

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Light, Water, Soil: A Love Story

There are three basic components that (most) house plants need to live a successful life: light, water and soil. Understanding when to water, how to observe available light, and what types of soil substrates to use is paramount to caring for our house plants. But how exactly do plants use these three components?  Plants make […]

18 Sep 2019

A Guide to Prayer Plants: How to Grow Maranta, Calathea and other Marantaceae Indoors

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A Guide to Prayer Plants: How to Grow Maranta, Calathea and other Marantaceae Indoors

Prayer plants perform a daily dance with their leaves, opening up in the day and closing in the evening. The upward, folded appearance of the leaves at night look like a pair of praying hands, which earned this lovely group of tropical plants, species in the Marantaceae family, its recognizable common name. Also known as […]

8 May 2019

How to Choose the Right Pot: A Guide to Repotting Houseplants

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How to Choose the Right Pot: A Guide to Repotting Houseplants

You might be feeling pretty confident in your houseplant prowess, but many of us who are new to the world of plants hesitate when it comes to repotting for the first time. How to choose the right pot and making the switch can seem daunting as you realize how many variables there are to consider […]

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