How to Care for Ming Aralia Plant (Answered)

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Ming Aralia, also sometimes known as Aralia Ming Stump, is an ornamental perennial plant native to Southeast Asia. This slow-growing shrub has a small footprint, which makes it perfect for indoor spaces. Despite its beautiful foliage, Ming Aralia hasn’t reached the same level of popularity as other tropical plants. It’s often considered difficult to maintain, … Read more

How To Re-pot a Leggy Aloe Vera Plant: The Easy Method

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Aloe Vera is a succulent native to Africa and the Arabian peninsula, valued for its medicinal benefits for thousands of years. Aloe has antibacterial properties that can heal wounds, burns, and sores. Aloe Vera can soothe sunburns after a long day at the beach, relieve constipation, and manage dental plaque buildup. With all the fantastic … Read more

How Do You Take Care of a Mermaid Tail Succulent?


Mermaid Tail Succulents are rare and hard to find. That’s why, when you manage to get your hands on one, you want to take care of it right. Since these succulents are from South Africa, they can seem a little exotic, but the requirements for proper care of Mermaid Tail Succulents are similar to those … Read more

Why Are My Calla Lilies Drooping, Wilting, or Yellow?

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Calla Lilies are breathtaking plants that are well worth keeping in your garden or a pot in your home. For the most part, they are easy to take care of and require minimal attention. However, sometimes things go wrong, and you may start to notice that your Calla Lily is starting to look rough. You … Read more

Step-By-Step Lemon Tree Growth Stages 

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The Lemon Tree’s bright yellow fruit and fresh, inviting smell make it a delightful addition to your garden. Lemon Trees make excellent outdoor plants in USDA zones 9 to 11, where temperatures hover between 10°C to 28°C (50°F to 82.4°F). Thankfully for cold climate gardeners, this hardy tree also thrives as an indoor potted plant. … Read more

Can I Grow Jalapeno Peppers in Pots or Containers? And How Often Should I Water My Jalapeno Plants?

Jalapeno Pepper

Jalapenos are a favorite mid-sized chile pepper famous for bringing heat to various dishes for thousands of years. These spicy peppers can be traced back to ancient Mexican civilizations; today, it seasons many recipes from salad dressing to salsa. In addition to bold flavors, Jalapenos are an excellent source of vitamins A and C. Jalapenos … Read more

12 Tips for Growing Two Plants in One Pot

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The benefit of growing two plants in one pot comes down to saving space. Many people choose to do this to increase their garden layout, whether indoors or outside. The trouble with this setup is that it requires a little extra TLC. You don’t need a green thumb to grow multiple plants in one pot, … Read more

Can Plants Die Of Old Age?

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My husband and I recently moved out of our home and into our van. One of the first stops on our USA adventure will be to see the graceful and magnificent giant sequoias in California. As I pruned and repotted our houseplants to fit into our tiny new home, I thought about the difference between … Read more

What Will Happen To Plants That Are Kept In The Dark?

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We can’t all live in sunny California, but that shouldn’t stop you from having plants! While we typically want to give our plants lots of sun, this isn’t always possible. Your plants may find themselves in darker than desired conditions for many reasons. Perhaps your home doesn’t get a lot of natural light. You might … Read more