Essential Tools for the Gardening Toolbox
There are a few essential tools you need in your gardening toolbox to help with that green thumb you're growing! Let's talk about each one and why they're necessary. Moisture meter- You've heard us discuss this one before but let’s...
Plant Tropical Cannas and Turn Your Garden into an Island Getaway
Add a dreamy tropical island getaway in your backyard with these big, beautiful, voluptuous flowers and leaves of Cannas. Planting and care instructions. Are you dreaming of an island getaway? Us too! Until then, bring the tropics to your backyard...
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...
Planting Amaryllis Bulbs Indoors and in the Garden
Amaryllis are colorful and will brighten your indoor decor or in the garden. Learn planting and care instructions for both areas. Enjoy year after year. Have you been eyeing these super voluptuous flowering bulbs and debating about getting some? Amaryllis...
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
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...
When Should I Plant My Bulbs?
Bulb Forms The plant parts that form underground and anchor the flower are an essential part of the lifeline to the plant's health. Most of the time, these underground shoots are the roots. But in some instances, they are underground...
What size bulb should I purchase?
What can you expect out of your bulb, and how many leaves or flowers will it produce when it sprouts? What size will my bulb be and why does that make a difference? Let's dig a little deeper to find...
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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!