Both scale insects and mealybugs are difficult to eliminate. You have to pick off scales, then inspect and spray repeatedly with a houseplant insecticide to catch the “crawler” stage of the insects.
Vermiculite doesn’t pose a threat to plants. It’s humans who are at risk from exposure to the asbestos that’s contained in some products made from vermiculite.
Let’s start out by acknowledging the obvious: You don’t need fancy tools and supplies to grow houseplants. I’ve seen people water their houseplants with a wine bottle and trim them with a steak knife.
A common gift plant this time of year, Easter lilies (Lilium longiflorum) will thrive if you follow a few simple rules.
Houseplants help keep spirits up during the winter months, but be safe and learn which are poisonous.
A buyer's guide to choosing the right one for you.
Give the gift of color! Brighten up an indoor space with these five beauties.
The biggest secret to successfully incorporating houseplants into your home is selecting plants compatible with your growing conditions.
Add a splash of color to your home or office with showy houseplants-those with gorgeous foliage, stunning blooms, and dramatic shapes.
Add some color to your indoor space with these six beauties.