Category Archives for "Plants"

Striped Houseplants – 10 of the Best, Low Maintenance

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If you’re planning to have an indoor garden or maybe just adding some decorations around the surroundings of your house, you may want to try and consider striped houseplants. These are plants that come with unique-looking striped leaves. Those patterns surely make any spot standout and attract anyone.

Having some striped leafy plants can be beneficial for you in many ways. First of all, they can be a good aesthetic enhancer for any place you put them. Secondly, especially indoors, they can be great for your health as they clean out toxins from the air, which in turn provides you a much safer environment to inhale in every now and then. Lastly, this type of plants is fun to take care of as it mostly requires little maintenance.

In terms of striped houseplants, considering what specific types to choose is not that crucial. But since there are hundreds of these plants in the world, the decision may leave you confused. Luckily, this article can be your guide as we have narrowed down ten of the best, low maintenance stripe patterned plants you can select from. Here’s a list of the most famous and beautiful striped houseplants that you can have in your beautiful home.

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Are These Quirky And Unusual Plants Easy to Grow?

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Quirky and unusual plants are real eye catchers wherever you place them, be on the gardens, coffee tables or even doorways. Their crazy stem structure and awesome leaf patterns, combined with striking colors can easily give a life to a boring and plain or simple location. The undeniable beauty definitely enhances the looks of any landscape.

Aside from the fact that it is a perfect addition to extremely enhance the aesthetic aspect of a garden or interior of a home, most of these one-of-a-kind plants are also very low maintenance that makes them a good indoor houseplant. Moreover, this also brings up the plants’ value to a much higher level.

Having some quirky and unusual plants in your indoor area or yard is surely a great choice you won’t regret. But there is clearly nothing wrong with acquiring the best ones, right? So here are the top 10 must-have bizarre looking plants you may choose.

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When Do I Put My Seedlings Under Light? Follow 7 Easy Steps

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Starting Seedlings

Do you love gardening? Having a garden full of flowers and vegetables can bring pleasure, but it is even more pleasurable when you start with the seeds and prepare these plants' seedlings. Is it hard to grow the plants right from the seeds stage? As a beginner, you need to learn as much as you can before taking this step. When I first decided to start planting the seeds and seedlings, I did not have much idea. A friend told me to put the seedlings under light, and all I could ask him was, when do I put my seedlings under light, even though I did not know why the seedlings had to be put under the lights.

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Learn Now, What Is The Difference Between Soil And Dirt

What Is The Difference Between Soil And Dirt

Soil vs Dirt

One day while in the garden, I told my son not to dig a hole in the soil and, sometime later, told him not to bring dirt into the house. He immediately asked me, “What is the difference between soil and dirt?” I tried explaining but knew that I was not doing a good job. I decided to dig into soil and dirt and find out more literally. Many people will know the basic differences between these two, but explaining may not be as easy.

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What Is the Resurrection Plant? 7 Interesting facts About It

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The Miracle Plant

I was a child when I first came across this incredible plant in my grandparents’ house. They had left their plants unattended for a couple of months. All the plants had withered without water, and there was nothing we could do to save them except for this one plant, which my grandmother insisted could come alive. She called it the resurrection plant and kept it in water overnight. Imagine my surprise the next morning when I saw it looking green and fresh!

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