How To Keep Cats Out Of House Plants

Cats are adorable. Plants are adorable. But for some reason, despite both their ancestors living in perfect harmony for millions of years, common house cats consider common house plants to be their worst enemies. Chances are, house cats do not know that plants are plants. All they see is something dangling in front of them, …

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How To Trim Houseplants

Trimming plants is an art form. You don’t have to trim indoor houseplants as often as you would your outdoor plants- but they still need a little TLC from time to time. You may have to trim away the dead leaves/branches to keep it looking healthy and beautiful. You may just want to encourage the …

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Types Of Ivy House Plants

Many categories created by humans quickly break down on close inspection, or even cursory inspection. Is a hot dog a sandwich? Is your butt part of your legs? Is a coffee cup a box? These are all invisible lines drawn by people in order to understand the world better. But while some categories are clearly …

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Tall Indoor Plants With Big Leaves

If you want to have greenery in your home but you don’t want to spend a lot of money on a lot of smaller plants, consider getting tall plants with big leaves. These will be great conversation pieces and focal points in the room. Plus, the taller, big leaf plants make your small room look …

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What Are The Common Fungal Diseases In Houseplants?

Knowing how to identify, treat, and prevent fungal diseases in your houseplants is essential for keeping your houseplants healthy and flourishing. Many fungal diseases are incredibly easy to avoid. Keeping your houseplants in areas that are frequently ventilated and making sure to not over-water your houseplants are just a couple of simple ways to steer …

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How Important Is Sunlight For House Plants?

When you think about it, house plants are a strange phenomenon. Pets in general are strange and uniquely human. Plenty of animals have symbiotic relationships with other members of the animal kingdom. But no other animal on the planet keeps around helpless life forms that essentially require caretaking. Plants do not have the utility of …

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Where To Put Plants In Your House?

There are a surprising amount of actual philosophies dedicated to helping decide where to place things in your home. The most commonly known is “feng shui”. Taken literally, feng shui means “wind water”. But in the context of interior decoration, it is more accurately translated as “geomancy”—the magic of the earth. The idea behind feng …

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How To Keep Houseplants Alive

People who have never had houseplants really do not get it. It is hard to explain the feeling of watching something grow in the way a plant grows. Plants are completely subject to their environment. They thrive when the ecosystem allows them to thrive, and they die at all other times. That frailty is resonant …

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How To Use Neem Oil On Houseplants

There are many ways to kill bugs, but there are not at all many ways to kill bugs that do not also kill everything around them. This has proven to be a headache for many pet owners, but just as often it disrupts the lives of plant owners as well. And whereas pets bring in …

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