Plants

Which houseplants make the best gifts?

A houseplant is the gift that keeps on giving. It purifies the air and will spruce up virtually any residence. But which houseplants make the best …

Houseplants

How to make amazing living plant pictures

You’ll need cork bark, moss, nylon fishing line and a little manual dexterity: the results will be thrilling<p>A few months ago I began experimenting with a traditional southeast Asian technique for mounting living plants on slabs of timber to be hung like pictures on a wall. A novel way to display …

Brutal

Roof Garden Designs Worth Looking At

Urban Rooftops can be changed into gardens that provide a calm retreat. Here’re the 5 Roof Garden Designs to inspire you!<p>1.<p>This functional rooftop …

Landscaping

Amazon Now Delivers Live Plants Right to Your Door — Shop These 10 Picks Under $27

If you are busy hosting guests and throwing parties this season but feel like your home could use a little pick-me-up, try investing in a few houseplants. Amazon just started selling plants that are delivered right to your doorstep, making it easier than ever to spruce up your space. These …

Gardening

5 Houseplants So Hardy They Would Even Grow On The Death Star

Don’t let a lack of direct sunlight (or an atmosphere) keep you from living with nature.<p>Just because you don’t have a big, sun-facing window doesn’t …

Lifestyle

This planter has a built-in LED light that makes it almost impossible to kill indoor plants

<i>The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>Amazon<p><b>The SimLife LED Desktop Smart Planter is small enough for a desktop, a shelf, or even a windowsill, and is powered by either a USB</b> …

7 Reasons Every Home Needs a Humidifier

It's winter, so get ready for several months of that hot, dry air that your HVAC system pumps out. Even worse, while the heat is on your house will …

Home Improvement

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Amazon has been selling a variety of plants for a while now, but as Real Simple reports, the e-commerce giant quietly launched its very own plant …

Houseplants

Purism Style Plant Mister

<b>Purism Style Plant Mister- Black Glass Bottle & Brass Sprayer (Antique Copper)</b><p>Size: Dia 76mm x 150mm Height.<br>• Bottom Material: Glass (Color …

15 Houseplants You Can Now Buy on Amazon

Because face it—you're lazy<p>If you have a wide-open Saturday coming up, swing by your local plant store and pick up something green for your living room. Never ever will you regret it. If "wide-open Saturday" makes you guffaw (as if! maybe before we had kids! RIP college life!) then please enjoy …

Amazon

10 of the best Christmas houseplants for a magical indoor holiday garden

Sorry, poinsettias, but the Christmas rose is simply gorgeous<p>Now that chrysanthemums have had their moment in the spotlight, it's time to let these …

Gardening

Perennials to Grow if You Want to See Green in Winter - Horticulture

Late autumn and winter can seem to be a palette of gray if we don’t have any green perennials in our line of sight. Yes, there are perennials that …

Flowers

Beautiful plants shop Old Market Plants opens in Bristol and it's making all our lives greener

Whether it's to make your home a little bit more pleasant, or because you're keen to get that perfect Instagram shot of your succulents, there's no …

Houseplants

Celebrate Hanukkah with flowers

Flowers play such a beautiful part in celebrations. It's lovely to share them with neighbors and friends during holidays.<p>The traditional colors of …

Flowers

15 trees for use as a hedge or windbreak when a shrub isn't just right.

Hedges provide both privacy and beauty in the landscape. Many trees are well suited for hedges, but selection of a tree should be made by considering …

Gardening

Amazon Just Launched A Garden Shop That Delivers Live Plants To Your Doorstep

And, yes, it's all available on Prime.<p>Amazon, the e-commerce behemoth that has redefined convenience, given us drone-based delivery service, and trained us all to expect two-day shipping, has been hard at work this year expanding into new territory. Their latest coup is an online garden center, …

Shopping

8 Exotic Houseplants You’ve Never Heard Of

Houseplants bring natural vitality to any interior space, and thanks to modern technology, uncommon varieties from around the world are available to …

Gardening

Amazon Just Launched a Huge Plant Shop

Succulents, ferns, and bonsai delivered to your door.<p>Lucky Braided Bamboo Plant<p>A braided bamboo plant that’s easy to care for and considered a symbol …

11 DIY Plant Stands for Greener and Cleaner Interiors

As the chill of winter starts to take over outside, we rush indoors for comfort and warmth. Winters can get pretty dreary at times and even with all …

Home

6 plant-raising tips that helped out green thumbs in 2017

You can buy all the hygge-inducing throw pillows and blankets you can find, but what every living space really needs is something, well, <i>living</i>. It’s …

Lifestyle

7 Plants That Can Actually Purify Your Indoor Air

These household plants are all NASA scientist-approved for helping clear airborne toxins.<p>There are a wide variety of toxic chemicals lurking in your home, and while you can take steps to minimize them, one the most prevalent chemicals in your home isn't easy to get rid of. Formaldehyde, a volatile …

Organic Products

How to plant a living Christmas tree that’ll last for many holidays

Choose your tree carefully — some of these beauties grow awfully big.

Christmas

The 10-minute holiday mantel

May I present to you the 10-Minute Mantel.<p>Maybe you've reached the point in the holiday decorating marathon where you've run out of ideas and money. …

Christmas

Think beyond poinsettias and amaryllis when giving winter-blooming indoor plants

Winter-blooming indoor plants are a welcome way to take the edge off the chill and gloom of winter, and many are ready to give as holiday gifts. The …

Houseplants

Biodome on Food52

Modern Sprout<p>Biodome<p>$125–$185 + $5 shipping surcharge<p>+ $ shipping surcharge<br>(Was )<p>Select Color:<p>Select Size:<p>Please select an option to proceed.<p>Please enter a quantity larger than 0.<p>Starts shipping on<p>Sorry, this item is currently out of stock.<br>Expected back in stock .<p>Thanks! We'll email you when it's …

The Perfect Gifts to Make a Green Thumb Out of Anyone

There's no bad time for upping your garden game—yes, even in the winter. As frost creeps over the land, your botanically minded loved ones may be despairing, but their fears are unfounded. Our set of gifts for green thumbs features an abundance of options for indoor gardening, enough to keep the …

Houseplant Hacks: Everything You Need To Know About The Snake Plant

Things To Do<p>This plant has your name all over itIllustration by Amy Victoria Marsh<p>Snake plants are thought to be fairly idiot-proof - they are very …

Houseplants

This Lamp Is the Key to Keeping Your Plants Alive and Thriving All Winter Long

Being a plant lady shouldn’t be a seasonal gig. Let’s face it though, gardening in the snow or rain is never fun. But now GLO GRO has a revolutionary new floor lamp that’s making it easier than ever to keep those herbs and plants flourishing indoors year-round. With a powerful LED light …

Gardening

How to Care for Ferns in Hanging Pots | Home Guides | SF Gate

Ferns thrive in moist, shady outdoor areas, but the lush green foliage can also grow well in a hanging pot either indoors or outdoors. The smaller amount of soil and limited space means a fern growing in a container dries out faster than those planted directly in the ground. Regular irrigation …

The Purple Pitcher Plant (Sarracenia purpurea)

Product Description<p>The Purple Pitcher Plant is carnivorous! That’s right, they capture and digest insects. They do this because they live in places …