Ferns were popular in the Victorian era and garnered the name Pteridomania, which included gathering ferns or utilizing them in pottery/textiles. Slavic traditions incorporated this plant as anyone who views this rare flower as rich and happy for life. Finnish people say those who hold a fern seed on a midsummer night can move invisibly to find treasure.
In the United States, they ward off evil spirits when thrown into burning coals.
Today, ferns purify the air, remove formaldehyde/xylene, and improve sleep quality. They may help relieve headaches as well. An indoor fern is a versatile plant that can grow in both very small and large spaces.
Crocodile ferns are some of the newest plants to become popular amongst house plant enthusiasts and fern lovers, for good reasons.
The crocodile fern, also known as a Crocodylus fern, is an unusually textured fern from Australia. The name of this fern comes from the scale-like appearance of its leaves that resembles the patterning of a crocodile, which makes it a very decorative plant to make a statement in any indoor home garden.
But how do you care for these strange plants? Keep reading to learn more about crocodile fern care and learn if this intriguing plant would make a great addition to your indoor plant collection.
Ferns make a great addition to your indoor garden, considering how abundant they are. Are you wondering how often to water ferns indoors for them to stay lush and keep thriving? We got you.
Keep reading to learn everything you need to know about keeping your ferns hydrated looking great.
Avocados are a delicious, versatile, and expensive fruit, so it’s understandable if you’ve thought about growing an avocado tree at home. However, not many people know how to grow an avocado tree that bears fruit.
Luckily, it’s possible to grow a fruitful avocado tree. Keep reading to find out how to grow an avocado tree that bears fruit and learn the secrets you need to know so that you can have access to avocados from your own backyard.
Are you trying to reduce the mugginess of a room in your house, particularly your bathroom? Bathrooms are one of the most humid spots in the house, causing problems over time. Well, one of the easiest and most eco-friendly ways to reduce humidity and mold in bathrooms is plants, and many indoor plants absorb humidity.
Keep reading to find out the best indoor bathroom plant to reduce the humidity that will never make you want to use a dehumidifier again.
Snake plants, also known as Sansevieria, are very popular indoor plants because they’re easy to take care of, but this doesn’t mean that they don’t require the attention and care that you give your other plants. For example, proper environmental conditions are essential for a snake plant to thrive, so you want to make sure that you monitor the amount of light and how much humidity your sansevieria plant is getting. However, if you don’t know if snake plants like humidity, we’ve got you covered.
Keep reading to learn the answer to the question “do snake plants like humidity,” and learn how you can provide your snake plant with the right conditions to grow.
Light is an essential element to the growth of most plants, so choosing plants for north-facing windows can be a difficult task for indoor gardeners.
Not many house plants can cope with low light conditions, making it challenging to find one to liven up a room with no direct sunlight. Fortunately, the task is difficult, but not impossible. There are several options of plants for north-facing windows that can thrive in darkness or with little light.
Keep reading to find out which plants are suitable for lower light conditions and can bring beauty to your home.
Rubber plants are hardy houseplants that make a beautiful focal point in any home. If you’re lucky enough to have an abundant rubber plant, it may be a good idea to propagate it to create another one for another window of your home or share them with your friends and family. Luckily, rubber plants are as easy to propagate as they are to grow and often have a high rate of success.
Keep reading to learn how to propagate rubber plants through three different methods so that you can create more of these hardy houseplants to decorate your home.
The Burgundy Rubber plant, also known as the Ficus Elastica, is an indoor plant with rich glossy leaves that range from dark red to almost black. The foliage of most burgundy rubber plants is a deep, rich red that turns almost purple under low light.
This plant is native to many parts of South and Southeast Asia. Over the years, it’s become naturalized in the West Indies and the Southern United States. Today, it is a popular house plant that can be a centerpiece in any room.
Keep reading to find out more about the burgundy rubber plant and learn how to grow and maintain this beautiful house plant.
The Fiddle Leaf Fig Tree makes an impressive centerpiece in any room. Its unique long shape and abundantly large leaves make this dramatic plant an attractive choice for plant lovers.
Take special care of these plants, especially when it comes to choosing the right soil. Choose the wrong soil for your Fiddle Leaf Fig Tree, and you’ll find that your plant might suffer.
Keep reading to learn more about the importance of soil for Fiddle Leaf Fig Trees, and find out what some of the best soils for your favorite plant are.