My blog site is primarily dedicated to growing tropical and subtropical plants, whether as a houseplant or in the garden

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Growing Banana Plants

Growing Banana Plants

Growing banana plants outdoors does not have to be limited to frost-free areas of the world. Bananas are fun to grow, instantly gratifying, and can be grown even in colder climates!  I love growing banana plants because they provide a tropical flair to my Ohio […]

Waking Up Your Overwintered Geraniums!

Waking Up Your Overwintered Geraniums!

If you’re like me, you have a lot of plants, bulbs and tubers that have been stored in a dark, cool spot over the winter months.  My garage is turning into the Noah’s arc of plants.  I want one or two of everything!  In the […]

Growing Plants from Seed

Growing Plants from Seed

Why grow from seed? Depending on where you live, it’s either time to start growing your prized annuals or vegetables from seed, or it will be soon!  In this blog post, I will discuss when to start seeds indoors and how to plant a seed […]

Top 4 Houseplants for a NO-Window Area!

Top 4 Houseplants for a NO-Window Area!

Yes, you CAN grow houseplants with just artificial light and NO window!  I have recommendations below and it is based off of past experience so I know it can be done, and it can be done successfully.  Be wary of some sites that you might […]

Repotting Your Moth Orchid

Repotting Your Moth Orchid

Many people don’t realize that you need to repot moth orchids much more frequently than some of your other houseplants.  In fact, most people don’t realize that they need to repot, let alone know how to repot an orchid.  Let me subtly say…YOU NEED TO.  […]

Moth Orchids – Post Bloom

Moth Orchids – Post Bloom

I have had many people ask me what they should do with their moth orchid after it is done blooming.  Your beautiful blooming orchid that you purchased will rebloom for you if you follow a few simple steps that are outlined below.  I just had […]

Kitchen Gardening – Growing Ginger

Kitchen Gardening – Growing Ginger

I’ve decided to start a series of blogs on Kitchen Gardening.  There are SO many things you can grow from your kitchen!  Many things that probably never even occurred to you.  And I’m not telling you what they are.  You’ll have to keep reading and […]

Orchid Plant Care!

Orchid Plant Care!

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