Which Soil Do I Choose?

We LOVE our Daddy Pete’s products!  They make an amazing product line of soils and compost that are the best in the industry, in our humble opinion.  But we understand knowing what type of soil mix is best can be a little daunting and overwhelming.  Our FGS Plant Sales Associate, Courtney, walked me through each …

Haworthia Care

Haworthia are a popular succulent for good reason–they are adorable AND easy to care for!  There are too many types to name (around 150 species) but whether you choose the more common Haworthia fasciata (Zebra) or the harder to find Haworthia cooperi, you will be delighted by the beauty and ease of care required to …

Low Light Houseplants

You love houseplants, but your home or office space doesn’t get a lot of light.  Are there plants that do well in low light? If so, which ones and how should you care for them?  If you are asking these questions, we have a few suggestions for you in this post. (Find out more about …

Cleaning Your Houseplants

It’s that time of year to do some reorganizing, decluttering, and deep cleaning.  We know you will likely take care of the usual–closets, junk drawers, under the bed–but there is one area we think you might overlook–your HOUSEPLANTS!  Yes, indeedy. From time to time, your houseplants need a deep cleaning as well. If you love …

Houseplant Lighting

Knowing how much light your plant needs and how much light you have to offer a plant can be a challenge or even downright confusing.  So we are going to simplify it and clear things up a bit. But here’s the disclaimer: there are general guidelines we can give you, but the fact of the …

Aglaonema (Chinese Evergreen) Care

If you are looking for a houseplant to do well in medium to low light, the Aglaonema, also known as a “Chinese Evergreen” is a perfect choice.  It’s easy to care for and offers beautiful foliage. Perhaps you have an Aglaonema already and it is not thriving the way you would like it to. Whether …