Why Are My Syngonium Leaves Not Unfurling? (And How To Fix)


There are many Syngonium plants with different shapes and colors of leaves. However, when the leaves are struggling to unfurl, they are usually lacking in what they need. Because Syngoniums are tropical plants, they also work similarly to other plants native to their area, including Gloriosum and Monstera. This means they all have a few … Read more

Do Cacti Produce Oxygen?


Many plants are known to have health benefits. The biggest one is the ability to produce oxygen and filter the air. We know that big, exotic plants like Syngonium and Monstera can do this, but what about more common indoor and outdoor plants, like a Cactus? A Cactus does produce oxygen in small amounts, though … Read more

Philodendron Lemon-Lime Vs Neon Pothos (How to Identify Differences & Similarities)

philodendron lemon lime

The eye-catching yellow-green leaves of these two houseplants make it easy to see why they’re so popular! Although they’re commonly mistaken for one another, Philodendron Lemon-Lime and Neon Pothos are two completely different species. Despite this, their heart-shaped leaves, electric green color, and growth habits are remarkably similar. So how can you tell them apart?  … Read more

Why Are My Arborvitae Turning Yellow?

Arbovitae plant

Arborvitae is an evergreen tree. It is similar to juniper or pine but with certain differences in foliage, size, and growth patterns. It is part of the Thuja genus which contains the Thuja occidentalis (Northern White Cedar and Eastern White Cedar) and the Thuja plicata (Western Red Cedar).  Within this arborvitae family, there are multiple … Read more

How Fast Do Snake Plants Grow? (Ultimate Growth Rate Hack)

Snake plant

A common misconception regarding Snake Plants (Dracaena trifasciata, formerly Sansevieria trifasciata) is that they are low-light loving plants that rarely grow or change. While it may be true that a Snake Plant in a dark corner will tolerate its conditions and not grow very fast, you want to create an environment where your Snake Plant … Read more

Is Grass A Decomposer Or Producer?


Grass, despite being most often used as a lawn decoration, has an essential purpose in the world’s ecosystem. It provides nutrients and food that many animals, both in captivity and in the wild, need to survive.  Grass is not a decomposer since it doesn’t break down dead matter and convert it into nutrients; instead, it … Read more