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Caring for your plants is a never-ending learning experience and what makes gardening so enjoyable. There is always something more to learn when it comes to gardening, and if there is no such thing as a gardener who doesn't fail. Us at Plant Addicts want every single person who tries to grow plants to be as successful as possible, so we have created care guides for different types of plants. As always, feel free to email us directly at with any questions you may have. Thank you for visiting our website, and good luck caring for your plants! 

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Poinsettia Care

November 22nd 2020

Poinsettia (botanical name: Euphorbia pulcherrima) are a native plant of Mexico, where the plant is a flowering shrub that will grow 10-15 feet tall. The shrubs were once considered weeds in Mexico. Poinsettias are typically grown and sold as annuals, however you can grow poinsettias year after year. Caring for poinsettias is fairly easy but there are easy steps to take to ensure the plant at least looks beautiful through Christmas! read more

Moving Long Distances with Plants

Jul 15th 2019

So it’s time to move, and you stare lovingly at your beloved indoor house plants and budding outdoor shrubs, wondering how you will successfully transport them to your new home. While not as easy as tossing your clothes and furniture in a truck, plants can make the trek, even if all the way across the country. You just have to prepare. Checklist For Moving With Plants  Before setting oread more

Cutting Back Ornamental Grasses

Apr 16th 2019

Why Cut Back Ornamental Grass? Cutting ornamental grass helps promote new growth and keeps the grass looking great. For larger grasses, the center will often start to rot if you do not cut the grass back. Leaving dead material on for too long can hinder the plant from warming up in the spring, and will potentially delay new growth for up to 3 weeks. When To Cut Back Ornamental Grass?read more

Fertilizer For Azaleas: How To and Why You Should

Nov 3rd 2018

An azalea is a beautiful addition to any yard or garden. Knowing how to keep it healthy with fertilization is key. Here's how to fertilize your azaleas: Azaleas are a beloved plant of the South. Though, you wouldn't expect them to have such a deep, Eastern history finding their way from Japan! One may consider fertilizer for azaleas to encourage these dazzling displays of colors. But... … read more