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Here are some helpful plant supplies that I personally love to use, and that I know you will find helpful!

Browse by category to find what you need. I update the list regularly.

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FERTILIZERS

Dyna-Gro Liquid Grow Quart
$22.90

This is an amazing, nutritionally complete, all purpose formulation that contains all the micro and macro nutrients that plants need to thrive. It is urea-free so it will not burn your plants.

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08/09/2022 05:32 am GMT
Dyna-Gro Liquid Grow & Liquid Bloom, 8 oz
$19.99

This 2 pack contains one container of "Grow" for foliar growth, and one container of "Bloom" to promote flowering.

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08/09/2022 12:04 am GMT
Optimara Violet Food
$5.99

This is AMAZING African Violet food. I've experienced wonderful results with this fertilizer. Tried and true reputation for many years.

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08/09/2022 12:04 am GMT
Osmocote Smart-Release Plant Food Plus Outdoor & Indoor, 1 lb.
$8.22

Apply once and forget it for 6 months! Convenient, time-release fertilizer for indoors and outdoors.

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08/09/2022 12:04 am GMT
Schultz Cactus Plus 2-7-7 liquid Plant Food, 4-Ounce
$7.50

Wonderful fertilizer for succulents and cactus. I've been using this one for many years.

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08/09/2022 12:05 am GMT
Neptune's Harvest Organic Hydrolized Fish & Seaweed Fertilizer 36 0z
$19.94

WONDERFUL natural fertilizer for all plants, but I tend to use this more for outdoors in order to avoid any odor indoors.

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08/09/2022 12:05 am GMT

GROW LIGHTS

4-Foot / 2-Tube High-Output T5 Fluorescent Grow Light Fixture, Bulbs Included
$72.95

Wonderful grow lights. I hung these from my ceiling in my sunroom and use year-round to supplement the natural light in the room.

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08/09/2022 05:12 am GMT
SANSI 70W Plant Light Daylight Full Spectrum LED Grow Light for Indoor Plants
$57.98

Powerful, energy efficient LED grow light. The unit is small but it packs a punch! My string of pearls thrive under this light. Great for plants that have higher light requirements.

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08/09/2022 12:04 am GMT
HLG 65 V2 4000K LED Grow Light Veg & Bloom 4000K | Version 2 High-Efficiency
$99.00

This is an absolutely incredible, high efficiency LED grow light. The unit is very thin and light. I have one illuminating a terrarium and another for a light stand, and the plant growth is amazing. You can't go wrong with this one, and it's LED so it's more energy efficient than fluorescent.

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08/09/2022 12:04 am GMT

HUMIDIFIERS & ACCESSORIES

EASY TO CLEAN & FILL
Miro NR08M 4L Ultrasonic Humidifier
Receive 10% off if you click on my referral link below. This is not an Amazon link and you'd be purchasing straight from Miro.


Our top pick for ease of filling with water and beauty!

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MOST POWERFUL
LEVOIT Humidifiers (6L)
$99.99

Warm and Cool Mist Ultrasonic Air Vaporizer, Customized Humidity, Remote Control, Whisper-Quiet

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08/09/2022 12:04 am GMT
SMARTRO SC92 Humidity Gauge & Thermometer
$26.99

Comes with a second sensor so you can measure temperature & humidity in two locations.

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08/09/2022 06:26 am GMT

STAKES AND TIES

Easytle Stretch Tie Tape Roll, 1/2" 150ft
$4.99

Flexible, stretchy plant ties to secure your plants to their stakes. Will stretch as the plant grows!

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08/09/2022 12:04 am GMT
VIMOA Garden Twine 164 Feet Twist Ties with Cutter for Plants
$7.99

Love these plastic coated wire twists. Simply use the cutter to cut to your desired sized.

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08/09/2022 12:04 am GMT

MY BOOKS

Houseplant Warrior: 7 Keys to Unlocking the Mysteries of Houseplant Care
$17.87

Published by Countryman Press. A veritable bible for the beginner, this book is geared to YOU! I've taken all the most common, real-world problems from my readers and address them here. You will walk away with the confidence to be a better plant parent!

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08/09/2022 06:31 am GMT
Moth Orchid Mastery
$6.99

The Novice's Guide To Mastering Moth Orchid Culture In Less Than 1 Hour. Super succinct and available in eBook, paperback and audiobook!

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08/09/2022 05:42 am GMT
Essential Houseplant Mastery
$3.99

The Novice’s Guide to Growing & Propagating the 12 Easiest Houseplants. Available in eBook and paperback.

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08/09/2022 12:04 am GMT

POTS FOR HOUSEPLANTS

Monstera Pot -Cement Planter Pot

Love these beautiful pots with Monstera foliage. They come with a drainage hole that is plugged with a removable drain plug, and a mesh screen to place over the drainage hole to let water out but keep soil in.

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Porcelain Ceramic Pot in Rustic Sand Finish- 6 inch

Beautiful, rustic pot that comes with a drainage hole that has a removable plug.

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6 Inch Ceramic Planter - Matte Glazed Ceramic w/ Faux Wood
$22.99

Sleek, modern and beautiful! These come with a drainage hole with a removable plug.

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08/09/2022 05:38 am GMT
Terra Cotta Pot Sealer, 12oz, Clear
$11.24

Seal your terra pot saucers and avoid water damage and leakage on your furniture!

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08/09/2022 12:05 am GMT

HANGING POTS & ACCESSORIES

Mkono Ceramic Hanging Planters, 8" and 6" diameter, Set of 2
$30.99

I LOVE these hanging planters. Modern, high quality, sturdy and beautiful with built in rope to hang. These do have a drainage hole with a rubber plug.

