How to Save Dahlia Leaves and Flowers from Turning Brown

Dying Dahlia

Dahlias are renowned for their gorgeous blooms, so it can be disappointing and frustrating to find that the flowers and leaves are turning brown. There are a number of reasons why your Dahlias leaves and flowers are turning brown, and while the damage itself is not reversible, you can still save the plant and prevent … Read more

How Do I Care for Hoya Burtoniae?

Hoya plant

Hoya Burtoniae, and most other Hoya, work about the same way. Even if the requirements aren’t identical, they are often close enough. However, if you want to have a perfectly happy Hoya Burtoniae, it is important to look at all the specific requirements for their care.  When looking at Hoya Burtoniae, you want to ensure … Read more

How Do I Fix My Purple Basil Turning Green?

Purple Basil

Purple Basil is named such due to its pretty dark purple color. There are a couple of different varieties of Basil that are purple, but Purple Basil is the most common one. While it is usually a purple color, hence the name, it does sometimes tend to look more green or lose its purple coloring … Read more

How Do You Care for a Woody Honeysuckle?


Honeysuckles are beautiful ornamental climbers and shrubs with fragrant flowers that attract pollinators, making them a great addition to your garden. That’s why it can be very concerning if you notice that the stems have suddenly become woody, tangled, or distressed.  Honeysuckles will develop woody stems due to aging, pest problems, or improper pruning. In … Read more

How to Increase Female Flowers in Cucumbers?


Like squash and melons, most Cucumber plants have male and female flowers. The two sexes play two very different roles. The males produce the pollen, while the females produce the fruit to be pollinated. One problem that gardeners sometimes run into is an abundance of male flowers but no female flowers. Without female flowers, the … Read more

How Do I Fix Yellow Leaves on My Peach Tree?

Yellow leaf on Peach Tree

Many gardeners steer clear of peaches because it’s assumed they can’t grow in colder regions. But if you live anywhere in USDA hardiness zones 5a-9a, Peaches will grow outdoors just fine. There are even dwarf cultivars that can be grown in containers and brought inside in the colder months. Peach Trees can be a bit … Read more

How Do You Fix A Bent Banana Leaf?

Banana tree

Banana Trees help provide your home with a tropical feel. Due to their large size, they also are a great option to fill in empty spots in a room. There are dozens of different types of banana and plantain trees, many of which are suitable to grow indoors. Although they don’t usually produce fruit indoors, … Read more

Why is My Cactus Turning White and How to Fix It?

Cactus turning white

Indoor cacti are the perfect houseplant for minimalists. They’re slow growing, easy to care for, and don’t require much attention. If you’re lucky, your cacti may even produce blooms in summer! Despite their sturdiness, cacti are susceptible to issues like diseases and pests like any plant. If you notice your cactus turning white, it might … Read more