Variegated Monstera Care & Growing Guide

Variegated Monstera leafs

The Variegated monster plant is native to Mexico and other places within Central America. It is a great looking plant that you will love to have inside your home. While it is fairly easy to care for this plant, there are still a number of things you’ll need to know. This article will help you … Read more

Bird of Paradise Plant Care & Growing Guide

Bird of Paradise Flower

If you are a bird lover, and you want to keep birds in your garden during the spring and summer, then you need the Bird of Paradise plant. When this plant blooms, it looks like there are peacocks in your garden. It is such a unique and colorful plant that is sure to impress any … Read more

Ficus Audrey (Ficus Benghalensis) Care Guide

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The Ficus Audrey plant is often used as a replacement for the fiddle leaf fig plant, which is much harder to take care of. This plant is strong and grows quite tall. It can take up an entire corner of an apartment or office building. The Ficus Audrey has a few alternative names like the … Read more

Pencil Cactus Plant Care & Growing Guide

Pencil Cactus in a pot

The Pencil Cactus plant is native to both India and South Africa. Also called Milk Bush, this plant is both aesthetically pleasing and easy to care for.  There are, however, a number of tips and instructions to follow when caring for it. Pencil Cactus Plant Care & Growing Guide 1. Light Requirement This cactus plant … Read more

String of Hearts (Ceropegia) Care & Growing Guide

Ceropegia woodii in a pot

The String of Hearts plant, or Ceropegia woodii, is quite a striking plant that is perfect for any home.  It is a very adaptable and tough plant that just about anyone can grow and care for with ease. In this article, you will learn everything you need to know about them. String of Hearts Care … Read more

Anthurium Care & Growing Guide

Anthurium Flowers

The Anthurium is native to tropical America and in a genus of more than 800 species found in the New World tropics like Mexico and northern Argentina.  They are grown for their ornamental leaves and colored flower spathes.  It makes a beautiful landscape plant for your garden but can also be a houseplant.  They are … Read more

Jasmine Plant Care & Growing Guide

Jasmine Plant flowers

This is a tropical plant that has over 200 species with their sweet scent being used in perfumes but not all Jasmine is aromatic.  They are also known for having herbal properties. Some are evergreens and can be bushes or vines.  Some varieties of Jasmine are the national flowers of Indonesia, Pakistan, and the Philippines. … Read more

Hoya Plant Care & Growing Guide

pink Hoya Plant

The Hoya plant is an excellent houseplant, especially for those with a busy lifestyle. The reasons are that they require little attention to watering and they only need partial sunlight.  The Hoya plant has the unique ability to pull moisture out of the air to help maintain their well-being.  In addition to being a great … Read more

Schefflera Plant Care & Growing Guide

Schefflera Plant (2)

This is one of the most popular indoor plants to grow.  It is well known for its hand-shaped, decorative, variegated, shiny leaves.  One of its functions is being used as a natural room freshener.  It is originally from the South of China and Taiwan.  As a house plant, it grows laterally as an evergreen shrub, … Read more

Sunflowers Care & Growing Guide

sunflowers in a green pot

Sunflower; seeing those waving in the breeze just scream summer.  Planting and growing them is easy.   They are a plant that is fast-growing, heat tolerant, and pest resistant.  What more could anyone ask for when growing plants?  There are so many different ways in which a sunflower can be used; cut flowers, harvest them for … Read more

Wandering Jew (Tradescantia Genus) Care & Growing Guide

Tradescantia genus in a pot on a table

The Wandering Jew is a name that is used for several different species of plants in the Tradescantia genus, which includes at least 75 different species.   In times past, gardeners would share cuttings from their Wandering Jew plants with friends and neighbors so, like its name, it traveled from place to place.  If you want … Read more

Aglaonema (Chinese Evergreen) Care & Growing Guide


The Aglaonema plant is a very decorative Chinese evergreen that comes in several interesting varieties from silver to dark green with some of them having hints of red.  Some say that the Aglaonema plant is easy to grow while others say it is difficult.  One simple rule to remember is that the lighter the variegation, … Read more

Alocasia Plant Care & Growing Guide

Alocasia sanderiana

The Alocasia tropical plant has stunning foliage that can easily become a centerpiece of your garden or any room.  The Alocasia plant is also known as Elephant Ears or African Mask.  Some feel that this plant is sensitive.  When you grow them indoors you are going to need a large pot as they grow quite … Read more

