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How to Grow Rat Tail Cactus

Rat tail cacti are often grown in hanging baskets so that their stems can drape over the sides of the container.

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How I Grow My Own Food in Containers

Due to the world pandemic in 2020, some food has been scarce. People are seeing where they might need to consider growing food. I try to grow vegetables and fruits I can't buy in the store. In this article, I'll share how I grow my own food and offer tips for others to do so as well.

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How to Grow Chocolate Soldier Plant

Chocolate soldier plants are fuzzy succulents with "chocolate" edging on their leaves.

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How to Grow Zebra Haworthia (Zebra Cactus)

Zebra haworthia plants have distinctive white spots on both sides of the leaves. They are popular houseplants, readily available in stores and nurseries.

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How to Grow Purple Passion Plant (Velvet Plant)

Purple passion plants add color and texture to your indoor space with their fuzzy purple leaves.

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How to Grow Tiger Jaws (Shark Jaws)

Tiger jaws are small succulents that look like the jaws of a fearsome predator.

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How to Grow Wandering Jew (Spiderwort)

Don't be turned off by its name. Wandering Jew is a colorful easy to grow houseplant.

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How to Grow Burro's Tail (Donkey Tail)

Burro's Tail is a succulent that drapes over the sides of your containers.

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How to Grow String of Pearls Indoors or Outdoors

String of Pearls is an unusual succulent that is usually grown in hanging baskets where it looks like strings of beads hanging from the edge.

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How to Grow Lipstick Plant

Lipstick plants are popular houseplants that have flowers that look just like tubes of lipstick.

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How to Grow Chinese Money Plant

Chinese money plant has unique leaves that are round like coins.

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How to Grow Friendship Plant

Friendship plants earned their nickname because they are easy to propagate from cuttings so they can be shared with other gardeners.

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How to Grow a Corn Plant (Mass Cane)

Corn plants make an exotic addition to your home.

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How to Grow Cast Iron Plant Indoors or Outdoors

Cast iron plant is perfect for those with dark homes or shady yards.

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Starting Your First Bonsai Tree

Bonsai is the ancient Japanese art of creating natural tree forms in miniature. In fact, the word bonsai literally means "planted in a container." This guide will help you get started and provide you with all the information you need to know.

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Tips for Bonsai Care and Maintenance

This guide will provide you with all the basic information you need to know to care for and maintain your bonsai tree.

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How to Grow a ZZ Plant (Aroid Palm)

ZZ plant is a great plant for people who have trouble growing houseplants because it can grow in almost no light and can go months without watering.

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Learn How to Use the Thrill, Fill, and Spill Container Gardening Method

This article will break down the "thrill, fill, and spill" method—popularized by "Better Homes and Gardens"—to help you design a great container garden.

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Making Plant Containers Using Household Items

When the mood strikes to start a spring garden where do you turn? Why not use recyclables and discarded containers to start your own plants? Here's how.

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How to Make a Raised Bed Lasagna Garden

This article will break down the advantages of growing a garden without any digging or tilling.

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Easy Steps to Caring for Your Air Plant

This article outlines the easy steps necessary to take good care of your fascinating air plants.

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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.

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Top 3 Indoor House Plants

In this article, we will summarize the top three house plants that everyone should have in their home. Not only are house plants aesthetically pleasing, but they can also be beneficial to your overall health!

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Review of the Vogek Grow Light

I added a small table, complete with a selection of plants in an attempt to brighten my rather drab kitchen. Since this table was not within reach of direct sunlight, I decided to purchase a grow light. Vogek’s offering appeared to be an excellent option.

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How to Grow a Prayer Plant

Prayer plants are the perfect solution if your home does not get a lot of sunlight. They prefer filtered light. Their leaf colors can add a little pop of color to your interior decor.

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How to Grow Wheatgrass at Home

Wheatgrass is a great addition to a healthy lifestyle. Fresh is better than supplements and powders, so learning how to grow wheatgrass ourselves is the best thing we can do.

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How to Grow Aloe Vera Plants at Home

If you like products containing aloe vera you should consider making your own. You'll need to learn how to grow aloe vera plants. It is quite easy growing aloe vera if we keep in mind that most of us don't live in its natural habitat.

