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The Houseplants That Are Almost Impossible To Kill

The Huffington Post | James Cave | Posted 09.16.2015 | HuffPost Home

Are you a well-intentioned yet accidental houseplant murderer, like most people? Do you wish you lived in a lush indoor Eden, but are constantly remin...

How to Grow (or Tame) Your Dragon Fruit

Tara Heibel | Posted 07.09.2015 | HuffPost Home
Tara Heibel

Dragon Fruit. Having gardened in places other than Hawaii, I assumed this was a gentle euphemism for red dye No. 40, from the folks selling sports and vitamin waters. I was wrong, wrong, wrong.

Why Kenny Loggins Should Write A Song About Houseplants

Joseph P. Farrell | Posted 06.08.2015 | Comedy
Joseph P. Farrell

Emily surprised me with a new plant on my birthday. We named her Federika. I thanked Emily a thousand times, all the while thinking, Holy, shit, if this thing dies I am totally f*cked. Please, God, don't let this f*cker die.

How To Bring A Dying House Plant Back From The Brink

Food52 | Posted 06.21.2015 | HuffPost Home

As a new plant parent you have to get to know your plant: how tough it is or isn't, how much water it really craves, and if it prefers classical music or perhaps an 80s throwback.

How To Make A Terrarium (And Keep It Alive)

Food52 | Posted 06.08.2015 | HuffPost Home

The first rule of making a terrarium is that you don't talk about making a terrarium -- you just go buy one.

The Surprising Household Item That Could Make You More Mindful

Linda C. Smith | Posted 11.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Linda C. Smith

When you take a few minutes to care for something, it requires you to step outside yourself. It requires you to change your focus and put it onto the wellbeing of something else. The magic is that in nurturing the wellbeing of the plant, you are also nurturing your own wellbeing: positive action results in positive responses.

10 Ways Raising House Plants and Kids Are Similar

Barbara Greenberg | Posted 09.06.2014 | Parents
Barbara Greenberg

Since my daughter has left the nest and seems to be taking wonderful care of herself with, of course, several attempts on my part to always remain important and necessary, I have noticed that I have become a bit motherly with my plants. I know exactly what it is like to be motherly because I have been in the parenting game for over 20 years.

This Simple Desk Addition Will Unlock Your Productivity

Posted 11.22.2013 | HuffPost Home

Cabin fever is creeping in, bringing with it all manner of winter ills, including colds, boredom and lack of productivity. But an ongoing body of rese...

8 Toxin-Filtering Houseplants

Maria Rodale | Posted 11.24.2013 | Healthy Living
Maria Rodale

by guest blogger Maria Luci, associate editor at Maria's Farm Country Kitchen When we think of poor air quality, we often picture smoggy cityscape...

A Plant That Dances Better Than You

Tara Heibel | Posted 06.28.2013 | HuffPost Home
Tara Heibel

And it doesn't even need music to get the party started.

This Pretty Spring Plant Has A Surprising Useful Purpose

Tara Heibel | Posted 06.14.2013 | HuffPost Home
Tara Heibel

It's finally that time again when our gardens start waking up: bulbs break through the soil, trees and shrubs begin to bud, and cracks of color can be...

PHOTOS: 10 Pretty Container Garden Ideas

The Huffington Post | Michelle Manetti | Posted 04.15.2013 | HuffPost Home

You can create a gorgeous outdoor space, no matter how much room you have.

Get Ready To Spring Clean Your Porch Screen

The Huffington Post | Michelle Manetti | Posted 04.15.2013 | HuffPost Home

The earlier you do this, the more pleasure you'll get from your space.

10 Houseplants For A Restful Home

The Huffington Post | Carolyn Gregoire | Posted 07.29.2015 | HuffPost Home

Did you know bringing the outdoors in can help relieve tension?

Keeping A House Plant Is Easier Than You Think

Tara Heibel | Posted 03.22.2013 | HuffPost Home
Tara Heibel

So long as it's the right one.

The 6 Best Dorm Room Plants

The Daily Green | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

The perfect dorm plants are tough enough to tolerate low light and water levels (just in case), and won't grow too big for an already cramped room. Ch...

Top 10 Houseplants For Combatting Air Pollution

The New Ecologist | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

There comes a time when these machines fail to work leaving you to the unhealthy dust particles and other pollutants in your house. Rather than artifi...

Houseplants Make Air Healthier

LiveScience | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

Houseplants can neutralize harmful ozone, making indoor air cleaner, according to a new study. ...

Twittering Plant Knows How To Get What It Wants

Discover Magazine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Are you slowly killing your houseplants? Is it because you're too busy Twittering? THEN HAS THE INTERNET GOT THE SOLUTION FOR YOU! Discover found a...