Plant Care

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  • Place it in brightly filtered light
  • Keep the soil of houseplant dracaena moist, but never soggy. Drooping or yellowing leaves indicates over-watering or poor drainage
dracaena plant care
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  • Calatheas need a warm spot and bright indirect light
  • Keep out of direct sunlight
  • Keep moist from Spring to Autumn
  • They like humidiity so misting leaves daily or placing on a pebble tray
  • Water with filters or distilled water, no tap water
calathea plant care
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  • need good air circulation can not be crowded
  • cool to moderate temps 50-70 degrees F
  • standard potting mix is great for them
  • good drainage is preferred
ivy plant care
plant care


  • Monsteras prefer soil that is lightly moist, and generally like to dry out a little bit between waterings
  • They are sensitive to overwatering
  • Let the top 2 to 4 inches dry out before watering
monstera plant care
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peace lily

  • Like bright indirect light
  • Water regularly the do not like to dry out, keep moist not wet
  • Fertilize Spring to Summer
  • Wipe leaves regular to encourage healthy plant
peace lily plantcare
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  • Thrives in medium-bright indirect light.
  • Water every 1-2 weeks
  • normal humidity is fine
  • will grow baby plants at it's base that you can propage and share known as the "Chinese money plant"
pilea plant care
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  • Like medium light. The darker the leaves are, the less light it needs
  • Water well and then allow the top 50% of the soil to dry out before watering again. Over-watering is the main reason a pothos plant dies
  • Pothos plants remove harmful chemicals such as formaldehyde from the air.
pothos plant care
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rubber plant

  • Prefer bright indirect light
  • The like well drained soil so allow to dry out between watering
  • They linke humidity
  • toxic and irritating to eyes and skin
rubber tree plant care
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spider plant

  • Medium to bright indirect light
  • Allow the top 50% of the soil to dry out before you water. A good way to tell when a Spider plant needs water is to look at the leaves. The green color in the leaves starts to fade when the soil is dry
spider plant plant care
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zz plant

  • ZZ plants like bright indirect light
  • Let the soil dry out between waterings
  • Average temp and humitiy is great
  • Replant every Spring
zz plant care
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  • Also know as the "Snake Plant"
  • Can tolerate low light but will grow faster in bright light 
  • Allow the soil to dry out before watering; water less during the winter
  • Sansevieria are clean air plants that remove benzene, formaldehyde, and trichloroethylene from the air
sansevieria plant care
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  • Spritz base of plant with water when media is completely dry - about once every 2 weeks
  • A lot of bright indirect sun, some direct - if the plants are stretching (growing up) not getting enough sun

succulent plant care
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Bonsai Trees

  • Soil should remain damp, water 1-2 times per week
  • Mostly direct sun, some indirect
bonsai plant care
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  • Every week - 10 days
  • Soak in luke-warm water for 10-15 minutes in buckets
  • Remove and shake excess water off
  • Lay a towel & set upside down to drain water off - until completely dry
  • No direct sunlight - love artificial light
airplant care
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  • Some direct sun, mostly indirect
  • Water 1-2 times per week, soil should remain damp. Pour water through center ‘cup’ of bromeliad
bromeliads plant care
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  • About 1 tablespoon of water once a week (roughly one squirt of a water bottle - think of an ice cube size)
  • Spritz leaves and stalks with orchid mist once a week
  • Bright indirect light, some direct
orchids plant care
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  • Spritz base of plant with water when media is completely dry - about once every 2 weeks
  • Love sun, mostly direct sun, will discolor if not getting enough sun
cactus plant care
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  • Can survive in low light conditions, but grows faster and produces more leaves in medium or bright indirect light-- Never put any philodendron plant in direct sun
  • Water well and then allow the top 50% of the soil to dry out before watering again. Yellow leaves on a Heartleaf Philodendron indicate over-watering and brown leaves mean the plant needs more water
philodendron plant care