Category: Houseplants

  • Indoor Heliotrope Cultivation: A Step-by-Step Guide

    Indoor Heliotrope Cultivation: A Step-by-Step Guide

    Heliotropes, also known as Heliotropium Arborescens, are popular as outdoor bedding plants. They can be grown as indoor houseplants to add color and a pleasant scent to your home. Breeders have developed new varieties of the plant with different colored flower, but the purple variety remains the standard. All parts of the Heliotrope are toxic…

  • Pothos vs. Philodendron: Unraveling the Distinctions

    Pothos vs. Philodendron: Unraveling the Distinctions

    The pothos and vining varieties of philodendron are among the most popular types of houseplants, but are often confused with one another. They may look similar and share many of the same characteristics and requirements, but they are two different plants. Once you know how to distinguish them, it is easy. The Most Popular HouseplantsWARNINGPothos…

  • A Compilation of 15 Cat-Safe Succulents for Your Home

    A Compilation of 15 Cat-Safe Succulents for Your Home

    No wonder succulents make such great houseplants. These stunning specimens thrive in neglect and can fit into even the smallest apartments. If you want to find species that will fit in with your cat friends, then you should avoid prickly succulents and toxic ones, such as jade plants. 01 Mexican Peacock EcheveriaA Mexican peacock Echeveria…

  • Top 11 Apartment-Friendly Houseplants: Greenery for Small Spaces

    Top 11 Apartment-Friendly Houseplants: Greenery for Small Spaces

    Apartment dwellers who are savvy know that not all houseplants will thrive in their apartment. Apartment plants need to be tough enough to survive low lighting and humidity but also have a bold appearance for small spaces where every detail counts. These 11 houseplants will brighten your apartment and purify the air. They also release…

  • Discover 22 Do-It-Yourself Indoor Greenhouse Concepts

    Discover 22 Do-It-Yourself Indoor Greenhouse Concepts

    These DIY indoor greenhouses will help your plants flourish, even during the winter. The greenhouse will give them the light and warmth they need to reach their full potential. You can display your plants in even the smallest of spaces with an indoor greenhouse. These greenhouses are also mobile and can be taken indoors or…

  • A Step-by-Step Guide to Cultivating and Caring for Hoya Kentiana

    A Step-by-Step Guide to Cultivating and Caring for Hoya Kentiana

    Hoya Kentiana is a tropical evergreen vine that’s native to Southeast Asia. It has long, pointed, fragrant leaves, and reddish purple flowers. It’s grown indoors by temperate climates as with other hoyas. Hoya Kentiana as a houseplant is very rare. This plant thrives in moist, warm conditions with lots of indirect, bright light. Hoya kentiana…

  • A Comprehensive Guide to Cultivating and Nurturing Pilea Involucrata (Friendship Plant)

    A Comprehensive Guide to Cultivating and Nurturing Pilea Involucrata (Friendship Plant)

    The friendship plant is also known as Pilea involucrata. It has metallic colors of bronze and a deep veined texture. This plant is sometimes confused with Pilea Mollis which is also known as a friend plant. We will discuss Pilea Involucrata in this guide. It is easily identified by its ovate leaves with opposite pairs…