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Why Plants Are Good For You

Why Plants Are Good For You

  It's no secret - here at PlantGirl, we love plants. Plants make people happy! And we thought that it was about time we listed a few of the many reasons why plants are so amazing and make such awesome gifts to send to people or to yourself. Plants bring you joy for longer They last longer than flowers. We love flowers; they’re beautiful and happy and bring the good vibes. But plants are living things that have the ability to grow and thrive. Giving a plant to someone as a gift is something they can nurture and enjoy for...

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How To Make Your Fiddle-Leaf Fig Love You Back

How To Make Your Fiddle-Leaf Fig Love You Back

Ficus Lyrata is a striking West African plant with remarkable, detailed leaves. They go by the name Fiddle-Leaf Fig and Fiddle-Leaf Fig Bambino (Bambinos have slightly smaller and darker leaves). It’s true, these guys can be fussy. But with a few important routines in place, they can thrive in your home and look absolutely lush. Light & Location Fiddle-Leaf Figs love their light. They’re going to grow at their best if placed by a big window or a spot that gets a lot of bright, filtered light. They don’t like direct sun on their leaves as it can burn them,...

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Tending To Your Bear's Paw (Cotyledon Tomentosa)

Tending To Your Bear's Paw (Cotyledon Tomentosa)

Bear's Paw plants are extremely cute succulents that have bright green hairy leaves with reddish teeth along the edges – resembling the claws of a bear. Awww! These little guys have to be one of our favourite succulents at PlantGirl.

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Care Tips For Your Zebra Plant (Haworthia Fasciata)

Care Tips For Your Zebra Plant (Haworthia Fasciata)

Zebra Plants are very easy to care for succulents that do well indoors. The scientific name for these guys is Haworthia Fasciata and they have quirky looking leaves with horizontal white stripes.

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How To Propagate Devil's Ivy (Epipremnum Aureum)

How To Propagate Devil's Ivy (Epipremnum Aureum)

Devil's Ivy is such a fun and easy plant to propagate. All you need is a vessel, some water, a little bit of light and you're good to go. We go propagating crazy at PlantGirl. We love sending out these plants in the hope that you can eventually multiply them yourself! Start With A Cutting Grab yourself a cutting from a vine that has a bit of length to it and can afford a trim. Clip it underneath the leaf on an angle. You should be able to notice the little bumps along the vines of your Ivy. These are...

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