Houseplant FAQs

Get answers to your most common questions about indoor plants, how to care for houseplants & more with our FAQs section.

Plants and Vinegar: 7 Amazing Vinegar Hacks For Plants

Plants and Vinegar: 7 Amazing Vinegar Hacks For Plants

Thinking of using vinegar in your garden? If yes, you will be glad to know that there are many uses for vinegar in your little grassland. From repelling insects to promoting germination, it can help a plant in various ways. Read on for our 7 amazing vinegar hacks for...

Why Are My Plants Turning Brown and How to Prevent it?

Why Are My Plants Turning Brown and How to Prevent it?

You just bought a beautiful plant for your house. You were excited about your new buddy. But within a week, its leaves started to turn brown. We know it is disheartening to see plants in such a condition, but why did this happen? What could possibly have gone wrong?...

How to Use A Humidifier for Houseplants

How to Use A Humidifier for Houseplants

If you’ve got tropical or exotic house plants at your home, you’ll have to ensure sufficient humidity for them to thrive. Using a humidifier would be more effective than a mister to provide constant humidity for these plants. Ferns, calatheas, monsteras,...

How Long for Plants to Recover From Overwatering?

How Long for Plants to Recover From Overwatering?

For fear of underwatering your plants or avoiding having to water often, it’s a common tendency to overwater instead. So you may ask yourself, how long for plants to recover from overwatering? Surprisingly, this is one of the main causes of plant death. If your plant...

Does Potting Soil Go Bad?

Does Potting Soil Go Bad?

Whether you are new to this whole gardening gig or just another curious fellow gardener, you are well aware of the importance of quality potting soil for your plants. But there is always this nagging question: will the potting soil go bad if you don't use it right...

Which Houseplants Like Coffee Grounds?

Which Houseplants Like Coffee Grounds?

For many people out there, coffee is their morning refresher. They cannot start their mornings without a good cup of coffee. But did you know that there are many applications for it in your houseplants and garden? The coffee ground is used as a popular compost...

How To Water Air Plants: Watering & Care Tips

How To Water Air Plants: Watering & Care Tips

Air plants, also known as Tillandsias, are more difficult to care for than other houseplants. However, they are extremely strong and require little maintenance to grow, making them a great plant for beginners or busy office workers. This post will explain how to water...

Why Are My Plants Drooping? 11 Possible Reasons

Why Are My Plants Drooping? 11 Possible Reasons

Why are your plants drooping? Most of the time a plant may wilt or droop because they are underwatered. However, there are many other reasons like overwatering, root rot, transplant shock, and pests that can all create drooping and wilted leaves. Houseplants add...

How to Fix Stunted Growth in Plants

How to Fix Stunted Growth in Plants

We all know that plants need proper love and care to grow in the right manner. After all, they enhance the beauty and liveliness of your place. However, despite your best efforts, some of them do not grow the way you want them to, and that can be quite frustrating. No...

How Often Does Jade Plant Bloom?

How Often Does Jade Plant Bloom?

Jade plants, also known as the lucky plant or money plant, is a common houseplant that is easy to grow, even by the most novice of gardeners. This pretty plant of the Crassulaceae family is popular for its thick, glossy, succulent leaf pads. Read on to know if and how...

How to Keep Plants Alive While Away: Do These 8 Things

How to Keep Plants Alive While Away: Do These 8 Things

So, you are planning on an exciting vacation but now you are stressing the best way to keep your plants alive while away on your trip? Don’t worry. We’ve got you covered!  We understand you need a break from your work life and enjoying a trip with your friends is...

Is Rice Water Good for Plants?

Is Rice Water Good for Plants?

An extremely simple kitchen byproduct - rice water has its use in gardening for the fertilization of plants. With sufficient nutrients, minerals, and vitamins, it begs the question - Is Rice Water Good for Plants? Turns out the use of rice water is better than tap...

How To Revive An Aloe Plant

How To Revive An Aloe Plant

Aloe vera is one of the easy-going succulents and a hardy plant. If your aloe plant appears droopy, with its leaves turning mushy, yellow, or brown, it might be time to take extra care of it and take the necessary steps to revive it. Generally, overwatering, root rot,...

Watering Houseplants: How Much is Enough?

Watering Houseplants: How Much is Enough?

How much water is the right amount for your houseplants? New plant owners tend to either over-water their plants (leading to soggy soil) or underwater them (causing a drought condition); both are detrimental to plant health. It is essential the roots are wet and then...

How To Add Minerals To Garden Soil

How To Add Minerals To Garden Soil

Naturally, garden soil is rich in nutrients and minerals as it is formed by decayed plants and animals. But the truth is, with time, the mineral content of the soil declines. Don't worry; to prevent this, all you have to do is add some necessary minerals, and you are...

What’s The Difference Between Potting Soil and Garden Soil?

What’s The Difference Between Potting Soil and Garden Soil?

Whether you are a newbie or a professional in gardening, you know the importance of soil when it comes to the growth and health of the plant. But it can be challenging to spot the distinction between garden and potting soil.  So we took it upon ourselves to bring you...

How to Store Potting Soil: Tips & Tricks for Houseplant Lovers

How to Store Potting Soil: Tips & Tricks for Houseplant Lovers

If you love houseplants as much as we do, there is a good chance you have a few bags of potting soil lying around. While there is nothing better than having some extra soil around, especially if you tend to get plants often (who doesn't am I right?), you still may be...

How To Get Rid Of Spider Mites On Indoor Plants

How To Get Rid Of Spider Mites On Indoor Plants

Finding out about spider mite infestation damaging one of your indoor plants is a frustrating experience. These little monsters are lethal to plant life, and getting rid of them immediately is critical as they can spread pretty quickly. Luckily, there are several ways...

How Do I Get Rid of Flies (Fungus Gnats) In My Houseplant?

How Do I Get Rid of Flies (Fungus Gnats) In My Houseplant?

Fungus gnats can infest and destroy your house plants, and watching your plants suffer is one of the most frustrating experiences. You will notice these little winged creatures flying around your plants or crawling out of the soil while watering. While they are...

Are Houseplants Good For You?

Are Houseplants Good For You?

Interest in indoor plants is growing with the popularity of the plant-based aesthetic on social media. But while social media trends are notorious for being short-lived, the benefits of houseplants are endless, it's almost evergreen! If you've ever been inclined to...

7 Things to Consider When Growing Birds of Paradise Indoors

7 Things to Consider When Growing Birds of Paradise Indoors

When choosing plants perfect for indoor growing, you shouldn’t miss including Birds of Paradise. They are large plants that can grow over six feet tall, even when growing them inside your home. Birds of Paradise would be an ideal statement piece, especially if you...

Are House Plants Good For The Environment?

Are House Plants Good For The Environment?

Yes! House plants are good for the environment because they provide cleaner air by removing pollutants like nitrogen dioxide, benzene, toluene and formaldehyde from the air. Plants are crucial to life! In fact, plants are life themselves—they are the only life forms...

Are Houseplants Good For Your Mental Health?

Are Houseplants Good For Your Mental Health?

The quarantine has led to an explosion of many hobbies: baking, painting, rock climbing, exercising, and one of the most prominent ones: becoming a green thumb. With most of our days spent at home, that meant looking for ways to transform our personal space into a...

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