How To Care For The Peacock Plant (Calathea Makoyana)

How To Care For The Peacock Plant (Calathea Makoyana)

Calathea makoyana is a striking indoor houseplant native to Eastern Brazil. It is commonly called the Peacock Plant, due to the feathery patterns on its leaves that resemble the tail of a peacock. The leaves share many of the characteristic Calathea traits, with dark green outlines and a waxy texture, …

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Peace Lily Watering Tips: How And When To Water Your Peace Lily

Watering Tips: How And When to Water Your Peace Lily

Do you have a peace lily and you are unsure about how often you should water it? Like all plants, Spathiphyllum (a.k.a. peace lily) likes the same conditions it has in Nature, including air humidity and soil moisture, and you can achieve both with correct watering. How often you water …

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10 Sun-Loving Houseplants For A South-Facing Window

10 Sun-Loving Houseplants for a South-Facing Window

A south-facing window is usually the brightest window of a home, filling the room with direct sunlight throughout most of the day.  This can be an excellent place for  your sun-loving houseplants to thrive, provided you take the correct action to protect them the intense direct light. Although some plants …

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How to Prune a Rubber Plant So it Becomes More Bushy

How to Prune a Rubber Plant So it Becomes More Bushy

Ficus elastica, commonly referred to as a rubber plant or rubber tree, are a very beautiful and underrated tree-like indoor houseplant. With their shiny, dark green leaves these plants can be enjoyed as a medium sized houseplant, or grown large enough to be the focal point of a room. They …

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Types of Aloe Plants

15 attractive Aloe Plant Types and How to Grow Them

When you hear “aloe”, I bet you think “Aloe vera”, but it is actually a vast genus of succulent plants. They are known for their medicinal properties, but also for their beauty, long lasting blooms and exotic personality. They are very common in many warm regions, where they are now …

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