Why Are My Seedlings Turning Yellow?

yellow leaves on seedlings

Gardeners know the tribulations of growing seedlings. We often hear, “My seedlings are turning yellow Why” We share details on how to Fix it [DETAILS]

How Much Neem Oil To A Gallon Of Water?

How much Neem per gallon?

Neem oil is a popular natural pesticide and want to know “How much Neem oil per gallon of water?” It depends if the solution is applied as a spray or a drench. This article looks at how much Neem per gallon.

Using Neem Oil To Clean Plant Leaves

Wiping leaves with neem oil to clean plant leaves

Even the most dedicated plant enthusiasts sometimes forget that their houseplants are living, breathing creatures and could use a little extra TLC. One of the most common issues that an

What Plants Benefit From Coffee Grounds?

coffee grounds for plants

Which plants like used coffee grounds? Use coffee grinds as a soil amendment for acid-loving plants. Before brewing, grounds of coffee contain more acid as well as caffeine.

The Best Planting Tip I Never Shared!

planting tip

Thomas Rainer is a landscape architect by profession and claims to be a gardener by obsession. Thomas shared a great gardening tip he picked up that I’ve used for years

How To Remove Sap From Clothes

Tips on getting tree sap from clothes

Have you ever found yourself at the end of the day with sap all over your clothes from working in the yard or garden. It always seems like my Philodendrons and

When To Thin Seedlings?

thinning seedling lets you pick strongest

The excitement of spring starts weeks or months before the warm weather arrives. Spring anticipation begins with the planting of vegetable seeds for the garden and flower seeds for the

Should You Be Soaking Seeds Before Planting?

Should you soak seeds before planting helps plants germinate faster

There is a long history of gardeners soaking seeds before planting, but many new gardeners aren’t aware that this trick can decrease the germination time. Soaking seeds before planting can

Should You Use Distilled Water For Plants?

Watering Ficus plants with distilled water

These days it’s becoming harder and harder to get pure water for your houseplants.  Tap water or municipal water often contains unwanted contaminants, and even rainwater is less than perfect. 

How Long To Keep Grow Lights On Plants?

man checking the grow lights setup

Have you ever wondered how long you should keep the grow lights on your plants?  If so, you’re not alone. Here’s a question we received on just that topic. Question:

Is Mint Poisonous To Cats?

Cat sniffing a mint plant

One of the most significant responsibilities of being a cat owner is to provide them with a healthy and safe environment to live.  This is especially true if you are

20 Toxic And Poisonous Plants For Cats

cat next to a spider plant

Cats are naturally inquisitive, and that is not always a safe trait. Hence the saying “Curiosity killed the cat!” Felines enjoy climbing, exploring and chewing on things, so if you

How To Build An Indoor Grow Lights System

Have you ever considered an indoor grow lights system for growing plants indoors? Did you think an indoor lighting system was only for the pros? Usually, to start indoor gardening

How To Make Biodegradable Newspaper Pots

Starting seeds and cuttings is a great way to “grow” your plants or plant collection with minimal expense. One way to reduce transplant shock is to start plants in peat