Houseplants

6 Most Annoying Indoor Plant Pests and What to Do

If your houseplants are dying and you can't figure out why, you might have a pest problem on your hands. Here are a few...

Consider a Potted Tree This Christmas if You Have Limited Space

With Christmas pressing down, you are likely wondering what kind of tree to get this year. If this is the year for a non-traditional...

Growing a Potted Ruffled Palm Tree

The ruffled fan palm or Licuala grandis is a beautiful, unique palm with attractive ruffled leaves that add fashionable flair to any interior or...

Top Carnivorous Plants Anyone Can Grow

Carnivorous and plant aren’t exactly two words that go together, and you probably don’t often think of plants that "eat" bugs. However, this category...

Tips for Growing a Pinstripe Houseplant

Though not the most common houseplant, calathea ornata or the pinstripe plant is known for its striking leaves and intriguing visual appeal. Often considered...

I Grew the Perfect Indoor Palm: Here’s How You Can Too

Palms are some of the most inviting indoor plants. They immediately conjure up images of a tropical paradise and leave you remembering your last...

Grow These Plants for Great Skin

Did you know that skin is the body’s largest organ and plays a major role in detoxification? When you think about skincare and plants,...

Do These 7 Things to Your Outdoor Container Plants Before Bringing...

The end of summer doesn’t have to mean the end of your outdoor container plants. Though perennial plants usually won’t survive a freeze in...

5 Steps to Reviving a Sad Looking House Plant

Houseplants bring great joy and health benefits to any home. Unfortunately, even under the most diligent care, they don’t always thrive. If your houseplants...

No Fail Houseplants For Every Room in Your House

It’s no secret that we adore houseplants here at Backyard Vitality. They clean the air, lift your mood, and bring a taste of the...