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08/09/2022 12:04 am GMT
Mkono 9 Inch Diameter Ceramic Hanging Planter, Set of 2
$32.99

Elegant, modern, durable and sturdy hanging planters with built in rope to hang. These do have a drainage hole with a rubber plug.

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08/09/2022 12:04 am GMT
Giantstar 10 Pack Heavy Duty S Hooks

I often use these to hang off of ceiling hooks if the ceiling hooks are not big enough to accommodate my hanging baskets.

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National Hardware Swivel Swag Hooks in White, 2 pack,2 Inch
$5.51

My favorite ceiling hooks that turn and swivel so you can easily rotate your hanging plants. I often purchase these in combination with S hooks (see green button below) which I hang off the ceiling hooks. With this combo, you can hang just about any plant from your ceiling.

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08/09/2022 05:28 am GMT
20 Pack Ceiling Hooks Cup Hooks
$6.99

These are great to screw into wood ceilings or wooden beams, to hang plants (do not use these for drywall ceilings). They can hold up to 50 pounds.

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08/09/2022 12:04 am GMT
Primitive Planters Wrap-Around Plant Hanger, 36" L, Tan
$23.48

These are my favorite plant hangers by far. The simple design makes it SO easy to place plants in and take them out when needed. Simple and functional!

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08/09/2022 05:03 am GMT

POTTING MIXES

Espoma 4-Quart Organic Cactus Mix
$11.24

This is a wonderful mix for plants that need to dry out rapidly like Hoyas, Jades, Echeverias, Aloes, and succulents in general. I like to Mix two parts of this mix plus 1 part 1/4" pumice for a wonderfully well-drained mix.

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08/09/2022 06:13 am GMT
Espoma 8-Quart Organic Potting Mix
$12.25

Wonderful potting mix for indoor plants. I like to mix 3 parts of this mix with 1 part perlite as a general leafy tropical mix.

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08/09/2022 12:04 am GMT
Miracle Gro 8 Qt African Violet Potting Mix
$16.22

Wonderful mix for African Violets or any other gesneriads.

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08/09/2022 12:04 am GMT
Miracle-Gro Indoor Potting Mix 6 qt.
$5.29

Great all-purpose potting mix for indoor plants. I like to mix 3 parts of this mix with 1 part perlite as a general leafy tropical mix.

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08/09/2022 12:04 am GMT

SOIL ADDITIVES

Bonsai Jack 1/4 inch Horticultural Pumice
$16.41

Great to amend potting mixes for succulents and cacti.

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08/09/2022 05:07 am GMT
Grade #3 Perlite, Super Course, (2 Cubic Feet)
$53.49

Extra large perlite. Great to mix in for any plants, especially aroids. 2 parts of an all purpose potting mix plus 1 part of this will make a fantastic mix for aroids.

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08/09/2022 06:22 am GMT
Sun Bulb 50000 Better Gro Special Orchid Mix, 4-Quart
$5.38

A great orchid mix consisting of fir bark, charcoal and coarse perlite.

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08/09/2022 12:05 am GMT
Miracle-Gro Perlite, 8 qt., 2-Pack
$8.99

Mix in with your favorite all-purpose potting mix to make it fluffier, provide more aeration and prevent compaction.

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08/09/2022 12:04 am GMT

PEST CONTROL

Garden Safe Insecticidal Soap Insect Killer

Great product to treat a variety of houseplant pests.

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Garsum Sticky Houseplant Traps for Fungus Gnats
$5.59 ($0.27 / Count)

Safe and non-toxic way to capture pesky, adult fungus gnats, thrips and other flying insects.

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08/09/2022 05:22 am GMT
Summit Responsible Solutions Mosquito Bits - Quick Kill, 30 Ounce
$16.42

Environmentally sound biological control for fungus gnats.

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08/09/2022 12:05 am GMT
Bonide Product 951 Systemic House Plant Insect Control (2 Pack of 8 Oz.)
$19.03

Kills a variety of houseplants pests including fungus gnat larvae for up to 8 weeks.

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08/09/2022 06:02 am GMT
Bonide Ready to Use Neem Oil - 2 Pack
$23.99 ($0.37 / Fl Oz)

Natural fungicide, miticide and insecticide.

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08/09/2022 06:43 am GMT

PROPAGATION SUPPLIES

Modern Botanical Propagation Units

Use code ohiotropics for 20% off your order! These are my FAVORITE propagation units. They are handcrafted in the U.S., very high quality, and versatile. Set them on a flat surface, mount them to a wall, or even suspend them from the ceiling.

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Fiskars Steel Bypass Pruning Shears & Micro-Tip Pruner
$25.97

This 2-pack has one set of shears for cutting thinner stems and more intricate pruning work and deadheading, and a heavier duty pruner for thicker stems/branches. Great for indoor gardening as well as outdoor gardening!

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08/09/2022 06:17 am GMT
Sun Bulb Better Gro Orchid Moss
$16.90

Great for propagation purposes, or even to grow orchids and more.

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08/09/2022 05:12 am GMT
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08/09/2022 12:04 am GMT
Garden Safe Rooting Hormone
$9.85

Great for soil propagation. Simply dip your cuttings in the rooting hormone, and insert into potting mix to root. Also very helpful for propagation by air-layering.

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08/09/2022 12:05 am GMT
VIVOSUN Durable Waterproof Seedling Heat 10" x 20.75"
$16.99

GREATLY speed up your propagation projects with a heating mat! This will cut days, weeks, or sometimes months off your time.

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08/09/2022 06:38 am GMT