View U of I Extension YouTube for houseplant care

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Houseplants add life and beauty to a home. New YouTube videos from Rhonda Ferree, Extension Educator in Horticulture with University of Illinois Extension, provide simple tips on houseplant care.

After watching these short videos, even those with “brown garden thumbs” will know how to have healthy houseplants throughout their home.


Over watering house plants is very common. Watering Houseplants teaches you how to know when to water and how much to water your houseplants.

Selecting the correct pot and correctly handling the plant and roots are critical aspects of repotting houseplants. Rhonda Ferree demonstrates Repotting Houseplants from her home gardening work center.

Moving Houseplants Indoors shows how to clean and groom houseplants.

Her latest video spotlights African Violets. She provides tips to keep them flowering and looking their best.

Ferree’s horticulture YouTube channel extends her gardening education into another realm of social media. Predictions are that video content in various formats will be the hottest social media in 2018.

View these videos at You’ll also find current garden news on Rhonda’s ILRiverHort Facebook and Twitter pages.

Contact Rhonda Ferree, University of Illinois Extension educator, horticulture,



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