Cover the Earth in Plants: Part 2

Previously we started to list many of the ways plants benefit us. Planting more around your space will enhance your life. Here are a few more reasons to cover the Earth in plants:

Improve water quality- Plants absorb excess nutrients and chemicals as they head toward the nearest body of water. The more plants, the more nutrients are naturally used up by the plants and avoid contaminating the water. Continue reading

Plant Shadows

Since I keep a wide variety of houseplants on every available windowsill in my apartment, I’ve been noticing that when the sun hits just right, their leaves have created some amazing shadows on the walls. They look like small alien invaders on the walls and since they pop up randomly and rarely, I have been taking pictures of the really interesting ones. Here are some of my favorite plant shadows:  Continue reading

Indoor Jungle Vines

To fill your home with plants a nature, vines are a great choice. Living plants add a fresh and alive quality to any room and ‘jungalow’ living is all the rage. Jungle vines grow particularly quickly and tend to do well indoors since it’s more likely to be a humid environment. Since they grow quickly, it is important to prune them regularly. Here are some awesome options you can grow indoors. Continue reading

Why Are My Plant Leaves Yellow? Causes and Fixes [Infographic]

Have any of your plants turned yellow or become discolored? Sometimes this can happen with little to no warning, leaving experienced gardeners confused and upset. The leaves will quickly fall and the plant will wither, which can be a very sad event for a plant lover. Luckily, here’s a great infographic by Safer Brand that helps to explain common causes of why your plants turn yellow, and ways you can fix it. Continue reading