Learn How to Grow Citrus Trees Indoors

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Do you dream of growing your own tropical citrus fruits? Did you know that with just a little bit of love and care, you can grow your own lemons, limes, kumquats, and other types of citrus trees indoors, even in the northernmost climates? We share our top tips for growing citrus trees in containers. Read more now.

11 of the Best Light Meters for Houseplants and Indoor Gardening

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Light meters come with many features and are available at a wide range of price points. But is there really that much difference between these different devices? With so many choices, which light meter should a well-meaning plant parent choose? Discover 11 of the best light meters for houseplants now in our roundup.

How to Use a Light Meter for Houseplants

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If your houseplant is failing to thrive, it could be that the two of you aren’t on the same page when it comes to light exposure. But with a quick wave of a magic wand – er, light meter – you’ll know whether your light is low, medium, or bright. Keep reading to learn more about using a light meter for houseplants.

17 of the Best Flowering Houseplants to Brighten Up Your Home

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Houseplants add a calm and soothing ambience to our homes, with lush foliage, pretty shapes, and interesting textures. And types that flower add an exciting bonus with bright colors and even sweet perfume. For an attractive, bold punch to enliven your interiors, discover 17 of our favorite flowering houseplants. Read more.

23 of the Best Medium-Light Houseplants

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Forget shade- and sun-loving plants – are you looking for houseplants that do best in medium light? Discover 23 of the best plants to grow in moderate light exposure indoors, from striking African violets and orchids to elegant weeping figs and satin pothos. We’ll also explain exactly what “medium light” means!

17 of the Most Fragrant Plants to Grow Indoors

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If you love sweet-smelling flowers and aromatic herbs, why not bring the fragrance of the outdoors into your indoor spaces? In this roundup, we introduce 17 of the most fragrant plants with aromatic flowers or scented foliage, all of which make stunning additions to your houseplant collection. Read more now.

23 Colorful Houseplants to Warm Up Your Home This Winter

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Wintertime can be dreary. Why not brighten things up with colorful houseplants? Learn about 23 of our favorites to find the best options suited to your indoor conditions and decor. From fresh and tropical to old school, plants are available in your favorite colors that are sure to thrive in your home. Read more now.

The Best Tall Houseplants: 25 Tree-Like Plants to Grow Indoors

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Want to add an elegant tree to your decor? Are you yearning for a tropical or evergreen indoor forest? Or do you simply want to make a dramatic statement in your space? One of these impressive houseplants will do the job. Our roundup includes 25 of the best tall, tree-like houseplant species for the home. Read more.

25 of the Best Low-Light Houseplants to Liven up Your Decor

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If you’ve always wanted lush greenery in your home but lack the daylight many plants crave, it’s time to try one or more of our favorite low-light houseplants. Indoor gardening is a fun and relaxing hobby when you choose varieties appropriate to your surroundings. Read on to find your new favorites from our list of 25.

How to Select the Best Houseplant Potting Soil and Containers

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Choosing the right potting soil and container is part of the foundation of exceptional houseplant care. If you choose the wrong pot and medium, you’ll never have a thriving, happy plant. But there are lots of options out there. This guide helps you cut through the confusion to make the best choices for your plant.

How to Identify and Control Fungus Gnats on Houseplants

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Houseplants and fungus gnats go hand in hand, but one of them is not welcome in your home. Though usually just a nuisance insect, the larvae can turn from feeding on organic matter to chewing on plant roots. This guide covers everything you need to know about these tiny flies and strategies you can use to control them.

Add These 5 Nontoxic Houseplants to Your Home Decor ASAP

5 Nontoxic Houseplants That You Need to Get ASAP | GardenersPath.com

Want to spruce up your indoor decor? Houseplants are the way to go! Enhance living spaces with pet-safe varieties that are easy to maintain – and that may help to eliminate airborne toxins. Discover five potted beauties that are sure to refresh your surroundings – read more now on Gardener’s Path.

How to Bottom Water Houseplants

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Are you still watering plants from the top with a watering can? Maybe it’s time to try bottom watering. Also known as reverse watering, this technique has some advantages that can result in healthier, happier plants. This guide helps you learn when and why you should use bottom watering, and how to do it the right way.

Grow Indoor Air Plants for Living Wall Art

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Need to energize a ho-hum space? Do it with tillandsia. These unique air plants require no soil, and add color, interest, and texture to any décor. Create exotic tropical arrangements and vary them to suit your mood. Learn about this intriguing flowering species from your friends at Gardener’s Path.

Terrariums: Mini-Landscapes for any Decor

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Would you like a miniature indoor garden that’s virtually maintenance free? Let’s make a terrarium! Turn an empty container into a lush, eye-catching display with plants like ferns, ivy, moss, and violets. Learn everything you need to make your own natural work of art, right here on Gardener’s Path.