The Five Rarest Plants in the World

A Titan Arum in bloom.

We know that animals can be endangered, but did you know it’s entirely possible for plants to be at risk, too? Whether by habitat destruction, climate change, or invading species, these plants may no longer be around in the coming years. While conservation efforts are in place, the fate of these florae is still uncertain. […]

Low-Light Plants (You Can Keep at Home)

Second-grade science taught us that plants need sunlight to survive; without it, they are unable to grow and perform photosynthesis. But that’s not entirely true. With enough bright indirect light or even artificial light, some plants are able to thrive without ever seeing the sun. If you’re living in a low-light environment, try these plants […]

Regrow Your Vegetables

Quick crash course in horticulture: perennial plants grow back on their own, annual plants do not. They’re called “annual” because you have to replant them annually. This rule mostly applies to flowers, however. There are several varieties of vegetables that you can regrow, if you take care of them and plant them properly. NOTE: most […]

Bringing the Jungalow Style Home

Farmhouse. Rustic. Modern. Colonial. All of these have been popular styles for interior design over the years, and still remain widely used and common today. But there’s a new style on the prowl, taking a big bite out of the competition and redefining the term “urban jungle.” A portmanteau of “jungle” and “bungalow,” the Jungalow […]

Purify the Air With Plants

A bunch of Gerbera daisies.

Pollution not only hurts our environment, but our bodies as well. Long-term effects include developing asthma, accelerated aging of the lungs, and even shortened lifespan. Is there any way to combat the air? These plants might be the solution. SNAKE PLANT Snake plants are not only striking (and easy to care for), but remarkable helpers […]

Seven Ways to Bring Plants into Your Small Space

A group of floating terrariums.

The eternal struggle: keeping a plant alive in a cramped space, whether it’s a tiny apartment, a cubicle, or a dorm. Houseplants are an effortless way to brighten up a room and bring some nature indoors, but if you don’t have a house, it’s nearly impossible. Or is it? Here’s a few neat tricks to […]

The PlantSnap App

TWT Plantsnap Exotic Plant

It’s a talent that all survivalists, hikers, and gardeners need: the ability to identify plants on sight. From knowing weeds from sprouts, to recognizing nightshades from blueberries, to keeping away from patches of poison ivy growing on the trail, it’s a vital and sometimes life-saving skill. But for those who are just starting their journey […]