The peace lily is another go-to houseplant
, being beautiful and almost indestructible - it actually thrives on under-watering.
If you have an eye-catching houseplant
such as a yucca, use it with a group of potted patio plants in a jigsaw effect, moving things around which look better at different times, he suggests.
Researchers at the University of Washington in the US have genetically modified a common houseplant
pothos ivy to remove chloroform and benzene from the air around it Image Credit: Ahmed Kutty/XPRESS
Everyone can benefit from having a houseplant
or two in their home or office.
some love now and they will thank you in foliage and flowers.
that endure tend to be either undemanding succulents, edible herbs, or plants that add enough to a room's ambiance that they're worth some extra effort.
are hardy and very forgiving, and some, like the ubiquitous philodendron and mother-in-law's tongue, are virtually indestructible.
not only add beauty and freshen up your home, but they also have numerous health benefits, which is why a different houseplant
is being celebrated each month throughout 2013.
Descriptions of plants unexpectedly treated as houseplants
(e.g., conifers, ornamental grasses, fuchsias) include their official name, attributes, preferred conditions, and care.
Feed with a liquid houseplant
fertiliser during the summer.
Fertilize monthly with a liquid organic houseplant
from your houseplant
! Researchers at New York University have created a system that calls you when your houseplants
So many houseplant
guides glut the market that it may initially seem difficult to see the need for yet another--but here's something different, offering color photos, a plant ID guide to help those who receive 'mystery houseplants
' as gifts, details on low-maintenance plants, and an A-Z of care basics for quick and easy access.
The Complete Houseplant
Survival Manual : Essential Gardening Know-How for Keeping (Not Killing) More Than 160 Indoor Plants by Barbara Pleasant Successful Houseplants
by Andrew Clinch How to Have Happy Healthy Houseplants
by Peter McHoy Houseplants
& Indoor Gardening by Julie B.
The complete houseplant
survival manual; essential know-how for keeping (not killing!) more than 160 indoor plants.