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Another pineapple movie… or how to grow your own pineapples at home

Pineapple is probably the optimal exotic fruit anyone can grow indoors anywhere. Easy to plant, easy to grow and will produce a juicy, sweet pineapple within ...

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How to avoid flies in your newly potted plants

Whenever you are using organically rich soil for potting or repotting, in most cases just a few days later you will see myriads of small flies crawling in your ...

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Taking plant time-lapse

Taking time-lapse of your home plants is a way of bringing their hasteless time scale into our own, human one. We know they are moving. We notice them growing ...

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Germination of tropical seeds from Costa Rica

Just a short update on what's up here in our Swedish tropics in the middle of the winter. It has been a month since we returned from a truly amazing trip to ...

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Let it be light! Led grow lights for plants.

LED lamp with regular E27 lamp holder. On the eBay page use drop-downs to select: style: Non-Dimmable color: Cool White size: PAR38-36W-60 DegreeSold by ...

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Growing Caladium indoors in pots

Caladiums as house plants, when growing indoors in pots are a stunning addition to any room's design and feeling. So this is an enigma to me how is it still ...

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Solving Plumeria problems when growing indoors. (part 5/5)

Sooner or later you might run into problems and this last chapter in the series I hope will help you to solve most of them. Plumeria problems anyway. I will ...

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Plumeria (Frangipani) care and flowering indoors. (part 4/5)

Do you need green fingers for flowering Plumeria indoors? Well, everyone can have green fingers. The secret is in understanding your plants' needs and giving ...

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How to start Plumeria (Frangipani) indoors. (part 3/5)

If I did my job right in the previous posts in this series, and you are now eager to start growing your own Plumeria, this wonderful piece of tropics, in your ...

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How to grow Plumeria (Frangipani) indoors in containers. Closer look. Cultivars. True or fake on eBay? (part 2/5)

Plumeria is described as a small 6-25 ft (1,5-8 m) tree. Comparing to many other trees it is indeed can be considered small. However if we are talking about ...

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How to grow Plumeria (Frangipani) indoors in containers. Introduction to Plumeria. (part 1/5)

How to grow Plumeria or Frangipani, the essence of tropics, as your home plant indoors. Potted or in container. Introduction. Part 1 of 5.

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Adding tropical colors: Fittonia (Nerve plant)

If it would be up to me to give Fittonia a common name, I would call it Dollar-bill plant. Their leaves’ surface looks endurable rough and sophisticated at the ...

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