Scale insects on indoor houseplants
I thought I had these beat on my bay laurel. I found tiny ones on it again last week. This little plant brought these fantastic creatures with it. Nothing like hitchhikers that want to party and spread the joy everywhere they go. I've been battling these insects on my lemon tree for 3 weeks...they've been bad on it. The…
Lets talk about Houseplants
These are not always edible nor medicinal. Some can be downright toxic. But I'm putting this discussion in this subcategory because it is important if you are going to grow anything indoors. Of course, if you are a gardener, you know that there are many factors... various lighting needs, watering schedules & amounts, soil…
Tropical seed/Plant sources
Right now, a Canadian supplier of exotic/tropical plants, Tropic of Canada, is taking pre-orders (Nov/Dec 2021 for spring 2022). I think this is the coolest selection of great plants. Some can be container grown indoors. 😍🤩 It's a dream list as far as I'm concerned & very drool worthy.
Using non-acidic vegetable water for houseplants
I had some cooled leftover water from blanching peas. I used it to water my plants. I had a random thought as I was watering my plants. I wondered if anyone knew if since peas fix nitrogen, if there might be any extra nitrogen benefit in the leftover water?
Let's talk medicinal houseplants...name, scientific name if known, light conditions, humidity requirements, size of mature plant, what they are used for, any special tips, etc. Links are certainly welcome to save everyone the trouble of typing out everything. 🙂 I would like to build a list to try to figure out what to…