Indoor Gardening

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    How-To

    Growing Alocasia Indoors

    While you may be familiar with the eye-catching foliage of alocasias (Alocasia spp. and cvs., Zones 9–11) in your annual garden, this versatile ­genus is making big waves all year…

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    Surinder’s Indoor Garden

    Today’s GPOD is a reminder that a great garden doesn’t just have to be outside, nor does gardening have to end when winter sets in. I am Surinder Chadha, a…

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    Indoor Foliage Plants with Pizzazz

    So you’ve seen the light on houseplants and you’re definitely on board. However, your house isn’t all that bright. In fact, it’s downright unilluminated as far as south-facing windows are…

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    Queen of the Calatheas

    Today we’re visiting Liz, who grows over 30 different calatheas in her apartment! Her Instagram is full of lovely photos of her plants and lots of tips on keeping these beautiful,…

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    Can All Houseplants Go Outside in Summer?

    A whole lot of bonding has happened, and you’ve forged a closeness akin to family with your houseplants this year. But when summer arrived, you needed to turn your attention…

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    Making Scents of Houseplants

    By now you should be familiar with my pitch line promoting the therapeutic side of houseplants for anybody who’s stuck indoors for weather-related or other reasons. But beyond what houseplants…

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    How to Keep Your Begonias Happy

    Making begonias happy is so easy that many gardeners miss the mark merely by overindulging these affable plants. To give you some idea of their congeniality, begonias were being grown…

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    Find the Right Begonia for You

    There’s something for everyone with begonias. The size range runs the gamut from tight little nuggets with tiny foliage to big whopping plants that stand several feet tall and take…

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    Squeeze in Some Citrus

    Homegrown citrus is every indoor gardener’s Mount Everest. Who doesn’t dream of walking by the kitchen window, leaning over, and plucking a ripe lemon from their very own tree? Actually,…

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    African Violets for the More Modern-Minded | Indoor Gardening

    If you hear “African violet” and think “grandmother,” we need to talk. There’s no reason why you should flash immediately to frumpy when that family of plants is mentioned. The…