Indoor Plants

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    Growing Snake Plants Indoors

    Snake plants (Dracaena spp. and cvs., syn. Sansevieria spp. and cvs., Zones 9–11) are usually discounted in the houseplant world as reliable and reliably dull. But these often-maligned plants so…

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    Windowsill Plants for Winter and Beyond

    Once it gets cold, our English gardening side argues a lot with our South Texas side. One half thinks gardening is a necessary year-round activity; the other half thinks going…

  • Ferns thrive in indirect light, like that from a north-facing window. However, they are sensitive to drafts and shouldn’t be near a cold window in the winter.
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    How to Care for Houseplant Ferns

    Ferns have an interesting reputation as indoor plants. They are prized for their beauty and elegance, but they also have a lingering (and not completely deserved) reputation as tricky plants…

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    Indoor Gardening in Southern California

    Tending to houseplants can be a rewarding experience for any plant enthusiast. I discovered a love of houseplants while far along in my pregnancy here in Southern California. It was…

  • houseplants outdoors in summer
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    Moving Houseplants Outdoors for the Summer in the Northeast

    Nothing will do most houseplants better than spending a summer vacation outdoors. Many of us assume that the word “house” in houseplants means that these are plants that prefer to…

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    Laurie’s House Full of Plants

    Snowed in? Tired of winter? Well, today we’re visiting Laurie Fischer's house, which is full of beautiful houseplants! I love this image Laurie sent in of blooming, thriving plants inside—in…

  • growing bulbs indoors
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    Growing Bulbs Indoors? Here’s What You Need to Know

    Here’s the lowdown for keeping your winter bulbs thriving and pumping out the perks in midwinter. Light As much sun as you can muster is optimal. An unobstructed southfacing window…

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    Bay Area Bounty

    Today we're in the Bay Area of California, visiting Anthony's beautiful collection of plants. This tradescantia (Tradescantia fluminensis 'Variegata') went from a single stem to this in just a few…

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    Dealing With Stressful Times With Plants

    Today we’re in Oklahoma City, visiting Treyon’s indoor plant collection: I started gardening about a year and a half ago. I started as a means to decompress, get grounded, and…

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    Growing Plants Indoors and Out

    Today’s photos are from Pauline, aka The Awkward Domestic. I’m a 32-year-old novice gardener living in the DC metro area. I have always enjoyed caring for plants, but I got…