water plants while on vacation

10 Ways to Water Plants While on Vacation

Do you come back from weekend trips to find your plants & garden dying for water? Don’t feel like relying on mother nature or your unreliable neighbor to water your plants while you’re gone? Keep reading to learn how to water plants while on vacation so your succulents stay succulent ...
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mondo grass guide

The Complete Guide To Mondo Grass

Mondo Grass is an incredibly resilient type of plant that is both tough and durable. It will stand up to everything from shade to deer - all it needs is to survive is moisture. You’ll find that you maintaining this plant is quite easy and it doesn’t take a lot ...
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sun protection for plants

3 Ways To Provide Sun Protection For Plants

Flowers and vegetables obviously need the sun to grow, but in the middle of summer, it is possible to get too much of a good thing. The most common mistake that new gardeners make is to fail to consider; what sun protection do I need for my plants? After all, ...
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hardy succulents

The Complete Guide To Hardy Succulents

You might associate succulents with balmy climes, tumbleweed, and arid desert landscapes,  so you might be surprised to discover that some succulents thrive in cooler climates. There’s a surprisingly wide array of hardy succulents that can survive and thrive in cold weather, so there’s no reason why you can’t enjoy ...
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plants for skin care

24 Plants That Keep Your Skin Looking Young

Do you love high-quality skin-care products, but hate the expensive price tag? Do you favor natural remedies over chemical solutions? Perhaps you just want to be more in control of what you put in and on your body? Many top beauty brands boast botanical and plant-based extracts as the principal ...
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pointsettia care

Care For Your Poinsettia The Right Way

Poinsettias are one of the most popular holiday houseplants around. They come in a range of colors, but are most popular in their bright red variety that are seen as decorative elements everywhere from churches to homes. To help you care for your poinsettia this holiday season, FTD has put together a poinsettia ...
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how to care for succulents

How to Care for Succulents – How To Grow Succulents Indoors and Outdoors

In today's changing climate, many people are choosing succulents as the plant of choice for their gardens - both indoor and outdoor. And why wouldn't you? They have a natural resistance to the ever increasing temperatures and drought and excess rain doesn't really worry them too much. Of course, it ...
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How to Get a Christmas Cactus to Bloom

How to Get a Christmas Cactus to Bloom

Christmas Cactus plants are one of my favorite types of succulents, it is a lovely flowering cactus that is actually originates from the forest, not the desert (despite its name)! If you have ever seen one in bloom, then you will understand why it is one of the most popular ...
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safe flowers for cats

Our Favorite Safe Plants for Cats

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] Growing plants is a great way to brighten up a room or add some color to your lush, green lawn. But, even though your cat enjoys prowling through the leaves and flowers in your garden, not all plants are safe for cats. Unfortunately, some plant species can seriously harm ...
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different types of succulents

Different Types of Succulents for the Home – The Ultimate List

When it comes to choosing from the many different types of succulents to include in your house or garden - there is a huge choice. There are spiky ones, soft ones, pretty ones and even succulents with medicinal properties. So which do you choose? This is a list of our favorite ...
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