Give Now

Posts tagged houseplants

August 4, 2011

 

clivia

Clivia: The “Indestructible” Houseplant

Clivia hails from South Africa where it is known as the Kaffir lily, the bush lily and the fire lily.

October 14, 2010

 

cherry cobbler flower

A Euphorbia Cultivar Named “Cherry Cobbler”

Last Spring, I received a lovely gift from my friend Marie Louise. It was a euphorbia cultivar named ‘Cherry Cobbler’.

January 7, 2010

 

a pink and white cyclamen flower bud in the fore of a snowy background.

Cyclamen: Caring For Cold Weather Houseplants

Those of us who live in cold climates love houseplants that will flower indoors in winter, and one with great appeal is the cyclamen.

December 10, 2009

 

a bunch of bright orange clivia flowers.

Houseplants As Gifts: Anthuriums And Clivias

Anthuriums and Clivias manage to thrive indoors despite the inhospitable winter climate. This makes these houseplants great holiday gifts that keep on giving.

September 17, 2009

 

A close up of the poisonous, peace lilly.

Poisonous Peace Lilies

In her book Wicked Plants, Amy Stewart explains about houseplants that are toxic.

January 25, 2007

 

a winter floral arrangement.

Winter Floral Arrangements: The “Facing” Arrangement

With only a few flowers we can craft attractive winter floral arrangements by combining them with different kinds of foliage.

June 30, 2005

 

hens and chicks

Hens and Chickens

If you are looking for a plant to play with and have a young child handy you can count chickens and group chickens and make up stories about them.

February 17, 2005

 

a houseplant.

Watering Flowering House Plants

To ensure your houseplant's health, its important to remember to water it correctly. There a few factors that contribute to your plants watering needs.

Stay Connected

What is RSS? RSS makes it possible to subscribe to a website's updates instead of visiting it by delivering new posts to your RSS reader automatically. Choose to receive some or all of the updates from Focus on Flowers:

Support For Indiana Public Media Comes From

About Focus on Flowers

About The Host

Search Focus on Flowers

Focus on Flowers on Flickr