INFOGRAPHIC: Best Houseplants for Indoor Air Quality
Leave it to the good folks at NASA. In 1989, as part of the agency’s landmark Clean Air Study, researchers discovered that some plants do something extraordinary: They eliminate toxins from the air. Besides their decorative appeal and entertainment value—it’s fun to grow things!—these particular houseplants provide the added benefit of fresher air. Because there […]
top 10 air filtering plants
with a new house in the works and a baby on the way, i’ve been doing everything i can to make sure our new place will be green and healthy. one of my most biggest concerns has been to reduce the level of toxins in the new home, especially since we’re planning on doing a […]
22 of the Most Beautiful Blooming Houseplants
As much as we enjoy our houseplants for their pretty leaves alone, it can feel like a truly momentous occasion when flowers appear. Here are some of our favorites for adding extra color and even fragrance to our indoor gardens.
What Is A Braided Hibiscus: Tips For Creating And Growing Braided Hibiscus Trees
Hibiscus plants bring a tropical feel to the garden or interior. The braided hibiscus topiary forms a slender trunk with a closely cropped ball of foliage at the top. Read this article to find out more.
How to Care for a Perennial Hibiscus Tree Year Round
How to Care for a Perennial Hibiscus Tree Year Round. Hibiscus plants are typically divided into two categories, perennial and tropical. Tropical hibiscus plants are either brought indoors during cold weather or are treated as annuals, because of their sensitivity to the cold. Perennial hibiscus (Hibiscus spp.) are ...
Ideal Conditions for Hibiscus Plants
Ideal Conditions for Hibiscus Plants. The hibiscus, available in hardy or tropical varieties, adds a splash of color to your garden with large, showy flowers and attractive foliage. Tropical hibiscus (Hibiscus rosa-sinesis) is hardy to U.S. Department of Agriculture zone 9, and hardy hibiscus (Hibiscus moscheutos) ...