Category Archives: Plants

How to Propagate Pothos: Best Guide for Beginners & 3 Mistakes to Avoid

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Propagating pothos is a fast, cheap, and easy way to get more houseplants. This beginner-friendly vine is a vigorous grower and will benefit from a regular trim. Our how to propagate pothos guide will discuss the best methods with easy-to-follow step-by-step instructions. Getting Started Before getting started, here are some essential tips for propagating your […]

Different Types of Microgreens: Perfect Starter Varieties + Tips

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In this article, different types of microgreens will be highlighted. These will give you a foundation to expand, as there are numerous other varieties. Remember that the germination and harvest days statistics are based on growing temperatures between 65 and 75 degrees Fahrenheit.  Use these averages as a starting point and modify them for your […]

Mother of Thousands Plant: Guide to Care & Growing the Best Succulent

mother of thousands plant

If you’re a plant lover who wants to add to your houseplant collection, Mother of Thousands will be a lovely addition. You can never go wrong with its attractive foliage and low-maintenance features. Native to Madagascar, the succulent plant thrives best outdoors in hot regions, and it seldom blooms indoors. Want to know more about this […]

Senecio Barbertonicus: Care Guide + 8 Mistakes to Avoid (Succulent Bush Senecio)

senecio barbertonicus plant in white pot

If you’re looking for a hardy, an easy-to-grow succulent that can tolerate a wide range of conditions, the Senecio barbertonicus, or “succulent bush Senecio,” is a great choice.  You might be surprised to learn that it’s not a true succulent. Here’s why. This plant does not store water in its leaves like normal succulents, despite […]

Drought-Tolerant Plants For Every Landscape & Plant Type

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Drought sounds like a gardener’s worst nightmare. But despite the common association of gardening with watering cans or hoses, many plants can tolerate periods of drought once they are established.  So many that it would be impossible to survey them all here. Instead, we’ll go over a few of our favorite drought-tolerant plants. Plus, we’ll […]

Pink Princess Philodendron: The Ultimate Care Guide for This (In)Famous Houseplant

Pink Princess Philodendron plant

Philodendron Pink Princess — sometimes affectionately shortened to “PPP,” is a tropical houseplant that’s achieved royalty status among collectors. Due to its intense, pink variegation.  However, it is an actual plant, and although it doesn’t grow in the wild, its unique coloring is 100% natural. This guide will take a close look at the growing […]

Cucamelon: What It Is + Growing + Propagating + Seeds


Have you heard of cucamelon? They are becoming a trendy garden crop. Cucumelons are small fruits that resemble baby watermelons.  They’re hard to resist, and many are enjoyed straight from the vine without making it to the kitchen! So how do these inch-long fruits taste? They have a hint of cucumber and a lime-like flavor, despite […]