20 Indoor Plants That Are Safe for Cats
Houseplants are notoriously poisonous to cats. In this article, I list 20 plants that are appropriate for a household with felines. (It's still a good idea to separate cats and plants as much as possible, so the cats don't destroy the plants.)
Low-Maintenance Outdoor Potted Plants for Your Patio or Garden
Rachel Darlington shares her favorite low-maintenance potted plants, from agave to sarracenia.
Five Types of Spider Plants for Your Indoor Garden
Spider plants are one of the best house plants you can bring into your home, and there are many different varieties to choose from.
10 Pet-Friendly Houseplants That Are Safe for Cats and Dogs
It is possible to enjoy a home filled with houseplants even if you have a cat or dog. Many plants, like the spider plant, are safe to have in your pet-friendly home. Here are 10 of the best.
10 Pet-Friendly Succulents That Are Safe for Cats and Dogs
It is possible to have succulents in your home even if you have pets. Here are 10 types of succulents that are non-toxic and safe to have in a home with cats and dogs.
How to Hang Plants From an Apartment Balcony
It's not as easy as one would think to hang plants on a balcony. The walls are different from the inside and so are the roofs, assuming you have one. Here are several ideas for how to hang plants from your balcony walls, roof, railing, or floor.
How to Grow a Hanging Garden From Your Balcony Railing
All over Europe, there are balconies with beautiful, cascading gardens of flowers and other hanging plants. Not so in the United States, and I wonder why. It's fairly easy to create such a garden if you choose the right kinds and learn how to properly hang them on your balcony railing.
Prayer Plants Drooping?: Learn the Causes and How to Fix Them
This article is about the causes of drooping in prayer plants (Maranta) and how to prevent and fix the problem.
How (Not) to Build a Garden Box: An Absolute Beginner Guide
An honest and comprehensive beginner guide to building a garden box (raised bed garden) including materials, mistakes, and step-by-step instructions.
Air-Purifying Bedroom Plants That Can Survive Low Light
Choosing plants good for the bedroom can be a problem. This article will help you decide whether it's possible or worthwhile and, if the answers are yes, what kinds of plants would work.
8 Care Tips for the Beautiful Watermelon Peperomia Plant
The watermelon peperomia is one of the most beautiful and easy to care for houseplants on the planet.
Spider Plant Light Requirements: How Much Do They Need?
How much sunlight do spider plants need? This article is a guide on their sunlight requirements. Read on to find out how you could best replicate their ideal growing environment at home.
Selling your Houseplant Props: What Are They Worth?
You've propagated your plants, and you've decided to sell. What are they worth? How much should you sell them for? How to make sure your plant side-hustle is lucrative.
Which Plants to Propagate and How to Propagate Them
Perfecting your side-hustle of selling plants? Can't decide which plants to propagate this year? Don't know which plants are worth the effort? Find the balance between propagation difficulty and value with these tried-and-true groups.
To Swap or to Sell Your Houseplants?
Is your plant side-hustle taking off? Propagating the houseplants you already have can be a snap, opening the door to making some money to fund your plant habit, trade with other plant enthusiasts, or even just share the love with friends. Whatever you choose to do with them, here's where to start.
How to Use the Thrill, Fill, and Spill Gardening Method
This article breaks down the "thrill, fill, and spill" method—popularized by "Better Homes and Gardens"—to help you design a great container garden.
How to Prevent Damping Off Disease When Starting Seeds Indoors
Damping off is the scourge of the greenhouse. Even if you don't have a greenhouse, you may lose your seedlings to this disease. With a little care you can prevent this disease from killing your plants.