Houseplants are a great way to liven up your home and bring in nature

Houseplants are a great way to liven up your home and bring in nature

A houseplant can turn any space into a serene getaway


Growing plants indoors may offer some challenges, but these links may help you to be successful:

Indoor Plants: Care and Management - eXtension has compiled resources on houseplants from cooperative extensions across the nation in one spot. Start here for an overview.

Caring for Houseplants in Northern Climates - This University of Minnesota Extension site talks about the seasonal fluctuations in  light, water, temperature, humidity, and nutrient requirements of houseplants that may be experienced by northern growers.

Caring for Houseplants - this University of Missouri Extension page has information on watering, lighting, temperature, etc. to keep your plants alive and healthy

Common Houseplant Insects & Related Pests - this Clemson University Extension page has many different sections on prevention, non-chemical control, chemical control and common pests for indoor plants

Houseplant Problems - this Purdue University Cooperative Extension shows many common issues with indoor plants and how to manage them.  See also this page:

Fertilizing Houseplants - this University of Connecticut Cooperative Extension PDF has information on fertilizing houseplants


Terri Harrison
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Last updated August 10, 2017