House Plants

We don’t just specialize in your outdoor yard, we’ve also got a wealth of knowledge on house plants. Learn how to successfully grow beautiful house plants with the articles below.

banana peel fertilizer
House Plants
Sophia Rogers

Banana Peel Fertilizer: Is It The BEST DIY Fertilizer?

Banana peels are high in potassium which is the primary nutrient that helps plants to bloom and set fruit. Therefore, banana peel fertilizer is one of the absolute best DIY fertilizers you can make at home. Imagine that! Normally, we throw out our banana peels or at best, put them

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how to grow stargazer lilies in pots
House Plants
Sophia Rogers

How to Grow Stargazer Lilies in Pots: 10 Steps to Success!

It’s hard to resist the spectacular blooms of Stargazer lilies if you spot them growing in a neighborhood garden. They look quite exotic, so you would assume that they’re difficult to grow. This is far from the truth as these gorgeous blooms are surprisingly easy to grow even in pots.

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how much perlite should you add to potting soil
House Plants
Sophia Rogers

How Much Perlite Should You Add to Potting Soil?

How much perlite you should add to potting soil depends on the type of plant. Many store-bought potting mixes may contain even parts of perlite, peat moss and loam but you should change up the soil contents for seedlings, hydroponics and soilless plant pots. Perlite is a great organic addition

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perlite vs vermiculite
House Plants
Sophia Rogers

What Is the Difference Between Perlite and Vermiculite?

Perlite and vermiculite are two popular potting additives that both serve to improve water retention and drainage however, they are not the same. Perlite, a volcanic rock, is better at providing drainage while vermiculite, a mineral compound, is better at water retention. Knowing their similarities, it is easy to understand

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how to take care of a lipstick plant
House Plants
Sophia Rogers

How Do You Take Care of a Lipstick Plant?

Taking care of a lipstick plant requires careful attention. These tropical houseplants do best in more humid conditions with temperatures between 75°F – 85°F, lots of indirect sunlight and watering whenever the top quarter of the soil dries out. Lipstick plants are somewhat tedious as they are not the most

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how to get rid of mold on top of plant soil
House Plants
Sophia Rogers

How To Get Rid Of Mold On Top Of Plant Soil

You can get rid of mold on top of plant soil by physically removing the mold, repotting the plant, adding a thin layer of cinnamon on the top soil, flushing with neem oil or placing the plant outside. Which method is most effective will depend on how severe the mold

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how to get rid of fungus gnats in houseplants
House Plants
Sophia Rogers

7 Tips on How to Get Rid of Fungus Gnats in Houseplants!

You can get rid of fungus gnats in several natural ways including drying out pot soil, repotting plants, introducing nematodes or spraying a diluted neem oil solution. You can also prevent fungus gnats by not overwatering houseplants, using a soil cover and watering plants using a drip tray. Being small

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do you cut off dead orchid stems
House Plants
Sophia Rogers

Do You Cut Off Dead Orchid Stems?

As soon as their petals fall off and orchids begin to die, you should start cutting off their stems to make room for new flowers to start blooming again. Dead stems are considered generally unhealthy. Now, cutting dead stems off an orchid isn’t always a guarantee that beautiful flowers will spring

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20 safe houseplants for cats
House Plants
Sophia Rogers

20 Awesome Houseplants That Are SAFE For Cats!

It’s hard enough to find good looking houseplants that fits your homes feng shui, however, if you’ve got cats roaming the place.. it’s critical whatever you go for, is safe for your furry little friend. Not to mention whether the plant is durable enough to take the odd swipe and

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do plants grow at night
House Plants
Sophia Rogers

Do Plants Grow at Night? [Photosynthesis vs Respiration]

Plants do grow at night which contradicts the common myth that plants only grow in sunlight. In fact, some plants even grow faster at night than during the day. To understand how a plant grows, you need to understand the processes of photosynthesis and respiration. These are two separate processes

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why are my silver pothos leaves curling
House Plants
Sophia Rogers

Why Are My Silver Pothos Leaves Curling?

There are several possible answers as to why your pothos’ leaves are curling. Examples of reasons include too little or too much water, too little or too much light, disease or too high temperatures. Generally, pothos are undemanding houseplants but if their leaves start to curl they are in need

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how to make pothos fuller
House Plants
Sophia Rogers

How to Make Pothos Fuller [5 Simple Steps]

How to make pothos fuller does not require a lot of work. Some strategic pruning and ensuring this easy houseplant gets enough sun and water is often enough. The reason why growing a fuller pothos is so simple is because it is one of the least demanding houseplants that you

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