These crotons provide a blast of color, indoors or out.
Outdoors, Cissus discolor grows best in shade or part shade.
Who hasn’t brought a houseplant or two outdoors for an open-air, summer vacation? Every summer I hang plants from the branches of my dogwood where they thrive in dappled light and benefit from the summer rains. Many of ou [...]
Peperomias are a diverse group, including everything from smooth-leafed, variegated types to varieties with puckered leaves.
Karen brings in a flat of zamifolia plants, sometimes called ZZ plant.
Looking for houseplants that can take a long winter — or someone who doesn’t have a green thumb? Here are recommendations from Karen Win [...]
A Lavender Plant makes a wonderful winter houseplant and thoughtful gift.
If you’re looking for a houseplant that’s a little different, consider a lavender plant. With proper care, this “living bouquet” offers months of fragrance and bloom indoors.
Start by placing your plant in a sunny south-facing window, where it wi [...]
This rattlesnake plant, which I just added to my cubicle, is the secret to my increased productivity.
Like many people, I spend a fair amount of time in a windowless office. If I stand up, I can see the windows, but when I’m seated, it’s just me, the PC and the coffee cup.
Will anything grow inside these fabric-covered cubicle [...]
The key to keeping cyclamen happy and healthy is to replicate their natural environment as closely as possible. They thrive in cool temperatures that drop as low as 40 degrees F. at night
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Bougainvilleas require lots of light when they’re grown indoors. Mine are happy in the southeast corner of my dining room. This photo was taken during February — it was 20 degrees and snowing outside.
I used to have dozens of houseplants, but over the years I’ve cut way back. Today, there are only three plants in the sunny, south [...]