Don't worry, be happy. It's a motto we should all try to live by. Matter of fact, there is even a song written about it...or maybe the song was written and now it's a motto? Either way, it's still a good one. We think one way to do this is to use houseplants in your [...]
Light The first requirement of all plants during their growing season is an abundance of daylight. Light from a window is always one-sided and the plants respond by turning their leaves and flowers toward the light. Turn the plants occasionally or they'll grow lopsided. Moisture The second requirement for all house plants is moisture. [...]
Houseplants are a wonderful addition to a backyard patio or deck, but there comes a time in the fall when they need to be brought inside to a more protected area. No one wants their plants to freeze..right? But be very careful when doing this so you don’t bring a bunch of little critters in [...]
Hello, Mary. Thank you for your question. Your plant looks healthy. Here is what we recommend: 1.Make sure it is getting 10-12 hours of bright direct light. 2. Give it some bloom booster fertilizer with as little nitrogen as possible. This should help it start blooming again.
Hello, Kaitlyn. From the picture it looks like you have mealy bugs on your schefflera plant. Use "Bonide" Insecticidal Soap to help control. Thoroughly spray the insects, including the undersides of the plants leaves. Repeat treatment weekly or bi-weekly if needed. Check her other plants to see if the mealy bugs have spread and treat them as well.
We've said it before, we'll say it again, and again, and again. Houseplants are where it is at! They are in homes, banks, hospitals, offices, restaurants, etc. Why? Because of the number of environmental and health benefits these houseplants provide. Here are just a few, but we feel the most important benefits of houseplants: Houseplants... [...]
Plants enrich our lives whether we realize it or not, and the Aloe plant is no exception. The Aloe plant was named one of NASA’s 50 best air purifiers. Planted in a pretty pot and versatile in any room with ample light, Aloe is the perfect plant to add to your home's décor - making [...]
Low Light? No problem Don’t let the lack of natural light keep you from adding houseplants to your home. We have compiled a list of our top 5 favorite low light plants. Find out which one is best for you. ZZ Plant– Thick glossy leaves add to any décor. A forgiving plant that can withstand [...]
Want to add some houseplants to your home, but don’t feel like you have a green thumb? Pothos plants are perfect for you! We love this hardy indoor plant and here are the top 4 reasons you will too! Best for beginners – Pothos do not require a lot of special care and they like [...]
Gardening by the sign of the moon has been a long standing tradition among some gardeners. This includes the best time to plant leafy greens and vegetables, when to cultivate, or the best dates for harvesting. LLewelyn's 2020 Moon Sign Book has all the information needed to determine these best dates according to the moon's sign. Each [...]