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What is the Best Potting Soil?

Houseplant owners are often on a quest to find the best potting soil for their plants, often thinking that if their plant is potted in better soil, then that will solve their plant problems.

What is the Best Potting Soil?
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Troubleshoot and Fix Dieffenbachia Yellow Leaves

Dieffenbachia, also known as dumb cane, is one of the most common houseplants since it’s easy to take care of. However, the leaves of this plant can turn yellow in color if it is not being taken care of properly.

Troubleshoot and Fix Dieffenbachia Yellow Leaves
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The Psychology of Plant Care

Many of us have intuitive reactions to our indoor plants that may cause us to do (or not do) certain things with our plants that are not always in the best interest of the plants. Below are some examples.

The Psychology of Plant Care
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Pruning Your Houseplants

Pruning potted plants is more about aesthetics than it is about horticulture. Pruning does not enhance or harm a plant's growth.

Pruning Your Houseplants
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Moving Plants Outside

When the first warm days of spring arrive, many folks move their plants outside so they can benefit from the sunlight. The results are often very damaging. Direct outdoor sun can be over 100 times more intense than indoor sun and will quickly burn tender foliage that is adapted to

Moving Plants Outside
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How To Repot Correctly

Unnecessary repotting is the single most common mistake that folks make.

How To Repot Correctly
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Cosmetics for Your Plants

Cosmetics for plants is not something you hear much about, but it can make a huge difference in how plants look.

Cosmetics for Your Plants