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Aloe Vera 101: A Round Up of Aloe Vera Plant Care Guides

Since Aloe Vera is a favorite plant of most of our readers, we've created a post of the in's and out's of caring for this beneficial plant. Save this post for future reference as we link to a variety of topics for the best care advice on Aloe Vera.

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Aloe Vera is one of our favorite plants here at Joy Us garden, and for good reason. These plants are fun to look at and easy to care for. I really like that they grow well both indoors and outdoors. As has become a tradition at Joy Us garden, we’re wrapping up the year with a roundup post on our Aloe Vera plant care guides. Think of it as Aloe Vera 101: How to Care for this Plant with Purpose.

At the end of this post, you can view a quick video I created on Aloe vera, which will also be shared on Joy Us garden’s Facebook page as well as on Youtube.  Now, here are our best how-to guides on Aloe Vera:

A Plant With Purpose: How To Care For Aloe Vera

Want to know everything about caring for this plant including watering, temperature, and light? Our basic Aloe Vera tips for growing outdoors & indoors are right here!

close up of a large aloe vera plant in a purple & green container on a patio

2 Ways I Made My Aloe Vera A Whole Lot Happier

I’ve done a lot of gardening over the years. Sometimes, I learn something brand new. In this post, I share 2 ways in which I made my somewhat unhappy aloe vera plant flourish.

close up of an aloe vera plant pup with brownish leaves

Aloe Vera Propagation: How To Remove Pups From the Mother Plant

Aloe vera grows pups or babies directly from the mother plant. You can learn how to remove them from the plant, & then you’ll have more opportunity to grow many more!

an aloe vera plant with no container & broken leaves & pups sits on a potting table

How to Plant & Care For Aloe Vera Pups

Here, I teach you how I transplant those babies into another pot.

Aloe Vera: An Easy Care Succulent to Grow As A Houseplant

Yes, you can and should grow an aloe vera plant indoors! They help filter the air, are so useful & make a lovely addition to your decor. This one covers my best tips on growing an aloe vera indoors.

close up of an aloe vera plant with babies at the base in a red & gold pot

What To Know About Planting Aloe Vera In Containers; Plus The Mix to Use

As the title will tell you, I show you how to plant Aloe vera in containers & large pots. They look absolutely beautiful & can grow quite large! I also have a particular mix I like to use to keep the plant well-nourished & growing strong.

close up of 3 aloe vera plants in a large blue/purple pot

7 Ways to Use Aloe Vera Leaves Plus How to Store Them!

The best part about Aloe vera?  Their leaves filled with that wonderful gel! Over the years, I’ve found multiple uses for this plant. You can check out this post, & learn about the different ways that I use Aloe vera plants after they’ve been harvested.

close up of 2 large aloe vera leaves with 2 pieces cut open on a cutting board with a knife

Aloe Vera 101: A Video Guide


You can find this plant, more houseplants and lots of info in our simple and easy to digest houseplant care guide: Keep Your Houseplants Alive.

We hope you found this content useful! What’s your favorite thing about Aloe Vera?

Happy gardening,


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  1. I have a large adult plant, a teenager, and a toddler. lol! I love these and am striving to get all three as large as I can with the grow lights in my apartment. They all look healthy as sin!!

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