Spider Plant Bugs, Pests, and Diseases

spider plant bugs do have a few

For the most part, all Spider plant varieties or airplane plants are impervious to disease and pests. The main causes of problems are overwatering, poor drainage and excessive fertilizer treatment.

How To Grow And Care For Ficus Altissima

Ficus altissima growing indoors

Ficus altissima (FIK-us al-TISS-ih-muh) is also called Lofty Fig, Asian Council Tree, or simply Council Tree. It is a flowering plant in the Mulberry or Moraceae family of plants. This

Tips On Getting Rid Of Gardenia Pests

colony of aphids

Gardenia plants are a popular choice for many gardeners and indoor plant enthusiasts. These attractive plants have blooms similar to roses but are somewhat less fussy. Their heady scent and

How To Care For Anthurium Plants

Colorful flowers of an Anthurium plant

Anthurium (an-thyoo-ree-uhm) is the largest genus of the arum family, Araceae, and consists of about 1,000 different perennial Anthurium species. This tropical plant is native to the Americas, distributed from

How To Get Rid Of Sago Palm Scale

Scale covering the leaves of sago palms

The Sago Palm (Cycas revoluta) is part of the Cycad family. The Sagos are slow growers taking years to mature.  Cycads are tough, primitive, and have been around since the

Can You Use Neem Oil For Whitefly Control

whiteflies on leaf

Growing plants indoors can lead to infestations, but not nearly on the level of your outdoor plants. One of the most frustrating infestations for gardeners is whiteflies. These tiny scourges

Dianthus: How To Care For The Sweet William Flower

Attractive flowers of the Sweet William Dianthus - Pinks

Dianthus plants the Sweet William flower, are floriferous, and vibrant making them excellent ornamental choices for the garden, or simple borders. Click this article for Sweet William Dianthus care tips and growing details.

Does Neem Oil Get Rid Of Mosquitoes?

Neem oil for mosquito control

Neem oil for mosquitoes? Neem easily protects against pests that are not interested in plants. It is safe for use around humans and pets and won’t harm beneficial bugs when applied correctly. This article shares tips for use in the garden.

How To Care For Ponytail Palm Outdoors

ponytail palm growing outdoors in Florida

Ponytail Palm (Beaucarnea recurvata) is a rugged, exciting, and distinctive plant that is not a palm at all and makes an excellent addition to the garden as a specimen or large outdoor container plant. In this article we share tips on growing ponytail palms outdoors.

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

How To Kill Stink Bugs In The Garden

stink bugs in the garden

Stink bugs can be a nuisance. They feed on anything and everything planted in your gardens. Tomatoes, squash, cucumber, and more. Click on this article to learn more on getting rid of Stink Bugs.

Can You Get Rid of Aphids on Roses with Vinegar?

Aphids feeding on a beautiful rose bud

If you want to get rid of aphids on roses, vinegar is a natural option. But, is vinegar a good option and a recommended one. Click on this article to learn more about vinegar and aphids or roses. [DETAILS]

How Do I Treat Whitefly On Gardenia Plants?

Controlling white on gardenia plants

Most treatments for whiteflies on gardenia plants recommend insecticides and insecticidal soaps, but there are some other options to consider. Click this article for info on controlling whitefly on Gardenia.

6 Home Remedies For Getting Rid Of Mealybugs

natural remedies for mealybugs

Mealybugs are tiny, soft-bodied, wingless insects covered in a soft grayish or white waxy protective layer. These piercing, sucking insects are only about a fifth of an inch long, but

Neem Oil For Aphids Feeding On Plants

Spraying plant and flowers infected by many green aphids. No pesticide, made with water, neem oil

Created from Indian lilac (Azadirachta indica) seeds, neem oil pesticides have earned a reputation as one of the toughest natural remedies against common plant pests available. Even its byproduct, neem

How To Kill Black Aphids

Black aphids feeding in the corner of a leaf

If you have any number of plants in your home or outdoors and have not experienced any pest problems, consider yourself lucky. If you have had your share of little

How To Use Castile Soap For Aphids

Pure Castile soap spray are one of the basics in a homemade insecticidal soap spray

Gardening is a wonderful and productive hobby. But it can be frustrating to watch the fruits of your labor get destroyed by pests.  When that happens, you have to make

How To Control Black Bean Aphids

Aphid colony Aphis fabae

Aphidoidea, or aphids, are small insects that feed by sucking on plant sap. These soft-bodied creatures are “true bugs” because they are equipped with a specialized mouth solely to withdraw

Pentas Plant: How To Care For Pentas Flower

Wooden barrel planted with Pentas plants | PlantCareToday

The Pentas plant is a proven winner in the garden. Pentas give homeowners a blast of color. Their flowers attract hummingbirds and butterflies. Pentas lanceolata, more commonly known as Pentas. It is also