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Aloe Vera Care One of the most forgiving and beginner-friendly houseplants you can find is an Aloe Vera. It has gained popularity for its striking leaves, health benefits, and air-purifying ability. The leaves of this short-stemmed succulent are thick and fleshy, with some varieties exhibiting white specks on the surface and serrated margins. Lighting: Aloe prefers medium to high light conditions and will grow best in sunny spots where it can receive filtered or direct sunlight. It makes the perfect plant for any well-lit room in your house. Irrigation: Allow soil to fully dry between thorough irrigations. Water until liquid runs from drainage holes at the bottom of the pot and discard excess water. Do not allow your plant to sit in standing water as it will lead to root rot. Humidity: Aloe plants do not require additional humidity. They prefer a dry environment. Fertilizer: Once a month during spring and summer. Use a balanced fertilizer and follow package recommendations.

Burros Tail

Burro's Tail Care Burro's tail is an eye-catching, flowering succulent. Its lush, textured exterior grows into long sweeping stems with fleshy leaves. It's a hardy plant in terms of care requirements but is somewhat physically fragile. Leaves are known to drop when being handled; however, try putting those fallen leaves back in the pot. They might grow into new stems. Lighting: Burro's Tail likes lots of sun but not intense heat. Place it in an area where it can receive direct morning sun or indirect afternoon sun. Irrigation: Allow soil to fully dry between thorough irrigations. Water until liquid runs from drainage holes at the bottom of the pot and discard excess water. Do not allow your plant to sit in standing water as it will lead to root rot. Humidity: This plant does not require added humidity. It prefers a dry environment. Fertilizer: Once a month in summer is good. Once every two months during Fall, Winter, and Spring. Any house plant food will work well.

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Cactus Care Cacti are stress-free plants with minimal care requirements. These plants store water in their green, photosynthetic, and cylindrical or flattened stems. They come in different shapes, sizes, and colors, so you have plenty of choices! Give them the right care, and these prickly plants will show you beautiful flowers. Varieties: Bishop's Cap, Euphorbia Cactus, Coral Cactus, Golden Barrel, Moon Cactus, Fairy Castle, Blue Columnar Cactus, Bunny Ears Cactus, Feather Cactus, Bishop's Cap, Lady Finger Cactus, and many more! Lighting: High light plants require full sunlight to assume their full potential. They need at least 6 hours of direct, bright light a day. The brightest spot in your home is the best place to put them. Irrigation: Low water plants only need watering once a week or once every two weeks. Allow the soil to dry completely before the next watering. Humidity: Cacti don't require added humidity. They prefer a dry environment. Fertilizer: Once a month during spring and summer. Use a balanced fertilizer and follow package recommendations.

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Crown of Thorns Care Euphorbia Milii, aka Crown of Thorns is a beautiful variety of succulent. The vibrant green leaves and showy, reddish-pink bracts are a perfect contrast to the plant's spiny stems. Just like other succulents, this plant can store water and is therefore very forgiving in terms of care requirements. Lighting: High light plants require full sunlight to assume their full potential. They need at least 6 hours of direct, bright light a day. The brightest spot in your home is the best place to put them. Irrigation: Allow the soil to slightly dry between thorough irrigations. Humidity: Crown of Thorns doesn't require added humidity. They prefer a dry environment Fertilizer: Once a month during spring and summer. Use a balanced fertilizer and follow package recommendations.

Fishbone Cacti

Fishbone Cactus Care An easy to care for plant with a ton of personality, the Fishbone cactus is a great option for all levels of green thumbs. They look stunning in hanging baskets as they grow larger and start to trail! Lighting: Indirect, bright sunlight is best. Irrigation: As a jungle cactus, your plant is going to need to be watered more often than its desert cousins. Water when the top few inches of soil are dry. Humidity: This plant does not require added humidity. It prefers a dry environment.

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Hens & Chicks Care Hens and chicks are succulent plants, part of the Sempervivum group. They get their name because of their habit of propagating new baby plants. Hens & Chicks are incredibly easy-to-grow plants with a tolerance for poor soil and unwelcoming conditions. They are a winter-hardy perennial which means you can pant them in the ground and they will come back each Spring. Hens and Chicks come in a variety of textures and colours. Lighting: Sempervivum requires medium to high light and will grow best in sunny spots where it can receive filtered or direct sunlight. It makes the perfect plant for any well-lit room in your house. Irrigation: Allow soil to fully dry between thorough irrigations. Water until liquid runs from drainage holes at the bottom of the pot and discard excess water. Do not allow your plant to sit in standing water as it will lead to root rot. Humidity: This plant does not require added humidity.

