8 Beautiful Houseplants that Thrive in Water

02/09/2022 Ken Davis

by Ken Lain, the mountain gardener Children find particular joy in plunking a carrot top in a dish of water and watching leafy greens emerge from the top days later? Growing houseplants in water twist the same idea for grownups.…

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6 Insider Tips for Healthier Winter Houseplants

01/19/2022 Ken Davis

by Ken Lain, the mountain gardener Your houseplants aren’t immune to life-threatening challenges in winter, even though they live in your temperature-controlled climate. Indoor plants are affected by temperature fluctuation from daytime heat to evening chill, dry air, short days,…

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5 Ways Houseplants Improve Your Mental Health

01/12/2022 Ken Davis

by Ken Lain, the mountain gardener There is a good reason those fiddle leaf figs are flying off the shelves. Houseplants are a boon for your mental health. Especially during these socially-deprived and tumultuous times midst COVID, civil unrest, and…

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Better Humidity for Healthier Houseplants

01/10/2022 Ken Davis

by Ken Lain, the mountain gardener How do I keep my indoor plants humid? How to naturally humidify my plants. What is the healthiest indoor humidity? Best temperature and humidity for plants. How to increase humidity for plants without a…

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Top 10 Houseplants for a Healthier New Year

12/21/2021 Ken Davis

By Ken Lain, the mountain gardener Today’s ultra-efficient homes seal outside air from penetrating their interiors, thus recirculating inside air without added freshness. A three-month-old air filter cleans only so many particles before choking on its own dust. We won’t…

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Christmas Stories Behind Holiday Plants

11/24/2021 Ken Davis

by Ken Lain, the mountain gardener Gardeners take a special interest in the holidays and the plants that mark the season. Pumpkins and spice start out the holiday decorating, which climaxes with Christmas and New Year plants. There is a…

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9 Outdoor Plants That Thrive Indoors

10/22/2021 Ken Davis

by Ken Lain, the mountain gardener What outside plants can be grown indoors? Outdoor plants for a balcony. Best indoor plants. Can outdoor plants survive indoors? What indoor plants can go outside? Top 10 indoor plants. Indoor Geraniums It’s a…

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9 Houseplants that Make a Kitchen Statement

10/01/2021 Ken Davis

by Ken Lain, the mountain gardener Add color, purify the air, and pick fresh produce year-round. Which indoor plant is good for the kitchen? Tall plants for the kitchen. Best plants for kitchen feng shui. Indoor plants that don’t need…

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The Most Popular Houseplants from A to U

08/19/2021 Ken Davis

by Ken Lain, the mountain gardener  What indoor plants are most popular? Best indoor plants for clean air. What are the easiest houseplants to grow? Easy indoor house plants low light. What is the trendiest house plant? List of indoor plants…

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Exceptional Houseplants Anyone Can Keep Alive Indoors

02/19/2021 Ken Davis

The best low-maintenance houseplants. Easiest Houseplants Anyone Can Grow. Local link to buy houseplants online.  Audible Stories provided by SignalsAZ.com by Ken Lain, the mountain gardener The internet is filled with exotic tales of hard to find plants that are…

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