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21 Incredible Dracaena Marginata cane Care Tips You Should Know

Dracaena marginata, also known as the dragon tree plant, is an attractive plant with narrow green leaves and yellow stripes outlined by deep red edges. Indigenous to Madagascar, the Dracaena marginata plant’s name comes from the Greek word drakaina meaning female dragon. Often confused with a palm tree with its luscious, green spikes, the dragon …

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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. All opinions however are our own and we do not accept payments for positive reviews. Growing fresh herbs from your indoor herb garden is a great way to exercise …

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11 Tips For Correctly Identifying Houseplants

To the untrained eye, identifying houseplants can be a challenge. It could be a pothos, but it also looks a lot like a philodendron. Or is that a Monstera? And what exactly classifies a plant as a succulent anyway? There are so many houseplants out there – often with a variety of shapes and colors. …

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Creative Ideas for Plant Containers

Looking to build up a collection of plants? While traditional pots and planters are great, imagine how unique your garden would look if you passed up on buying a container at the store and got creative with your planters. Not only will your garden stand out from others on the block, but re-purposing old items …

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Sprouting Your Avocado Pit: How To Grow Avocados Indoors

I go through avocados like most people go through their morning cup of joe…well, I go through that pretty quickly too. But you understand, I eat lots of avocados. Then, I read somewhere that instead of throwing away the avocado seed, I could use it to grow my own avocado tree indoors! Can you imagine …

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How to Compost at Home and Put Sustainability First

Composting at home goes hand-in-hand with urban gardening so we wanted to go over some composting basics including why it’s worth doing, and exactly how you can get your composting process up and running. Utilizing garbage like eggshells, tea bags, food scraps, grass clippings, and vegetable scraps, you’ll create nutrient-rich fertilizer, eliminate food waste, and …

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16 Expert Tips To Keep Cats Out Of Your Plants

No matter how much I adore my cats, they routinely return that affection by destroying my houseplants. Maybe they’re jealous of my affection. There is no need to choose between your cats and your indoor plants. Here are a few ways you can keep your cats from using your potted plants as their own organic …

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