What Makes Calathea Leaves Curl?

Calathea leaves curl

Calatheas have beautiful foliage with many having multicolored patterns. But what causes the leaves of a Calathea plant to curl? Everything from temperatures, improper watering, lighting, too much or not enough. [DETAILS]

How Often To Water Dracaena Plants

watering Dracaena plants

Learning to water finicky Dracaena plants – the when and how much water is only the first step. For a healthy plant, consider the type of water too. Click on this article to learn more on watering Dracaena plants.

What Causes Dracaena Fluoride Toxicity: How To Fix It

Dracaena plants are prone to fluoride toxicity

Dracaena fluoride toxicity comes from fluoride that is an accumulative toxin. Plants cannot get rid of fluoride once it’s absorbed. Too much fluoride can cause toxicity and harm or even kill a plant over time. Click on this article to learn more about fluoride toxicity on Dracaenas.

How Can You Make Pothos Grow Faster?

Making Pothos grow faster

Pothos in general will grow quickly, but if you want it to grow at top speed, you must pay close attention to soil quality, temperature… [DETAILS]

How To Propagate Spider Plant Babies

spider plant babies perfect for propagating

The spider plant is one of the easiest houseplants to grow and propagate. They are almost foolproof. This houseplant handles neglect well and grows in a wide range of lighting. Click on this article to learn more on how to propagate spider plants.

Can Spider Plants Live Outdoors? Some Say NO

Spider plants growing outside in baskets

Spider plants are one of the most popular indoor houseplants. But many are surprised to learn that Chlorophytum comosum is also excellent in outdoor settings as well. Get more details in this article and learn about growing spider plants outdoors.

Calathea Watering: Why The Type Of Water Matters

correct calathea watering uses the right water

Several houseplants have become favorites among indoor plant enthusiasts, and Calatheas (prayer plant) have earned their spot in that list. From Calathea Freddie to the beautiful Calathea orbifolia, there are

How To Grow And Care For Hoya Pubicalyx

The climbing Hoya pubicalyx vine

Hoya pubicalyx is a climbing trellis-loving Hoya vine from the Philippines. This everyday perennial houseplant is a member of the Apocynaceae family of Hoya plants. Hoya pubicalyx (HOY-a pew-bih-KAL-iks) is

Tips On How Do You Water Air Plants?

Learn to water air plants

Air plants may be easy to grow, but their very name can cause mass confusion when it comes to actual care procedures. One of the biggest debates is on watering

How To Grow Calathea Concinna Freddie

Calathea concinna Freedie potted with attractive zebra like patterns on leaves

Calathea concinna “Freddie comes Brazil. The leaves are elongated and glossy with a light green color. The zebra stripe pattern on the leaf make Freddie and attractive plant for the home. [CARE INFO]

How To Grow And Care For Peperomia Moonlight

Attractive foliage of Peperomia Moonlight

Peperomia (pep-per-ROH-mee-uh) Moonlight is a succulent with metallic green, heart-shaped leaves native to South America.  Closely related to the plant that graces our kitchen tables with black pepper, Peperomia’s Greek

Calathea Orbifolia Growing and Care

Beautiful leaves of Calathea Orbifolia

Calathea orbifolia (ka-LAY-thee-uh or-bee-FOH-lee-uh) is also known as Prayer Plant and is one of the prettiest of the Calathea plant family.  Calatheas are members of the Marantaceae or arrowroot family

How To Get Rid Of Mealybug Infestation On Dracaena

Dracaena marginata tricolor with mealybug infestation

Dracaena plants are popular and grown indoors and out. Outdoors they are relatively hardy and pest resistant. Indoors Dracaenas are more susceptible to mealybug infestation. If left untreated, these pests

How to Care For Sansevieria Bantel’s Sensation

Potted plants of the upright growing Sansevieria Bantel's Sensation

The Sansevieria Bantel’s Sensation is one of several varieties of snake plants, a taller, stalkier breed of succulent. Hailing from the tropical regions of West Africa, Bantel’s Sensation has gorgeous

Is The Arrowhead Plant Poisonous?

Attractive foliage of the Arrowhead plant, is it toxic?

People often see Arrowhead Syngonium plants, either in the indoor plant section at garden centers or in the wild as an outdoor plant. The Arrowhead plant is part of the

How To Care For And Grow Hoya Kentiana

Foliage of Hoya Kentiana plants

Hoya Kentiana [HOY-a kent-ee-AY-nuh], aka wax plant, is well-loved by gardeners. It has beautiful leaves and a low-maintenance nature. This plant is native to the Philippines and other Southeast Asian

How To Care For Jade Pothos

All green Jade Pothos in a hanging pot

Jade Pothos [jeid] [POH-thos] are popular trailing indoor plants with waxy, heart-shaped leaves. Besides the brilliant green Jade, you’ll find other different types of Pothos plants like Golden Pothos and

Is the Polka Dot Plant Poisonous?

pretty polka dot plant - it it poisonous or toxic?

Polka dot plants (Hypoestes) are neat little leafy plants; many people plant them as annuals in pots indoors and their gardens outside. They get their name from the brightly-colored dots

Are Spider Plants Toxic To Dogs?

Spider Plant - Chlorophytum comosum aka airplane plant, St Bernard lily, spider ivy or ribbon plant

Mention getting a new indoor plant and the first image that comes to most minds is the spider plant or Boston fern. The spider plant, aka Chlorophytum comosum (kloh-roh-FY-tum kom-OH-sum)

How To Grow And Care For Peperomia Orba

Peperomia Orba up close

Peperomia orba [pep-er-ROH-mee-uh OR-buh], also known as the teardrop peperomia, a tropical plant that does well indoors. Native to Central and South America, peperomias are members of the pepper plant

Tips On Spider Plant Care Indoors

Chlorophytum (spider plant) in flowerpot window | rootstocks-DepositPhotos

Spider plants aka Chlorophytum comosum (kloh-roh-FY-tum kom-OH-sum), likely originated in the south and west of Africa. Peter Thunberg, a plant explorer, is said to have brought the Chlorophytum to Europe

Scindapsus Pictus Care: Tips On Growing Satin Pothos

attractive spotted leaves of scindapsus pictus

Scindapsus Pictus (skin-DAP-sus, PIK-tus), also called Epipremnum Pictum is a flowering species in the plant family Araceae. The popular common pothos is Epipremnum aureum. This evergreen plant is indigenous to Southeast

Spider Plant Care: Growing Chlorophytum Comosum

Spider plant growing in a pot

The Spider Plant (Chlorophytum comosum) is a favorite, houseplant. It is practically foolproof for novice gardeners. These sturdy little houseplants are easy to care for and hard to kill! They

How To Grow and Care For Prayer Plants

Close up of bright green exotic 'Maranta Leuconeura Kerchoveana' Prayer Plant leaf with unique black pattern

The prayer plant is a common indoor plant with strikingly beautiful and decorative deep green leaves. Its velvety leaves have yellow splotches down right to the midrib and arching red

Is Golden Pothos Toxic to Cats?

planter of golden Pothos, is Pothos cat safe?

The Golden Pothos plant (Epipremnum aureum) is the most common Pothos variety and a member of the Araceae plant family. You may hear this popular houseplant referred to as: Devil’s