Tag: Plants

Posted on 05/22/2022
How to Prevent & Treat a Whitefly Infestation
Keeping plants at home means contending with the occasional pest. While some garden pests are just an annoyance, others can cause damage and even threaten the life of your plants. One common pest is the whitefly, which can infest both your outdoor garden and indoor houseplants. Here is a guide to everything you need to know about whiteflies:...
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Posted on 05/08/2022
Keep Your Pets Safe and Pollinators Happy With Pentas & These Other Flowering Plants
When planning an outdoor garden, many want to prioritize plants that attract and support local pollinators. Bees, butterflies and hummingbirds can add an enjoyable presence to your yard and help your plants and local ecosystem thrive. However, it's also important to protect and support your own animal friends. While many popular flowers and plants are toxic to dogs...
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Posted on 07/25/2021
Plant Catnip for More Than Just Cats
When you hear the word catnip, you probably think of the herb used in cat toys. Also called catmint, the catnip plant has many uses and helpful properties beyond exciting felines. Here are some reasons you might consider growing catnip in your garden: An Attractive Companion Plant One great way that growing catnip can benefit you and your...
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Posted on 06/27/2021
Ultimate Guide to Creating a Carnivorous Plant Terrarium at Home
Sure, terrariums are vast and fascinating. But if you’re looking to kick it up a notch, try starting one for carnivorous plants. The easiest way to keep them happy is by building a terrarium all their own. Within that space, they can enjoy the perfect amount of light, humidity and tasty insects. Here’s what to do. Select Your...
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Posted on 10/11/2020
Tips for Creating a More Serene Resting Space
Photo by WaveBreakMedia via Shutterstock A troubling trend in today’s home is difficulty finding restful sleep. Most of us have heard of a few ways to create a more relaxing atmosphere before bed. Here are a couple others to add to that list. Add Plants Many people avoid putting plants in their bedroom because they’re afraid they’ll get...
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