The 7 Best Pet Safe Houseplants

dieffenbachia and jade plants Wallace's Garden Center

Houseplants have a way of making a house a home. Our pets do the same, adding personality, laughter, and love to our lives. Unfortunately, sometimes the two are not particularly compatible! There are some houseplants that can make pets very sick if curiosity gets the best of them. Luckily for us pet lovers, there are…

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How to Holiday-Proof Your Houseplants

pilea houseplant Wallace's Garden Center

The holidays can be a stressful time for everyone, including your houseplants. If you’re hosting a big family Christmas dinner you’ll be too busy to make sure everything gets watered on time, and you never know what those adorable visiting kids and pets might get up to if plants are accessible. If you’re going away…

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Christmas Plants: Which Are Poisonous? Which Are Safe?

assorted live christmas decor elements Wallace's Garden Center

It’s no secret that some plants are really dangerous for children, adults, and pets. Some plants can actually kill us if we eat them, some will just make us quite ill, and some are completely harmless. Let’s set the record straight about which Christmas plants are risky, and which are just fine.      Holly:…

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3 Ideas for Air Plant Christmas Ornaments

Air Plant Ornament Wallace's Garden Center

Are you as obsessed with air plants as we are? We can’t get over how unique they are, and how much fun it is to decorate with them! Here are a few ideas you can use to integrate your favorite air plant buddies into your holiday decor this Christmas season.  Air plants are beautiful on…

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How to Care for Poinsettia, Amaryllis, & Christmas Cactus

red poinsettia Wallace's Garden Center

It may feel like the gardening season is over in Bettendorf, but we’re just getting started with Christmas houseplants. There’s nothing like a splash of cheerful and vibrant living plants and flowers to brighten up a room on dreary winter days. Caring for plants can raise your mood, and plants help keep you healthier by…

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