Propagation is the process of producing more plants; it can be through seed germination, or vegetative methods such as cuttings or division. There are several other methods as well but these are the most accessible methods for gardeners. With houseplants, propagation is usually through one of the vegetative methods, meaning a plant is grown from… Read more »
Always wanted to learn how to grow Staghorn ferns? We have been growing them for a long time; here are our carefully cultivated tips! What is a Staghorn Fern? There are over 12,000 species of ferns, which are one of the most ancient plants known. Staghorn ferns used to be pretty difficult to find but… Read more »
Keep reading this post to learn all about Sansevieria, also known as Mother-in-Law’s Tongue or Snake Plant. These common names actually refer to one of the most commonly seen forms, featuring long, flat sword-like leaves. There are many other varieties as well; details towards the end of this post. Interesting fact, there is one common… Read more »
Let there be light Having houseplants in your home is uplifting, and helps make a home cozy. We want plants to soften our rooms and provide fresh air. Lighting can play a big role in the placement of plants for our interiors, and it is interesting to note that the words used for outside areas… Read more »
Philodendron fun; learn all about philodendrons and other Arum family plants including Monsteras and Pothos, inlcuding how to care for them.
What is bonsai? Although many think it’s a kind of plant, bonsai is actually the art form of growing a realistic but miniaturized representation of nature, specifically in a container. Translated, bonsai means planted in a container. Although the word bon-sai is Japanese, the art it described originated in the Chinese empire. In fact, it… Read more »
Yes, we have some of these beauties right now (August 2020)! This is a very popular plant right now and pretty hard to find; keep reading for care details! Calathea Care Calathea plants are fairly easy to care for once you understand what they need. This doesn’t mean they are forgiving; leaves can brown due… Read more »