Renter’s Advice and Resources

Renter’s Advice and Resources

10 Houseplant Care Hacks

Megan Foukes

 · Sep 1, 2022

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Gardening is one of the most popular hobbies among renters and homeowners.

1-800-Flowers’ 2021 “Plant of the Year” award is credited to the red maranta plant.

Bonface Landi

 · Jun 24, 2021

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Healthy houseplants require little attention during the spring and summer. During these times, the home is filled with fresh, warm air and the sun streams into every room, so all you need to do is keep them moist for them to thrive. But then autumn creeps in, followed by those long, chilly days and nights […]

Cassie Damewood

 · Dec 10, 2019

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With cooler temperatures quickly heading our way in much of the U.S., you may be wondering how you can add some greenery to your living space this fall. Houseplants can certainly lend a touch of the great outdoors to any room — not to mention the fact that they liven up our surroundings at a […]

Juliette Moore

 · Oct 15, 2019

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Small container gardens are becoming more popular now that a lot of people are choosing to live in smaller homes and apartments. One of the things that really bummed me out when I first started living in my first apartment was having to give up my large backyard garden. However, I eventually learned that many […]

Cole Nemeth

 · Jul 5, 2018

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Plants are having quite the moment in home decor. Although home dwellers have nearly always kept plants inside, we’re seeing a bit of a plant trend right now — people are buying everything from succulents to hydrangeas and hanging plants for the bathroom. Whether you’ve always enjoyed gardening or have never even purchased potting soil, […]

Ramona Branson

 · Apr 24, 2018

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One of apartment living’s biggest drawbacks is its extremely limited (or non-existent) amount of outdoor space. Without a designated garden area, it can be quite difficult to grow plants, flowers, or herbs—but it’s not impossible. Growing plants indoors is actually pretty easy and can make your place look and feel fantastic.

Ramona Branson

 · Jun 13, 2017

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Patio garden ideas can transform your patio. These ideas will turn your patio into an enjoyable space where you can sit, relax or simply entertain a few friends. You can transform your patio into an idyllic retreat with the right plants and accessories. You should consider whether you want your patio to serve as an […]

Staff Writer

 · Jun 9, 2011

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Vertical gardening offers many advantages for the apartment dweller as plants can be grown almost anywhere. In addition, you can use this type of method to grow a variety of plants. Understanding the basics will allow you to garden even if you are limited with regards to space. Choose the Right Location Location plays an important role in vertical gardening. For instance, […]

Staff Writer

 · Sep 1, 2010

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To grow healthy, beautiful plants, a good organic gardening fertilizer is recommended. Therefore, it’s important to feed plants on a regular basis with a fertilizer that has the right balance of nutrients. Usually, plant food containing an equal mix of nitrogen, phosphorous and potassium will encourage maximum plant growth and health. Plant Health 101 In order to thrive, plants need carbon, […]

Staff Writer

 · Jul 30, 2010

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