Coleus Plant Care & Growing Guide

Coleus plant

The Coleus plant is rare and unique.  It is generally grown exclusively for its very colorful foliage in yellow, pink, maroon, green, etc.  They have a wide variety of overall shapes and leaf sizes.  These are the perfect plants for adding color indoors or outdoors.  They are easy to propagate and grow. Coleus Plant Care … Read more

String of Pearls Care & Growing Guide

Senecio rowleyanus

Do you want a unique hanging basket flower?  Then look no farther than the String of Pearls.  This plant looks like green peas hanging over the rim of the pot.  The pot can also be set on a window sill.  Everyone will be talking about your unique plant.  It is also easy to grow indoors. … Read more

Pilea Peperomioides Care & Growing Guide

Pilea Peperomioides

How cool would it be to say you have a pancake or money tree plant?  These are two of the names that the Pilea Peperomioides is also known by.  This plant is easy and simple to care for and propagate for anyone; from a newbie gardener to a pro.  It got its name because of … Read more

Calathea Ornata (Pinstripe Plant) Care & Growing Guide

Pinstripe Plant in a pot at home

The Pinstripe plant is a well-known house plant that is loved for its unique leaf design.  This plant is one of over 300 different types of Calatheas available in the world. This plant needs more care than other houseplants, so it may not be a beginner gardener plant. Calathea Ornata Care & Growing Guide 1. … Read more

Gerbera Daisy Care & Growing Guide

gerbana daisy flowers

Do you want a plant that is known for its cheerful, bright flowers?  Gerbera Daisy is plants that can be grown indoors or outdoors.  They are easy to grow and make a great addition to your yard or home.  It is one of the florist’s favorite flowers.  It is the fifth most popular flower in … Read more

Swiss Cheese (Monstera Deliciosa) Care Guide

Monstera Deliciosa

Swiss Cheese plant; what a unique name for a houseplant.  It was a trendy plant for the house during the 1980s and is now making a comeback.  When you look at it, it sort of resembles a piece of Swiss cheese with the shape of the leaves that has holes in it.  It is an … Read more

Calla Lily Flowers Care & Growing Guide

White Calla Lily Flowers

This is a very beautiful, classy, and elegant flower that is easy to grow indoors or outdoors.  The Calla Lily produces gorgeous blooms and foliage.  What is there not to love about this plant?  They start from a planted bulb and grow into this beautiful plant.  Calla Lilly flowers are not hard to grow or … Read more

Watermelon Peperomia Care & Growing Guide

Watermelon Peperomia in a brown pot

If you’re into plants with strange and unusual leaves, then you need to have the watermelon peperomia in your garden.  The design of its large, full leaves looks exactly like a watermelon. Having this plant in your home or garden is sure to make visitors curious and craving watermelon! Watermelon Peperomia Care & Growing Guide … Read more

Freesia Plant Care & Growing Guide

purple freesia

The Freesia plant gives you bright flowers and is easy to care for.  They will make a beautiful addition to your garden or home.  The Freesia plant is considered a zygomorphic plant, which means the flowers grow along just one side of the stem.  This happens because, at the bottom of the flower, they turn … Read more

Hibiscus Tree Care & Growing Guide

Hibiscus Tree flower

Growing a Hibiscus tree in your garden is a great way to add a tropical flare.  Planting them will give you many years of beautiful flowers.  Some prefer to grow them in planters so they can move them around the house when they want to.  When you grow them in a container, they like a … Read more

Rhaphidophora Tetrasperma Care & Growing Guide

Rhaphidophora tetrasperma in a pink pot

With such a long name, one would think the plant has to be unique and strange looking.  And it is! Its leaves are unique and one-of-a-kind and the main feature of this plant. It’s rare to find this plant as a houseplant. It is found in Malaysia and Southern Thailand. Those who buy this plant … Read more

Mandevilla Plant Care & Growing Guide

mandevilla plant

This unique plant will need either a trellis to grow on or you can just put it in a planter and hang it or use a plant stand.  When you display this beautiful plant with its dark-green leaves and magnificent flowers at eye level, you will have a stunning conversation piece.  It will capture everyone’s … Read more

Blue Plumbago Plant Care & Growing Guide

Blue Plumbago

The Blue Plumbago plant is a dream come true for gardeners who live in a sunny, mild environment.  This is a plant that is east to care for and is an attraction for wildlife and birds.  You get to to enjoy the bright beautiful flowers and wildlife, including butterflies when you plant this flower.  It … Read more