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How to Grow Christmas Cactus

There are actually 3 different kinds of cactus that look similar and have one of three names; Thanksgiving, Christmas and Easter cactus.  While it may seem like they are all the same, there is a difference.  It’s all in the leaf shape. Thanksgiving Cactus Although they are commonly called Christmas cactus, the ones pictures above… Read more »

Our Newest Houseplant ‘White Fusion’ Calathea

Yes, we have some of these beauties right now (August 2020)!  This is a very popular plant right now and pretty hard to find; keep reading for care details! Calathea Care Calathea plants are fairly easy to care for once you understand what they need. This doesn’t mean they are forgiving; leaves can brown due… Read more »

All About Sansevieria

Keep reading this post to learn all about Sansevieria, also known as Mother-in-Law’s Tongue or Snake Plant. These common names actually refer to one of the most commonly seen forms, featuring long, flat sword-like leaves. There are many other varieties as well; details towards the end of this post. Interesting fact, there is one common… Read more »

Philodendron Fun

Philodendron fun; learn all about philodendrons and other Arum family plants including Monsteras and Pothos, inlcuding how to care for them.

Chinese Evergreen, An Easy Growing Houseplant

Coined one of the Plants of Steel (along with ZZ Plant), Aglaonema, or Chinese Evergreen, is certainly an easy to grow houseplant. Native to the jungles of Southeast Asia, they made their way onto the houseplant market many years ago and have become known as one of the toughest, most reliable, and easiest to grow… Read more »

New Houseplant Arrival, Raven ZZ Plant

Are you a collector of fun, unique houseplants? If so, keep reading to learn more about our newest houseplant arrival! ZZ Plant We are thrilled to introduce you to Raven ZZ Plant. Well, let’s back up a bit and introduce you to the more commonly available ZZ Plant, Zamioculcas zamiifolia. These plants were discovered a… Read more »

How to Grow Staghorn Ferns

Always wanted to learn how to grow Staghorn ferns?  We have been growing them for a long time; here are our carefully cultivated tips! What is a Staghorn Fern? There are over 12,000 species of ferns, which are one of the most ancient plants known.  Staghorn ferns used to be pretty difficult to find but… Read more »

Feeding Houseplants

Feeding Your Houseplants

Learn which fertilizers are best for houseplants and choose between options that might work best for you. Application rates and timing are also discussed.