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59 AeroGarden Tips And Reviews For Instant Success

59 AeroGarden Tips And Reviews For Instant Success

Help us grow! This post contains affiliate links, which means we receive a commission if you click a link and purchase something recommended. When the pandemic started, we were desperate to find ways to be around nature, and we couldn't do that as much when the lockdown happened in Chicago. AeroGarden became our option for stretching our green thumbs and growing indoor food and veggies. But...

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29 Veggies You Can Harvest In A Month

29 Veggies You Can Harvest In A Month

Keeping a vegetable garden can be challenging, significantly so if you're growing indoors. And for those of us in urban and suburban areas, a short walk or drive away can get us as many veggies as we need. If you're short on patience and lacking long-term skills, adding fast-growing vegetables to your garden is the best way to get fresh produce as quickly as possible.  Even the convenience of a...

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Hoya Krimson Queen Plant: The Ultimate Plant Care Guide

Hoya Krimson Queen Plant: The Ultimate Plant Care Guide

Hoya Krimson Queen is a beautiful houseplant that’s a joy to grow. This article provides a deep dive into growing Hoya Krimson Queen plants. It will end up being very long (spoiler alert), and you may not have time for that. For your convenience, we'll add some quick facts below. If you need more information, you can scroll down and see full details and recommendations.  Scientific/Common Name: ...

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How to Grow Hoya Australis

How to Grow Hoya Australis

Whether you're brand new to gardening or a seasoned professional, the Hoya Australis will make a beautiful addition to your collection of houseplants. Hoyas make up a wide range of subspecies (often abbreviated as ssp.), and the Australis is among the most popular. This green grower is often called the Wax Plant or Waxvine because of its waxy leaves, though Hoya Australis' flowers are just as...

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How To Grow Ginger Indoors

How To Grow Ginger Indoors

Help us grow! This post contains affiliate links, which means we receive a commission if you click a link and purchase something recommended. If you're looking to spice up your indoor gardening game, growing ginger indoors is one of the best places to start. The ginger plant is hardy and easy to care for as long as you have enough patience to see it grow to maturity. While gingerroot is a...

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19 Calathea Orbifolia Tips For Successful Growing

19 Calathea Orbifolia Tips For Successful Growing

Help us grow! This post contains affiliate links, which means we receive a commission if you click a link and purchase something recommended.   If you're looking for a stunning houseplant that's also a challenge, the Calathea orbifolia (a species of Prayer Plant) may be an excellent option for you. This beautiful indoor plant is known for its massive leaves with stunning white/silver-green...

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11 Tips For Growing Marble Queen Pothos

11 Tips For Growing Marble Queen Pothos

Help us grow! This post contains affiliate links, which means we receive a commission if you click a link and purchase something recommended. Marble Queen Pothos is an incredibly versatile houseplant that's easy to grow and looks terrific in any home. The light green leaves with creamy white variegation brings a pop of color and class. And did we mention it's easy to grow?? When deciding which...

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How to Start an Indoor Herb Garden

How to Start an Indoor Herb Garden

Help us grow! This post contains affiliate links, which means we receive a commission if you click a link and purchase something that we have recommended. Growing fresh herbs from your indoor herb garden is a great way to exercise a budding green thumb while cutting down on trips to the grocery store. Homegrown herbs are easy for new gardeners and allow you the added benefit of tasting the work...

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Say It With A Plant: 14 Valentine Gift Ideas For The Plant Lover

Say It With A Plant: 14 Valentine Gift Ideas For The Plant Lover

Help us grow! This post contains affiliate links, which means we receive a commission if you click a link and purchase something that we have recommended. Let’s face it, a dozen dying flowers and a box of questionably filled chocolates has been done. Like everything else, Valentine’s day gift giving must evolve. If your Valentine has a special love for growing things, or if you truly want to...

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String of Turtles: A Peperomia Prostrata Guide for Beginners

String of Turtles: A Peperomia Prostrata Guide for Beginners

Help us grow! This post contains affiliate links, which means we receive a commission if you click a link and purchase something that we have recommended. The String of Turtles (Peperomia Prostrata) is a beautiful vining plant with succulent leaves. Its round, dark green foliage marked with white veins creates a pattern reminiscent of a turtle shell–– the reason for its charming name. This...

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19 Tips For Split-Leaf Philodendron Growing Success

19 Tips For Split-Leaf Philodendron Growing Success

Help us grow! This post contains affiliate links, which means we receive a commission if you click a link and purchase something that we have recommended. The split-leaf philodendron is one of the most talked-about houseplants of 2021. But there’s a problem. Most people referring to this plant are actually talking about the Monstera Deliciosa, a completely different plant and not a philodendron....

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