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Staghorn Ferns Care and Maintenance

Staghorn Ferns (Platycerium bifurcatum) are an extremely unique plant, and create a striking conversational piece in your home. They are considered an epiphytic plant, meaning they grow on the sides of other plants or objects, such as trees, for support. These plants stand out due to their two distinctive and very unique leaf shapes. The …

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Signs That Your Houseplant Needs to be Repotted

Knowing the signs that your houseplant needs to be repotted is an important aspect of plant ownership. The reality is, all plants will eventually need to be repotted in order to thrive and grow for potentially many years. The process of repotting plants doesn’t have to be stressful; in fact, some find it refreshing and …

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Japanese Painted Fern Care

All of the varieties of the Japanese Painted Fern (Athyrium niponicum) are stunningly beautiful in their silver and burgundy splendor. Choose from the silvery foliage of the ghost fern, the more intensely colored Burgundy lace, or a painted Japanese fern like the Silver Falls with coloring in the mid range. Japanese painted ferns are delightful …

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Grow your Own Medicinal Herbs

Medicinal herbs have been used for centuries to treat a wide variety of ailments and conditions. Many herbs have medicinal properties that can help to reduce inflammation, Boost the immune system, Promote relaxation, Improve digestion and Treat skin conditions. In the garden, herb flowers and scents attract pollinators and beneficial insects that help balance our …

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Moon Cactus Care And Propagation

The grafted Moon Cactus, (Gymnocalycium mihanovichii) is a popular species of cactus that belongs to the Cactaceae family. It is native to South America, specifically to Argentina and parts of Uruguay, Paraguay, and Brazil. This cactus is also known as Ruby Ball, Red Cap, Red Hibotan, or Hibotan cacti. In this post we discuss moon …

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Birds Nest Fern

Birds Nest Fern (Asplenium nidus) has piqued the interest of botanists and horticulturalists for generations. In nature, this fern thrives in the shaded nooks of rainforests. It lives among towering trees and undergrowth. The Indigenous cultures from Southeast Asia to Polynesia and even parts of Australia, have used this plant for both ornamental and practical …

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