Growing houseplants successfully means providing the best care possible. Here’s how.

“Growing potted plants lets you skip the dirty work of weeding and clearing a soil bed. It enables space-challenged gardeners to tend to a range of flowers, vegetables, and even dwarf trees and shrubs. It allows people in cool-weather climates to grow tropicals outside in warmer months and bring them inside when it cools off.  This article has plenty of tips and tidbits for caring for your potted plants.”

Growing Houseplants

Indoor plants add color, texture and warmth to the home. They allow year-round access to gardening and can even improve air quality. Many houseplants are easy to grow, but they must be given appropriate care in order to thrive. Since your plants were probably started in a greenhouse — grown under ideal conditions — moving them into your home takes a bit of adjustment on their part.

Proper watering and lighting are the most important components of indoor plant care, but humidity and temperatures also play a role. The trick is to try to mimic the climate of the place that plant came from…

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