I’ll let you in on a little gardening secret... plants grow. Shocking, right? Eventually, your houseplants will outgrow the beautiful containers you put them in and need some more room to stretch their legs. Repotting will boost your plant's vigor and promote the development of a healthy root system. However, it is important to know when and how to properly replant a houseplant in order to effectively encourage plant growth.
How To Keep Potted Plants Alive Do you love plants, but find that gardening stresses you out? Do you cringe every time someone hands you a plant and tell them you’re “sure to kill it within a week?” Do you envy the green thumbs of your neighbors, friends and relatives, while struggling to keep even one houseplant yourself? If this sounds like you, there’s nothing to be embarrassed about. Plenty of people struggle to keep plants alive at first, but with time, practice and a little instruction, anyone can learn to do it.…continue reading →
What is a Succulent? If you ever stroll through a greenhouse, you will likely walk by a selection of plants that look like they are from another world. Their leaves look plump and rigid and they often have vibrant, almost iridescent, colors or patterns. These, my friends, are succulents. Succulents, by definition, are plants that store water in their leaves or foliage - hence the thicker, more substantial looking leaf. When I think of a succulent, a cactus is always the first thing that pops into my mind - one of those big…continue reading →