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Hoya Doing Today

Plant-Care

Hoya Doing Today

Hoyas are an amazing group of plants, and with a few care-tips you can quickly become a hoya pro.

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Dad's Tool Box

Dad's Tool Box

One of my favorite gifts to give my dad for Father's Day used to be a 'Dad's Tool Box' with coupons for things that I could do for him. You probably made one at school at some point in time. For some reason I always focused on garden chores. Even now, some thirty-odd years later, my dad finds old unredeemed coupons for mowing the lawn or weeding a flower bed. I usually try to make up excuses about expiration dates to try to get out of letting him redeem older coupons. My intentions were good, I really was trying to...

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You Don't Have to Be Afraid

Plant-Care

You Don't Have to Be Afraid

Do you wake up in the middle of the night, panicked because you didn't water your pothos?

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Garden Mistakes

Garden Mistakes

I really messed up the other day. I have this beautiful silver sword philodendron that I’ve been growing for a couple of years. 

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Consistency is Key

Consistency is Key

You know that if you want to lose weight, you have to eat better and move your body every day. You know that if you want to climb a mountain, you have to train, plan and prepare for months ahead of time. For healthy houseplants, you have to be consistent with care, too. OK, so maybe comparing caring for plants to losing weight and climbing mountains is a bit of a stretch, but the fact remains that consistency is key. Whenever we talk about watering and houseplants, we talk about overwatering. It is important that you don’t give plants, especially...

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