Jade Plant

Jade Care Jade Plants, also known as Lucky Plants or Friendship Plants, are beautiful and easy to care for. They are often given as gifts as they are thought to bring good luck to their owners. Jades are succulent plants, which makes them resilient and easy to grow indoors. They have dense formations of thick, waxy leaves and woody stems that can resemble miniature trees. If they receive an abundance of light, the plant takes on a bright red border around its vibrant, green leaves. Varieties: Ovata Horntree Jade, Variegated Jade, Green Lighting: Plants that require medium to high light will grow best in sunny spots where they can receive filtered or direct sunlight. They make the perfect plants for any well-lit room in your house. Irrigation: Allow the soil to mostly dry between thorough irrigations. Water until liquid runs from drainage holes at the bottom of the pot and discard excess water. Do not allow your plant to sit in standing water as it will lead to root rot. Humidity: Jade plants do not require additional humidity. They prefer a dry environment. Fertilizer: Regular applications of a slow-release fertilizer during the growing season (Spring and Summer).

Lithops

Lithops Care Lithops are a type of succulent with an especially interesting form. A favourite of many succulent collectors, this slow-growing miniature plant can disguise as a rock at first look! Because of its one-of-a-kind appearance, it has earned it the nickname Living Stones. You’ll find them in fun colours and patterns that vary depending on the variety. Give this plant the right care and it will send up a beautiful large, shiny flower in yellow, white, or pink. Lighting: Lithops can sunburn, so avoid a location with direct afternoon rays. They will enjoy morning sunlight. Irrigation: Allow your plant to completely dry between waterings. This variety stores water in its fleshy leaves for several weeks at a time. It's always best to under water vs. over water. Humidity: Lithops don't require additional humidity. They prefer a dry environment.

Ponytail Palm

Ponytail Palm Care Also Known as "Elephants Foot" or "Bottle Palm" the Ponytail Palm is recognized for its elegant bulb-like trunk and an abundance of long, curling leaves. Despite its name, the Ponytail Palm is not part of the palm family and is in fact a succulent. It's the perfect plant for a busy plant parent. Lighting: This plant prefers bright indirect sunlight. Avoid direct sun as it can burn the foliage. Irrigation: The ponytail palm requires less frequent waterings because of its succulent stem. Allow the soil to mostly dry between thorough irrigations. Humidity: This plant doesn't require added humidity.

Rhipsalis

Rhipsalis Care Rhipsalis is unlike most cacti because it naturally grows in tropical rainforests, not deserts. This explains why its care requirements are so different from other cacti; however, it is still a very hardy plant that requires little maintenance. Lighting: This plant prefers indirect, bright sunlight. Irrigation: Allow the soil to partially dry between thorough irrigations. It can be sensitive to overwatering but doesn't like to completely dry like other cacti species. Fertilizer: Once a month in summer is good. Once every two months during Fall, Winter, and Spring. Any house plant food will work well.

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Sansevieria Care A favourite of both beginners and experts in plant care, Sansevieria always tops the list of popular houseplants. This hardy, air-purifying plant is known for its sturdy, upright leaves with a snakeskin-like pattern. Sansevieria are easy to care for and come in a wide range of growing styles. Each unique variety is sure to make a statement piece in any home or office. Varieties: Trifasciata, Rhea Fantail, Bird’s Nest, Boncel Starfish, Compacta Starfish, Mikado Fernwood, Tough Lady, Silver Nymph, Samurai, Multi Finger, Cylindrica Braid, Shark Fin, Danish Crown & more. Lighting: This plant will tolerate low to medium light conditions but will thrive in bright, indirect sunlight. Irrigation: Allow soil to mostly dry between thorough irrigations. Water until liquid runs from drainage holes at the bottom of the pot and discard excess water. Do not allow your plant to sit in standing water as it will lead to root rot. Humidity: Sansevieria does not require added humidity. It prefers a dry environment. Fertilizer: Once a month in summer is good. Once every two months during Fall, Winter, and Spring. Any house plant food will work well.

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String of Banana Care This succulent is easy to spot with its elongated, banana shaped leaves. String of Banana plants are fast-growing with thick stems, making them a great choice for propagation. Keep this succulent somewhere high, so you can appreciate their beautiful trailing vines. Varieties: Green Banana, Red Banana Lighting: Bright, indirect light is necessary for this plant to maintain its colouring. Keep out of direct sun which may burn the foliage. Irrigation: The plant does not require added humdity. It prefers a dry environment. Humidity: This plant does not require added humidity. It prefers a dry environment. Fertilizer: Regular applications of a slow-release fertilizer during the spring & summer. Follow package instructions.

