Care of the Fishtail Palm

Fishtail Palm

Fishtail Palm Care Someone who grows houseplants knows that some of them may require very specific conditions to grow well. The Fishtail Palm (Caryota Urens) is one of those plants. The reason for its appeal are…

Using Live Plants In The Office To Improve Your Work Environment

How Does Having Plants Improve The Work Environment? As humans, we are drawn to nature no matter what we do or where we live. Seeing something natural or ‘green’ has an immensely positive effect on our…

The10 Best Office Plants

Best Office plants

The 10 Best Office Plants Those who work in an office can appreciate the addition of some fresh interior design elements that can change the somewhat dreary office environment to a welcoming one. Using color in…

How To Treat Plants For Mealybugs

How To Treat Plants For Mealybug   How to Treat Plants for Mealy Bugs Anyone who keeps indoor plants, or any plants for that matter, must be aware of the threat that pesky insects bring with…

Ficus Care Instructions

Ficus Daniella

Ficus Care Instructions   This article will explain the basic procedures for Ficus care – including all types of Ficus, Fiddle Leaf Figs and Rubber Plants. By following these instructions, you should have no problem keeping your Ficus…

Hoya Plant Care Instructions

Hoya Hanging Basket

Hoya Care Instructions Many people ask us for Hoya plant care instructions- a member of the family Apocynaceae. By following these instructions, you should have no problem keeping your Hoya not only surviving, but thriving for years to…

Dieffenbachia Care

Dieffenbachia Sterling

Dieffenbachia Care Instructions Many people ask us for the proper care of the Dieffenbachia plant- a member of the family Araceae. By following these instructions, you should have no problem keeping your Dieffenbachia not only surviving, but thriving for…

Bird Of Paradise Plant Care

White Bird Of Paradise

Bird Of Paradise Plant Care Instructions This article will explain Bird Of Paradise plant care instructions. By following this guideline, you should have no problem keeping your Bird Of Paradise not only surviving, but thriving for years to come. The Bird Of…

Dracaena Arborea Care

Dracaena Arborea Single Cane

Dracaena Arborea Care Instructions This article will explain Dracaena Arborea care instructions. By following this guideline, you should have no problem keeping your Dracaena Arborea not only surviving, but thriving for years to come. The Dracaenas are some of the most popular…

Balfour Aralia Care

Balfour Aralia Cane

Balfour Aralia Care Balfour Aralia Care Instructions Many people ask us for the proper care of the Balfour Aralia- a member of the family Polyscias. By following these instructions, you should have no problem keeping your Balfour Aralia not…

Dracaena Anita Care

Dracaena Anita

Dracaena Anita Care Instructions Many people ask us for the proper care of the Anita plant- a member of the huge family of Dracaenas. By following these instructions, you should have no problem keeping your Dracaena Anita not only…

Alocasia Care Instructions

Alocasia Polly

Alocasia Care Instructions Need to know about Alocasia care? Alocasia are commonly known as the African Mask or Elephant Ear. By following these instructions, you should have no problem keeping your Alocasia not only surviving, but thriving for years to…

Aglaonema Care

Aglaonema Firecracker

Aglaonema Care Instructions Many people ask us for the proper care of the Aglaonema plant – commonly known as the Chinese Evergreen. By following these instructions, you should have no problem keeping your Aglaonema not only…

Poinsettia Care

Wholesale Poinsettias

Poinsettia Care During the holidays season, Poinsettias seem to be almost everywhere. They are the hallmark plant of Christmas and can be found in many homes – but do you really know how to care for poinsettias…

Tropical Bonsai As A Gift And Tropical Bonsai Care

Tropical Bonsai As Gifts And Tropical Bonsai Care In an earlier blog, I described the cultivation of the most popular bonsai, the Juniper Bonsai. But there are dozens and dozens of other plant species that are…

How To Care For A Peace Lily Spathiphyllum

Peace Lily Spathiphyllum

Spathiphyllum Species Peace Lily One of the most beautiful and easy houseplants for the novice plant lover is the Peace Lily. The deep green foliage is often accentuated  with exotic white spaths that shoot out of…

Juniper Bonsai As Gifts And Indoor Bonsai Care

 Juniper Bonsai As Gifts And Indoor Bonsai Care   Here at Metropolitan Wholesale we are often asked “what is a good floral gift for a guy” and the first thing that comes to mind is a Bonsai plant….