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Houseplant Repotting: Pothos (Epipremnum Aureum)

Pothos are wonderful houseplants & great if you're a beginning gardener. They trail like crazy & their roots eventually grow thick & vigorous. Yours will eventually need transplanting at some point. This is all about Pothos repotting including when to do it, how to do it & the mix & pot size to use.

Pothos are one of the quintessential easy care houseplants for beginning gardeners. They’re readily available almost everywhere and are very easy on the wallet. Because of their moderate to fast growth rate, yours will need transplanting at some point. This is all about Pothos repotting including the mix to use, steps to take and when… Read more

Succulent & Cactus Soil Mix For Pots: A Recipe To Make Your Own

Succulents & cacti are fun & fascinating to grow indoors & out. Here's a recipe to make your own mix suitable for growing your succulents & cacti in pots.

Do you plant succulents and cacti on the regular like me? Have you ever wanted to make you own mix? I always have some kind of potting project going on and keep a variety of ingredients on hand. I’d like to share this recipe for succulent and cactus soil mix so you can make your… Read more

Houseplant Repotting: Arrowhead Plant (Syngonium Podophyllum)

Arrowhead Plants (Syngoniums, Nephthytis) are popular houseplants. The leaf variegations they come in are all gorgeous. This is all about repotting an Arrowhead Plant plus the best soil mix to use.

The Arrowhead Plant is aptly named because it has arrowhead shaped leaves. I think the variety that I have is Bold Allusion, whose lovely light green leaves which are veined with pink. It came unlabeled so it could be Cream Illusion or Exotic Illusion. Either way, it was getting tight in its pot so a… Read more

Pruning & Propagating A Baby Rubber Plant (Peperomia Obtusifolia)

Peperomia obtusifolia makes an excellent & easy care houseplant. What's not to love about that glossy green, succulent foliage! Here's how to prune & propagate the Baby Rubber Plant.

Time to take action – this is all about pruning & propagating my Peperomia obtusifolia aka Baby Rubber Plant. Peperomias, which are available to you in a wide range of variegations and leaf shapes and sizes, make excellent and easy care houseplants. Most of them have glossy foliage; so why wouldn’t we want more of… Read more

How To Make An Indoor Cactus Garden

Cacti are all the rage these days. They're interesting & require very little if any care. Here are the materials needed & the steps to take to making an indoor cactus garden.

Roses and orchids are extremely popular but right up there with them is the cactus. These spiny bizarre plants are just plain cool and ideal for people who travel and/or who want a more modern, edgy look. You see them everywhere – in photos, on tee shirts, mugs, clothing as well as in candle form…. Read more