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Troubleshooting Your Beardie's Diet

Posted by Diedra Blackmill on Mar 22nd 2018

Finicky bearded dragons can be a problem for exotic pet owners. Fortunately, this doesn’t have to be an issue once you understand the usual reasons why your lizard is not eating properly. That’s what … read more

Help Your Plants Get Big With a Tiny Micro Greenhouse

Posted by Diedra Blackmill on Mar 15th 2018

One of the biggest challenges of indoor gardening is simply finding the space in your home for all the things you want to grow plus their equipment. A great strategy for making the most of your space … read more

How to Raise Mealworms Without Grossing Out House Guests

Posted by Diedra Blackmill on Mar 8th 2018

Let’s start with the basics. Why would you want to raise mealworms? Well, if you own exotic pets, creepy crawlies like mealworms become pretty commonplace sights in your home.Most lizard owners simply … read more

Flushing Growing Media Vs. 'Spoon-Feeding' Your Indoor Garden

Posted by Diedra Blackmill on Mar 1st 2018

If you’re like most indoor gardeners, you’re constantly looking for the way to get the best results, the biggest plants, and the highest yields. And you probably already know that a lot of that boils … read more

What to Do If Your Pet Tarantula Bites

Posted by Diedra Blackmill on Feb 22nd 2018

Oh no! Your tarantula bit you. What should you do? The first thing to do is calm down and realize that you’re not going to die...most likely. The truth is that for the majority of people, a tarantu … read more

Are Venus Flytraps Safe for Homes with Kids?

Posted by Diedra Blackmill on Feb 15th 2018

Despite the impression you might get from the movie Little Shop of Horrors, Venus flytraps are not particularly dangerous plants. They are among the few carnivorous plants, though, so it’s expec … read more

Tarantula 101: What to Know Before Buying a Spider

Posted by Diedra Blackmill on Feb 8th 2018

If you think that tarantulas are difficult pets, then you may be surprised to learn that many varieties are actually quite docile and easy to care for. In fact, even self-proclaimed a … read more

3 Medicinal Herbs You Can Legally Grow at Home

Posted by Diedra Blackmill on Feb 2nd 2018

No, this article isn’t a cover for that other “medicinal herb”, though it’s becoming legal in an increasing number of areas. What we’re talking about here are some fairly common plants that you can gr … read more

7 Best Reptiles and Amphibians for Apartments

Posted by Diedra Blackmill on Jan 26th 2018

Would you like to get an exotic pet but don’t have the space for a large terrarium? Then you’ll be happy to know that many reptiles and amphibians require little space, and some don’t even need lighti … read more

How to Pack Your Survival Gardening Bug-Out Bag

Posted by Diedra Blackmill on Jan 19th 2018

Let’s talk for a moment about survival gardening. This isn’t about a zombie apocalypse (unless that’s what you’re preparing for; in that case, you can still use this advice). But what happens if your … read more