Dieffenbachia is one of the easiest houseplants to grow, but can sometimes have problems with yellow, droopy leaves. When we first started growing this plant – commonly known as dumb cane – we also had this issue. Here’s what we learned and how we fixed it. So, how can you help a dieffenbachia with yellow, … Read moreHow to Help a Dieffenbachia with Yellow Droopy Leaves
As we’ve learned to properly care for different house plants over the years, we’ve had our fair share of brown, dying leaves. In the beginning, we weren’t sure if we should remove them or leave them. Here’s what we’ve found works best. Should you cut off dying leaves? Yes. Remove brown and dying leaves from … Read moreShould You Cut Off Dying Leaves from Your House Plants?
Some houseplants need direct sunlight and others need indirect, but what does that really mean? We set out to discover if the plants we were growing in “direct” light were truly getting the rays they need. Here’s what we found. Is light through a window considered direct sunlight? It depends. If the sun’s rays directly … Read moreIs Light Through a Window Direct Sunlight for House Plants?
All plant parents, at one time or another, have struggled with a houseplant that isn’t getting enough sun. We recently had a plant that just wasn’t thriving in indirect light. At first, we thought it was an issue with water or soil. But after some research, we found it was displaying all the signs of … Read moreHow to Know if Your House Plant is Not Getting Enough Sun
We recently bought a nearly dead maidenhair fern from a garage sale. We researched every possible solution to save this beautiful houseplant. We found out why these plants don’t survive in certain conditions and brought ours back to life. So, why is your maidenhair fern dying? Too much sunlight, temperatures above 75 or below 60 … Read moreTop Reasons Your Maidenhair Fern is Dying with Solutions