Common Houseplant Care Notes
Take care of six common houseplants with the following tips for everyday maintenance (and in the case of pets and children, safety), below.
English Ivy grows quickly so it’s easy to start new plants, but it is toxic for pets and children.
Janet Craig Dracaena is poisonous for pets.
Devil’s Ivy is one of the easiest plants to grow, but all parts are poisonous for pets and children.
Snake plant also tolerates neglect, but it is toxic to dogs and cats.
Spider plants grow quickly and are non-toxic.
Pot mums, or florist mums, remove many indoor toxins and offer a colorful complement to other greenery, but need to be fertilized every two weeks when in bud.