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Houseplants are ornamental plants that are grown indoors, typically in homes and offices. They are often used for decorative purposes, but they can also have practical benefits.

There are many different types of houseplants to choose from. The most common types are tropical or semi-tropical. Including flowering plants, succulents or cacti. Some common indoor plants include the snake plant, spider plant, aloe vera and pothos.

Houseplants can be grown in pots, containers, or hanging baskets and placed on windowsills, tables, or shelves. They typically require indirect sunlight, water, and appropriate temperatures to thrive. While regular care and maintenance is important for their health and longevity.

Find all of the most popular houseplants here. Tips and growing requirements to keep your indoor plants thriving.

Philodendron Goeldii Care Guide – GIY Plants

Close up of a Philodendron Goeldii leaf.

The Philodendron Goeldii, or Thaumatophyllum Spruceanum, is a spectacular addition to any plant collection. Renowned for its unique finger leaf shape and lush green foliage, this tropical plant adds a striking visual element to indoor spaces. Originating from tropical environments, the Philodendron Goeldii requires specific care to maintain its beauty and health. Our comprehensive care […]

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Philodendron Verrucosum Care Guide – GIY Plants

Philodendron Verrucosum in a white pot in living room.

In the diverse world of indoor plants, the Philodendron Verrucosum, a native of the tropical forests of Central and South America, mainly Ecuador, stands out with its distinctive velvety green leaves. Renowned for its unique appearance and lush foliage, this Ecuador Philodendron requires specific care to thrive indoors. Our comprehensive guide delves into the nuances

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Philodendron Gloriosum Care Guide – GIY Plants

Philodendron Gloriosum in pot sitting outside.

The Philodendron Gloriosum is a captivating and elegant choice for plant lovers in indoor plant care. Known for its large, heart-shaped leaves and slow-growing nature, this terrestrial plant adds a touch of tropical sophistication to any indoor space. Originating from the rainforests, it thrives under specific conditions that mimic its natural habitat. This guide offers

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Top Watering vs. Bottom Watering Plants (Pros and Cons) – GIY Plants

Woman top watering vs bottom watering a newly transplanted houseplant.

Are you constantly wondering if you’re watering your plants the right way? With so many methods out there, it’s easy to get overwhelmed. In this article, we’ll dive deep into the two most popular methods: top watering and bottom watering. We’ll explore the pros, cons, and best practices to keep your plants healthy and thriving.

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Can Plants Photosynthesize Through Glass – GIY Plants

Two potted houseplants sitting on window sill getting sunlight for photosynthesis.

We’ve all wondered whether our indoor plants are getting enough light, especially when they’re placed near windows. The question often arises is, “Can plants photosynthesize through glass?” In this comprehensive guide, we’ll explore the science behind photosynthesis, the role of light, and how glass windows affect this crucial process. The Science of Photosynthesis Photosynthesis is when

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