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Cyclamens and Christmas Cactus – 2 Favorite Seasonal Plants

Two holiday plants that I love are cyclamens and Christmas cactus.  Both of these make fabulous indoor plants and give a lot of color to your decor during the cold winter months. During the festive season, there are many different seasonal plants on offer at most garden centers.  They add a lovely touch to your …

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Strawberry Begonia – Great as a house plant or a ground cover

I’ve always considered strawberry begonia plants as an indoor plant, since that is the way that I have generally grown them.  But I had a surprise this year when I discovered that the plant is a hardy perennial for me here in North Carolina. Growing Requirements for Strawberry Begonia Plants I purchased several small strawberry …

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Flamingo Flower – Anthurium Plant – A Tropical Delight

I just added a new plant to my indoor plants collection.  This anthurium plant is commonly called Flamingo Flower, also known as anthurium. It is a tropical plant that has a stunning flower and is easy to grow. This pretty plant doesn’t mind lower light conditions so it is a great choice for beginners. It also …

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Amaryllis Bulbs Forcing – Easy Gardening Project

Amaryllis bulb forcing is one of the easiest decorating projects that you can do to decorate with Christmas plants for the holidays.  I ended up with a bulb after a Yankee swap party last Christmas and planted it early in February to add to my collection of indoor plants.  It was not long before the …

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Moth Orchids – Phalaenopsis – Great Choice for Beginners

I have often thought that orchids are only plants that you should choose if you have green house conditions.  But on a recent trip to several home improvement stores, I have seen scores of beautiful moth orchids that are sitting in normal low light conditions for what seems like weeks on end without losing their …

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Schefflera arboricola ‘Capella’ – Umbrella plant

This Umbrella Plant is Easy to Grow. All Scheffleras are outstanding and easy to grow indoor plants. In temperate locals, they are large and graceful tropical plants.  In colder climates, they are often used in interior decorating for the homes and offices. They are superb and long-lasting houseplant and easy to grow. Schefflera arboricola ‘Capella’ …

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How To Grow a Dieffenbachia

Dieffenbachia is one of those stately looking indoor plants with very large leaves that are variegated. It is fairly easy to grow, and makes a great addition to your collection of indoor plants. Most people grow dieffenbachia for their eye catching leaves.  The plant has a tropical look and various varieties can be striped, spotted …

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