Houseplant How-Tos

Can Houseplants Alleviate Stress?

Can Houseplants Alleviate Stress?
What are the most relaxing indoor plants for your home? We certainly preach the benefits of keeping houseplants on hand for a beautiful home, but can houseplants actually reduce stress? All in all, keeping houseplants can certainly have a positive impact on one’s mood and outlook, and slightly improving your mood is one of the many steps you can take to reducing your stress levels.  Continue reading

Top Four Best Houseplants for Beginner Plant Owners

Top Four Best Houseplants for Beginner Plant Owners
There are plenty of plants that could be considered the best houseplants for beginners, but we hope our list will give you a start into the wonderful world of plant ownership. Plants are highly rewarding to keep around, and some studies have shown that plant ownership can improve your mental wellbeing. At the very least, keeping plants around will beautify your space and improve your air quality. What's not to like! Continue reading

How to : Care for Ferns

How to : Care for Ferns
The lower light requirements of fern plants make them highly desired houseplants for offices, bathrooms, and kitchens because of their upward growing leaves and preferred light and water requirements. Many ferns would benefit from the usage of a humidifier to keep all of their leaves in tip top condition. Continue reading

7 Tips to Care for your Monstera Plant

7 Tips to Care for your Monstera Plant

The monstera plant comes in a variety of shapes and sizes.  The two most common varieties are Monstera deliciosa and Monstera adansonii, which are often lovingly referred to as “swiss chess plants.” As their nickname implies, monsteras are easy to identify by the holes and clefts in their dark green leaves.  M. deliciosa has large leaves, while M. adansonii has smaller leaves and grows like a vine. Although sometimes called “split-leaf philodendron”, in fact it is not a philodendron at all! Now that we know what to call them, let’s talk about how to care for these amazing plants.

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How To: Care for a Coffee Arabica Indoor Plant

How To: Care for a Coffee Arabica Indoor Plant

The Coffee Arabica, is the most common of the coffee plants, accounting for over 60% of the coffee production you and I drink! It is also known as the Arabian coffee plant, the coffee shrub of Arabia, mountain coffee, or just simply, arabica coffee plant. It’s a clever little plant that is known for its waxy feeling bright green leaves. It is well liked as an indoor houseplant primarily because of the novelty of owning a coffee plant, but it functions very well as an indoor houseplant. 

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