Houseplant Encyclopedia

  • Care of the Christmas Cactus
    Tough and long-lived, Christmas cactus can be passed easily from one generation to the next, cheering the darkening autumn days with its vibrant blooms.
  • How to Care for Poinsettias
    Poinsettias are fairly easy to care for. With about six hours of sunlight a day and attentive watering, they'll thrive right through the holidays.
  • How to Grow Cyclamen
    Native to the eastern Mediterranean region, cyclamen naturally bloom in cool fall and winter temps, before going dormant in the summer.
  • Caring For an Indoor Azalea
    Consistent moisture and cool temps are key to a happy, blooming indoor azalea.
  • How To Grow Bougainvillea Indoors
    Overwinter your bougainvillea plants in a sunny window, or just keep them indoors year-round as houseplants.
  • Caring for a Wilson Olive Tree
    Slow-growing and. perfectly happy in dry conditions, the Wilson olive tree can make a lovely houseplant.
  • Care of the Heather Plant
    The Heather Plant (Erica quadrangularis) is an acid-loving plant that will reward you with pretty pink flowers if grown under the right care.
  • How to Grow African Violets
    These diminutive beauties will send out plenty of blooms if given the correct care.