Houseplant Care

From the hard-to-kill snake plant to the tough-to-grow orchid, get advice on houseplant care, such as the right lighting, soil, temperature, and even planter.
Orchid with lots of aerial roots
How to Repot an Orchid with Air Roots
Snow queen pothos plant on top shelf of leaning bookcase
How to Grow and Care for Snow Queen Pothos
Sugar water
The Reason Why You Shouldn’t Use Sugar Water on Your Plants
A soil moisture meter against a white background surrounded by loose soil and plants.
How to Use a Moisture Meter for Your Plants
Grow light placed over potted variegated pothos plant on white desk
How to Use Grow Lights for Indoor Plants
Golden goddess philodendron (Malay gold or lemon-lime philodendron) on a coffee table with a fireplace in the background.
How to Grow and Care for Golden Goddess Philodendron
Wilted amaryllis after the bloom
What to Do with Amaryllis After It Blooms
Close up image of two potted succulents under a grow light bulb in a gold lamp.
How to Pick Out Grow Lights for Succulents
A group of air plants sitting on white rocks against a white background.
How to Care for Air Plants
A spoon holding succulent soil above three succulents and a bowl of succulent soil.
What Type of Potting Soil Do Succulents Need?
Close up image of a small air plant in a terracotta pot being sprayed with a mister.
How to Water Air Plants
A monstera adansonii being attached to a sphagnum moss pole against a white background.
How to Create a Moss Pole for Your Indoor Plants
Manjula pothos plant in gray and white pot on computer desk
How to Grow and Care for Manjula Pothos
A heliotrope with purple flowers in a white pot among other houseplants near a window.
How to Grow and Care for Heliotrope Indoors
Neon pothos hanging from a planter
How to Grow and Care for Neon Pothos
Marble queen pothos plant with light green variegated leaves
How to Grow and Care for Marble Queen Pothos
A philodendron melanochrysum in a basket planter with other tropical plants in the background.
How to Grow and Care for Philodendron Melanochrysum
Green variegated pothos plant with yellowing leaf in white pot closeup
Here's Why Your Pothos Leaves Are Turning Yellow
Piled cardboard boxes with a potted plant in the foreground
How to Pack Houseplants for a Move
types of fertilizer
Here's How to Properly Feed Your Houseplants
yellow phalaenopsis leaves
Why Your Phalaenopsis Leaves Are Turning Yellow
orchids by a watering can
Learn Simple Tips for Watering Orchids and Common Mistakes to Avoid
orchids growing by the window
How to Grow and Maintain Beautiful Orchids Indoors
monstera houseplant with a support stake
How to Stake up Indoor Plants for Support
a vine arranged on a shelf
How to Prune Houseplants
houseplants by a window
Get the Light Right: Natural Light for Houseplants
Use This Guide to Learn How to Deal With Leaf Scorching and Tip Burn
houseplant with brown leaf tips
What to Do If Your Houseplant's Leaves Turn Brown
houseplant leaf shedding water droplets
What Causes Water Droplets on Indoor Plant Leaves?
outdoor container plant arrangement
Tips for Bringing Outdoor Container Plants Indoors
orchid blooming
Discover Common Reasons Why an Orchid Won't Bloom and How to Fix Them
Light pink and purple orchids mounted on a tree trunk
Why Orchids Don't Need Pots
plants in a living room
Does Talking to Plants Really Make Them Grow?
closeup of fern leaves
4 Tips to Make Your Ferns Thrive Indoors
a phalaenopsis orchid
How to Care for Orchids
potting soil next to a houseplant
Get the Most from Your Potting Soil With These Tips
humidifier by a houseplant
Increase Your Home's Humidity to Help Houseplants Thrive
Phalaenopsis orchids with white flowers and buds
How to Get Your Phalaenopsis Orchid to Bloom Again
closeup of a hanging plant
How to Care for Hanging Plants
person wiping leaves of a zanzibar gem
This Is How to Clean Houseplant Leaves to Keep Them Healthy
houseplants arranged on a shelf
Learn How to Care For Houseplants in the Winter
various ferns and gardening tools
Welcoming Ferns in Your Garden
houseplant receiving sunlight by a window
How Much Light Do You Houseplants Need?
Container plant's roots being loosened over counter
Teasing the Rootball of Plants: Why and How to Do It
caring for a rootbound plant hero
What to Do With a Root-bound Plant
Root-bound plant being held up
How to Identify and Fix a Root-Bound Plant
propagating spider plants
How to Propagate a Spider Plant from Cuttings
Propagated aloe vera plant in orange ceramic pot held in hands
Successfully Propagating Aloe Vera from a Mother Plant
Propagated rubber tree cutting supported inside white pot
How to Propagate Rubber Trees From Cuttings
Cactus plant transplanted into clay pot with fresh soil
How to Safely Transplant a Cactus
Pothos plants with roots in vases with water for indoor water garden
How to Make an Indoor Water Garden
An orchid, healthy in this case
Biological and Organic Treatments for Orchid Fungal Diseases
bamboo cuttings rooting in jars
How to Propagate Lucky Bamboo (2 Ways)
A large collection of bromeliad houseplants for sale
How to Propagate Bromeliads at Home
root bound
Has Your Houseplant Outgrown Its Container?
orchids and fertilizers
Learn How to Maintain Healthy Orchids With Proper Fertilization
bromeliad plant
Feeding and Fertilizing Your Bromeliads
salt buildup on a houseplant
8 Reasons Your Houseplants Keep Dying