Plant Care

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How to Plant Caladium Bulbs

How to Plant Caladium Bulbs

Do you may have nostalgic memories of certain bulbs growing in your grandparent's or parent's garden beds and pots? There are so many varieties, colors, shapes, and sizes! At Lively Root, we offer old favorites and recommendations for more unusual...

Perfect Plants for your Planting Zone 3-10

Perfect Plants for your Planting Zone 3-10

Each plant has a native area that it initially grows. Plant geeks and explorers search out these plants and relocate them to other locations for our enjoyment and discovery. Before buying a plant and placing it outside, it's best to...

5 Things to Consider Before Buying an Indoor Plant

5 Things to Consider Before Buying an Indoor Plant

Find out what to consider before buying an indoor plant, so you have the "right plant for the right space!" No more dying plants after you check this list. Many people buy a plant on the fly, and then when...

What Are Planting Zones & Which One Do I Live In?

What Are Planting Zones & Which One Do I Live In?

Plant Zone Maps 101 When planting annuals, perennials, grasses, shrubs, and trees in the ground, they need to be able to survive the winter in your area. To understand the plant's hardiness, double-check the plant zone information for the plant...

How to Grow and Care for your Golden Pothos

How to Grow and Care for your Golden Pothos

Why is the Golden Pothos plant so popular and used in homes as well as commercial decorative displays, like shopping centers, offices, and public locations? Because it requires little care and is so attractive!

How to Grow and Care for your Flamingo Flower Plant

How to Grow and Care for your Flamingo Flower Plant

The spectacular Flamingo Flower Plant tropical is native to the South American regions and produces shiny, dark green, heart-shaped leaves.

How to Grow and Care for your Croton Petra

How to Grow and Care for your Croton Petra

What's not to like about the colorful leaf palette of the Croton Petra? It's bright red, yellow, orange and green leaves brighten any corner of your home, office, garden, or beloved green space.

How to Grow and Care for your Monstera deliciosa-Split Leaf Philodendron

How to Grow and Care for your Monstera deliciosa-Split Leaf Philodendron

What is a Split Leaf Philodendron Plant? If you're wishing for a tropical vacation and can't go yet, bring the jungle home! Add this climbing evergreen vine to your crib without the high maintenance.

How to Care for your Peace Lily Plant

How to Care for your Peace Lily Plant

What is a Peace Lily Plant? This plant is one of the most popular indoor plants for several reasons! First, it's one of the top 10 indoor air cleaning plants! Another reason people love this plant is it's super easy...

How to Increase Humidity for Indoor Plants

How to Increase Humidity for Indoor Plants

Learn these seven easy ways to increase humidity for indoor plants. Keep your tropical plants healthy and mimic a rainforest-like spot in your home.

How to Care for your Peacock Plant

How to Care for your Peacock Plant

The leaves of this plant draw gardeners and non gardeners alike as the watermelon-like leaf pattern is especially attractive along with the contrasting maroon-purple color on the reverse side.

How to Care for your Money Tree

How to Care for your Money Tree

What is a Money Tree Plant? Money tree plants bring good luck and fortune according to an ‘ole farmer’s tale.

How to Care for your Spider Plant

How to Care for your Spider Plant

The common name of the Spider Plant is not beckoning if you're a little squeamish to the creepy crawlies. But don't pass this one up so fast! If you need to fill air space, it's often called an airplane plant too!

How to Care for your Variegated Snake Plant

How to Care for your Variegated Snake Plant

The Sansevieria trifasciata Laurentii, or commonly known as a Variegated Snake Plant, is often referred to as the ‘easiest plant to grow.’ It is considered a succulent plant and stores water in its leaves, which means low maintenance!  Check out this guide to learn more about caring for your Variegated Snake Plant.

How to Care for your Chinese Money Plant

How to Care for your Chinese Money Plant

The Chinese Money Plant has rounded flat coin-shaped leaves; hence, it’s common name. Its delicate stems will dance as a breeze blows through a filtered light window. Where the stem attaches to the underside of the leaf, a yellowish dot appears on...

How to Grow and Care for your Pineapple Plant

How to Grow and Care for your Pineapple Plant

What is a Pineapple Plant? If you like 'farm to table,' then pull up a chair to your container garden! What a fun way to enjoy the harvest of your labor of love for this tropical! The Pineapple plant is...

How to Grow and Care for your ZZ Plant

How to Grow and Care for your ZZ Plant

What is a ZZ Plant? This indoor plant gets voted 'most likely to succeed' because of numerous desirable qualities. Drought, low-light, and neglect tolerant plus a regarded air purifier promotes the ZZ plant to the top of the list for...

Prepare Your Potted Indoor Plants for Spring

Prepare Your Potted Indoor Plants for Spring

Spring is nearly here and that means some of your plants might need a little spring repotting. Learn these spring care tips for your potted indoor plants!

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