QUESTION: What is the best large houseplant for my collection? I want the most dramatic, attention-grabbing large plant I can find that isn’t too hard to take care of. — Jared N. ANSWER: While there’s no one plant out there that is the “best” objectively when it comes to large … [Read more...]
Do aloe plants need direct sunlight?
QUESTION: Do aloe plants need direct sunlight? I'd like to grow it, but my window doesn't get a lot of direct sun. -Leigh Y ANSWER: No, aloe plants don’t require direct sunlight. In fact, when these plants are grown indoors, they can survive on bright, indirect lighting. If … [Read more...]
Can you grow aloe vera from a cutting?
QUESTION: Can you grow aloe vera from a cutting? My friend has this wonderful aloe plant and I was wondering if I could ask them for a cutting from it or if it doesn't work that way with aloe. Brent P ANSWER: Yes, aloe vera can be propagated from a cutting. However, it’s not … [Read more...]
Which Plants Are Good for Hanging Pots?
QUESTION: Which plants are the best to grow in hanging pots? I’m adding some hanging containers to my garden and am excited for their first year. — Linda G. ANSWER: Hanging pots are an easy way to add some extra drama to the garden. With many hanging container options, you’ll … [Read more...]
5 Best Trailing Indoor Plants for Your Home
By Erin Marissa Russell Trailing plants are categorized by the way they grow, gently vining along the surface of the soil or out of their containers. Unlike some other vining plants, those we call trailing plants cannot be encouraged to sprout roots at the nodes that appear … [Read more...]
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