"Frisk Your Houseplants" ... Many plants, including aloe, ivies, and amaryllis, can be toxic to dogs and cats. For a complete list, check with the ASPCA, aspca.org. If you are a plant-lover, set your greenery on sturdy bases so a hearty dog-cat chase won't knock them over.
Arrowhead Vine Cleans Air in your Home...You can use it in a hanging basket, train it up a moss pole, or keep it clipped to the shape you like it. In a bedroom, let the soft-looking leaves trail down the side of a dresser or armoire. Botanical name: Syngonium podophyllum Size: 6 inches to 3 feet tall and wide Growing conditions: Low to medium light; 60-75 degrees F; evenly moist soil
How to Get Rid of Fruit Flies Breeding in Plant Dirt
How to Get Rid of Fruit Flies Breeding in Plant Dirt; here's the article I couldn't find on Pinterest. I'm having a hell of a time ridding myself of the fruit flies that've been breeding in my potted plants.
Jade plants need full sun in order to grow properly and need to be drained well. Allow the soil to dry out completely before each watering. Softening leaves indicate it’s time for more water. cast iron plants can handle low light, extreme temperatures and can survive for a good length without water. However, It’s still a good idea to keep the soil moist for healthy growth by watering every 2-3 weeks.
DID YOU KNOW: Used coffee grounds improve soil quality for houseplants. I mixed 2 tablespoons of freshly used coffee grounds into a very tired and dying potted plant's soil, saturated it thoroughly, then set it in bright sunlight for a few hours. The plant has completely revived.
Houseplants tip: Save the water from cooking pasta. Let it cool, then use it to water houseplants.If the soil of your houseplants get algae, loosen the dirt in your pots periodically. Open the doors and windows when temperatures permit to give your house a change of air. This will benefit you and your houseplants. Re-invigorate your houseplants by removing the top 1/4 inch of soil and top-dressing with fresh potting soil.