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How to Grow a Sensitive Plant as a Houseplant

Sensitive plants are easy to grow and fun for kids. Their unique abiity to close their leaves at a single touch is fascinating for kids and adults alike.

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The Advantages of Container Gardening

Living here in New Mexico, we are starting to understand that we simply can't grow everything we want in the ground, which is mostly sand. We are learning to appreciate that we can, however, grow just about anything we want in containers of varying sizes. It's fun and easy!

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11 Essential Tools to Create Beautiful Bonsai

As a novice bonsai gardener it is best to start with basic tools that will do the job. As you become more proficient you need to invest in essential tools for precise bonsai design.

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How to Not Kill Houseplants

Few things are worse than purchasing a houseplant only for it to die after a few weeks. Keeping a houseplant healthy isn’t as difficult as it may seem, even if you don’t naturally have a green thumb.

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4 Low-Maintenance Exotic Plants You Should Grow (That Aren't a Succulent)

Because who needs another Easter cactus? Introduce some low-maintenance exotic flair into your indoor gardening life and create a truly unique indoor garden.

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The 10 Best Herbs to Grow Indoors

Growing herbs indoors is a fun way to always have fresh herbs on hand. This article lists 10 herbs that you can grow indoors.

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Top 3 Hard-to-Kill Houseplants for Absolute Beginners

Easy to care for houseplants that even the blackest of thumbs can keep alive with minimal effort. These plants are perfect for the home or office and thrive in any kind of light!

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6 Easiest and Tastiest Herbs to Grow

If you want to cultivate a container herb garden purchase small plants or start from seeds from your local nursery or home improvement center. You'll have fun growing and harvesting aromatic herbs for your favorite recipes.

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7 Best Herbs for Your Container Garden

If you love gardening but have no outdoor space, here are the seven best herbs to start your container garden at home on a windowsill.

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LED vs CFL (Fluorescent): Choosing Grow Lights for Indoor Plants

Learn about the differences between LEDs and fluorescent grow lights and which is best for you indoor garden. Compare grow light types for growing vegetables and other plants indoors or starting seedlings.

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How to Grow Lavender Indoors

You can grow lavender indoors in pots to have the lovely scent in your home. Learn how lavender grows indoors and how to care for it. Lavender in pots inside can be tricky, because it's so easy to overwater and get root rot. Check out my tips to care for any indoor plant.

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How to Grow Basil Indoors From Seed

Under the right conditions, basil grows very well indoors. Learn to grow your basil plants indoors (whether you're starting from seed or taking cuttings from your garden).

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Using a Grow Light to Start Seeds Indoors

Grow lights make germinating seeds so much easier indoors! Learn how to use an LED grow light to get your garden started.

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How to Create Your Own Terrarium

Terrariums are a cool and simple way to add some greenery to your home. Here are some tips on how to make a really cool and simple terrarium.

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10 Special Houseplants That Require a Green Thumb

Here’s how to keep these 10 houseplants healthy and happy.

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10 Ways to Keep Your Houseplants Healthy and Alive

If your indoor plants are starting to look rather sickly, there are simple ways to perk them up and keep them happy and healthy all year-round. You can master proper plant care and acquire a green thumb with these 10 simple tips.

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How to Grow a Norfolk Island Pine as a Houseplant

Norfolk Island Pines make wonderful houseplants. They can survive in low light conditions and during the holidays, they can be decorated like a Christmas tree.

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Make Money With a Tabletop Nursery This Year

Learn how to grow a side income right on your kitchen table.

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Six Veggies You Can Grow in Containers to Save Space and Money

This article is to inform the reader that by growing these six vegetables in containers, and taking care of them well, they can save themselves a lot of space and money.

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How to Grow Air Plants (Tillandsia)

Air plants are unique plants that can grow without soil. This means that you can display them any way that you want to suit your decor or your mood.

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5 Ways for Your Small Homestead to Turn a Profit Quickly

The purpose of this article is to introduce small-space gardeners and homesteaders to five ways to be able to turn a profit in 60 days or fewer.

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Forcing Paperwhite Bulbs for Holiday Blooms

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.

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How to Grow a Ficus Tree (Weeping Fig) as a Houseplant

Weeping figs are tropical trees that make wonderful houseplants because they prefer the low light often found in our homes.