How To Use Mosquito Dunks for Fungus Gnats

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Mosquito dunks are not only great at getting rid of Mosquitoes – they’ll work on killing off fungus gnats too! Dunks will not harm your plants so long as you prepare them properly – so, read on to learn how to use mosquito dunks in potted plants, and how you can manage them over time. … Read more

Why Does My Aloe Plant Not Stand Up?

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Does your aloe plant look under the weather or slightly worse for wear? Well, it could be both chilly and/or drenched!  However, that’s just two of the many reasons your spritely aloe has become mildly skewed to downright floppy! Read on to find out how to diagnose the cause of the problem, and then we’ll … Read more

Why Is My Pineapple Plant Leaning? (And How To Fix It)

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Pineapple plants are absolutely gorgeous to watch growing inside your home! As part of the family of Bromeliaceae, they’re herbaceous perennials. As natives of the tropics, they grow well indoors. But – I hear you ask – why is my pineapple plant leaning over? There are many reasons why a pineapple plant may start to … Read more

How To Care For Devil’s Ivy Plant – Complete Care Guide

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Are you a fan of pothos? What about Scindapsus? They’re both also known as the Devil’s Ivy plant! This indoor beauty has relatively simple needs, grows attractive foliage, and is super flexible. Growing freely, it can hang down, be trained upwards, or even horizontally! When cared for properly, this beauty can live successfully for several … Read more

How To Care For a Maranta Lemon Lime Prayer Plant

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The Maranta, or Lemon Lime Prayer plant, is a fascinating beast! Its closing petals seem to resemble hands in prayer. But do you know how to care for a Lemon Lime Prayer plant for the best growth? This plant tends to thrive on plenty of water – but there’s more to it than just giving … Read more

How To Clean Fiddle Leaf Fig Leaves

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The Fiddle Leaf Fig, or Ficus Lyrata plant, really is an outstanding-looking plant. It’s famous for its strong-looking leaves – but as they are super-curvy, and as this plant is also famously sensitive, it’s worth taking extra care. Do you know how to clean Fiddle Leaf Fig leaves, for example? In this guide, I’ll take … Read more

How To Water Aloe Vera: From Top Or Bottom?

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Aloe vera is an amazingly rewarding plant to grow indoors – but how do you water it? Do you water aloe vera from the top or bottom – and honestly, why should it matter? Most people recommend that you water your aloe vera from the bottom of the plant, so that its roots get easy … Read more

Can You Bring Plants On A Plane?

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One of the very best things about traveling is being able to admire nature around the world. Some of us end up wanting to bring exotic plants home, as well as bouquets to our loved ones. But – can you bring plants on a plane? Are there any guidelines against this? There’s no right answer … Read more

How Long Do Air Plants Live?

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In their native homes of Mexico and South America, air plants can live for up to 20 years or more! By replicating their natural habitat so far as possible, we can work towards extending their longevity within our homes – but how long do air plants live for at home? Many of the species of … Read more