Tag: How to Plant

Paperwhites

Paperwhites blooming at the very end of February

If you’ve ever grown daffodils, you’re not far off from growing a Paperwhite! These lovely little flowers grow from bulbs, and are even open to blooming in winter. Find out how to grow them in water or soil!

Bloodleaf

Closeup of an Iresine (Bloodleaf) leaf just after the rain

The Bloodleaf (Iresine) is also known as a Chicken Gizzard, which should say a lot. It’s a bright red and purple bundle of joy that loves heat and humidity. Find out how to care for one!

Boston Fern

A Boston Fern sitting in a wooden planter hanging on the wall

The Boston Fern is a wonderfully easy houseplant to care for. Keep the soil moist (and don’t let it freeze or boil), and you’ll have a happy plant for a long time to come. Read here to find out more care tips!

Money Tree

Closeup of a money tree leaf after a light mistingCloseup of a money tree leaf after a light misting

The money tree (Pachira aquatica) is a pretty easy houseplant. As long as there’s no drafts and the watering schedule stays constant, it’s a happy tower of green. Find out how to care for one!

Chrysanthemums

Two chrysanthemums growing in soft window light, full of blooms

You’ve probably seen large, happy chrysanthemum flowers while walking about outdoors. If you’ve been wanting to grow some at home, check out this post to see how they thrive and what you need to do to keep them blooming.

Flushing the Pot

Watering a dry olive planter

I’ve had a bad habit of watering my plants every 2 to 3 days – when the top layer of dirt was just starting to dry out. I just never followed proper watering techniques – letting some plants dry out a bit more, flushing the soil, and the like.

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