Anthurium

Intro:If you have ever walked by the floral section in a grocery store on Valentine’s Day, you probably saw an Anthurium. These stunning plants with bright red flowers symbolize hospitality, happiness, and abundance. The flowers on this plant are no flowers at all. They are actually modified leaves! These plants originate from the Andes MountainsContinue reading “Anthurium”

Pilea Peperomioides

Pilea Peperomioides Intro: Pilea’s are one of the most popular Peperomia plants in the houseplant world today! They sport adorable coin-shaped leaves and bright green hues. These plants are fast growers and low maintenance which makes them perfect for beginner plant parents. Pilea’s originate from the Yunnan province of China and is nicknamed the ChineseContinue reading “Pilea Peperomioides”

Golden Barrel Cactus

The cute Golden Barrel Cactus, also comically known as the Mother-in-law’s cushion, is a beautiful cactus that spots perfectly even spines and a rounded, almost ball-like structure as a young cactus. I often see them used in the yards of water conscious neighbors in their outdoor landscaping. Barrel Cacti grow very slowly so they areContinue reading “Golden Barrel Cactus”

Aloe Vera

Intro:  Aloe Vera is one of those plants that I remember from my childhood. My neighbor had a huge plant he inherited from his mom. I loved that thing! It seemed to be the solution to all life’s ails. Aloe is a succulent with medicinal properties that is cultivated all over the world.  Light:  SometimesContinue reading “Aloe Vera”

Let’s Talk About Watering

Water is a critical part of life as we know it. All living organisms require water to survive. You and me as well as your houseplants long for water in order to carry out some essential processes in our bodies and stems. Water is used in many different ways but we can narrow it downContinue reading “Let’s Talk About Watering”