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  • Learn how to build and maintain a plant terrarium in 7 easy steps. Includes a list of appropriate terrarium plants, how to choose the container and environment, and how to plant and maintain your terrarium. Lots of tips!

    How to Make a Plant Terrarium

    How to Make a Plant Terrarium

    by Kate P31

  • Plant-related poisonings are the third leading cause of illnesses and death in children, and they're responsible for thousands of pet poisoning emergencies each year. These 8 plants are safe to keep in your home, and they won't pose a threat to kids or pets.

    8 Non-Toxic House Plants for Children, Cats, and Dogs

    8 Non-Toxic House Plants for Children, Cats, and Dogs

    by Jayme Kinsey26

  • Find out how to make small succulent gardens that look amazing and take only a few minutes! Easy, affordable, delightful to look at and hardly any maintenance needed.

    Succulent Gardens for Small Spaces

    Succulent Gardens for Small Spaces

    by Suzanne Day45

  • Succulents and cute low-maintenance plants that can brighten your home even during the coldest of days. With proper care, they'll stay healthy and happy throughout the long winter months.

    Caring for Succulents During the Winter

    Caring for Succulents During the Winter

    by Linda Chechar4

  • I love the scent of herbs; not just in my food, but all the time! So, the thought of an indoor herb garden fits right into my tastes (and smells, so to speak) but it was convenient since I had recently started cooking from scratch more and have a great sunny window in my kitchen.

    How to Create an Herb Garden in Your Home

    How to Create an Herb Garden in Your Home

    by Diane Lockridge0

  • Many first time renters are uncomfortable with houseplants, although they long to have them. Using them for decor is one thing, but how do you care for them, especially watering?

    Indoor House Plants: Watering & Decorating

    Indoor House Plants: Watering & Decorating

    by watergeek26

  • Do you have succulent plants at home? Do you want to grow more of them without buying more plants? Propagating succulents is the easiest way to grow more plants without having to buy them!

    How to Propagate Succulents

    How to Propagate Succulents

    by Lisa Auger0

  • Here's one of the quickest ways to enjoy indoor paperwhites for the holidays. We'll show you how to plant, force the bulbs and care for these beautiful Christmas blooms during the festive season.

    Forcing Paperwhite Bulbs for Holiday Blooms

    Forcing Paperwhite Bulbs for Holiday Blooms

    by Linda Chechar0

  • Succulent are unusual plants because they can store water in their leaves and/or stems. Because succulents store moisture in their structure, they can tolerate extended periods of drought, and are a perfect plant for a new or forgetful gardener.

    How to Create a Succulent Container Garden

    How to Create a Succulent Container Garden

    by Diane Lockridge0

  • All plants need some light. Houseplants that will thrive in low light conditions still need some sunlight for photosynthesis. Here are 12 houseplants that will grow in low or indirect light.

    12 Houseplants for Low Light Conditions

    12 Houseplants for Low Light Conditions

    by Dolores Monet6

  • If you are new to houseplants, buy one that is inexpensive and does not require a lot of care. Here is what to look for in a new plant and how to take care of it when you get it home.

    How to Choose the Best Houseplants for Beginners

    How to Choose the Best Houseplants for Beginners

    by Dolores Monet10

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  • I offers tips for growing figs in northern climates. Where the winter cold can kill a fig tree, try growing the plant in containers. When it gets cold outside, move the fig inside for the winter.

    How to Grow Fig Trees in Containers

    How to Grow Fig Trees in Containers

    by Anthony Altorenna38

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