The Houseplant Guru Blog
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Are you confused about plant care as a new plant parent? Are you having some plant problems? Read on to find some help.
Do you have a crown of thorns, one of the most common houseplants? It is an euphorbia and I love them! Check out a couple more unusual ones.
Have you seen some of the crazy weird foliage on some African violets? I mean, who needs flowers? They are gorgeous without flowers.
Do you know that phalaenopsis orchids are staked for a reason? They are easier to ship and pack in a box, but how do they naturally grow?
I love antique planters because I love plants, though I usually don’t put plants in them. I especially love the whimsical bird planters.
What will you do with your plants when you can no longer care for them? Hopefully you have a plan to give them to people who will love them.
There are some colorful cousins of the African violet and the leaves are amazing as well as their small flowers rising up from the foliage.
The botanical name is Ludisia discolor (formerly Haemaria discolor) and it is a terrestrial orchid, unlike most orchids that are epiphytic, meaning they grow attached either to other plants or other objects.
The Hoya kerrii or sweetheart hoya is an easy succulent to care for and if it has everything it needs, it will send out beautiful flowers.
What is the point behind a plant resembling a bunch of dead sticks? The Euphorbia platyclada is a plant that fools its predators by appearing as if it's already dead. Pretty smart, right? So how do you care for this extremely weird plant? My Plant The one below is...