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About Ohio Tropics Houseplant Care


Raffaele Di Lallo is the founder of Ohio Tropics and helps tens of thousands of people learn how to grow houseplants through his daily tips on Instagram and his blog site at

He has a very large and rapidly growing follower base on Instagram and can be found @ohiotropics.

His blog site,, has rapidly grown in popularity and was named one of the top 10 houseplant blogs on the internet according to  His blog site has readers in over 100 countries and posts primarily about houseplant care.

Besides being a lifetime gardener, he received his Certificate of Home Horticulture from the Oregon State University as a part of their Master Gardener program, completed a Green Gardener program at the Cleveland Botanical Gardens, and is a member of the American Orchid Society. 

Raffaele earned a B.S. in Chemical Engineering from Northwestern University in Evanston, IL.

Raffaele has been interviewed for multiple podcasts, including On the Ledge, hosted by the venerable Jane Perrone in the U.K. 

He has also been a guest blogger on numerous sites and has written for  

His enthusiasm for gardening and houseplants is infectious and has inspired countless individuals both locally and around the world.

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