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Blue Rose Meaning: Color + Symbolism [Explained]

Have you ever seen blue roses? You’re most likely familiar with red, white, and pink roses. These roses are popular and grow naturally, but blue roses are rare and artificially produced. Little wonder, blue roses are prized and sought after today. They have several meanings and symbols, from serenity to peace, love at first sight, … Read more

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Low-Maintenance Foundation Plants (15 Ideas + Planting Plan)

Let’s face it; your home would look stark without foundation plants. As a homeowner, you should consider planning and prioritizing landscaping- which encompasses the construction of structures, hardscaping, foundation plantings, plant installation, etc.  Foundation plantings are considered the bedrock of every landscaped property, transforming the front yard and entryway into a dynamic garden space. These … Read more

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13 Common Christmas Cactus Problems & Solutions

Christmas cactus plants are notoriously easy to grow, but you can still encounter problems. This article will cover some of the most common issues and provide solutions. 1.) What Are the Most Common Diseases for the Christmas Cactus? Christmas cactus rarely suffers from any diseases but can be susceptible to root rot if planted in … Read more

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Christmas Cactus: Top 9 Sunlight & Temperature Questions Answered

One of the keys to growing houseplants is selecting a location with the right amount of light. The Christmas cactus requires the correct amount of light to stay healthy and produce those beautiful winter time blooms it’s know for. This article will cover all the top questions about sunlight and temperature. So you can select … Read more

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Low-Maintenance Shade Plants: Shrubs & Perennials

Part of the fun of gardening is deciding what to plant and where to plant it. However, there are various considerations to consider while designing your dream garden space, such as how much space each plant needs, the soil, watering and feeding requirements of each, and, of course, whether they prefer sun, shade or part-shade. … Read more

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Christmas Cactus Q&A: Essential Things You Should Know

Is your Christmas cactus not flowering and looking a bit limp? Are you a new plant parent and not really sure how to care for your cactus? Or perhaps you’ve inherited an old Christmas cactus and want to ensure it continues to grow in your care? This article will answer all the essential questions about … Read more

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Magnolia Flower: Health Benefits, Meaning + Interesting Facts

After a long, cold winter comes spring with beautiful blooms of Magnolia, which provide a splash of color to your outdoor space. Highly prized for their decadent scent, beautiful flowers, and large, leathery leaves, Magnolias are undoubtedly one of the most stunning additions to any landscape.  With star-shaped flowers fluttering in the spring breeze, creating … Read more

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Drought-Tolerant Plants For Every Landscape & Plant Type

Drought sounds like a gardener’s worst nightmare. But despite the common association of gardening with watering cans or hoses, many plants can tolerate periods of drought once they are established.  So many that it would be impossible to survey them all here. Instead, we’ll go over a few of our favorite drought-tolerant plants. Plus, we’ll … Read more

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Snake Plant: Growing + Care Guide

Durable, low maintenance, striking appearance, and excellent decor are some things to love about these plants. Snake plant or Sansevieria is an indoor staple plant that makes a perfect choice for homeowners looking for houseplants with hassle-free care tips. The succulent ranks among the most tolerant plants that withstand harsh conditions and neglect. With that … Read more