How To Get Rid Of Spider Mites On Cactus And Succulents

Spder Mite

Spider mites are a menace to plants generally, but are particularly fond of munching on the flesh of Succulents and Cacti. Spider mites tend to thrive in dry and arid places, and therefore plants that don’t need a lot of watering are an ideal target for these tiny pests. They also start breeding at temperatures … Read more

How Deep Are Holly Tree Roots?

Holly Bush

When I moved into my dream home, I was faced with a less than dreamy diseased Holly Tree in my front yard. I knew it had to be removed before the disease spread to other plants, but I was truly stumped on where to begin. How deep are Holly Tree roots, anyway? The Holly Tree … Read more

How to Take Care of Syngonium Three Kings?

Syngonium Three Kings

The Syngonium Three Kings (botanical name: Syngonium Podophyllum) is a fast growing, low-maintenance plant. Syngonium is known by several names including Arrowhead Vine, Arrowhead Plant, Arrowleaf Plant, American Evergreen, and Goosefoot. Arrowhead Vines are a plant collector’s dream because there are many varieties, and each one has its own special character and personality. If you’re … Read more

Are Blue Coleus Plants Real?

Blue Coleus

When you catch wind of a rare and unique-looking plant, it’s always tempting to add one to your collection. The Blue Coleus is one of these mythical plants, made more exciting with what seems to be photographic evidence. But despite what Google images might lead you to believe, Blue Coleus plants unfortunately are not a … Read more

Lavender Vs Russian Sage: Care Guide, Differences and FAQs

Russian Sage and Lavender

The Russian Sage versus Lavender battle has been raging on for a long time, with neither side willing to give an inch. On one side, you have Lavender, a well-known herbaceous flowering plant with white or purple blossoms and a sweet, faint scent. On the other, you have Russian Sage: tall, aromatic, finely textured blue … Read more

12 Tips for Growing Two Plants in One Pot

Two plants one pot

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?

Small tree in dying tree

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

Why is my Pothos Dripping Water?

Water Dripping on Pothos

You might be wondering why your Pothos plant is dripping little tears and crying. Was I that mean to it that I made it cry? Perhaps it’s sweating? Let’s find out why this is happening. Your Pothos is dripping water due to overwatering, or it’s a sign the weather is humid. This happens when the … Read more

Do Blueberry Bushes Lose Their Leaves?

Blueberry Bush

Do Blueberry bushes lose their leaves? In a word, yes! As a deciduous shrub, blueberry bushes naturally lose their leaves in autumn to prepare for winter dormancy. But, if you notice your blueberry bush defoliating during its growing season, you may have a deeper problem on your hands.  Like many plants, a blueberry bush will … Read more