Category: Indoor Plants

Easy To Grow Houseplants Clean the Air

A houseplant, usually native to tropical climates, is often grown indoors for decorative purposes. However houseplants also provide a natural and cost effective way to clean indoor air. According to Dr. Wolverton’s NASA study, it is suggested that at least one potted plant per 100 square feet of home or office space is needed to be …

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Basil Care in Winter – 10 Golden Rules

Basil is one of most popular plants in herb gardening around the world, and their flavorful leaves are a wonderful addition to any home cooking. However, for those who do not live in a tropical climate where Basil can thrive all year round and easily reseed themselves, it could be a challenge to keep your …

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Herb Garden Plants: Top 10 “Must Haves” When Growing Kitchen Herbs

Growing Kitchen Herbs? Here are Your Top 10 Herb Garden Plants Basil Basil is quite simple to grow and is absolutely fantastic in tons of our favorite meals. Basil is an annual herb, but for indoor kitchen herbs (Culinary herbs) you can have it at your fingertips all year, every year, by planting seeds in …

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Growing Mint Indoors: 4 Steps to Success

The Pros and Cons of Growing Mint Indoors Herbs really grow best in the full sun, but some herbs such as mint, will tolerate some shade and can be grown indoors throughout the year. This is a big bonus if you like using mint in your recipes – you’ll always have a supply of your …

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How to Plant a Small Container Herb Garden for Your Kitchen

Advantages of a Container Herb Garden A container herb garden may be your only choice if you haven’t got a garden or if it’s very small. But don’t be disappointed if you can’t create a traditional herb garden. Many herbs flourish really well in containers, and container herb gardens have the advantage that they can …

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Six Reasons to Start Seeds Indoors

Whether you’ve grown a vegetable garden for years, or are just starting out, there are many good reasons to start your seeds indoors (instead of buying plants). It’s not as hard as you might think. Here are six great reasons to try it this year: It Saves You MoneyThis is always a great motivator, but …

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How to Grow Flourishing Indoor Houseplants

Learning how to grow indoor houseplants is easy and your success depends on a few things. The light conditions are important and different plants will need more or less light to thrive. Heat conditions should also be considered to help you locate certain plants in certain rooms or areas. Lastly, humidity requirements should be taken …

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Growing Organic Basil

When to Plant Basil Growing organic basil is both easy and rewarding. We use it as a fresh herb all summer in various dishes, especially Asian and Italian cuisine. Sweet basil is typically the most common variety you’ll find if you’re planning on growing organic basil. Tropical areas in India and Asia have been growing …

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Are Your Houseplants Safe?

There is nothing more attractive and cheerful than a room filled with healthy green houseplants. They offer aesthetics to the interior of our homes, improve indoor air quality, and often provide emotional satisfaction to the caregiver in getting the plant to bloom or produce new growth. However, did you know that plant exposures are some …

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