Happier Houseplants: How To Keep Indoor Plants Healthy
During the month of March, we’re gathering some of our best problem solvers together into master “Home Remedies” posts to help you make your home healthier, solving one problem at a time. Today, help for all the indoor gardeners out there that struggle with keeping house plants healthy. A little greenery does so much for a space, it’s worth it to learn the ins and outs of maintenance so you can cultivate your own stylish jungle…
Buying plants can be overwhelming, especially houseplants, but with a little knowledge and understanding, you’ll have a healthy indoor jungle in no time. To get the best start, here are some tips for buying the healthiest houseplants.
→Off to a Strong Start: 5 Tips for Buying Healthy Plants
A great houseplant can help add a finished look to a room and breathe fresh air into a stale space, but if the plant starts to die it can look worse than not having any plants at all. I turned to Newport Beach-based landscape designer Bridget Skinner for a few tips on caring for houseplants so they look their best all year round.
I looooove fiddle leaf figs. I first noticed them in Wilson’s office on House, of all places. I’d get so distracted admiring the plant that I’d have to rewind to catch the dialogue. Now that I have my own fiddle leaf fig, it’s affectionately known as “the Wilson plant.” The good news is, if I can take care of one, you can too. Here are some tips for keeping them healthy and happy.
One of the biggest frustrations of living in a space with limited light is the seemingly impossible task of keeping your houseplants happy. While all plants do need light to survive, even those with a shortage of natural light are in luck if they know what to shop for.
When I finally killed my low-light, hard-to-kill ZZ Plant, I knew plants just weren’t “my thing.” In a last-ditch effort to save the rest of my indoor garden, I’m turning to tips and tricks that, the experts say, can save sad-looking plants from certain death. Like watering them with bottled soda water instead of what comes out of the tap.