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Growing houseplants gives pro gardeners some off-season pleasure and makes beginning plant care manageable. Our expert articles will teach you how to provide ideal lighting, when to water, how to overwinter prized plants, and the best ways manage pest control and more. Fill up your windowsills!

The 20 Best Fern Plants to Grow in Your Garden


Ferns are among the oldest living plants, growing in a variety of cold, temperate, and tropical climates worldwide. There are at least 12,000 species, ranging from miniature to towering tree forms. These ancient plants, which evolved before flowering plants, reproduce using leaf spores as opposed to seeds. There are many types of ferns that can flourish in your landscape. The majority of ferns prefer moist, shady environments and are low maintenance, with few pests and diseases. Ferns work well with many other shade plants, either as a soothing green backdrop or as a focal point. As a master gardener, I’ve successfully grown many different ferns over the years, and this has allowed me to curate a list of the best ones I recommend growing. And so,  here are the 20 best ferns to grow, as well as some maintenance tips and why you should consider them:

How to Plant, Grow, and Care for Rattlesnake Plant


Rattlesnake plant, scientifically known as Goeppertia insignis (formerly Calathea Lancifolia), is a stunning plant that can add a touch of ...

How to Grow and Care for a Rubber Tree (Ficus Elastica)


Rubber plants, scientifically known as Ficus elastica, are popular houseplants that can add a touch of natural beauty and freshness ...

How to Grow and Care for Bird's Nest Fern (Asplenium Nidus)


Bird's nest ferns (Asplenium nidus) are epiphytic ferns that grow on the surface of other plants in their rainforest habitat. ...

How to Grow and Care for Arrowhead Plant (Complete Guide)


Arrowhead plant, also known as Syngonium podophyllum, is a stunning houseplant that can add a touch of elegance to any ...

How to Grow and Care for String of Turtles (Complete Guide)


The String of Turtles (Peperomia prostrata) is a fascinating, tiny succulent native to Brazilian rainforests that has charmed plant enthusiasts ...

How to Grow and Care for Prayer Plant (Maranta Leuconeura)

Flower Gardens

The Prayer Plant, known scientifically as Maranta leuconeura, is a great addition to any indoor garden – enchanting beginners and ...

Lucky Bamboo Care Guide: How to Grow and Care for it Indoors


Lucky bamboo (dracaena sanderiana) has been gaining popularity in recent years, not only for its ornamental value but also for ...

Polka Dot Plant: How to Grow and Care for Polka Dot Plant

Flower Gardens

The Polka Dot Plant, with its splashy foliage, can be a captivating addition to any gardener's collection. Also known as ...

Neon Pothos: Complete Indoor Plant Care and Growing Guide


If you’re an indoor plant enthusiast, then you might want to add the Neon Pothos to your collection. Its vibrant ...

Shamrock Plant: How to Grow and Care for Shamrock Indoors


Are you a plant enthusiast looking for a unique and charming addition to your indoor garden? Look no further than ...

Parlor Palm Guide: How to Grow and Care for Parlor Palm


The Parlor Palm, also known as Chamaedorea elegans, is a popular houseplant known for its durable and undemanding nature. Its ...