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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: …

Presoaking Inert Media for Orchids

You are probably familiar with the need to presoak organic potting media components like bark, as it “opens up” the structure to allow it to absorb and …

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 …

Oxalis is a Great Greenhouse Plant

Common Names:  Wood sorrel and false shamrock Light Needs:  High light and full sun. Best Temperatures: At or above 50ºF (10ºC) Water and Humidity …

Geraniums Are a Great Greenhouse Plant

Common Name: Geranium Light Needs: High light, with full sun during winter. Best Temperature: Average room temperature. Water and Humidity Needs: Allow the …

New Search App Offers Unbiased Results

Nichols Publishing Company, the publishers of Garden & Greenhouse and NUGL have entered a partnership that offers a new technology to the greenhouse and …

Magnesium Supplementation for Orchids

Magnesium is a major building-block in the formation of chlorophyll, and its role in the functioning of plant enzymes to produce carbohydrates, sugars and …

5 Great Plants for Indoor Gardens

Whether you live in an area that’s not conducive to an outdoor garden or don’t have access to enough outdoor space, you can produce your own food with an …

Ferns are a Great Plant for Your Greenhouse

Ferns are relatively easy to grow and if they are protected from dry air and temperature extremes they will have lush green fronds throughout the year. …