Birds Nest Fern

By |2023-01-13T13:28:38-08:00January 13th, 2023|Categories: Garden, house plants|Tags: |

The plant of the week is Birds Nest Fern (Asplenium nidus 'Crispy Wave'). This fern has light green, wavy fronds that form a dense "nest" hence the name birds nest fern. This plant is excellent in removing toxins and impurities in your home. The bird's nest fern will be a great plant to add to your [...]

Peace Lily

By |2022-12-29T10:11:31-08:00December 29th, 2022|Categories: Garden, house plants|Tags: , , , |

The Spathiphyllum 'Jessica' ( aka peace lily) is a rare houseplant, so get them while you can! The Peace Lily has beautiful long green leaves striped with white and cream. The new leaves come out very creamy white and then fade to green with white stripes as they age. This is an easy to care for [...]

Poinsettias

By |2022-12-29T10:04:36-08:00December 29th, 2022|Categories: Garden, house plants|Tags: , , |

Poinsettias are very popular plants during the holiday season, but you can also have them as an indoor houseplant year round! Poinsettias have very showy bracts (modified leaves) that range from reds, whites, pinks, and creams. The actual flowers are the yellow tiny clusters in the middle of the showy bracts. Care tips: Water: When the [...]

Satin Pothos

By |2022-11-12T13:07:55-08:00November 12th, 2022|Categories: Garden, house plants|Tags: |

The Scindapsus pictus ‘Exotica’ or more commonly known as the Satin Pothos is a stunning plant has large heart shaped leaves that are splashed with silver and green. The leaves look like they have a metallic sheen to them in the light. This is a great plant to put on a shelf since it vines and [...]

The Polka Dot Plant

By |2022-11-06T05:48:51-08:00November 6th, 2022|Categories: Garden, house plants|Tags: , , , |

The polka dot plant (Hypoestes Phyllostachya) is a very eye-catching plant with beautiful leaves that are splotched with white, pink, red and green. A great plant for planting in terrariums and adding some color to your collection! Care tip: If your polka dot plant becomes too leggy, you can pinch back the stems for a more [...]

African Violet

By |2022-10-24T10:47:24-07:00October 24th, 2022|Categories: Garden, house plants|Tags: , , |

African Violets are one of the most popular houseplants out there! They have gorgeous flowers, ranging from colors of pink, purple, white and blue. The leaves grow in a rosette and are very thick and fuzzy. Tips on how to get it to re-bloom: Make sure your plant is receiving enough light and adequate water Fertilize [...]

The Mini Monstera

By |2022-10-14T09:57:32-07:00October 14th, 2022|Categories: Garden, house plants|Tags: , , |

The Rhaphidophora Tetrasperma or more commonly known as mini monstera features leaves which are deep green and are fenestrated (split) just like the leaves on a monstera delisiosa hence the nickname "mini monstera". These beauties can grow upwards of 12 feet long! This is a very fast growing, climbing plant so giving it a moss pole [...]

Homalomena Selby

By |2022-10-07T12:20:35-07:00October 7th, 2022|Categories: Garden, house plants|Tags: , , |

The Homalomena Selby features gorgeous mottled foliage that has various shades of light and dark green. The leaves are oval in shape and are very thick. This is an uncommon type of houseplant, but is very easy to care for and it’s a great plant for beginners! Place in bright, indirect light. This is an understory [...]

Rubber Tree

By |2022-09-27T10:41:42-07:00September 27th, 2022|Categories: Garden, house plants|Tags: , , , |

The Ficus Elastica Ruby, commonly called the rubber tree, features beautiful large glossy leaves that are splashed with colors of green, cream, red and pink. This is a great plant to add to your collection if you want a pop of color! These plants can reach upwards of 100 feet in it’s natural environment, but can [...]

Fishbone Cactus

By |2022-09-16T10:51:16-07:00September 16th, 2022|Categories: Garden, house plants|Tags: , , , |

The Fishbone Cactus, also commonly called the Ric Rac Cactus, is a type of epiphytic cactus commonly grows between branches of trees. The leaves are long and slender in shape, and are very glossy. The leaves are deeply lobed giving them a zigzag pattern. It is a very unique plant that would be perfect to add to [...]

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