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Spider Plant Brown Tips: 8 Most Common Causes w/ Fixes

Are you struggling and frustrated with brown leaf tips on your indoor spider plants (Chlorophytum comosum)? It can be confusing, but like any plant problem, it is ultimately up to you to determine the true cause. In this post, I will help you be your own detective and help you figure out exactly why your …

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How To Water Orchids: 3 Simple Ways (But NO Ice Cubes!)

The topic of how to water orchids has caused much confusion for many people. Throughout the years, I’ve helped many clients be successful with orchid care. Keep reading to let me show you three methods that I use, and that you can be successful with, when it comes to watering your Phalaenopsis or Moth Orchid. …

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Prayer Plant Leaves Curling & Browning? Top 5 Reasons Why

Like many plant problems, curling prayer plant leaves and browning can be caused by a number of different reasons, and this post contains 5 different reasons that will help you determine exactly what’s going on. These tips apply to any plants that are part of the Marantaceae family whether it is the red prayer plant …

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Are Blue Orchids Real? The Ultimate Truth

Phalaenopsis (or moth orchids) come in a variety of gorgeous colors. But have you ever seen blue orchids at grocery stores, florists or at orchid shows? Are blue orchids even real? Keep reading to find out the plain truth and everything you need to know! While certainly striking, blue Phalaenopsis orchids have a bit of, …

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39 Stunning Calathea Varieties to Take Your Breath Away

With so many different Calathea varieties out there, it’s hard to choose a favorite. Keep reading to view 39 different types of Calatheas, and at the end, I’ll go over some basic care tips so that you can keep your Calatheas in tip-tip shape, all while minimizing crispy brown edges. CALATHEA VARIETIES Many species in …

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Peperomia Caperata Care: Top 7 Tips for a Thriving Plant

Commonly known as the Ripple Peperomia, Peperomia caperata is a popular houseplant with characteristically quilted, heart-shaped leaves. Many varieties are available and are presented later this in this post. Keep reading to find out the best way to take care of this stunning Brazilian rain forest native. This compact plant is perfect for small spaces …

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Are African Violets Poisonous to Cats? 3 Things to Know

Are African Violets (Saintpaulia) toxic to cats? Keep reading this short post to find out the simple answer, and also to discover some things that you may not have thought of that are important to consider so you can keep your beloved pets safe! Good news. The short answer is no! The ASPCA (American Society …

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GROWING ORCHIDS IN LECA & WATER: 5 STEPS FOR A GREAT SET-UP

Have you been curious about growing Phalaenopsis orchids in LECA (lightweight expanded clay aggregate)? If you’d like to experiment with a potting medium other than orchid bark (fir bark) or sphagnum moss, converting orchids to LECA clay pellets is a fun project, and I will lay it out for you step by step right here! …

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Repotting Peperomia Obtusifolia: 3 Simple Steps (w/ photos)

Is your Peperomia obtusifolia (also known as “Baby Rubber Plant”) ready to be repotted? If you want to make sure you’re doing the absolute best job you can, keep reading. I will show you 3 simple steps (with photos) so you can ensure that you have success! You’ll want to do this the right way …

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How to Plant Oxalis Bulbs (Corms) – Easy Guide With Photos

Have you just received some Oxalis triangularis (Purple Shamrock Plant) corms that you’d like to plant? Or maybe you want to learn how to divide and propagate your current plant? In this post, I will show you both of these techniques, step-by-step with photos. It is very easy to do, so keep reading to find …

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