The Science of Soil: Creating an Environment for Growth
Thriving indoor plants begin with the right foundation—proper potting soil. Not all plants crave the same soil environment; thus, understanding the soil ingredients and their roles is crucial.
How to Identify and Treat your Houseplants for these Common Pests
Although no plant and its pot can ever be completely free of all forms of living creatures, some of these are more unwanted than others. If you enjoy keeping plants at home, you must have all the information you need when it comes to common pests and how to identify and treat them.
An Easy Guide to Plant Propagation
One of the most common questions we get is how to successfully propagate your plants. There is no “one size fits all” answer, as different plants require using different methods.
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First Time Plant Parent Guide
Discover tips of the trade to become a successful plant parent. Like everything, there is a learning curve. But I can’t think of many things more satisfactory that to see a plant grow and thrive, no matter how...
Potting 101: A Complete Guide to Re-Potting
Over time, soil depletes of nutrients, and roots may become pot-bound, restricting growth and affecting the plant's health.
The Secret to Shiny, Clean, and Healthy Indoor Houseplant Leaves
Keeping your indoor houseplants' leaves shiny, clean, and healthy not only enhances their beauty but also promotes their overall well-being.
Celebrating Chinese New Year with Traditional Indoor Houseplants
One of the beautiful aspects of this celebration is the incorporation of indoor houseplants, which are believed to bring good luck, prosperity, and positive energy into the home.
An Alternative to Roses: Plants that make Great Valentine’s Day Gifts
Moving beyond the traditional bouquet of roses, this guide will introduce you to a selection of unique and meaningful plants that can make this Valentine’s Day truly special for your loved one.
A World of Plants: Australia
In traditional Australian culture, plants and trees are much more than physical entities; they are integral to the spiritual, cultural, and practical lives of Aboriginal Australians.
Dieffenbachia (Dumb Cane) Care Guide
Dieffenbachia, also known as the “Dumb Cane” or “Leopard Lily,” is a popular houseplant cherished for its striking, patterned foliage. Native to the tropical rainforests of Central and South America, this plant belongs to the Araceae family. It’s an excellent choice for indoor gardening due to its low maintenance and visually appealing leaves. Dieffenbachia plants […]
New Year, New Plants: The Trendiest Plants for 2024
Whether you are a seasoned plant collector or a beginner, these trendy houseplants of 2024 are sure to inspire and delight.
A World of Plants: Madagascar
Madagascar's flora is not just a display of nature's creativity but also a testament to the resilience and adaptability of life.
Croton Plant Care Guide
With their stunning, colorful foliage and a wide range of varieties, croton can fit into many design aesthetics.
Creating a Welcoming and Productive Work Environment with Plants
Incorporating plants into a work setting is a growing trend that has garnered significant attention due to its myriad benefits for both individuals and businesses.
Aralia Plant Care Guide
Aralias, sometimes referred and Spikenards, originate from a wide range of climatic conditions, from the cold mountains of Japan to the tropical regions of Central and South America.
A World of Plants: Florida
Florida's landscape is as diverse as its culture, replete with a range of ecosystems that host an array of plant life, from the tropical splendor of the Keys to the rolling dunes of the Panhandle.
Celebrate Halloween with these Spooky Houseplants
Halloween is synonymous with tales of the mysterious, the eerie, and the unknown. And what could be more enigmatic than a garden populated by plants with names like Devil’s Trumpet and Zombie Palm?
A World of Plants: Puerto Rico
The unique relationship Puerto Ricans have with their native plants goes beyond mere aesthetics or ecological conservation—it is an integral aspect of their identity.
The Economics of Greenery: Factors Affecting the Pricing of Houseplants
The pricing of houseplants in the U.S. is influenced by a combination of factors including rarity, age, size, supply and demand, seasonality, quality, sourcing, overhead costs, branding, and additional features.
A World of Plants: The Caribbean
In essence, plants are tightly woven into the fabric of Caribbean history and culture, a testament to the islands' innate ability to live in harmony with nature, celebrating its gifts at every turn.
Houseplants That Thrive in High Temperatures
Visible signs of heat or sun damage can include leaf discoloration - often yellow or brown patches, wilted or curled leaves, and stunted growth. If left unchecked, this can lead to the death of the plant.
Houseplants that are Safe for Homes with Pet Birds
While we often think about pet-friendly plants in terms of cats and dogs, many bird owners have special requirements about what plants can be kept around their feathered friends.
A World of Plants: Central America
Plants in Central American cultures are not just passive elements in the landscape. They serve as vital connections to history, cultural identity, spiritual beliefs, and practical daily life. Recognizing this underscores the importance of preserving this region's rich biodiversity and indigenous knowledge systems.
Intermediate Care Plants that will Test your Green Thumbs
While these plants might take a little more care and consideration than your "beginner-friendly" species, we are sure they would be a source of pride in any plant enthusiasts' collection.
A World of Plants: South Africa
If you were to travel around South Africa, you would find a large diversity of plants that come in all sorts of colors, shapes and sizes. It is also known for bringing great diversity to the globe as plants attract other animals and provide them with a natural habitat.
6 Best Low-Light Indoor Plants for Beginners
There are many low-light indoor plants perfect for beginners. These plants are not only easy to maintain but will also thrive in low-light conditions.
The Different Types Of Plant Propagation Techniques And How To Do Them
Are you ready to take plant parenting to the next level? Try creating your own plant parents by propagating your plants to create the next generation with these techniques.
Plants any mom would love on Mother’s Day
Ultimately, the best indoor plant for Mother's Day will depend on your mother's preferences and the conditions in her home. Choose a plant that reflects her personality, complements her living space, and can be cared for with ease.
A World of Plants: Southeast Asia
Plants and gardens have played a crucial role in Southeast Asian culture for centuries. This region is home to some of the world's most diverse plant life, and the people have developed a deep appreciation for the natural world.
A World of Plants: The Rainforests of South America
The South American Rainforest is also known famously as the Amazon. The rainforest expands on over 634 million hectares and is home to diverse flora and fauna. There are more animals and plants here than anywhere else in the world. Roughly there are more than 80,000 species of plants.
Five Houseplants Every Collector Should Own
How do you know when you've officially reached the level of plant expert? We've created this checklist of the indoor plants and rare specimens that every dedicated plant aficionado should have if they want to be considered a serious collector.
PlantVine founder Darryl Tackoor featured on the Darriel Roy Show
PlantVine founder Darryl Tackoor joined host Darriel Roy to talk about the beginnings of PlantVine, how the company has developed and grown since its launch, and how it has continued on its mission to carry one of the largest selections of exotic plants and trees available online.
Decorating Tips: Small Plants that will Thrive in Small Places
Whether you live in a studio apartment or a college dorm room, PlantVine has a World of Plants available that will help you fill your space with living plants.
Darryl’s Discoveries: March 2023
Giant Swiss Cheese Vine Totem Botanical Name: Monstera AdansoniiLike pothos vines, the leaves of adansonii’s get larger the higher they climb. These plants were rooted using cuttings from the top of mature plants, where the leaves were already huge. The Swiss Cheese Plant is instantly recognizable with its uniquely shaped leaves featuring multiple oval holes. […]