Aglaonema Silver Bay Growing and Care

Attractive leaves of Aglaonema Silver Bay

The Aglaonema Silver Bay plant is a perennial member of the Araceae family and is one of the newer hybrid Aglaonema varieties developed by Doctor Jake Henny of the University

Fittonia Argyroneura: Is It A Plant Or A Group?

Fittonia argyroneura

How do you take a fantastic genus such as fittonia and make it bigger? Why, make countless cultivated Fittonia varieties, of course! That’s precisely what the Argyroneura Group, sometimes referred

Anthurium Clarinervium Growing and Care

Beautiful leaves of Anthurium Clarinervium

Anthurium clarinervium was first documented in 1952 in southeastern Mexico by botanist Eizi Matuda. The specific epithet, clarinervium, means veined or nerved and references the deep, contrasting vein patterns on

Aeonium Arboreum Growing and Care

Aeonium arboreum plant

Aeonium Arboreum [ee-OH-nee-um ar-BOR-ee-um] hails from northern Africa and the Canary Islands and does well in most coastal settings.  The Aeonium is a member of the Crassulaceae or Stonecrop family.

Adenium Boehmianum Growing and Care

Adenium boehmianum by © Hans Hillewaert - Wikimedia

Humankind has always had a morbid fascination with danger, and this often translates into the garden. A perfect example is Adenium boehmianum, the bushman poison plant. The people in its

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

Why Won’t My Christmas Cactus Bloom?

Blooming Christmas Cactus in window

One of the best things about Schlumbergera is its habit of blooming at times of the year when most of your other plants are dormant. Of these, the Christmas cactus

Anthurium Crystallinum Growing And Care

leaves of the Anthurium crystallinum

Anthurium crystallinum (an-THUR-ee-um kriss-TAL-in-um) are tropical plants prized for their gorgeous ornamental leaves. Crystallinum is relatively easy to take care of, making it favored in many houseplant lovers’ households. Native

What Is The Best Spider Plant Soil?

spider plant soil what is the best kind?

Chlorophytum comosum (kloh-roh-FY-tum kom-OH-sum), better known as spider plant, or airplane plant is a common addition to homes and offices. These popular houseplants require very little maintenance. It can be

San Pedro Cactus Care: Growing Trichocereus Pachanoi

trichocereus pachanoi (san pedro cactus)

The San Pedro cactus is arguably the most popular columnar cactus in desert gardening circles, Trichocereus pachanoi [try-koh-KER-ee-us puh-KAH-no-ee] gets its name from the hairy (tricho) floral tube.  This Trichocereus

Peperomia Obtusifolia Variegata Care Tips

Bed of Variegata Baby Rubber plant Peperomia Obtusifolia

Peperomia Obtusifolia Variegata (pep-er-ROH-mee-uh, ob-too-sih-FOH-lee-uh, var-ee-GAY-tuh) is a handsome variegated variety of the baby rubber plant.  It is a popular Peperomia species in the family: Piperaceae.  The evergreen plant is

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 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]

Fertilizing Croton Plants: When and How To Fertilize Crotons

Croton fertilizer

When picking a Croton fertilizer do you pick the granular, slow-release, or a water-soluble liquid fertilizer? Croton is well known for its colorful foliage, and vibrant leaves the croton a visual treat. Click on this article for tips on Croton fertilizing.

How To Care For The Fuchsia Plant

Blooms of the Fuchsia plant

Fuchsia plants come in plenty of varieties and colors, they make good potted small trees, train them to develop bushy shape, care is easy, and they Fuchsia like cooler temperatures. Hardy fuchsia is a perennial alternative to the tender annual fuchsia. Click here for Fuchsia growing tips. [LEARN MORE]

Learn How To Grow A Cat Palm

fronds of the Cat Palm cat palm (Chamaedorea Cataractarum)

The “cat palm” or botanically Chamaedorea cataractarum palm [kam-ee-DOR-ee-uh, kat-uh-RAK-tar-um] is a small perennial palm plant from the Arecaceae family.   It is a native plant of Central America and

Staghorn Fern Care and Growing Information

staghorn fern growing on tree

The staghorn fern – Platycerium: an extraordinarily unique, distinctive, attractive looking plant, perfect for those with a backyard greenhouse or cool enclosed porch. Looking to grow something unusual, a true

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