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Huy Pham

Huy Pham is the founder and editor of Plantglossary.com. His writing has been featured in the Harvard Blog, Homes & Gardens, FamilyHandyMan, and WikiHow. Huy has a garden of his own and has been writing about hydroponics, houseplants & flowers since 2016.

Posts by Huy Pham:

Snake Plant Fun & Interesting Facts
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The snake plant, with its upright, sword-shaped leaves, serves as a durable houseplant. It is easy to care for and can thrive in less-than-ideal conditions. You will appreciate its hardiness and its ability to purify indoor air.

How to Get Christmas Cactus to Bloom Several Times a Year
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Your Christmas cactus might surprise you, blooming beautifully just once a year, often during the holiday season. Yet, it’s possible to encourage this resilient houseplant to display its vibrant flowers multiple times a year. Understanding its needs for light, temperature, and watering is key to achieving a show of blooms more than once annually.

Plants that Thrive in Poor Soil
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In a small, neglected corner of the garden, where the soil is more dust than dirt, a cluster of lavender plants blooms vibrantly, defying the odds. This resilience is not unique to lavender; many plants thrive in poor soil, turning barren patches into lush landscapes. Such plants are nature’s testament to the power of adaptation, offering a beacon of hope for gardeners grappling with less-than-ideal earth.

Tips to Keep Hibiscus Blooming
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Hibiscus plants are known for their stunning, vibrant blooms that can add a tropical touch to any garden. However, keeping your hibiscus blooming and thriving can be a bit challenging. This article offers tips to maintain the health of your hibiscus and encourage continuous flowering.

Houseplants That Are Good for Cats
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Ever caught your cat nibbling on the leaves of a houseplant, sparking a mini heart attack as you rush to Google whether it’s safe? You’re not alone. Many pet parents face this challenge, seeking to beautify their homes with greenery while ensuring their furry friends stay safe. Fortunately, there’s a variety of houseplants that can coexist with cats, adding vibrancy to your space without worry. From the air-purifying Spider Plant to the striking yet safe Boston Fern, these cat-friendly options offer peace of mind and a touch of nature indoors.

Monstera Fun & Interesting Facts
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Ever noticed those trendy green leaves with unique splits and holes that seem to pop up in every chic coffee shop, stylish living room, or Instagram feed? That’s the Monstera, also known as the Swiss Cheese Plant. Beyond its eye-catching appearance, this plant hides a world of fun and interesting facts that make it a favorite among plant lovers.

Houseplant with Big Leaves
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Houseplants with big leaves add a bold touch to indoor spaces. When you choose plants with large foliage, they create an immediate visual impact. These plants often serve as focal points, bringing a sense of the outdoors into your home. Their size and shape catch the eye, making them ideal for decorating large areas or corners that seem empty.

Houseplants for Valentine's Day
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Imagine walking into a room lit by soft, warm light, where the air feels fresher, and every corner is touched by a hint of green. On the table, there’s a beautiful, heart-shaped Philodendron ‘Brasil’, its vibrant leaves reflecting the care and love it’s been given. This isn’t just a plant; it’s a living symbol of love, chosen specifically for Valentine’s Day.

Succulents That Attract Money
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Succulents are known for their easy care and resilience, but some believe they can do more than beautify your space. Certain succulents are thought to attract money and prosperity into your life. These plants not only add a touch of greenery but may also offer a symbolic boost to your finances.

Indoor Plants That Bloom According to 12 Months
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Imagine glancing at your calendar and realizing that, no matter the month, there’s a bloom in your home, bringing life to even the dreariest days. From the vibrant hues of January’s flowering houseplants to the delicate blossoms that close out the year in December, indoor plants can ensure your living space is always touched by nature’s beauty.

Winter Gardening Dos and Donts
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Winter gardening can be daunting, especially when dealing with unpredictable weather and freezing temperatures. However, with the right dos and don’ts in mind, you can successfully maintain your garden during this chilly season. In this article, we’ll dive into essential tips and tricks to help you achieve a thriving winter garden.

How to Get Your Peace Lily to Produce More Blooms
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Imagine sipping your morning coffee, sunlight streaming through the window, casting a warm glow on the lush, white blooms of your peace lily. It’s a picture-perfect scene, but perhaps those blooms have been scarce lately. If you’re looking to transform your peace lily from a green friend into a white blossom spectacle, you’re in the right place.