Cacti & Tropical Plants

Aloe Vera Plant

How to Divide Aloe Vera and Other Succulents

If you’ve got happy aloe vera, agave, hens-and-chicks, or other clump-forming succulent plants, you’ll soon find that the plants are outgrowing their space and need to be divided. Many succulents are quite easy to divide or propagate — here’s how!

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Red swamp hibiscus

How to Grow Swamp Hibiscus

Swamp hibiscus blooms in the mid to late summer, and through early fall. Here’s how to grow swamp hibiscus in your garden.

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Tropical Garden

How to Spruce Up a Summer Garden with Tropical Plants

As the summer heats up, consider adding some tropical plants to your garden for a splash of luxury. The large, waving foliage and lush growth habits add a cool, inviting touch, and the plants themselves are naturally tolerant of the heat and humidity of summer. Read on to find out more.

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houseplant

8 Tips for Choosing and Growing Houseplants

Growing houseplants is a great way to start gardening while enhancing the beauty of your home. Like any other gardening endeavor, indoor gardens can be as simple or elaborate as you would like. Here are some general guidelines to help get you started.

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Pineapple plant with pineapple growing on top

How to Grow Pineapples as Houseplants

Want a taste of the tropics in your living room? Here are tips to root and grow pineapples indoors.

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Best Houseplants to Improve Indoor Air Quality

Some tropical houseplants can remove other harmful chemicals, such as Formaldehyde, from the air inside your home. Read on to find out more about houseplants that can improve the air quality in your home or office.

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succulents

How to Grow Succulents in Containers

Attractive, forgiving and easy to grow, succulents are an excellent way to bring some desert beauty to your container gardens. Watch this video from Southern Patio to learn more.

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Red hibiscus flowers

Problem with Tropical Hibiscus Leaves Turning Yellow

Carol asks, “Why are the leaves on my tropical hibiscus turning yellow?”

There are a number of reason the leaves on hibiscus can yellow, including too much or too little water or sunlight. Read on to find out more.

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