String of Dolphin

String of Dolphin Care This succulent is known for its delicate dolphin-like leaves adorned across its viney stems. Perfect for a hanging basket or the edge of a shelf, the cascading stems will surely catch the eye. Lighting: Bright, indirect light is best. Keep out of direct sun which may burn the foliage. Irrigation: Allow the soil to mostly dry between thorough irrigations. Humidity: This plant does not require added humidity. It prefers a dry environment. Fertilizer: Regular applications of a slow-release fertilizer during the spring & summer. Follow package instructions.

String of pearl

String of Pearls Care Also called string of beads, this succulent is known for its delicate pearl-like leaves adorned across its viney stems. Perfect for a hanging basket or the edge of a shelf, the cascading stems will be sure to catch the eye. Varieties: Green, Variegated Lighting: Bright, indirect light is necessary for this plant to maintain its colouring. Keep out of direct sun which may burn the beads. Irrigation: Allow the soil to mostly dry between thorough irrigations. Humidity: This plant does not require added humidity. It prefers a dry environment. Fertilizer: Regular applications of a slow-release fertilizer during the spring & summer. Follow package instructions.

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String of Hearts Care String of hearts is a unique trailing succulent plant, known for its heart shaped leaves. Many people refer to this plant variety as: Ceropegia Woods, Rosary Vine and Sweetheart Vine. In its natural environment it has been known to grow up to 12 feet long. Under the proper growing conditions String of Hearts can produce a spring/summer small purple flower. Varieties: Green, Pretty Pink, Silver Glory Lighting: Bright, indirect light is necessary for this plant to maintain its colouring. Keep out of direct sun which may burn the foliage. Irrigation: Allow the soil to mostly dry between thorough irrigations. Humidity: This plant does not require added humidity. It prefers a dry environment. Fertilizer: Regular applications of a slow-release fertilizer during the spring & summer. Follow package instructions.

Succulents

Succulent Care We carry numerous species of succulents on an annual basis. Their foliage comes in a wide range of colours, shapes, and growth habits. Succulents typically have a very easy going-nature and tolerate neglect well. Lighting: Generally, succulents prefer medium to bright, indirect sunlight. Irrigation: Allow soil to fully dry between thorough irrigations. Water until liquid runs from drainage holes at the bottom of the pot and discard excess water. Do not allow your plant to sit in standing water as it will lead to root rot. Humidity: This plant does not require added humidity. It prefers a dry environment. Fertilizer: Once a month in summer is good. Once every two months during Fall, Winter, and Spring. Any house plant food will work well.

Winter Hardy Cactus

Winter Hardy Cactus Care Prickly Pear is a variety of cactus that can tolerate cold weather. It has fleshy green pads, long spines and vibrant blossoms that will grow in ideal conditions. Lighting: High-light plants require full sunlight to assume their full potential, which means they need at least 6 hours of direct, bright light a day. Irrigation: Allow the soil to completely dry between thorough irrigations.

Yucca Plant

Yucca Plant Care Yucca Cane is an easy-to-grow, unique looking tropical that is perfect for first-time plant owners. Its sword-like foliage on a sturdy cane makes this floor plant a bold statement in any home or office. They come from desert origins and prefer to be kept on the drier side. Lighting: Bright, indirect sunlight is best. Irrigation: Allow the soil to mostly dry between thorough irrigations. Humidity: Yucca do not require added humidity. It prefers a dry environment. Fertilizer: Regular applications of a slow-release fertilizer during the spring & summer. Follow package instructions.

ZZ Plant

ZZ Plant Care ZZ Plants are perfect for a beginner or a busy person on the go. Their densely packed, thick vertical stems are adorned with shiny, dark green leaves that create an eye-catching display. ZZ Plants are perfect for the home or office not only because of their unique look but also because of their tolerance for neglect. They can grow in low light conditions and are drought-tolerant. Varieties: Zamioculcas zamifolia, Mignight Lighting: ZZ plants tolerate low light conditions but thrive in spaces with medium to bright, indirect sunlight. Irrigation: Allow soil to mostly dry between thorough irrigations. Water until liquid runs from drainage holes at the bottom of the pot and discard excess water. Do not allow your plant to sit in standing water as it will lead to root rot. Humidity: This plant does not require added humidity. It prefers a dry environment. Fertilizer: Once a month in summer is good. Once every two months during Fall, Winter, and Spring. Any house plant food will work well.

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