Plant Grow Guides

  • Red Creeping Thyme: Growing This Alluring Gardener's Delight

    Red creeping thyme is a vibrant and versatile groundcover. It offers a lot of benefits for gardeners and nature enthusiasts alike. In this blog we’ll dive into the origins of red creeping thyme and its growing popularity. Below is detailed guidance on growing this remarkable plant in your garden or lawn.

    Red creeping time is alluring to gardeners of all varieties. From new hobby growers to seasoned vets, this plant is the ultimate ground cover solution. Transform your green space into a lush, fragrant oasis.

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  • How To Grow Mushrooms: The Ultimate Guide

    Learning how to grow mushrooms at home is a fun family-friendly project that requires little space and no gardening experience.

    Whether you're a hobbyist looking to grow gourmet mushrooms at home or someone interested in growing mushrooms at scale, this guide will walk you through the essential steps to ensure a successful harvest. 

    By understanding the various substrates, types of spawn, and the specific needs of your chosen mushroom species, you'll be well on your way to growing mushrooms.

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  • Calathea Roseopicta (Jungle Velvet) - Ultimate Guide

    The Calathea Roseopicta, commonly known as the Rose Painted Calathea, is a stunning houseplant with unique leaf patterns.

    The Calathea Roseopicta is a wonderful choice to add a tropical flair to your space. This prayer plant stands out with its vibrant colors and can brighten any area. 

    It's a favored option for indoor gardening, admired for its eye-catching look and simple care needs. With the right attention, this plant can thrive and transform your space with its unique beauty.

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  • Shampoo Ginger: Complete Grow Guide

    The Shampoo Ginger Plant, also known as Zingiber zerumbet, is a striking tropical perennial that has captured the hearts of plant and nature lovers alike. 

    Originating from East Asia, is not only marveled for its aesthetic beauty but also its unique uses and benefits.

    The Shampoo Plant showcases lush, green foliage and will grow up to six feet tall. During summer and fall months it bears red pine cone-like blooms. These pine cones start bright green and gradually turn into vibrant red, adding a pop of color to any garden. 

    The Shampoo Ginger name stems from the clear, aromatic fluid in its pine cones. This liquid has traditional uses in hair care, believed to add shine and health to hair.

    In addition to its beauty and hair care applications, the Shampoo Ginger Plant has medicinal properties. Used in various cultures for its anti-inflammatory benefits and is thought to aid in digestion and boost immunity. 

    Whether you're a gardener or someone who appreciates unique plants, the Shampoo Ginger Plant is a delightful addition. Its beauty, versatility, and benefits make it a standout in the world of flora.

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  • Queen of the Night Flower: An Enchanting Beauty

    The Queen of the Night Flower, also known as the Night Blooming Cereus, is a unique and mysterious plant. This flowering cactus is famous for its large, fragrant white flowers that bloom for just one night each year.  This flower's petals are a stunning white, resembling moonlight, and its center glows with a soft yellow hue. 

    The flower of this blooming cactus opens after sunset and closes at dawn, creating an enchanting spectacle. This brief blooming period adds to its allure, making it a highly anticipated event for plant enthusiasts. 

    Mature plants grow up to 10 feet tall when grown outdoors but are usually much smaller when grown indoors. This is a tropical succulent genus often called climbing cacti or orchid cactus. 

    In the wild, the Queen of the Night often grows as an epiphyte, which means it lives on other plants, usually trees, without harming them.

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  • Bird of Paradise Plant: A Guide to Strelitzia Nicolai

    The allure of indoor greenery has transcended mere decoration.  It really has become a statement of style and a symbol of serenity. Among all of the many plants that grace our living spaces, the Strelitzia Nicolai stands out.  Commonly known as the Bird of Paradise plant, this plant stands tall. 

    This botanical masterpiece is full of majestic foliage and has astriking appearance.  It has captured the hearts of plant enthusiasts and interior designers alike. Let's look into the world of Strelitzia Nicolai by exploring its origins.  We’ll go over care requirements and the charm it brings to indoor spaces.

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  • Stephania Erecta: Complete Guide on the Elephant Foot Plant

    The Stephania erecta, also known as Elephant Foot Plant, is a tuberous plant from Thailand that can be identified by a large, woody bulb known as a caudex. The caudex will sprout multiple tall, slender, straight stalks as it grows. 

    Over the past few years the Stephania Erecta plant has exploded in popularity. This trendy plant resembles a potato or an elephant's foot, before sprouting its beautiful stocks & leaves. 

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  • Alocasia Black Velvet - Ultimate Plant Care Guide

    Plunge into the world of exotic houseplants, and you'll probably soon encounter the intriguing Alocasia Black Velvet plant. This beautiful plant, scientifically known as Alocasia reginula, is a treasure among plant enthusiasts.

    Renowned for its velvety, dark green leaves that seem to absorb light, creating a dramatic contrast in any setting.

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  • Monstera Albo - Ultimate Plant Care Guide

    When you hear the term "Monstera Albo," you might wonder if it's a rare creature from a fantasy novel. But no, it's a stunning plant that's taken the world of indoor gardening by storm! 

    The full name of this beauty is "Monstera deliciosa ‘Albo Borsigiana’," but let's stick to calling it Monstera Albo for simplicity.

    What is a Monstera Albo

    The Monstera Albo is a unique variety of the popular Monstera plant. What sets it apart? 

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  • Chinese Money Plant - The Ultimate Care Guide

    The Chinese money plant, also called Pilea Peperomioides, is a unique and popular houseplant in the world of indoor greenery.

    Growing a money plant indoors will not only enhance the aesthetics of your living space but also is believed to attract positive energy and good fortune.

    This guide contains answers to common questions about giving proper care to the money plant. It will help you provide the best care possible for your Chinese Money Plant.

    What is a Money Plant

    This popular houseplant is renowned for its unique, round, and flat green leaves that resemble coins. 

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