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How to Care for Houseplants year round.

There are many types of houseplants Aralia, Hibiscus, Cyclamen, Anthurium, Bromeliad, Croton, Bougainvillea, Orchids, Ficus, and a whole slew of many moore. Most houseplants like "indirect" sunlight. Use them in front of a window covered by venitian blinds, or underneath a skylight. Choose plants that like low light such as Pothos, Philodendrons, and Boston ferns. Always purchase healthy vigorous plants from a reputable Nursery. (Avoid Big Store Nurseries)

Watering and houseplant care tips

Watering depends on the type of houseplant you want, but as a general rule keep the top of container moist. Do NOT over water. Make sure all containers drain well. For Super Blooms try "Green Lights" 12-55-6. Be sure to read instruction carefully. Check your plants at least once per week, look for pests, insects etc... Brown tip leaves could indicate over watering. Be sure to isolate the plant whenever insects are present. Use a good all purpose insect spray. We recommend "Schultz Expert Gardener Insect Spray". Be sure the product is specifically labeled for both the pest and plant species. If you are looking for organic gardening tips check out this page…Organic gardening works great

Ferns, Pothos, and Spathiphyllum like low light. Dark corners and bathrooms are an ideal place for them

Caring and Observing Your Houseplants

Always observe and clean your plants often, remove dead or dying leaves. Trashing out an over infested(insects or fungus) plant may be the best solution. Mealybugs are a common houseplant problem. These are small white bugs that attach themselves to the leaves. The best way to describe them are "they look like white cotton". All houseplants require some natural lighting and sunlight is the best method. Remember most houseplants that bloom require MORE sunlight. Try to use south facing windows for houseplants that produce colorful blooms.

Healthy Houseplants

The healthier the plant the better. Remember to follow a regular watering and fertilizing schedule. Determine the type of indoor environment you have, pick the right plants for that environment and keep the environment friendly to those plants.

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