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Brassaia actinophylla or Umbrella Tree is a Great Greenhouse Plant

Common Names:  Schefflera, Umbrella tree Light Requirements: High light and will tolerate some direct sun. Best Temperatures: Average to warm conditions. …

DIY Tray Drains for Orchids and Houseplants

If you grow orchids or other houseplants at home, you have probably found the advantages of using standard horticultural trays for organizing your plants or …

10 Easy Ways to Incorporate Plants In Your Home

There are many benefits to decorating with plants and literally greening the home. Besides adding warmth and color to your home’s aesthetics, another …

3 Useful Tips for Every Greenhouse Grower

If you’re looking for a gratifying hobby, cultivating your own plants in a greenhouse may be right for you. To ensure your success as a beginner, check out …

Plant Labels Every Grower Should Know

There are several types of plant labels every backyard gardener and/or greenhouse grower should know. Stick Plant Labels These look like ice cream sticks that …

Ponytail Palm is a Great Greenhouse Plant

Proper Name: Nolina recurvate Common Names: Ponytail palm, Elephant foot palm Light Needs: High Light Best Temperatures: Average room temperature and a …

Araucaria heterophylla or Norfolk Island Pine is a Great Greenhouse Plant

Common Name:  Norfolk Island pine Light Needs:  High light with full sun is best, but they can tolerate a less than full sun environment. Best Temperatures: …

Deep Cleaning the Greenhouse

Plants love the warm, humid, cozy protection of a greenhouse. The problem is that pests and diseases love this environment too. Eliminating pests is crucial to …

5 Reasons Houseplants Die

Keeping houseplants alive was much different for our ancestors who lived in homes surrounded by dirt, fields and animals. Most homes today consist of …

Why HVAC Systems are Needed for a Grow Room

If you have decided to flex your green thumb on an indoor basis rather than outside, you’ve likely given a great deal of thought already to the prospect of …