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Aglaonema – A Favorite Indoor Plant – Chinese evergreen

One of my favorite groups of plants is the aroid family Araceae. This family has brought us so many great and wonderful indoor plants. Everything from Philodendrons, Spathiphyllum (aka Peace Lily), … [Read more...]

Brown Tips on Houseplants Leaves – A Reason Why!

While running some errands recently, I notice a Chlorophytum - "spider plant" in a hanging basket. From a distance it looked great. Lots of foliage and "pups" hanging down. Looking at it closer … [Read more...]

Croton Care: How To Grow The Colorful Codiaeum Plant

Croton plants produce intense colors. There are many croton varieties with an array of many leaf shapes and they make excellent additions to a patio, deck or terrace as planted or as potted specimens. … [Read more...]

Ficus Pandurata: The Fiddleleaf Fig Tree

The fiddle-leaf fig is the common name for Ficus Lyrata or Ficus Pandurata comes from the family Moraceae. The plant gets its name from its large leaves which resemble the case of a fiddle or violin. … [Read more...]

White Bird of Paradise – Strelitzia Nicolai

When most of us hear of the "Bird of Paradise" we think of the commonly grown orange cut flower Strelitzia reginae not the white Bird of Paradise plant. Strelitzia nicolai - Pronounced: … [Read more...]

Epiphyllum Orchid Cactus: Growing Tips And Care

The orchid cactus is a gorgeous group of tree-growing cacti. The Epiphyllum (the botanical name) has broad, flat, leaflike stems scalloped on the edge, strung together by a woody midvein. The … [Read more...]

Lucky Bamboo: How To Grow And Care For Dracaena sanderiana

The “Lucky Bamboo Plant” really isn’t a bamboo even though it may resemble one. It comes from the Dracaena family and is the species Dracaena sanderiana. Whatever you want to call this “good luck … [Read more...]

17 Best Bathroom Plants, How To Use, How To Choose, No Light or Upright

There are lots of good reasons to have indoor plants, even plants in the bathroom. They are beautiful, uplifting to look at and be around and they serve a practical purpose in keeping your home … [Read more...]

Pruning Ficus Trees: When And How

Ficus trees, also known as ficus benjamina, weeping fig tree or the benjamin fig, have a tendency to freak people out... It seems like as soon as the tree comes home, leaves start dropping. The … [Read more...]

Growing Peperomia Plants: Care, Propagation, Pest and Disease

The world of peperomia comes in many varieties. Some you'll find down at the local garden center in the house plant section. Others are strictly for hobby collectors. [toc] Peperomias … [Read more...]